Описание: It is difficult to evaluate an organization's performance when there are multiple inputs and multiple outputs to the system. The difficulties are further enhanced when the relationships between the inputs and the outputs are complex and involve unknown tradeoffs. This book introduces DEA as a multiple-measure performance evaluation and benchmarking tool. The focus of performance evaluation and benchmarking is shifted from characterizing performance in terms of single measures to evaluating performance as a multidimensional systems perspective.New DEA models and approaches are presented to deal with performance evaluation problems in a variety of contexts. A context-dependent DEA measures the relative attractiveness of similar operations/processes/products. Sensitivity analysis techniques can be easily applied and used to identify critical performance measures. Value chain efficiency models and DEA benchmarking models can be utilized to study the impact of information technology (IT) investments. These models can help organizations better understand the real impact of their IT investments and integrate technology more efficiently and effectively for the future.Conventional and new DEA approaches are presented and discussed using spreadsheets - one of the most effective ways to analyze and evaluate decision alternatives. The user can easily develop and customize new DEA models based upon these spreadsheets.This book also provides easy-to-use DEA software - DEA Excel Solver. This DEA Excel Solver is an Add-In for MicrosoftВ® Excel and provides a custom menu of DEA approaches, which include more than 150 different DEA models. It is an extremely powerful tool that can assist decision-makers in benchmarking and analyzing complex operational efficiency issues in manufacturing organizations as well as evaluating processes in banking, retail, franchising, health care, e-business, public services and many other industries. The DEA Excel Solver does not set limit on the number of units, inputs or outputs. With the capacity of Excel Solver, the DEA Excel Solver can deal with large sized performance evaluation tasks. For a free version of DEA Excel Solver, please visit www.deafrontier.com.
Описание: Intends to introduce the reader to DEA. This book is aimed at those who have had no prior exposure to DEA and wish to learn how it works, its key uses, and the mechanics of using it. It is suitable for students on degree or training courses.
Автор: Cooper Название: Data Envelopment Analysis ISBN: 0387452818 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780387452814 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 10449 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Provides a systematic introduction to Data envelopment analysis (DEA) and its uses as a multifaceted tool for evaluating problems in a variety of contexts. This book presents an understanding of DEA and the topics elucidates DEA methodology. It is a useful tool for economists, and applied mathematicians to study economic performance issues.
Описание: The service economy is now the largest portion of the industrialized world's economic activity. This development has dramatically raised the importance of maximizing productivity excellence in service organizations. The need for productivity excellence has led service organization managers to use benchmarking techniques to identify and adopt best practices in their organizations. Benchmarking has enabled service organizations to continuously improve by allowing service units to learn from methods that prove the most efficient and effective. Service Productivity Management systematically explores complex service issues and suggests the most appropriate methods to improve service productivity, quality, and profitability. The book provides insights and methods to answer questions on a range of productivity issues: How do you manage profitability of a network of hundreds or thousands of branch offices disbursed over several states and countries? How can managed-care organizations manage the quality and cost of hundreds of physicians providing health services to millions of plan members? What methods would enable a government to ensure that the multiple offices serving citizens across a country are operating at low cost while meeting the required service quality? Each of these service settings are examples of the many service providers that deliver a complex set of services to a widely diversified set of customers. . Service Productivity Management is an in-depth guide to using the most powerful available benchmarking technique to improve service organization performance вЂ” Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). The underlying concepts that drive DEA and enable it to increase productivity and profitability of service organizations are explained in non-technical language. It describes how DEA: (1) Identifies best practice service units; (2) Exposes high cost inefficient service units; (3) Identifies specific changes to each service unit to elevate performance to the best practice level that provides high quality service at low cost; and most important, (4) Guides the improvement process. Use of basic and advanced DEA methods are all supported by case-study applications of organizations that have successfully improved their performance. The techniques discussed in the book are accessible to all managers with access to MicrosoftВ® Excel spreadsheet software (Excel). The book provides step-by-step guidance to enable the reader to apply DEA and Excel software to their organization. Packaged with the book is a ready-to-use DEA software CD that includes the DEAFrontier software. DEAFrontier is a MicrosoftВ® Excel Add-in designed to run DEA analyses on any set of organizations of interest to the reader. For a free trial version of the DEAFrontier software, please visit www.deafrontier.com.
Описание: In a relatively short period of time, data envelopment analysis (DEA) has grown into a powerful analytical tool for measuring and evaluating performance. DEA is computational at its core. This book deals with the micro aspects of handling and modeling data issues in DEA problems.
Автор: Cooper William W., Seiford Lawrence M., Zhu Joe Название: Handbook on Data Envelopment Analysis ISBN: 1402077971 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781402077975 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 19850 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This Handbook has been developed as a comprehensive reference for researchers, students and practitioners. It reflects the state-of-the-art in Data Envelopment Analysis. It also represents a milestone in the progression of a continuously advancing methodology. which has extensive utility. Written by experts - who are the major research contributors to the topics covered - the Handbook is organized in three sections. The first section is a comprehensive examination of the basic DEA models and DEA extensions. The second section consists of a collection of coverages by persons experienced in applications to the areas of banking, education, sports, retailing, health care, etc. The final section is a review of current DEA software technology.
Автор: Subhash C. Ray Название: Data Envelopment Analysis ISBN: 0521802563 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521802567 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 6212 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Using the neo-classical theory of production economics as the analytical framework, this book provides a unified and easily comprehensible, yet fairly rigorous,
exposition of the core literature on data envelopment analysis (DEA) for readers based in different disciplines. The various DEA models are developed as nonparametric alternatives to
the econometric models. Apart from the standard fare consisting of the basic input- and output-oriented DEA models formulated by Charnes, Cooper, and Rhodes, and Banker, Charnes,
and Cooper, the book covers more recent developments, such as the directional distance function, free disposal hull (FDH) analysis, non-radial measures of efficiency, multiplier bounds,
mergers and break-up of firms, and measurement of productivity change through the Malmquist total factor productivity index.
The chapter on efficiency measurement using
market prices provides the critical link between DEA and the neo-classical theory of a competitive firm. The book also covers several forms of stochastic DEA in detail.
Описание: New efficiency theory refers to the various parametric and semi-parametric methods of estimating production and cost frontiers, which include data envelopment analysis (DEA) with its diverse applications in management science and operations research. This monograph develops and generalizes the new efficiency theory by highlighting the interface between economic theory and operations research.Some of the outstanding features of this monograph are: (1) integrating the theory of firm efficiency and industry equilibrium, (2) emphasizing growth efficiency in a dynamic setting, (3) incorporating uncertainty of market demand and prices, and (4) the implications of group efficiency by sharing investments. Applications discuss in some detail the growth and decline of US computer industry, and the relative performance of mutual fund portfolios.
Описание: Discusses the techniques and their economic applications for modern industries like computer, pharmaceutical, banking and other manufacturing. Both econometric and mathematical programming techniques are analyzed. The industrial applications emphasize the various aspects of R&D spending, advertisement expenditure and imperfect market structures.
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