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Emmanuel Thanassoulis

Professor, Professor in Management Sciences

    19942019
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    Research Output 1994 2019

    2019

    A Frontier-based System of Incentives for Units in Organisations with Varying Degrees of Decentralisation

    Afsharian, M., Ahn, H. & Thanassoulis, E., 16 May 2019, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 275, 1, p. 224-237 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Decentralization
    Incentives
    Data envelopment analysis
    Unit
    Benchmarking

    A Method for Identifying Cost-Efficient Practices in the Treatment of Thoracic Empyema

    Thanassoulis, E., Takamura-Tweedy, A., Patel, M. & Rao, S., 16 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Health Care Management.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Pleural Empyema
    Costs and Cost Analysis
    Inpatients
    Length of Stay
    Patient Admission
    2018

    Assessing the cost-effectiveness of university academic recruitment and promotion policies

    Thanassoulis, E., Sotiros, D., Koronakos, G. & Despotis, D., 16 Jan 2018, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 264, 2, p. 742-755

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Cost-effectiveness
    Cost effectiveness
    Output
    Higher Education
    Wages

    Profit change and its drivers in the English and Welsh water industry: Is output quality important?

    Maziotis, A., Saal, D. S., Thanassoulis, E. & Molinos-Senante, M., 1 Oct 2018, In : Water Policy. 20, 5, p. 995-1012 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    water industry
    profit
    driver
    water
    industry
    2017

    A DEA-based incentives system for centrally managed multi-unit organisations

    Afsharian, M., Ahn, H. & Thanassoulis, E., 1 Jun 2017, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 259, 2, p. 587-598 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Incentives
    Unit
    Super-efficiency

    Efficiency in education

    Johnes, J., Portela, M. & Thanassoulis, E., 21 Mar 2017, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 68, 4, p. 331-338 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Open Access
    File
    Education
    Finance
    Students

    Evaluating higher education teaching performance using combined analytic hierarchy process and data envelopment analysis

    Thanassoulis, E., Dey, P. K., Petridis, K., Goniadis, I. & Georgiou, A. C., 21 Dec 2017, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 68, 4, p. 431-445

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Data envelopment analysis
    Analytic hierarchy process
    Teaching
    Education
    Students
    2016

    Applications of data envelopment analysis in education

    Thanassoulis, E., de Witte, K., Johnes, J., Johnes, G., Karagiannis, G. & Portela, C. S., 23 Mar 2016, Data envelopment analysis: a handbook of empirical studies and applications. Zhu, J. (ed.). New York (US): Springer, p. 367-438 72 p. (International Series in Operations Research and Management Science; vol. 238).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Education
    Efficiency Evaluation
    Disaggregation

    Identifying the scope for savings at inpatient episode level: an illustration applying DEA to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    Thanassoulis, E., Silva Portela, M. & Graveney, M., 1 Dec 2016, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 255, 2, p. 570–582 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Pulmonary diseases
    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Costs
    Quality of Care

    Price-cap regulation in the English and Welsh water industry: a proposal for measuring productivity performance

    Maziotis, A., Saal, D., Thanassoulis, E. & Molinos-Senante, M., 31 May 2016, In : Utilities Policy. In press

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    water industry
    productivity
    regulation
    water
    industry
    2015

    A cost Malmquist productivity index capturing group performance

    Thanassoulis, E., Shiraz, R. K. & Maniadakis, N., 16 Mar 2015, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 241, 3, p. 796-805 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Productivity
    Group of Units
    Costs
    Unit
    Decomposition

    Profit, productivity and price performance changes in the water and sewerage industry: an empirical application for England and Wales

    Maziotis, A., Saal, D. S., Thanassoulis, E. & Molinos-Senante, M., Apr 2015, In : Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 17, 4, p. 1005-1018 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    profitability
    Profitability
    Productivity
    productivity
    Water
    2014

    Economic efficiency when prices are not fixed: disentangling quantity and price efficiency

    Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Thanassoulis, E., Sep 2014, In : Omega. 47, p. 36-44 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Price efficiency
    Economic efficiency
    Data envelopment analysis
    Decomposition
    Costs

    Using DEA to estimate potential savings at GP units at medical specialty level

    Thanassoulis, E., Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Graveney, M., Mar 2014, In : Socio-economic planning science. 48, 1, p. 38-48 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    general practitioner
    savings
    data analysis
    2013

    Efficiency analysis of forestry journals: suggestions for improving journals' quality

    Petridis, K., Malesios, C., Arabatzis, G. & Thanassoulis, E., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Informetrics. 7, 2, p. 505-521 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    efficiency analysis
    Forestry
    forestry
    Data envelopment analysis
    impact research

    Introduction to performance improvement management software (PIM-DEA)

