A goal programming procedure for ranking decision making units in DEA

Document Type: Research Articles


1 Department of Mathematics, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran.

2 Department of Mathematics, Islamic Azad University, Arak Branch, Arak Branch, Iran.


This research proposes a methodology for ranking decision making units by
using a goal programming model.We suggest a two phases procedure. In phase
1, by using some DEA problems for each pair of units, we construct a pairwise
comparison matrix. Then this matrix is utilized to rank the units via the goal
programming model.

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