Volume 7 (2020)
Volume 6 (2019)
Volume 5 (2018)
Volume 4 (2017)
Volume 3 (2016)
Volume 2 (2015)
Volume 1 (2014)

Online statistics:

Number of Volumes 8
Number of Issues 14
Number of Articles 122
Number of Contributors 291
Article View 105,493
PDF Download 63,761
View Per Article 864.7
PDF Download Per Article 522.63
Accepted Submissions 122
Acceptance Rate (Percent) 15
Average Accept Date (Days) 183
Number of Indexing Databases 9
Number of Reviewers 238



Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management Studies (JIEMS) is an open-access and double-blind peer-review journal devoted to publishing original research papers in the field of industrial engineering and management.

Subject areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Production Management
  • Quality and Reliability Management
  • Project Scheduling and Management 

For a full list of topics, please click here.

About JIEMS:

  • Scope: Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Frequently: Semi-annual 
  • Open Access: Yes
  • Indexed and Abstracted: Yes
  • Acceptance Rate: 15%
  • DOI Prefix: 10.22116/JIEMS
  • Reviewing Process Fee: No 
  • Publication Fee: Yes
  • Publication Dates: January and July
  • Language: English
  • Review Policy: Double-Blind Peer Review
  • Contact Emails: jiems@icms.ac.ir & info@icms.ac.ir  

The Current Issue:

  • Volume 8, Issue 1, 2021

The Next Issue:

  • Volume 8, Issue 2, 2021 


The papers with a similarity index of over 10% will be rejected. The author should use plagiarism checkers to make sure the submitted manuscript is original and satisfies the defined limit. 




JIEMS has published 12 articles per issue since volume 6, issue 2, 2019.

1. A novel multi-objective model for hub location problem considering dynamic demand and environmental issues

Adel Pourghader Chobar; Mohammad Amin Adibi; Abolfazl Kazemi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 1-31


  Hubs facilitate aggregation of connection, and switching points of material and people flow to reduce costs as well as environmental pollution. Hub Location Problem (HLP) is a relatively new research field of classical location issues. In this regard, this paper provides a tourist hub location problem ...  Read More

2. Failure data analysis for preventive maintenance scheduling of a bottling company production system

Adekola Olayinka Oke; Joel Ashem Abafi; Banji Zacheous Adewole

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 32-44


  Equipment breakdown adds to the cost of production and considerably affect the overall equipment efficiency in automated lines due to unplanned downtime. Preventive maintenance with appropriate actions has been considered to enhance products quality, equipment reliability and minimize the probability ...  Read More

3. Optimization of the Multi-Objective Flexible Job Shop Scheduling model by applying NSGAII and NRGA Algorithms

Reza Ehtesham Rasi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 45-71


  Scheduling is one of the key parameters to maintain competitive advantage of organizations, and can directly affect productivity, reduce production time and increase the profitability of an organization. Job shop scheduling problem (JSSP) seeks to find the optimal sequence of performing various jobs ...  Read More

4. Optimization of supply chain finance based on Stackelberg model

Ahmad Jafarnejad; Ghahreman Abdoli; Hannan Amoozad Mahdiraji; Saber Khalili Esbouei

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 72-88


  In recent years, the relationship between the concepts of operations management and finance management has been an attractive area of research among researchers. One of the emerging areas at the beginning of the 21st century in the literature of operations and supply chain management is the topic of ...  Read More

5. Coordination of the decisions associated with maintenance, quality control and production in imperfect deteriorating production systems

Seyed Mohammad Hadian; Hiwa Farughi; Hasan Rasay

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 89-113


  In this paper, a mathematical model is presented for the integrated planning of maintenance, quality control and production control in deteriorating production systems. The simultaneous consideration of these three factors improves the efficiency of the production process and leads to high-quality products. ...  Read More

6. Machine fault diagnosis through entropy weighting using evidential reasoning approach

Mehran Khalaj; Fereshteh Khalaj

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 114-134


  This paper presents an approach for the fault diagnosis in the state of fault in a machine by using a combination of the Dempster–Shafer (D-S) theory. At the first, feature extractions in each state have been combined based on evidential reasoning (ER) using kind of sensor information such as ...  Read More

7. Optimizing resiliency of train operations in an underground metro: A hybrid discrete-event simulation and response surface methodology

