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Multidimensional scaling and applied to corporate failure

Mar-Molinero, Cecilio and Ezzamel, Mahmoud 1991. Multidimensional scaling and applied to corporate failure. Omega 19 (4) , pp. 259-274.

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Abstract

This paper uses Multidimensional Scaling (MDS) techniques to explore the relationship between a sample of financial ratios that can be used to describe the health of a firm. It is shown that compared with conventional multivariate techniques, MDS can be used to summarise complex information in an efficient and intuitive way. The technique allows for comparisons to be made between different sets of data and across different time periods. The paper explores time invariant relationships between ratios, and the differences between failed and non-failed firms.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Publisher: Baywood Publishing
ISSN: 0030-2228
Date of Acceptance: 1990
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 08:22
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/76677

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