THE IMPROVEMENT OF UNIVERSITY MANAGEMENT BY THE USE OF EFFICIENCY METHODS –
A CASE STUDY IN DEA
The value of a university is how it relates to the society’s needs, to the quality assurance regarding the preparing of specialists in various areas of activity, as well as to the performance of research activities and scientific development. This paper illustrates the application of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to evaluate the relative efficiency of public universities in Romania. The results of this study show that DEA application to assess relative efficiency among public universities in a certain country is a reliable approach by providing quantitative indicators for comparative analysis.
Keywords: DEA, efficiency, analysis, teachers, students
Cuvinte cheie: DEA, eficiență, analiză, profesori, studenti