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Efficiency Performance of General Insurance Companies in Malaysia

Qian, Long Kweh and Noor Azlinna, Azizan (2015) Efficiency Performance of General Insurance Companies in Malaysia. Journal of Advanced & Applied Sciences (JAAS), 3 (4). pp. 119-124. ISSN 2289-6260

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A two-stage approach in data envelopment analysis (2S-DEA) methodology is used towards decomposing a typical two-stage operation process of general insurance companies, which is conducted in a single operation involving intermediate. Specifically, we evaluate the managerial efficiency and profitability efficiency of Malaysia-incorporated companies involving in general insurance business for the period 2008-2011, by using the additive efficiency decomposition approach in 2S-DEA of Chen, Cook, Li, and Zhu(2009). We find that the sample firms have to first improve their managerial efficiency, and then proceed to improve their profitability efficiency.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Performance; Data envelopment analysis; Managerial efficiency; Profitability efficiency
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2015 07:37
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 06:04
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