Ali Shahabi; Sadigh Raissi; Kaveh Khalili-Damghani; Meysam Rafei

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 135-151


  Avoiding the passengers extra waiting time is a vital task for rail planners. The current research focused on minimizing the passenger waiting time on the presence of real frequently random occurred disturbances. Details of the proposed model are on the 1st line of Tehran underground rail rapid transit. ...  Read More

8. A new approach for KPI ranking and selection in ITIL processes: Using simultaneous evaluation of criteria and alternatives (SECA)

Iman Baradari; Maryam Shoar; Navid Nezafati; Mohammadreza Motadel

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 152-179


  The importance of IT services in the life of businesses has led organizations to seek continuous evaluation of the quality of their IT services. In this regard, IT service management best practices such as Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), have introduced several processes for management ...  Read More

9. Developing a mathematical model for a multi-door cross-dock scheduling problem with human factors: A modified imperialist competitive algorithm

Iman Seyedi; Maryam Hamedi; Reza Tavakkoli-Moghadaam

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 180-201


  This paper deals with optimizing the multi-door cross-docking scheduling problem for incoming and outgoing trucks. Contrary to previous studies, it first considers the simultaneous effects of learning and deteriorating on loading and unloading the jobs. A mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) model ...  Read More

10. Developing an environmental vehicle routing problem with simultaneous pickup and delivery: Mathematical model and a discrete invasive weed optimization approach

Mohammad Hossein Sadat Hosseini Khajouei; Nazanin Pilevari

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 202-217


  Nowadays, environmental deterioration is one of the most noticeable issues in logistics, so that the organizations are required to control the triggers of environmental contaminations generation. One of the most effective steps in addressing this term is to design transportation network considering CO2 ...  Read More

11. Determining the optimal portfolio for healthcare processes management using a hybrid decision-making approach

Armin Cheraghalipour; Emad Roghanian

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 218-239


  Due to the increasing progress in various industries, paying attention to the internal processes of the organizations is more visible to stay on the competitive scene. Therefore, many organizations attempt to simplify and evaluate their internal processes using re-engineering. By reviewing the conducted ...  Read More

12. Sustainable closed-loop supply chain network: Mathematical modeling and Lagrangian relaxation

Behrooz Khorshidvand; Hamed Soleimani; Mir Mehdi Seyyed Esfahani; Soheil Sibdari

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Summer and Autumn 2021, Pages 240-260


  This paper addresses a novel two-stage model for a Sustainable Closed-Loop Supply Chain (SCLSC). This model, as a contribution, provides a balance among economic aims, environmental concerns, and social responsibilities based on price, green quality, and advertising level. Therefore, in the first stage, ...  Read More

1. Measuring the efficiency of organizations with hierarchical structures using DEA and game theory

Naser Ghasemi; Esmaeil Najafi; Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi; Farzad Movahedi Sobhani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2021

  Most organizations and companies have hierarchical structures, and appropriate models are required to measure the efficiency of this kind of network systems. Data envelopment analysis (DEA) is a well-known method introduced for measuring the relative efficiency of a set of decision-making units (DMUs) ...  Read More

2. Energy-aware reactive flexible job shop scheduling with timely delivery under uncertainty: a case study

Behnam Ayyoubzadeh; Sadoullah Ebrahimnejad; Mahdi Bashiri; Vahid Bardaran; Seyed Mohammad Hasan Hosseini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2021

  This paper aims to confront the uncertainties in the flexible job shop scheduling (FJSS) problem by considering the tax regulations of energy consumption and timely delivery. Uncertainties include all unexpected disruptions such as machine breakdowns, modifications or cancellation of the orders, and ...  Read More

3. Complex adaptive systems, agent-based modeling and supply chain network management: A systematic literature review

Mohammad Hossein Sadat Hosseini Khajouei; Nazanin Pilevari; Reza Radfar; Ali Mohtashami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2021


  In recent decades, researchers are turning to the potential of ABMs to study complex phenomena. Due to intrinsic interconnections, structural interactions and inter-dependencies, individual variations, and communications of various components, supply chain network should be accordingly treated as a complex ...  Read More

4. A routing- allocation model for relief logistics with demand uncertainty: A Genetic algorithm approach

Ali Bozorgi Amiri; Mostafa Akbari; Iman Dadashpour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2021

