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Measurement efficiency of entrepreneurial universities by using mathematical programming (DEA) approach

Moradi Deluyi, Amir Hosein and Rashed, Fatemeh and Sofian, Saudah and Daud, Khadijah (2014) Measurement efficiency of entrepreneurial universities by using mathematical programming (DEA) approach. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering), 69 (6). pp. 33-36. ISSN 0127-9696


Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.11113/jt.v69.3236


Entrepreneurship orientation (EO) approach provides universities with a plan and roadmap for getting over rising uncertainty and complexity. Inspiring universities to embrace transformation and innovation, risk taking and proactive policy for planning and executing development strategies for success in the dynamic competitive environment arise from entrepreneurship orientation spirit. To reach this status, the key factors of success in entrepreneurship should be taken into consideration and assessed in universities. Structural and entrepreneurial policies as key non-financial factors are two concepts that have received considerable attention over the past years. Measuring efficiency of universities by the mentioned factors and using mathematical programming like Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) method is the aim of this study. Hence, this paper applied DEA method for measuring efficiency of 16 faculties and institutes in Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM) in Iran. Descriptive-survey methodology was used and data were collected through questionnaire survey. The faculties and institutes were ranked based on structural policies and EO through DEA. Finally, the DEA method recommended the development roadmaps template for the 11 faculties and institutes which were inefficient

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:entrepreneurial orientation, data envelopment analysis, efficiency, entrepreneurial university, organizational structure
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
ID Code:53387
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:01 Feb 2016 11:53
Last Modified:25 Jul 2018 15:57

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