Comparative Performance Evaluation Under Uncertainty

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 150, November 2003

Posted: 13 Oct 2003

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J. Spronk

Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)

Erik M. Vermeulen

NautaDutilh

Abstract

In this article we propose a multidimensional framework for comparative performance evaluation. The framework, CCPR, is elaborated and illustrated through a real-life case. The approach is that it takes account of and corrects for the influence of risks, which are beyond the control of the decision maker. Risk is viewed as a multidimensional measure and it is described in terms of sensitivities to unexpected changes of a multiplicity of risk factors. In addition, the approach corrects for differences in characteristics between the firms that are being compared. Some characteristics are fixed and thus beyond the control of the decision maker. Others may be changed and controlled by the decision maker. The approach also answers whether changes in firm characteristics as made by management have been appropriate or not.

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Keywords: Multifactor method, Interfirm comparison, Performance evaluation

Suggested Citation

Spronk, Jaap and Vermeulen, Erik M., Comparative Performance Evaluation Under Uncertainty. European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 150, November 2003, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=457980

Jaap Spronk (Contact Author)

Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) ( email )

P.O. Box 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands

Erik M. Vermeulen

NautaDutilh

Weena 750
3014DA Rotterdam
Netherlands

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