Research Paper Quality Control
Revisiting the one-sided EWMA control chart

Duy Duong-Tran; Romina Dastoorian; Lee Wells

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 151-164

  Exponential Weighted Moving Average (EWMA) control charts have been widely used in Statistical Process Control (SPC) to detect small and persistent process shifts. In theory, EWMA control limits monotonically increase over time to account for the continual growth of the EWMA statistic’s variance. ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
Pricing the green products in a sustainable supply chain with data envelopment analysis approach (case study: home appliance companies)

Somayeh Sazegari; Sayyed Mohammad Reza Davoodi; Alireza Goli

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 165-179

  Today, most supply chains are moving towards green business with a greater focus on environmental protection as a competitive advantage. Among them, the design of a three-stage green supply chain with optimal allocation, a multiple supply chain that includes supplier (first stage), manufacturer (second ...  Read More

Research Paper Engineering Optimization
Determining optimal production plant location and vehicle route in upstream supply chain network for date sap processing industry

Md. Aqib Aman; Md. Mahraj Uddin; Golam Sakaline; Kaushik Debnath; Md. Abu Shahed; Tanver Rahman

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 180-196

  Bangladesh is blessed with various agro-based natural resources like Date sap, extracted from date trees. As this date sap is found in rural areas in large quantities annually but a very small fraction is converted into some value-added delicious foods at a domestic level while a large portion is left ...  Read More

Research Paper Decision analysis and methods
Automatic personality recognition and perception using deep learning and supervised evaluation method

Effat Jalaeian Zaferani; Mohammad Teshnehlab; Mansour Vali

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 197-211

  The personality in the present world plays a critical role in social interactions, the use of modern technologies, and individuals' success. Therefore, in the last two decades, the study of Automatic Personality Perception (APP) and Automatic Personality Recognition (APR) has become more prevalent than ...  Read More

Research Paper Human factors, ergonomics, and safety
Pathology of human resource management system based on international and global competencies in the national Iranian South Oil Company

Yousef Ravanpeykar; Afsaneh Zamani Moghadam; Seyyed Abdollah Sajadi Jaghargh; Seyyed Ahmad Hashemi; Zeynol Abedin Amini Sabegh

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 212-229

  The pathology of a competency-based human resource management system results in the managers developing appropriate schedules for employee growth and excellence to gain a competitive advantage. The present study is meant to be an applied study of a descriptive exploratory nature. Information and data ...  Read More

Research Paper Transportation
Seizing the potential of transport pooling in urban logistics - the case of thriasio logistics centre in greece

Vasilis Apostolopoulos; George Kasselouris

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 230-248

  One of the main topics with increasing interest in freight transport and logistics is developing efficient and sustainable supply chain strategies that best cover customer demands and expectations as well as identify considerable cost savings and emission reductions. This study focuses on the evaluation ...  Read More

Research Paper Management and Entrepreneurship
Presenting a process model of cross-buying behavior of shahr bank customer electronic services

Reza Haji Ali Beygi; Seyed Mahmoud Hashemi; Abdollah Naami

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 249-263

  The present study aims at presenting a model of cross-buying behavior of electronic service customers in Shahr Bank. This research is applied in terms of objective and survey-exploratory in terms of approach. The statistical population of this study consisted of a group of experts including senior managers ...  Read More

Research Paper Manufacturing and Logistics
Setup time reduction with SMED in a corrugated box plant

Robert S. Keyser; Renee S. Severin; Matthew J. Geiger

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 264-271

  The Single-Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) methodology proved to be an effective approach for reducing setup times on a bottleneck 66” Koppers rotary die-cutter machine center in a corrugated box plant. Root cause analysis techniques, such as a check sheet and control charts, aided the analysis. ...  Read More

Research Paper Operations Research
A hybrid multi-objective algorithm to solve a cellular manufacturing scheduling problem with human resource allocation

Vahid Razmjooei; Iraj Mahdavi; Selma Gutmen

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 272-287

  A Cellular Manufacturing System (CMS) is a suitable system for the economic manufacture of part families. Scheduling the manufacturing cells plays an effective role in successful implementation of the manufacturing system. Due to the fact that in the CMS, bottleneck machine and human resources are two ...  Read More

Research Paper Mathematical modelling
A new dynamical behaviour modeling for a four-level supply chain: control and synchronization of hyperchaotic

Seyyed Mohamad Hamidzadeh; Mohsen Rezaei; Mehdi Ranjbar-Bourani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 288-301

  This paper, presents a mathematical model of a four-level supply chain under hyperchaos circumstances. The analysis of this model shows that the hyper-chaotic supply chain has an unstable equilibrium point. Using Lyapunov's theory of stability, the problem of designing a hyperchaotic supply chain control ...  Read More