Preference, Production, and Performance in Data Envelopment Analysis

Liu, Steve Wenbin and Sharp, John A. and Wu, Zhongmin (2006) Preference, Production, and Performance in Data Envelopment Analysis. Annals of Operation Research, Performance Evaluation and Beyond: Data Envelopment Analysis Research Frontiers , 145 . 105 - 127. ISSN 0254-5330. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This paper attempts to provide a systematic approach to the DEA model building. To this end, we try to identify some essential aspects of DEA modelling. Three key building blocks in a DEA model are identified: they are preference order, production possibility set and performance measure. It is shown that the preferences and performance measurements used in the standard DEA models are only particular examples in this framework. It is also illustrated in this work that this methodology is useful in building new DEA models to handle nonstandard applications such as those involve non-Pareto preferences or undesirable inputs-outputs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: DEA; multiple criteria decision making; performance evaluation; productivity analysis
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics > HA33 Management Science
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Steve Wenbin Liu
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2008 15:56
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2014 08:09
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8511 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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