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Structuring multi-criteria portfolio analysis models

Montibeller, Gilberto, Franco, Alberto, Lord, Ewan and Iglesias, Aline (2008) Structuring multi-criteria portfolio analysis models. Operational Research working papers, LSEOR 08.102. Operational Research Group, Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 9780853280583

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Abstract

Multi-Criteria Portfolio Analysis (MCPA) models have been extensively employed as an effective means to allocate scarce resources for investment in projects or services, considering different organisational areas and balancing costs, benefits & risks. However, structuring this type of models in practice is not a trivial task. How should be areas defined? Where should new projects be included? How should one define the criteria to evaluate performance? As far as the authors are aware, there is very little indication in the literature on how to structure this kind of models. This paper suggests different approaches to structuring MCPA models and illustrates their use in two action-research projects. From these interventions it then suggests a general framework for the structuring of MCPA models in practice.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Official URL: http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/operationalResear...
Additional Information: © 2008 The London School of Economics and Political Science
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Sets: Research centres and groups > Management Science Group
Departments > Management
Collections > Economists Online
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: LSEOR 08.102
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2009 09:45
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/22693/

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