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 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)
-Modeling the Agility of Supply Chain Using Interpretive Structural Modeling Approach

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Volume 14, Issue 4 , March 2011, Pages 1-25

  Nowadays, many organizations face with increasing competition and uncertainty environment, supported by innovating technologies and the changing needs of customers. In this environment, past methods in supply chain loose their ability. One efficient method in this regard is agility. Thus, for modeling ...  Read More

Applying ANP in Selecting the Best Supplier in Supply Chain

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Volume 14, Issue 4 , March 2011, Pages 27-47

  The main purpose of this research is to provide a good insight into the use of analytic network process (ANP) that is a multiple criteria decision-making methodology in evaluating the supplier selection problems. Supplier selection problems are complex problems, which have many qualitative and quantitative concerns. ...  Read More

Selecting Information Systems Projects in Uncertain Environments Using a Hybrid Method (Integration of Scenario Planning, Axiomatic Design and Fuzzy Delphi Method)

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Volume 14, Issue 4 , March 2011, Pages 49-78

  Information systems decisions are of the main concerns of managers. Existence of uncertainties and different objectives and attributes influence the quality of decisions. Environmental uncertainties can challenge the quality of IS investment decisions. Investment decisions, made without any respect ...  Read More

Public Policy Implementation: Explaining the Role of Rationality in Policy Formulation

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Volume 14, Issue 4 , March 2011, Pages 79-106

  Governments, are not successful in implementation of many policies. Various challenges, obstacles and constraints may occur and hamper the policy implementation; but when a policy fails in implementation, only the implementators are blamed; while policy-makers have a major role in the (success and) ...  Read More

Risk Analysis: A Combined Approach Using Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) And Analytical Network Process (ANP)

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Volume 14, Issue 4 , March 2011, Pages 107-136

  Risk management and improving the processes’ reliability are important in operations and production management. Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) is regarded as one of the most powerful methods in this area. High applicability and proper analyzability have caused FMEA to be among the most ...  Read More

Managing the Credit Risk of the Bank's Clients in Commercial Banks DEA Approach (Credit Rating)

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Volume 14, Issue 4 , March 2011, Pages 137-164

  This research has been done with the aim of identification of the effective factors that influence credit risk and designing a model for the credit rating of the legal clients of Tejarat Bank in 2003-2004 by using Data Envelopment Analysis. For this purpose, the necessary sample data on financial ...  Read More

Evaluation and Analysis of Implementing Just- In-Time System Using ANP Technique (Case Study: Printing Industry)

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Volume 14, Issue 4 , March 2011, Pages 165-183

  One of the common problems in manufacturing firms is selecting the best manufacturing system with regard to firm capabilities, market situation, competitors and political and economical issues. Just-In-Time system is one of the best manufacturing systems, which has many benefits. In contrast; implementation ...  Read More

-Examining the Effects of Quality Management System (QMS) on Organizational Performance

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Volume 14, Issue 4 , March 2011, Pages 185-204

  Design and implementation of QMS will cause to the improvement of organizational performance if it concerns on the especial characteristics of the organization. In general, previous studies have obtained different results about the effect of QMS (7 main practices) on organizational performance (4 ...  Read More

Designing a Model for Measuring the Leanness Degree Using EFQM Model and MADM Techniques

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Volume 14, Issue 4 , March 2011, Pages 205-232

  In today’s markets, production systems must satisfy simultaneously productivity, quality, and cost requirements. In these systems managers should focus on managing the flow of production through all the steps that add value to the final product. Lean production as an efficient approach has been ...  Read More

Survey on the Role of Organizational Factors in the Increasing of Entrepreneurship in Small Industrial Corporations

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Volume 14, Issue 4 , March 2011, Pages 233-257

  Entrepreneurship is a general term that is used to both organizations and individuals. Therefore, we cannot imagine an entrepreneur organization that its people do not accurately understand about their ability and creativity. Entrepreneurship acts as a driving force towards people and firms development. We ...  Read More