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Hotel efficiency: a bootstrapped metafrontier approach

Assaf, Albert and Barros, Carlos Pestana and Josiassen, Alexander (2010) Hotel efficiency: a bootstrapped metafrontier approach. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 29 (3). pp. 468-475. ISSN 0278-4319

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Abstract

This paper introduces the metafrontier concept to account for the environmental and technological differences between various hotels groups. The interesting feature of the model is that it ensures that heterogeneous hotels are compared based on one homogenous technology. We test the model using a panel data sample of 78 Taiwanese hotels. The results clearly indicate that the size, ownership, and classification of a particular hotel have a significant impact on its efficiency. More implications of the results are provided.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID17821. metafrontier, hotels, hotel efficiency, data envelopment analysis, DEA, Taiwan, Taiwanese
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Hospitality Tourism and Marketing
FOR Classification > 1504 Services
SEO Classification > 9104 Management and Productivity
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2011 04:01
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2011 04:01
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4125
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Citations in Scopus: 26 - View on Scopus

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