  Quick response to the relief needs right after disasters through efficient emergency logistics distribution is vital to the alleviation of disaster impact in the affected areas. In this paper, by focusing on the distribution of relief commodities after disaster, the best possible allocation for the affected ...  Read More

5. Presenting a bi-objective integrated production planning model considering constraints on order acceptance, production and customer delivery using meta-heuristic algorithms

Morteza Karimi; Tahmoores Sohrabi; Hasan Mehrmanesh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2021

  In this study, the problem of simultaneous determination of order acceptance, scheduling and batch delivery considering sequence-dependent setup and capacity constraint has been presented. This problem is a combination of the three problems of order acceptance, scheduling and batch delivery. The most ...  Read More

6. Success factors of innovation management in the banking industry using the grounded theory approach

S. Farid Mousavi; adel azar; S Hamid Khodadad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2021

  Considering the role and importance of innovation in the performance of organizations in general and banking institutions in particular, the current work aims at identifying effective factors in the success of innovation management system in Iranian Banks, about which exists a scarcity of research in ...  Read More

7. Hybrid genetic algorithm for the economic-statistical design of variable sample size and sampling interval x-bar control chart

Mohammad Mirabi; Mohammad Taghi Fatemi Ghomi; Fariborz Jolai

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2021

  The design of control chart has economic consequences that pure statistical viewpoint does not consider them. The economic-statistical design of control chart, attends not only statistical properties such as average time to signal (ATS) but also economic consequences like hourly expected total cost. ...  Read More

8. Agent-based simulation-optimization model for a bi-objective stochastic multi-period supply chain design problem

Mojtaba Hajian Heidary

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2021

  During the last decade, many researchers have been attracted to study the role of uncertainties in their supply chain designs. Two important uncertainties of a supply chain are demand uncertainty and supply disruption. The basic concept of the proposed model of this paper is based on the newsvendor problem. ...  Read More

9. Scheduling the COVID-19 vaccine distribution based on data-driven decision-making methods

Mohammad Alipour-Vaezi; Reza Tavakkoli-Moghadaam; Mina Samieinasab

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2021

  Since human societies have endured massive financial disruptions and life losses after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical to eliminate this disease as soon as possible. Today, the invention of the COVID-19 vaccine made this objective more reachable. But unfortunately, the suppliant ...  Read More

10. Analysis of interaction among the intellectual capital components using interpretive structural modeling and MICMAC approach

Mohammad Saleh Owlia; Kosar Roshani; Mohammad Hossein Abooei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2021

  In the age of a knowledge-based economy, identifying, measuring, and managing the intellectual capital (IC) of organizations has become very significant. These depend on identifying the main components of intellectual capital and their relationships. So far, however, no study has been conducted to clarify ...  Read More

11. Presenting a model of alignment of organization strategies with human resource strategies

Maryam Aghapoor Alishahi; GholamReza Rahimi; Mojtaba Ramazani; Nader Bohlooli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2021

  Since one of the main dimensions of any organization in terms of survival and development is strategy, so the main purpose of this study is to provide a model of alignment of organizational strategies and human resource strategies for this purpose, both qualitative and quantitative methods have been ...  Read More

12. Designing a tourism industry model in Iran with the approach of the spatial correlation structure

Golnar Adabi; Ali Hajiha; Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 October 2021

  Studies in the field of the tourism industry are often carried out using classical statistics. While the use of spatial statistics in tourism helps a lot in identifying existing models and trends in the industry and discovering them. Due to the interaction between economic, political, environmental and ...  Read More

13. Location-Routing in competition environment using game theory

Hasan Hosseini Nasab; Mahdi Tavana

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 January 2022

  Competitive advantage in features, number of branches, or location of any company enables it to provide better services to customers than competitors. In this article, the issue of location in a situation where competitors can decide based on competitor conditions to maximize their profits is examined. ...  Read More

14. Social media target marketing: Use of social networks data to target marketing

Monireh Hosseini; Zohreh Tammimy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 January 2022

  Social networks provide marketing managers and businesses with opportunity to target their customers. By understanding the demographics of users, marketing managers can offer suitable products and services. Although direct questioning can be drawn upon to solicit users’ demographics such as age, ...  Read More


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