Efficiency assessment of the Brazilian industry regarding their revenue generation and performance in safety and health management programs through DEA method / Avaliação da eficiência da indústria brasileira em relação à geração de receita e desempenho em programas de gestão de segurança e saúde através do método DEA

Helton Luiz Santana Oliveira, Gilson Brito Alves Lima, Lidia Angulo Meza, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves Quelhas


After the financial crisis in the 2000’s that was dispersed by the global economy have been exposed weaknesses in the countries’ economies, which in an abundance stage were not as noticeable. This has led several governments, including from developed countries (EU and USA) to promote new economic reforms to avoid and reduce the recession impacts such as unemployment, export incomes falling and decline of the economy as a whole. The reindustrialization movements have been the main tool of most of these proposals to economy reactivation, but it is not simply reactivating obsolete and unsafe industrial plants, unlike the reindustrialization is based on the idea of creating a new industrial structure with higher productivity on the one hand, but without loss due to occupational accidents and diseases that marked the ancient and primitive industrialization cycle worldwide. Thus, in this article it is used a Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) model as a tool in order to identify Brazilian industry’s benchmarks that would share best practices in terms of revenue generation as well on health and safety performance, to assure finally more competitiveness to Brazilian industry. The benchmarks identified by DEA model should be deeply studied hereafter to characterize which of their practices would be compatible with the new and desirable reindustrialization cycle to dynamize the Brazilian economy.


Data Envelopment Analysis; Industry Efficiency; Safety and Health Management; Revenue Generation; Reindustrialization.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.34117/bjdv4n5-262


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