Special Issue "Strategic Multi-Criteria Decision Making and Its Application"

A special issue of Journal of Risk and Financial Management (ISSN 1911-8074). This special issue belongs to the section "Economics and Finance".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 January 2022.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Sarfaraz Hashemkhani Zolfani
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Guest Editor
School of Engineering, Catholic University of the North, Larrondo 1281, Coquimbo, Chile
Interests: multi-criteria decision making problems; performance evaluation; sustainability; strategic planning; futures studies

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The impact of uncertainty, vagueness, and risk is undeniable in the process of decision-making. Basically, most decision-making problems can be defined and categorized in a multiple-criteria decision-making (MCDM) outline. Strategic decision-making can be defined in short-term, middle-term, and long-term frameworks and usually has to deal with risk and uncertainty. Strategic MCDM presents a multi-disciplinary research opportunity among different fields of studies and can bring knowledge from different fields together. I invite researchers and authors to present their original research articles that cover risk, uncertainty, and strategic aspects of decision-making problems in the MCDM outline. This Special Issue will collect high-quality articles addressing these potential topics, including but are not limited to the following:

  • Uncertain dynamics, fuzzy dynamicsl
  • Prospective multiple attribute decision making (PMADM);
  • Risk analysis/modeling, sensitivity/robustness analysis;
  • MCDM in strategic management and planning;
  • “Futures Studies”;
  • Scenarios based on MADM methods/MADM based on scenarios;
  • MCDM in uncertainty.

Dr. Sarfaraz Hashemkhani Zolfani
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Risk and Financial Management is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1200 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • Multiple criteria decision making (MCDM)
  • Risk evaluation
  • Strategic planning
  • Scenarios
  • Uncertainty
  • Theoretical foundations of MCDM using uncertainty

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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