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Context-based competition strategy and performance analysis with fixed-sum outputs: an application to banking sector

Alireza Amirteimoori (), Simin Masrouri, Feng Yang and Sohrab Kordrostami
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Alireza Amirteimoori: Islamic Azad University
Simin Masrouri: Islamic Azad University
Feng Yang: University of Science and Technology of China
Sohrab Kordrostami: Islamic Azad University

Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2017, vol. 68, issue 11, 1461-1469

Abstract: Abstract In the prior literature on performance measurement of firms with fixed-sum outputs, an equilibrium-efficient frontier is constructed. This paper shows that a single equilibrium-efficient frontier needs a significant trade-off between efficient and inefficient firms, and this may be impossible in practical applications. We develop a data envelopment analysis (DEA) model to construct multiple equilibrium-efficient frontiers in the presence of fixed-sum outputs. The approach uses context-dependent DEA that refers to a DEA approach where a set of firms are assessed against a particular assessment context. Numerical examples are used to illustrate the applicability of the approach.

Keywords: context-dependent; DEA; efficiency; equilibrium competition strategy; fixed-sum outputs (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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