- Candlelit dinner: 80%
- Night at the movies: 15%
- Going to a club: 5%
For a hands-on example of AHP in deciding which job offer to accept, read this example walk-thru and you will quickly understand the concepts at hand. The example is about an employee, Peter, who is mulling over 4 job offers. Rather than decide between the 4 companies he considers factors such as location, salary, job, content and long-term prospects and leverages AHP to formalize the relative importance.
To simplify the calculation of the AHP weights I created a template spreadsheet available for free download:
- Click to download AHP spreadsheet (Updated 11/12/2008)