Volume 27 (2023)
Volume 26 (2022)
Volume 25 (2021)
Volume 24 (2020)
Volume 23 (2019)
Volume 22 (2018)
Volume 21 (2017)
Volume 20 (2016)
Volume 19 (2015)
Volume 18 (2014)
Volume 17 (2014)
Volume 16 (2012)
Volume 15 (2011)
Volume 14 (2010)
Volume 13 (2010)
Volume 12 (2009)
Volume 11 (2007)
Volume 10 (2006)
Volume 9 (2005)
Volume 8 (2004)
Volume 7 (2003)
Volume 6 (2002)
Volume 5 (2001)
Design and Improving of Quality Function Deployment Using Fuzzy Analytic Network Process and Goal Programming

Adel Azar; Bijan Nahavandi; Ali Rajabzadeh

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2009, , Pages 37-68

  In both the quality improvement and the design of a product, primarily the engineering characteristics affecting product performance are identified and improved to optimize customer needs (CNs). Especially, the limited resources, increased market competition and product complexity require a customer-driven ...  Read More

Designing a Mathematical Screening Model to Select the Key Problems in (EFQM) Excellence Model

Adel Azar; Gholamreza Tavakoli; Seyyed Hamid Khodadad Hoseyni

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2008, , Pages 1-31

  We can call “EFQM excellence model” as a transition from the great number of different models and approaches to unity in context of organizational improvement and excellence. Doing self-assessment to find areas for improvement (AFIs) is the most important application of this model. Those organizations ...  Read More

Comparative Study on the Fuzzy and Crisp Mathematical Models for Production Planning (Case: Shiraz Oil Refining Company)

Adel Azar; Reza Farahi Bilooee; Ali Rajabzade

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2008, , Pages 33-54

  In this research, production planning for refinery production processes (multi-stage, multi-production) was modeled with two approaches: crisp and fuzzy. The purpose of this article was to answer this question that which approach (crisp or fuzzy) has a better answer for production planning. To answer ...  Read More

Developing a Model Based on Simulation for Documentation and Analysis of Inter- organizational Relationships

Adel Aza; Azim Zarei; Shaban Elahi; Habibalah Ranaei

Volume 11, Issue 20 , December 2007, , Pages 31-58

  Today's organizations face a complex set of needs of their stakeholders. They cannot satisfy those needs in a good manner because of economical rationality or inability to prepare suitable equipments. So inter-organizational relationships have been choosen as a strategy which nowadays attract much attention. ...  Read More

Supply Chain Inventory Management: A Mathematical Modeling

Adel Azar; Moslem Alimohammadlou

Volume 11, Issue 3 , October 2007, , Pages 1-28

  Inventories exist throughout the supply chain in various forms for various reasons. Since carrying these inventories can annually cost from 20 to 40% of their value, managing them in a scientific manner to maintain minimal levels makes economic sense. This paper presents a near-optimal (s, Q)-type inventory ...  Read More

A Comparative Study on the Classical and Artifitial Intelligence Methods in Stock Price Index Forecasting and Hybrid Modeling

Adel Azar; Amir Afsar; Parviz Ahmadi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , March 2007, , Pages 1-16

  Today, stock investment has become an important mean of national finance. Apparently, it is significant for investors to estimate the stock price and select the trading chance accurately in advance, which will bring high return to stockholders. In the past, long-term trading processes and many technical ...  Read More

Assessing the Teaching Researching Performance With the Help of Data Envelopment Analysis Model: Teaching Groups of Humanity Sciences Faculty, Tarbiat Modares University

Alireza Torkashvand; Adel Azar

Volume 10, Issue 1 , April 2006, , Pages 1-23

  Each of the performance assessment models is an instrument that after implementing it can give the decision makers different information. So it is inevitable to use these models to answer the questions and problems that has been arizen in decision makers’ mind. Therefore, in this article we want to ...  Read More

Designing an intelligent system for evaluating international market attractiveness

Hojjat Faraji Khorshidi; Adel Azar

Volume 9, Issue 20 , October 2005, , Pages 121-149

  Reviewing literature of the international market attractiveness evaluation and operational practice in Iran demonstrates that two approaches for international market selection are proposed: expansion approack and systematic approach. In expansion approach, firms gradually enter low geographical and cuftural ...  Read More

New Approach to Internet Marketing Mix

Mesbahol Hoda Bagheri Kani; Adel Azar

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2005, , Pages 1-27

  Because of information revolution, the whole pattern of human life has been changed. Trade is the one which is being affected the most. The new media (internet) has changed the way of transaction process, even buyer and seller behavior. Therefore marketing concept has changed and it has to be adapted ...  Read More

A New Model for Personnel Selection & Placement In Organizations by Using an Artificial Neural Network

Mohammad Reza Amin Naseri; Mahmood Mohammadi; Adel Azar

Volume 8, Issue 20 , December 2004, , Pages 135-157

  “Selecting right Person for the right job” in the organizations seems to be the most important managerial issue. Traditionally, this is realized through a “simple Job- Person Match”, which is an “Individual view”. This methodology, by some trends and paradigm shift in human resource management ...  Read More

Modelling Business Excellence Through Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA)

Adel Azar; Saeed Safari

Volume 8, Issue 33 , September 2004, , Pages 111-238

  Regarding necessity of performance evaluation an business excellence achievement, this paper is trying to present a business excellence model (BEM) through the combination of two qualitative and quantitative approach to evaluation which are the models taken from total quality management (TQM) and data ...  Read More