Volume 12 (2020)
Volume 11 (2019)
Volume 10 (2018)
Volume 9 (2017)
Volume 8 (2016)
Volume 7 (2015)
Volume 6 (2014)
Volume 5 (2013)
Volume 4 (2012)
Volume 3 (2011)
Volume 2 (2010)
Volume 1 (2009)
Data Envelopment Analysis
1. Efficiency Evaluation of Railway Freight Stations by Using DEA Approach

Davoud Haghighi; Reza Babazadeh

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 175-185

  Railway freight stations roles as points in which traffic processes can be merged and diverged are of paramount importance. Numerous activities such as train formation, alighting and interchanging, technical checks are also done at these points. Due to the great importance of using railway infrastructures ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
2. How to Target Balanced Scorecard Indicators in a DEA-BSC Integrated Model

Mohammad Fallah; Esmaeil Najafi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Spring 2020, , Pages 1-9

  Performance measurement is always one of the most important tasks of managers, so knowledge management is measurement knowledge, and if we can measure something, we can no doubt control it, and therefore we cannot manage it. In this paper, according to the Malmquist productivity index, an index is used ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
3. An Analysis of the COVID-19 Contagion Growth in European Countries

Hadi Shirouyehzad; Javid Jouzdani; Mazdak Khodadadi-Karimvand

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Spring 2020, , Pages 11-19

  The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people around the globe. Europe, as one of the most seriously affected continents, has been struggling with the novel coronavirus for several months. Obviously, outbreak response management plays a critical role in the impact of the disease. Therefore, in this ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
4. A Review of Metaheuristic Algorithms and Data Envelopment Analysis

Mohsen Vaez-ghasemi; Zohreh Moghaddas; Hamid Askari; Feloora Valizadeh

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Spring 2020, , Pages 115-137

  Today, many activities from businesses to engineering design, routing on the Internet, and even routing of foodstuff trucks require programming and optimization. Many of these problems have no determinate solution and cannot be solved easily. To solve these problems, algorithms have been developed inspired ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
5. Financial efficiency evaluation in a network with feedbacks

Zohreh Moghaddas

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 115-124

  Financial efficiency evaluations in a network system, considering intermediate products, nowadays consideres great importance for managers. In the process of doing business analysis, each stage of in a network is of particular importance. In this paper, with the help of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
6. Eco-Efficiency Evaluation in Two-Stage Network Structure: Case Study: Cement Companies

Mirpouya Mirmozaffari

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 125-135

  The cement industry, as a primary trade, plays an important role in the development of a country's organization. This industry in Iran, however, despite of profuse benefits such as high-value mines, faces many challenges. Problems such as exploitation of the production require the need for doing research ...  Read More

7. Supplier selection in the sustainable supply chain: The application of analytic hierarchy process and fuzzy data envelopment analysis

Hamid Reza Rezaei; Mohammad Taleghani; Mohsen Shafieyan; Tara Nikandam

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Spring 2019, , Pages 33-47

  The development and management of an effective and efficient supply chain involve the selection of the suppliers. Only economic criteria, including cost and delivery, once used to be considered in the process of supplier selection. But, they do not suffice for the evaluation of suppliers anymore due ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
8. Choosing weights for a complete ranking of DMUs in DEA and cross-evaluation

Parichehr Zamani

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 93-99

  Conventional data envelopment analysis (DEA) assists decision makers in distinguishing between efficient and inefficient decision making units (DMUs) in a homogeneous group. However, DEA does not provide more information about the efficient DMUs. One of the interesting research subjects is to discriminate ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
9. A Hybrid model based on neural network and Data Envelopment Analysis model for Evaluation of unit Performance

Sadegh Heidary; Ehsan Zanburi; Hhamid Parvin

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 101-112

  Efficiency and evaluation is one of the main and most important demands of organizations, companies and institutions. As these organizations deal with a large amount of data, therefore, it is necessary to evaluate them on the basis of scientific methods to improve their efficiency. Data envelopment analysis ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
10. Performance Evaluation of Bank Branches by the DEA-Tobit Model: The Case of Agricultural Bank Branches in Guilan Province

