- Volume 14
In the recent efficiency study became accomplished generally a listed company, the efficiency study of small manufacturing industry is deficient. The purpose of this study analysis efficiency of small manufacturing industry by using the DEA model. DEA model is non-financial approach method to measure relative efficiency by input factors and output. The panel data from 1996 to 1999 are used for the analysis. The relative mean-efficiency can be summarized as follows. The wholesale trade and commission trade manufacturing industry 68.99%, communication equipment manufacturing industry 60.58%, food products and beverages manufacturing industry 91.05%, motor vehicles, trailers and semitrailers manufacturing industry 85.80%, basic metals manufacturing industry 88.96%, pulp, paper and paper products manufacturing industry 96.53%, chemical and chemical products manufacturing industry appeared with 78.67%. The results is expected to provide the empirical evidence useful to enhancing the competitiveness of manufacturing industry in korea.