Case studies in industry and services
Bi-Level Non-radial Network DEA Model for Evaluating Performance of Bank Branches

Kh. Ghaziyani; farhad hosseinzadeh Lotfi; Sohrab Kordrostami; alireza amirteimoori

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 September 2023

  Today, one of the main problems in many organizations such as banks with many branches, is that the method of evaluating them is not correct. The traditional techniques used to evaluate performance are often single-level and do not provide the manager with enough information to identify the inefficiency ...  Read More

Human factors, ergonomics, and safety
Data envelopment analysis (DEA) for improving ergonomics and workplace performance

Dipon Roy; Sohyung Cho; Goksu Avdan

Volume 11, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 24-36

  The purpose of the study was to develop a framework utilizing the Constant Returns to Scale (CCR) model of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to evaluate the performance of workers and ergonomic risk and identify their postural models from efficient frontiers. Surface Electromyography (EMG) data and upper ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
The use of data envelopment analysis (DEA) to estimate the educational efficiency of Brazilian schools

Rita de Fátima Muniz; Wagner Bandeira Andriola; Sheila Maria Maria Muniz; Antônio Clécio Fontelles Thomaz

Volume 11, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 93-102

  The present article deals with the application of the Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) methodology to identify the most weighty factors that are associated with student performance on large-scale assessments, amongst them, the permanent assessment system for basic education "SPAECE" test. The DEA Slacks-Based-Measure ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Weak disposability in DEA-based re-allocation resources model aiming to reduce energy consumption and CO2 pollution

Sima Madadi; Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi; Mehdi Fallah Jellodar; Mohsen Rostamy-Malkhalifeh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 103-115

  We developed a DEA-based resource re-allocation model based on environmental DEA technology for organizations with a central decision-making environment. The proposed model considered a weak disposability axiom for undesirable outputs and combined Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) with Multiple-Objective ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Loan portfolio performance evaluation by using stochastic recovery rate

Shokouh Shahbeyk; Shokoofe Banihashemi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 116-124

  One of the most critical aspects of credit risk management is determining the capital requirement to cover the credit risk in a bank loan portfolio. This paper discusses how the credit risk of a loan portfolio can be obtained by the stochastic recovery rate based on two approaches: beta distribution ...  Read More

Game theory
Equitable resource allocation combining coalitional game and data envelopment analysis

Fatemeh Ghaeminasab; Mohsen Rostamy-Malkhalifeh; Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi; Mohammad-Hasan Behzadi; Hamidreza Navidi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 541-552

  In this paper, while taking into account the cooperative relationships between units, the problem of revenue allocation is considered as a coalitional game. In order for the allocation to be equitable, by relying on the concept of DEA efficiency, a new characteristic function is presented, and then using ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Decomposition of cost efficiency, given the set of price and cost production possibilities in data envelopment analysis

Reza Fallahnejad; Sanaz Asadi Rahmati; Kayvan Moradipour

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 392-411

  To evaluate the performance and estimate the efficiency of Decision-Making Units (DMUs) in Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), the available data are used. These data are usually divided into two categories of inputs and outputs based on their natures. If the price data is also available for inputs, it ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Cost Efficiency in the Presence of Time Dependent Prices

Jafar Pourmahmoud; Naser Kaheh; Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 84-96

  In traditional cost-efficiency models, inputs and outputs, as well as input prices were known as constant values for each decision-making unit In our daily applications, however, market entry prices vary at different times. In other words, input prices for decision-making units (DMUs) are time dependent. ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Ranking of Iranian executive agencies using audit court budget split indexes and data envelopment analysis

Mohammad Khodabakhshi; Zahra Cheraghali

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 312-322

  One of the critical concerns in the audit court is to study budgetary deviations of the executive organizations. Audit court seeks methods to evaluations the executive organizations based on their budget deviations. The aim of this study is to rank executive agencies aimed at the improvement of their ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Classifying flexible and integer data in two-stage network data envelopment analysis

Seyede Nasrin Hosseini Monfared; Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi; Mohammad Reza Mozaffari; Mohsen Rostamy Malkhalifeh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 270-289

  In conventional DEA models, it is supposed real-valued inputs and outputs while every measure must be determined as an input or output. However, in some cases, there are flexible measures which can only take integer values in two-stage network DEA. In all previous researches has not been mentioned the ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Efficiency, effectiveness and productivity of personnel’s health in petrochemical companies

Mohammad Fallah

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 280-286

  This paper examines the petrochemical companies listed on the stock from the perspective of health indicators. Petrochemical companies are working to create health platforms to prevent accidents and reduce health costs. In this study, using two-stage data envelopment analysis technique, the efficiency ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Modifying the interconnecting activities through an adjusted dynamic DEA model: a slacks-based measure approach

