Performance Evaluation in Project Based Organization with Agile Project Management Using DEA: Case study

Elaheh Maghsoudi; Hadi Shirouyehzad; Arash Shahin

Volume 1, Issue 5 , December 2014, Pages 271-279

  Today’s performance evaluation system is the key factor in organization for evaluates the efficiency then plan for the future. Organization requires the methods that evaluate different aspects of the organization in spite of traditional methods that just consider to financial aspects of organization. ...  Read More

Multi-agent Formula for automated guided vehicles Systems

H. Haleh; Mohamad Ebrahim Tayebi Araghi; S. Mohammad Arabzad

Volume 1, Issue 5 , December 2014, Pages 280-292

  Automated guided vehicle system (AGVS) is traditionally used in manufacturing and warehousing. Especially, AGVS has many applications in flexible manufacturing system (FMS) (see, e.g., Ganesharajah, Hall, & Sriskandarajah, 1998; Seo & Egbelu, 1999;Vosniakos & Mamalis, (1990). Agents are event-driven ...  Read More

Proposing a Decision Making System in Three-Dimensional Concurrent Engineering by Considering the Investment Risk

Soran Davoudi; Mahmoud Shahrokhi

Volume 1, Issue 5 , December 2014, Pages 293-306

  One of  the great challenges of  most of the investment companies is the analysis of investment risk costs in the development of new products, in the initial stages of production. This study develops the appropriate methods for the analysis of kinds of investment risk costs, within the three-dimensional ...  Read More

The Role of Institutional Development Indexes in Attracting Foreign Investment in Selected OPEC Member Countries

Morteza Raei Dehaghi; Seyed Mohammad Mirhashemi

Volume 1, Issue 5 , December 2014, Pages 307-319

  The present survey explores the effects of institutional quality on foreign direct investment in selected OPEC member countries. To this end, the annual data of foreign direct investment, institutional quality index, gross domestic product, and freedom of the trade index in Angola, Algeria, Ecuador, ...  Read More

Role of Critical Success Factors in Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Hamidreza Panjehfouladgaran; Nima Bahiraie

Volume 1, Issue 5 , December 2014, Pages 320-328

  Environmental issues and globalization pushed companies to be more environmentally conscious and socially responsible. Recently, term of sustainability has been extended in various aspects like manufacturing processes to respond to mentioned concern. Moreover, numerous industries and companies applied ...  Read More