PRODUCTIVITY IN THE US CONSUMER DRUG STORE BUSINESS

Kenneth D. Lawrence, Stephan P. Kudyba, Sheila M. Lawrence, Dinesh R. Pai

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Abstract

This chapter develops a productivity analysis of the US consumer drug store business using data envelopment analysis. This study concerns itself with five major US consumer drug chains. The output variables used are profit, total revenue, and prescription revenues. The input variables are number of pharmacists, number of drug store assets, and capital equity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-161
Number of pages5
JournalApplications of Management Science
Volume20
DOIs
StatePublished - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Business, Management and Accounting

Keywords

  • DEA linear programming model
  • Data envelopment analysis
  • consumer drug store chains
  • decision-making unit
  • efficiency
  • productivity

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