DEA models for the explicit maximisation of relative efficiency
UNSPECIFIED. (2001) DEA models for the explicit maximisation of relative efficiency. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, 131 (3). pp. 572-586. ISSN 0377-2217Full text not available from this repository.
It has recently been demonstrated that incorporating weight bounds and other non-homogeneous restrictions in DEA models may lead to underestimation of the maximum relative efficiency of decision making units. This paper suggests a way of avoiding this by replacing the objective function in DEA models by the relative efficiency of the assessed unit and converting the resulting models to linear forms. An alternative approach based on incorporating weight restrictions in the recently introduced maximin DEA model is also considered. It is shown that imposing weight bounds in the maximin model is equivalent to imposing bounds on ratios of individual weights. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Journal or Publication Title:||EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Official Date:||16 June 2001|
|Number of Pages:||15|
|Page Range:||pp. 572-586|
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