Computation of efficient targets in DEA models with production trade-offs and weight restrictions
Podinovski, V. V.. (2007) Computation of efficient targets in DEA models with production trade-offs and weight restrictions. European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.181 (No.2). pp. 586-591. ISSN 0377-2217Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2006.06.041
Recently new models of data envelopment analysis (DEA) were introduced that incorporate production trade-offs between inputs and outputs or based on them weight restrictions. In this paper, we develop a computational procedure suitable for the practical application of such models. We show that the standard two-stage optimisation procedure used in DEA to test the full efficiency of units and identify their efficient targets may work incorrectly in the new models. The modified procedure consists of three stages: the first evaluates the radial efficiency of the unit, the second identifies its efficient target, and the third its reference set of efficient peers. Each stage requires solving one linear program for each unit. (c) 2006 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School > Operational Research & Management Sciences|
|Journal or Publication Title:||European Journal of Operational Research|
|Publisher:||Elsevier Science BV|
|Official Date:||1 September 2007|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 586-591|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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