    Emrouznejad, A. & Thanassoulis, E., 2013, Handbook of research on strategic performance management and measurement using data envelopment analysis. Osman, I. H., Anouze, A. L. & Emrouznejad, A. (eds.). IGI Global, p. 256-275 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Software
    Data envelopment analysis
    Performance improvement
    Benchmark
    Productivity
    2012

    Benchmarking with DEA, SFA, and R

    Thanassoulis, E., 1 Jun 2012, In : Interfaces. 42, 3, p. 321-323 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

    Benchmarking
    Industry
    The Netherlands

    Estimating the scope for savings in referrals and drug prescription costs in the general Practice units of a UK primary care trust

    Thanassoulis, E., Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Graveney, M., 1 Sep 2012, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 221, 2, p. 432-444 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Primary Care
    Drugs
    Unit
    Costs
    Drug therapy

    Improving envelopment in Data Envelopment Analysis under variable returns to scale

    Thanassoulis, E., Kortelainen, M. & Allen, R., 1 Apr 2012, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 218, 1, p. 175-185 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Returns to Scale
    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Output
    Trade-offs
    Measurement errors
    Measurement Error
    Productivity
    Misspecification
    Stochastic Frontier
    2011

    Adopting ERP with informality in order to foster both efficiency and flexibility operations

    Wang, Y., Greasley, A. & Thanassoulis, E., 2011, Proceedings of the Production and Operations Management (POM) 2011 conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Enterprise resource planning
    Industry
    Process design
    Costs

    Combining ERP systems with enterprise 2.0

    Wang, Y., Greasley, A. & Thanassoulis, E., 1 Jan 2011, ENTERprise information systems : International conference, CENTERIS 2011, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October 5-7, 2011, Proceedings, Part I. Cruz-Cunha, M. M., Varajão, J., Powell, P. & Martinho, R. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 198-207 10 p. (Communications in computer and information science; vol. 219).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

    Enterprise resource planning
    Industry
    Process design

    Costs and efficiency of higher education institutions in England: a DEA analysis

    Thanassoulis, E., Kortelainen, M., Johnes, G. & Johnes, J., Jul 2011, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 62, 7, p. 1282-1297 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Data envelopment analysis
    Education
    Productivity
    Students
    Costs

    How to achieve complementary benefits of efficiency and flexibility in using ERP systems?

    Wang, Y., Greasley, A. & Thanassoulis, E., 2011, Proceedings of the British Academy of Management (BAM) 2011 conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Productivity change in the water industry in England and Wales: application of the meta-Malmquist Index

    Portela, M. C. A. S., Thanassoulis, E., Horncastle, A. & Maugg, T., 30 Mar 2011, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 62, 12, p. 2173-2188 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Productivity
    Water
    Industry
    Malmquist index
    England
    2010
    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Decision making
    Decision Making
    Operations Research

    Assessing pupil and school performance by non-parametric and parametric techniques

    de Witte, K., Thanassoulis, E., Simpson, G., Battisti, G. & Charlesworth-May, A., Aug 2010, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 61, 8, p. 1224-1237 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    School performance
    Free disposal hull
    Multilevel models
    Best practice
    Entry and exit

    Malmquist-type indices in the presence of negative data: an application to bank branches

    Portela, M. C. A. S. & Thanassoulis, E., Jul 2010, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 34, 7, p. 1472-1483 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Malmquist
    Bank branches
    Productivity index
    Luenberger productivity indicator
    Productivity change

    Measurement of productivity index with dynamic DEA

    Emrouznejad, A. & Thanassoulis, E., May 2010, In : International Journal of Operational Research. 8, 2, p. 247-260 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dynamic Data envelopment analysis
    Malmquist index
    Productivity index
    Productivity
    Technology change

    On the boundedness of the SORM DEA models with negative data

    Emrouznejad, A., Amin, G. R., Thanassoulis, E. & Anouze, A. L., 1 Oct 2010, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 206, 1, p. 265-268 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Measure Data
    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Boundedness
    Decision making

    Price performance, excess cost and profitability indexes and their application to determining the effectiveness of price cap regulation in the water industry

    Saal, D., Maziotis, A. & Thanassoulis, E., 2010, (Unpublished) Birmingham (UK): Aston University, (Aston Business School research papers).

    Research output: Working paper

    2009

    Assessing pupil and school performance by non-parametric and parametric techniques

    de Witte, K., Thanassoulis, E. & Simpson, G., Mar 2009, Birmingham (UK): Aston University, (Aston Business School research papers; no. RP0908).