Hamidreza Alipour; Gholamreza Mahfoozi; Mohsen Shafieyan; Shiva Rezaeyan

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 113-124

  This paper uses data envelopment analysis (DEA) to examine the technical, pure technical, and scale efficiencies of 12 branches of the agricultural bank in Guilan province, Iran over the period of 2012-2016. The first results indicated that scale inefficiency contributed more to overall technical inefficiency ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
11. The application of super efficiency technics in measuring the efficiency of bank branches (Case study: Melli Bank of Gilan Province)

Mitra Safari; Mansoor Soofi; Mahdi Homayounfar

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 125-137

  In today's competitive world, many manufacturing and service firms, including banks, have been forced to use new managerial approaches, and methods for assessing organizational performance. The Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) approach is one of these approaches, which has been used to evaluate the performance ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
12. Reallocation of the Organization Forces by the Super Effective Model Despite the Limitations on Number and the Way of Transferring the Forces of Some Units

Maryam Khatibi; Bijan Rahmani Parchikolaei

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Spring 2018, , Pages 59-65

  In this paper, the efficiency of the performance of some independent units of police organization was evaluated to optimize the total used inputs and the total produced outputs of each unit. For this purpose, with regard to the efficiency and inefficiency of each unit, based on the location of the units ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
13. Data Envelopment Analysis from simulation on the Lattice QCD using CCR model

Mohammad hossein Darvish motevally

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Spring 2017, , Pages 57-68

  One of the most serious principles in production theory in economic is the principle of "efficiency". Simply put, efficiency can be defined as the demand that the desired goals (outputs) are achieved with the minimum use of the available resources (inputs). In order to, distinguish the relative efficiency ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
14. An Integrated DEA and Data Mining Approach for Performance Assessment

Alireza Alinezhad

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 59-69

  This paper presents a data envelopment analysis (DEA) model combined with Bootstrapping to assess performance of one of the Data mining Algorithms. We applied a two-step process for performance productivity analysis of insurance branches within a case study. First, using a DEA model, the study analyzes ...  Read More

Strategic Management

hari Tata; vijaya nimmagadda

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 37-45

  In This paper a hybrid DEA method consisting of four phases for assigning the financial efficiency of commercial banks in India is used. This paper is based on panel data of banks for the period from 2011 to 2015. The DEA analysis based on hybrid method of DEA AND TOPSIS is used for ranking efficient ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
16. Obtaining a Unique Solution for the Cross Efficiency by Using the Lexicographic method

G. R. Jahanshahloo; R. Fallahnejad

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 691-701

  Cross efficiency is a method with the idea of peer evaluation instead of self-evaluation, and is used for evaluation and ranking Decision Making Units (DMUs) in Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). Unlike most existing DEA ranking models which can only rank a subset of DMUs, for example non-efficient or ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
17. Inverse DEA Model with Fuzzy Data for Output Estimation

A. Mahmoodi Rad; R. Dehghan; F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer 2012, , Pages 336-353

  In this paper, we show that inverse Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) models can be used to estimate output with fuzzy data for a Decision Making Unit (DMU) when some or all inputs are increased and deficiency level of the unit remains unchanged.  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
18. Common weights determination in data envelopment analysis

Alireza Amirteimoori; Sohrab Kordrostami

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, , Pages 159-171

  In models of data envelopment analysis (DEA), an optimal set of weights is generally assumed to represent the assessed decision making unit (DMU) in the best light in comparison to all the other DMUs, and so there is an optimal set of weights corresponding to each DMU. The present paper, proposes a three ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
19. Using lexicographic parametric programming for identifying efficient hyperpalnes in DEA

Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi; F. Rezaie Balf; A. Taghavi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, , Pages 172-188

  This paper investigates a procedure for identifying all efficient hyperplanes of production possibility set (PPS). This procedure is based on a method which recommended by Pekka J. Korhonen[8]. He offered using of lexicographic parametric programming method for recognizing all efficient units in data ...  Read More

20. The Application of Data Envelopment Analysis Methodology to Improve the Benchmarking Process in the EFQM Business Model

K. Shahroudi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, , Pages 201-219

  This paper reports a survey and case study research outcomes on the application of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to the ranking method of European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) Business Excellence Model in Iran’s Automotive Industry and improving benchmarking process after assessment. ...  Read More