Hilda Saleh; Morteza Shafiee; Mohammad Sanji

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 287-300

  A new approach to the dynamic Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) referred to as the adjusted dynamic DEA, is proposed in this study. Adjusted dynamic DEA optimizes the production activity of DMUs by introducing adjustment variables to modify the interconnecting activities between consecutive terms, solving ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Fight against COVID-19: a global efficiency evaluation based on contagion control and medical treatment

Hadi Shirouyehzad; Javid Jouzdani; Mazdak Khodadadi Karimvand

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 109-120

  There have been several major global outbreaks during the past decades, with the latest being the worst. The COVID-19 pandemic has infected hundreds of thousands and killed thousands in the world affecting most countries in around the globe. Outbreak response management efficiency can have a major impact ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Sustainable supplier selection using integrated data envelopment analysis and differential evolution model

Rajon Paul Pantha; Md. Saiful Islam; Nahida Akter; Emroze Islam

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 25-35

  Nowadays, increasing environmental and social awareness has led numerous industries to adopt Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM). Sustainable Supplier Selection (SSS) is considered as a very important and primary step of achieving an SSCM. SSS is a Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) problem ...  Read More

Ranking aggregation of preferences with common set of weights using goal programming method

Seyed Hamzeh Mirzaei

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 283-293

  In aggregation of preferences system, each decision maker (DM) selects a subset of the alternative and places them in a ranked order. The key issue of the aggregation preference is how to determine the weights associated with different ranking places. To avoid the subjectivity in determining the weights, ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Neutrosophic perspective on DEA

Seyed Ahmad Edalatpanah

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 339-345

  Several attempts have been made to deal with uncertain input and output data in Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). However, due to the limitation of these methods, they cannot be applied for solving DEA with indeterminacy, impreciseness, vagueness, inconsistent and incompleteness information. So this paper ...  Read More

The Evaluation of the Organization Unit Performance Based on the Intellectual Capital and the Organizational Commitment with DEA: Case Study of a Manufacturing Company

Khojasteh Rahimpour; Hadi Shirouyehzad; Mehdi Karbasian

Volume 3, 1(4) , December 2016, , Pages 1-14

  In today’s knowledge-based economy, intellectual capital has been used for organizations. Knowledge has been replaced with other capitals as the most important capital. The role of man power is notable as an effective factor and the most important capital. Also, organizational commitment has a ...  Read More

New model for ranking based on Sum Weights Disparity Index in data envelopment analysis in fuzzy condition

Navid Torabi; Seyyed Esmaeil Najafi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2015, , Pages 111-119

  In this research, a new model for ranking is presented based on sum weights disparity index in data envelopment analysis in fuzzy condition. Using disparity index, the input and output of data envelopment analysis is considered according to similarity in one category and, units with the efficiency one ...  Read More

Prioritizing the Aspects of Project Management Agility Using Contractors’ and Employers' Perceptions and Expectations by DEA Method in a Case Study in Foolad Technique Co.

Hadi Shirouyehzad; Arash Shahin; Mina Dayani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2015, , Pages 1-14

  Agile project management concept was introduced in the 21st century for the first time to provide continuous and timely software to provide value to the shareholders. This method is also useful for a variety of projects to respond to environmental changes. As a dynamic business area, always there is ...  Read More

Performance Evaluation in Project Based Organization with Agile Project Management Using DEA: Case study

Elaheh Maghsoudi; Hadi Shirouyehzad; Arash Shahin

Volume 1, Issue 5 , December 2014, , Pages 271-279

  Today’s performance evaluation system is the key factor in organization for evaluates the efficiency then plan for the future. Organization requires the methods that evaluate different aspects of the organization in spite of traditional methods that just consider to financial aspects of organization. ...  Read More

Analysis of Multi Attribute Decision Making Problems by Using of Data Envelopment Analysis Technique

Saeid Nasrollahi-Sebdani; Majid Esmaelian; Daryush Mohamadi-Zanjirani

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 198-207

  Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is used for calculating of relative efficiency and then ranking of decision making units (DMU) subject to inputs and outputs in a continuous decision making   space. In this paper, DEA models, Cook and Kress Model and Belton-Vickers model have been applied as ...  Read More

Identifying the best university educational departments using data envelopment analysis

M. Zorriyeh habib; M. Maghbouli

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 28-34

  Selecting the best performer departments can be a difficult task when there are many applicants for comparison. Data envelopment analysis (DEA) representative a non parametric tool can be used as a fair technique to support the decision making process .Considering the fact that competition and dependency ...  Read More

Adaptive DEA for clustering of credit clients

T. Aliheidari bioki; H. Khademi Zare

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 35-49

  Competition among the industrial and service organizations to provide their clients with financial and credit requirements through the banking facilities has considerably increased. On the other hand, the challenge facing these financial and credit resources is that they are limited. Therefore, the optimal ...  Read More