A Hybrid DEA-/DM-Based DSS for Productivity-Driven Environments

Part of the Integrated Series in Information Systems book series (ISIS, volume 34)


This chapter begins with the overview of the challenges facing organizations competing in dynamic business environments and the associated demands placed on organizational DSS. The overview of the design of DSS starts with an outline of the capabilities that combination of such various methods as data envelopment analysis (DEA), cluster analysis (CA), decision tree (DT), neural networks (NN), and multivariate regression (MR) offer to a decision maker.


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Material in this chapter previously appeared in: “Using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) for Monitoring Efficiency-Based Performance of Productivity-Driven Organizations: Design and Implementation of a Decision Support System,” Omega 41:1, 131–142 (2013).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Averett UniversityDepartment of Computer ScienceDanvilleUSA
  2. 2.Virginia Commonwealth UniversityDepartment of Information SystemsRichmondUSA

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