Research Paper Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty
Analysis of factors affecting brand strengthening drivers in e-commerce: a study of the Iranian tourism industry

Reza Yazdani; Mohammad Javad Taghipourian; Mohammad Mahdi Pourpasha; Seyed Shamseddin Hosseini

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 374-383

  In the last decade, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) was used as the most effective tool to help businesses gain a competitive advantage by attracting customers. Thus, ICT has significantly contributed to the growth of e-commerce. Internet access allows e-commerce to spread globally and ...  Read More

Research Paper Performance evaluation and benchmarking
Identifying and ranking the factors of the foreign investment in the development of Iran's free trade zones using MCDM approach

Atiyeh Sarparast; Ravil Akhmadeev

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 384-394

  Considering the position of free zones in the country's commercial development, the present study identifies and ranks the factors affecting the attraction of domestic and foreign investments in the development of Iran's free trade zones and is customized in Amirabad port free zone. The present study ...  Read More

Research Paper Quality Control
Status of quality improvement initiatives in manufacturing industry of madhya pradesh state in India

Chimata Murali Krishna; Satyam Sahu; Mayank Kisnya; Gunwant Mishra; Samyak Jain

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 395-408

  The objectives of this work are to investigate the status of implementation of quality initiatives by manufacturing firms in Madhya Pradesh, India, and to compare large and small-medium scale industries. Very few researchers have attempted to compare large scale and small-medium scale firms in order ...  Read More

Research Paper Neural Networks
Automated sleep stage detection based on recurrence quantification analysis using machine learning

Mohammad Karimi Moridani; Atiye Hajiali

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 409-426

  In recent years, the use of intelligent methods for automatic detection of sleep stages in medical applications to increase diagnostic accuracy and reduce the workload of physicians in analyzing sleep data by visual inspection is one of the important issues. The most important step for the automatic ...  Read More

Research Paper Management and Entrepreneurship
Eco-tourism residences in Iran: a multiple case study research with a creative tourism approach

Seyedeh Sara Pourmorshed; Seyed Mojtaba Sajadi; Sonia Sadeghian Esfahani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 427-441

  This paper aims to introduce a business model for eco-tourism residences based on Osterwalder’s canvas business model with a creative tourism approach. Despite of the significance of creative tourism and business model of eco-tourism residences, there is still a lack of sufficient attention to ...  Read More

Research Paper Mathematical modelling
A novel numerical approach for distributed order time fractional COVID-19 virus model

Mohsen Khasteh; Amir Hossein Refahi Sheikhani; Farhad Shariffar

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 442-453

  In this paper, we proposed a numerical approach to solve a distributed order time fractional COVID 19 virus model. The fractional derivatives are shown in the Caputo-Prabhakar contains generalized Mittag-Leffler Kernel. The coronavirus 19 disease model has 8 Inger diets leading to system of 8 nonlinear ...  Read More

Research Paper Engineering Modeling
Designing a resilient location-allocation model for cell site networks with regional coverage enhancement approach using robust programming–lagrangian relaxation

Salar Babaei; Alireza Hamidieh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 454-474

  The development of cell sites as part of the infrastructure of telecommunication technology is playing a unique role in emerging businesses at present. Natural disasters and crises can disrupt communication equipment and create severe challenges in service provisions, especially health and security, ...  Read More

Review Paper Supply chain management
Application of internet of things in the food supply chain: a literature review

Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam; Javid Ghahremani-Nahr; Paria Samadi Parviznejad; Hamed Nozari; Esmaeil Najafi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 475-492

  This paper examines the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the Food Supply Chain (FSC) and identifies the strengths and weaknesses of this system. Since this paper is a review study, the papers published from 2014 to June 2021 have been studied and 93 articles related to the field of IoT applications ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
Prioritization of earthquake relief using a hybrid two-phase approach

Elham Shadkam; Mahdiyar Cheraghchi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 493-506

  One of the stages of crisis management is planning and initial preparation to deal with the crisis. During natural disasters, one of the main activities is the logistics of relief groups and the activities of relief teams to save the lives of the victims of the accident. A review of past events shows ...  Read More

Research Paper Case studies in industry and services
Determinants of job satisfaction among the employees of aluminum industries in Rajshahi city of Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study

K. M. Mustafizur Rahman

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 507-516

  Job satisfaction of the employees is a concerning issue, accelerates the productivity of any organization. Higher job satisfaction among the employees means the higher chance of profitability of the employers. An effective understanding of factors associated with job satisfaction of the employees is ...  Read More