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A manager is hoping to appoint a new assistant and decides to use the AHP to rank the applicants for the job. Then, as a check, she decides to repeat the process using SMART. She is surprised to ?nd that the ranking of the applicants derived from the AHP differs signi?cantly from the ranking suggested by the SMART analysis. Discuss why these differences might have arisen.

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