1. Envelopment analysis for global response to novel 2019 Coronavirus-SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19)

Nazila Adabavazeh; Mehrdad Nikbakht; Alireza Amirteimoori

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 1-35

http://dx.doi.org/10.22116/jiems.2020.226564.1354

Abstract
  Communities are constantly seeking to manage the damages which are caused by crises. In this regard, health centers have become the most expensive unit of the health system as they provide quick and timely health care services to reduce the effects of unexpected accidents. So, their planning and preparation ...  Read More

2. Project scheduling optimization for contractor’s Net present value maximization using meta-heuristic algorithms: A case study

Mostafa Zaree; Reza Kamranrad; Mojtaba Zaree; Iman Emami

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 36-55

http://dx.doi.org/10.22116/jiems.2020.221672.1342

Abstract
  Today's competitive conditions have caused the projects to be carried out in the least possible time with limited resources. Therefore, managing and scheduling a project is a necessity for the project. The timing of a project is to specify a sequence of times for a series of related activities. According ...  Read More

3. Developing an urban congestion pricing model by considering sustainability improvement and using a multi-objective optimization approach

Mansooreh Iravani; Reza Bashirzadeh; M. J. Tarokh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 56-76

http://dx.doi.org/10.22116/jiems.2019.178753.1262

Abstract
  This paper introduces a Travel Demand Management (TDM) model in order to decrease the transportation externalities by affecting on passengers’travel choices. Thus, a bi-objective bi-modal optimization model for road pricing is developed aiming to enhance environmental and social sustainability ...  Read More

4. An economic analysis for integrated bi-objective biofuel supply chain design using support vector machine

Masoud Rabbani; Amin Abazari; Hamed Farrokhi-Asl

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 77-97

http://dx.doi.org/10.22116/jiems.2020.200780.1300

Abstract
  Using second-generation biomass and biofuel deal with environmental pollution and CO2 emissions. Therefore, this paper design an integrated multi-period bi-objective biofuel supply chain network using support vector machine (SVM) and economic analysis to reduce the cost of generating biofuels and CO2 ...  Read More

5. A multi-objective optimization model for multiple project scheduling and multi-skill human resource assignment problem based on learning and forgetting effect and activities' quality level

Milad Hematian; Mirmehdi Seyyedesfahani; Iraj Mahdavi; Nezam Mahdavi Amiri; Javad Rezaeian

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 98-118

http://dx.doi.org/10.22116/jiems.2020.210566.1319

Abstract
  One of the most important aspects of human resource management is the allocation of the workforce to activities. Human resource assignment to project activities for its scheduling is one of the most real and common issues in project management and scheduling. This becomes even more significant when human ...  Read More

6. A fuzzy based genetic algorithm for optimizing the pedestrian walking network; case study historic district of Tehran

Sajed Rastbin; Mehrdad Gholami Shahbandi; Pouya Soudmand

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 119-138

http://dx.doi.org/10.22116/jiems.2020.176389.1256

Abstract
  Fast growth of motorized transportation infrastructures in the cities is a consequence of the urbanization process. Despite the undeniable benefits of the developments, some unwelcome social-environmental damages have been occurred. On top of the list, the movements of the pedestrians and their participation ...  Read More

7. Using revenue management technique to allocate the capacity in reliable hub network design under uncertain air passenger traffic

Mojtaba Salehi; Hamid Tikani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 139-164

http://dx.doi.org/10.22116/jiems.2020.195853.1293

Abstract
  This paper introduces a two stage stochastic programming to address strategic hub location decisions and tactical flight routes decisions for various customer classes considering uncertainty in demands. We considered the airline network with the arc capacitated single hub location problem based on complete–star ...  Read More

8. Supply chain management in hospitality and its impact on competitive advantage, hotel, and supply chain performance

Nasser Safaie; Ali Nazeri; Anita Mottakiani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 166-185

http://dx.doi.org/10.22116/jiems.2020.199227.1299

Abstract
  In this study, the relationship between supply chain management functions, supply chain performance, competitive advantage, and organizational performance in the hospitality were investigated. The objective of this study was to assess the performance of supply chains and management in the hospitality. ...  Read More