Research Paper Innovation, knowledge management, and organizational learning
Gap analysis study on the compliance of automotive standard IATF 16949 based on internal quality audit score in automotive industry

Tulus Puji Ruswanto; Dana Santoso Saroso

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2018, Pages 271-285

  In August 2016, IATF issued the new requirement of quality management system IATF 16949. With these new requirements, the automotive industry that is willing to migrate to the new version will face some challenges. The main challenge comes from the need to re-map the business processes that are needed ...  Read More

Research Paper
Evaluating the efficiency of power companies using data envelopment analysis based on SBM models: a case study in power industry of Iran

Hossein Ebrahimzadeh Shermeh; Mohammad Hosein Alavidoost; Reza Darvishinia

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2018, Pages 286-295

  Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is one of the most powerful and useful instrument to evaluate the efficiency of DMU’s. To measure the relative efficiency of multi-sector DMU’s, it is essential to focus on the activities which relate these sectors together.  The electrical firms or companies ...  Read More

Research Paper Game theory
An interactive approach for solving multi-objective nonlinear programming and its application to cooperative continuous static games

Hamiden Abdelwahed Khalifa

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2018, Pages 296-305

  In this paper, an interactive approach for solving multi- objective nonlinear programming (MONLP) problem is introduced. This approach is combined with the Reference Direction (RD) introduced by Narula et al. (1993) and the Attainable Reference Point (ARP) method introduced by Wang et al. (2001). In ...  Read More

Research Paper Management and Entrepreneurship
Waste identification in a pipe manufacturing industry through lean concept– A case study

Md. Suman Rahman; Md. Tahiduzzaman; Rupom Kundu; S. M. Nuruzzaman Juwel; Md. Rubayet Karim

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2018, Pages 306-323

  This study addresses the application of the lean manufacturing philosophy to the mass production sector with a focus on the plastic piping section of a selected plastic pipe manufacturing industry. In this study, the different weakness and waste of the piping section are measured by using the specific ...  Read More

Research Paper Engineering Optimization
Annotation of the corrosive ardour of petroleum oils

Suresh Aluvihara; Jagath K. Premachandra

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2018, Pages 324-338

  Crude oil is an energy resource that mostly composed with hydrocarbons and trace corrosive compounds as well found some cruxes in the petroleum refining industry because of the vast applications of the different types of metals. There were expected to investigate the effect of two different types of ...  Read More

Research Paper Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Neutrosophic perspective on DEA

Seyed Ahmad Edalatpanah

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2018, Pages 339-345

  Several attempts have been made to deal with uncertain input and output data in Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). However, due to the limitation of these methods, they cannot be applied for solving DEA with indeterminacy, impreciseness, vagueness, inconsistent and incompleteness information. So this paper ...  Read More

Review Paper
Toward the optimization resource discovery service in grid systems: a survey

Javad Pourqasem

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2018, Pages 346-355

  As Grid systems distribute geographically, they become more heterogeneous and dynamic in terms of resources. Discovery service is an important issue in grid systems. Grid efficiently is as regards resource discovery in scalable and dynamic environments. In this paper, we review the peer-to-peer (P2P) ...  Read More