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

Alireza Amirteimoori; Sohrab Kordrostami

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

Abstract
  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
2. 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

Abstract
  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

Data Envelopment Analysis
3. Important Issues in Multiple Response Optimization

Mohammad Taleghani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 189-200

Abstract
  There have been many productive methods developed so far for optimization of multiple response surface (MRS) problems. This paper tends to review the most seminal approaches in MRS and discuss the strength and weakness of each of the approaches through existing aspects in MRS. A numerical example is ...  Read More

4. 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

Abstract
  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