The Multicriteria Electre III Model Applied to the Evaluation of the Placement of University Graduates

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During the last years the Italian university system has been undergoing a reform process regarding issues of governance such as the progressive financial autonomy of the University (art. 5, law 537/24 December 1993) and the reshape of the academic curricula (law 509/99 and 270/04). The most obvious result of this complex process has been the challenging attempt to manage a necessary change in a context of limited financial resources. In order to encompass the composite features of an efficient and effective management of resources, features of high relevance for the full accomplishment of the reform benchmarks, one has to take into account the academic organisation’s objectives, so that to use tools and methods able to support decisions and, thus, allowing a rationalization of the decision-making processes.


Distillation Unit Decisional Autonomy Academic Curriculum Preference Threshold Agrarian Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze Statistiche e Matematiche “S. Vianelli”Università degli studi di PalermoPalermoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Scienze Statistiche e Matematiche “S. Vianelli”Università di PalermoPalermoItaly

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