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040169 UK Quantitative Assessment of Public and Non-Proft Strategies I (2017W)

(Benchmarking)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

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Details

max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine

DO, 05.10.2017, 8.30-12.30 h, OMP 1, SR 13
DO, 12.10.2017, 8.30-12.30 h, OMP 1, SR 13
DO, 19.10.2017, 8.30-12.30 h, OMP 1, SR 13
DO, 09.11.2017, 8.30-12.30 h, OMP 1, SR 13
DO, 23.11.2017, 8.30-12.30 h, OMP 1, SR 13
DO, 30.11.2017, 8.30-12.30 h, OMP 1, SR 13

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Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

http://pnpm.univie.ac.at/berufsfeld-pnpm/

This course focuses on the economic assessment of public and non-profit companies/institutions by using benchmarking as an instrument for strategic planning and control.

The main part of the course consists of benchmarking Decision Making Units (DMUs) such as public institutions, associations, and hospitals. An introduction on benchmarking approaches is provided with a special focus on Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). Different efficiency concepts are illustrated on several examples.

Each student group selects a particular economic sector (e.g., education, environment/energy, health, disaster management, recreation) to benchmark DMUs. First, each student group reports on a selected topic of pitfalls and protocols in DEA (homework 1). Second, each student group discusses and presents particularities of the selected economic sector and the related DMUs (homework 2). Third, each student group investigates a selected research paper from the literature of the selected economic sector (e.g., education, environment/energy, health, disaster, recreation).

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

All presentation assignments have to follow scientific rules. The slides must be turned in a day before the presentation (via e-mail: doc-file, ppt-file, pdf-file; in class: printed version). The printed version of the slides is part of the final grade.

Presentations
• Each presentation should last up to 40 minutes (homework 1, 2, and 3).
• There should be a short discussion with the auditorium after the presentation.
• The use of the beamer is expected (legible slides).
• The quality of the presentation is part of the final grade.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

All presentation assignments have to follow scientific rules. The slides must be turned in a day before the presentation (via e-mail: doc-file, ppt-file, pdf-file; in class: printed version). The printed version of the slides is part of the final grade. For homework 3, an executive summary is also requested (three pages).

• Each presentation should last up to 40 minutes (homework 1, 2, and 3).
• There should be a short discussion with the auditorium after the presentation.
• The use of the beamer is expected (legible slides).
• The quality of the presentation is part of the final grade.

Prüfungsstoff

• Positive collaboration during the blocked classes (max. 30%)
• Homework 1 (oral: 5%; written slides: 5%)
• Homework 2 (oral: 10%; written slides: 15%)
• Homework 3 (oral: 10%; written slides: 15%; executive summary: 10%)

Literatur

All course materials are available on the E-Learning-Platform Moodle.

Main literature:

Cooper, W.W., Seiford, L.M., Zhu, J. (2004) Handbook on Data Envelopment Analysis, Kluwer, Boston.

Charnes, A., Cooper, W.W., Rhodes, E. (1978) Measuring the efficiency of decision making units, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 2, pp. 429-444.

Dyson, R.G., Allen, R. Camanho, A.S., Podinovski, V.V. ,Sarrico C.S., Shale E. A. (2001) Pitfalls and protocols in DEA, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 132, No. 2, pp. 245-259.

Ozcan, Y. with contribution Tone, K. (2014) Health Care Benchmarking and Performance Evaluation, An Assessment using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), 2nd. Edition, Springer, New York.

O'Neill, L., Rauner, M.S., Heidenberger, K., Kraus, M. (2008) A cross-national comparison and taxonomy of hospital efficiency studies using data envelopment analysis, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 158-189.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Do 07.09.2017 11:08