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Mit Optimierungsansätzen Bessere Entscheidungen Treffen? – Eine Empirische Analyse In Einem Planspiel

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  • Schoenau, Franziska
  • Musshoff, Oliver

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In diesem Beitrag wird der Frage nachgegangen, inwieweit Optimierungsansätze wie lineare Programmierungsmodelle geeignet sind, bessere Entscheidungen als reale Entscheider zu treffen. Auch beleuchtet werden Unterschiede im Entscheidungsverhalten und in den Produktionsstrategien. Dazu lassen wir ein gemischt-ganzzahliges lineares Programmierungsmodell (LP) und ein mehrperiodisches gemischt-ganzzahliges Programmierungsmodell (MLP) in einem Unternehmensplanspiel mit studentischen Teilnehmern konkurrieren. Es zeigt sich, dass die getesteten Optimierungsansätze tatsächlich erfolgreicher sind als die realen Entscheider im Durchschnitt. Allerdings übertreffen einzelne reale Entscheider die unter Anwendung von Optimierungsmodellen bestimmten Spielstrategien. Die Modelle wählen Produktionsstrategien, die sich zum Teil sehr stark von denen ihrer realen Konkurrenten unterscheiden. Inwieweit diese Ergebnisse aus dem Kontext der stark vereinfachten Planspielsituation auf reale wirtschaftliche Entscheidungssituationen übertragbar sind, muss noch geklärt werden.

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Paper provided by German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) in its series 51st Annual Conference, Halle, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 with number 114520.

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Keywords: Optimierungsmodelle; Planspiel; Verhaltensannahmen; Entscheidungsfindung; Optimization models; business management game; behavioural assumptions; decision behaviour; Agribusiness; Agricultural and Food Policy; Agricultural Finance;

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