A Multicriteria Decomposition Model for Two-Level, Decentralized Organization

The decomposition approach has attracted much attention, not only as a computational technique for large-scale management models but also as a systematic tool for analyzing organizational problems in decentralized organizations. In this paper, a multicriteria decomposition model is presented to deal with resource allocation problems in two-level, decentralized organizations by applying the Dantzig-Wolfe (1960) and the Lee-Rho (1979) algorithms. The model has the capability to deal with multiple objective problems in satisfying operational definition. Furthermore, the model is very useful for gaining insights into the resource allocation process and evaluating organizational effectiveness of decentralized organizations. A simple model formulation example is presented for an illustrative purpose.

Publication Information
Article Title: A Multicriteria Decomposition Model for Two-Level, Decentralized Organization
Journal: International Journal of Policy and Information (1985)
Vol. 9, No. 1
Author(s): Lee, Sang M;  Rho, B. H.
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Lee, Sang M
Lee, Sang M
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Systems
  • International - Europe
  • International - South and Central America
  • International - Asia
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