    Research output: Working paper

    School performance
    Production process
    Value added
    Entry and exit
    Robustness

    Data envelopment analysis : theory and applications

    Emrouznejad, A., Podinovski, V. V. & Thanassoulis, E., Nov 2009, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 60, 11, p. 1467-1468 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Data envelopment analysis

    Managing performance of organisational units with PIMsoft: a new DEA software

    Emrouznejad, A. & Thanassoulis, E., 2009, p. 72. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

    Software
    Decomposition
    Outliers
    Returns to scale
    Scale elasticity

    Performance improvement management software for advanced users

    Emrouznejad, A. & Thanassoulis, E., 2009, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Regulatory price performance, excess cost indexes and profitability: how effective is price cap regulation in the water industry?

    Maziotis, A., Saal, D. & Thanassoulis, E., Sep 2009, Birmingham (UK): Aston University, 42 p. (Aston Business School research papers; no. RP0920).

    Research output: Working paper

    Open Access
    File
    Costs
    Profitability
    Price cap regulation
    Water industry
    Benchmark
    2008

    A case study on services upgrading prediction

    Kourogiorgas, G., Despic, O., Thanassoulis, E. & Wong, V., 2008, p. 65.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

    Videodisks
    Data mining
    Industry

    A circular Malmquist-type index for measuring productivity

    Portela, M. C. A. S. & Thanassoulis, E., Jan 2008, Birmingham (UK): Aston University, (Aston Business School research papers; no. 0802).

    Research output: Working paper

    Malmquist
    Productivity
    Productivity change
    Malmquist index
    Industry

    A DEA model for units with negative data

    Emrouznejad, A., Anouze, A. L. & Thanassoulis, E., Jul 2008, Birmingham (UK): Aston University, (Aston Business School research papers; no. 0812).

    Research output: Working paper

    DEA model
    Effluent
    Decision making units
    Slacks

    An analysis of costs in institutions of higher education in England

    Johnes, G., Johnes, J. & Thanassoulis, E., Oct 2008, In : Studies in Higher Education. 33, 5, p. 527-549 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    policy of expansion
    disaggregation
    costs
    education
    literature

    Data Envelopment Analysis: the mathematical programming approach to efficiency analysis

    Thanassoulis, E., Portela, M. C. S. & Despić, O., 21 Feb 2008, The measurement of productive efficiency and productivity growth. Fried, H. O., Lovell, C. A. K. & Schmidt, S. S. (eds.). New York, NY (US): Oxford University Press, p. 251-420 30 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Data Envelopment Analysis: The Mathematical Programming Approach to Efficiency Analysis

    Thanassoulis, E., Portela, M. C. S. & Despić, O., 1 Jan 2008, The Measurement of Productive Efficiency and Productivity Change. Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Data envelopment analysis
    Decision making units
    Mathematical programming
    Efficiency analysis
    Economics
    2007

    Comparative efficiency analysis of Portuguese bank branches

    Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Thanassoulis, E., 1 Mar 2007, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 177, 2, p. 1275-1288 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    File
    efficiency analysis
    bank
    Branch
    efficiency
    Profit

    Developing a decomposable measure of profit efficiency using DEA

    Portela, M. C. A. S. & Thanassoulis, E., Apr 2007, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 58, 4, p. 481-490 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Profitability
    Profit efficiency
    Technical efficiency
    Distance function
    Decomposition

    Essential maths: for business and management

    Morris, C. & Thanassoulis, E., 11 Apr 2007, Palgrave Macmillan. 247 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    management
    website
    student
    statistics
    narrative

    Improving discrimination in data envelopment analysis: some practical suggestions

    Podinovski, V. V. & Thanassoulis, E., Oct 2007, In : Journal of Productivity Analysis. 28, 1-2, p. 117-126 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    data analysis
    discrimination
    context analysis
    performance
    proportionality

    Special issue on: applications and application-motivated developments in productivity analysis

    Thanassoulis, E. & Podinovski, V. V., Oct 2007, In : Journal of Productivity Analysis. 28, 1-2, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    2006

    Efficiency analysis of delivery officers in the postal sector using stochastic frontier and data envelopment analyses

    Horncastle, A., Jevons, D., Dudley, P. & Thanassoulis, E., 6 Nov 2006, Liberalization of the postal and delivery sector. Crew, M. A. & Kleindorfer, P. R. (eds.). Edward Elgar, p. 149-164 16 p. (Advances in regulatory economics series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Evaluating cost efficiency in central administrative services in UK universities

    Casu, B. & Thanassoulis, E., Oct 2006, In : Omega. 34, 5, p. 417-426 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Funding
    Data envelopment analysis
    Costs
    Resources
    Expenditure

    Malmquist indexes using a geometric distance function (GDF): application to a sample of Portuguese bank branches

    Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Thanassoulis, E., Apr 2006, In : Journal of Productivity Analysis. 25, 1-2, p. 25-41 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    bank
    productivity
    technological change
    efficiency
    Productivity change