Volume 8 (2021)
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 9
Number of Issues 17
Number of Articles 150
Number of Contributors 352
Article View 128,655
PDF Download 84,675
View Per Article 857.7
PDF Download Per Article 564.5
Accepted Submissions 150
Acceptance Rate (Percent) 25
Average Accept Date (Days) 172
Number of Indexing Databases 7
Number of Reviewers 264



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: 25%
  • Average Accept Date: 174 days
  • Average Time to First Review: 60 days
  • 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 2, 2021

The Next Issue:

  • Volume 9, Issue 1, 2022 


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.

Just-in-time parallel job scheduling: A novel algorithm

Javad Behnamian

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-12


  This research extends a two-phase algorithm for parallel job scheduling problem by considering earliness and tardiness as multi-objective functions. Here, it is also assumed that the jobs may use more than one machine at the same time, which is known as parallel job scheduling. In the first phase, jobs ...  Read More

Development of a range-adjusted measure-based common set of weights for dynamic network data envelopment analysis using a multi-objective fractional programming approach

Hoda Moradi; Mozhde Rabbani; Hamid Babaei Meybodi; Mohammad Taghi Honari

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 13-32


  This paper presents a common set of weights (CSWs) method for multi-stage or network structured decision-making units (DMUs). The decision-making approaches proposed here consist of three stages. In the first step, a hybrid dynamic network data envelopment analysis (DNDEA) model is used to determine ...  Read More

A FIS-based fuzzy Kano’s model for consumer needs analysis

Esmaeil Akhondi Bajegani; Seyed hosein Eiranmanesh; Amirreza Zare

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 33-44


  Nowadays, not only improving service levels is not sufficient for consumer satisfaction, but also, the consumers themselves determine product or service quality. In other words, we can interpret quality as "the degree of accordance with the consumer's need." Therefore, we should look for solutions to ...  Read More

Perishable food supply chain coordination with multiplicative demand function of price, shelf-life duration, and green technology investment under revenue-sharing contract

Maryam Noroozi; Mohammad Reza Gholamian

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 45-63


  In the proposed study, an inventory model of a two-echelon green perishable supply chain which consists of one manufacturer and one retailer is investigated. The produced items have a deterministic shelf life and will be removed from the shelves when they reach to their expiration date. A novel formulation ...  Read More

Evaluation of green supply chain performance using balanced scorecard and data envelopment analysis

Fatemeh Amirbeygi; Seyyed Hosein Seyyed Esfahani; Behrooz Khorshidvand

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 64-85


  Environmental pollution and the deterioration of natural resources are now considered significant challenges in human societies. In fact, environmental pollution is mainly caused by manufacturing industries. Most industries (e.g., the cement industry) employ the green supply chain to overcome ecological ...  Read More

Machine learning decision tree based on regression in data mining to extract more knowledge

Zahra Jiryaei Sharahi; Yahia Zare Mehrjerdi; Mohammad Saleh Owlia; Masoud Abessi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 86-112


  In a data-driven decision-making process, there are various types of data that should be thoroughly processed and analyzed. Data mining is a well-recognized method to obtain such information by analyzing data and transforming it into actionable insights for further use. Among the various data mining ...  Read More

A two-objective setting for reducing costs and ergonomic risks of U-shaped assembly line balancing collaborated by robots and human workers

Hasan Mehrmanesh; Neda Mozaffari; Mahmud Mohamadi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 113-128


  Balancing the production system’s resources like budget, equipment, and workers is one of the most important concerns of production managers. Managers seek to find an optimal way to balance their resources in production systems. By evaluating U-shaped assembly line papers, this investigation adds ...  Read More

Lot-Sizing and scheduling in a flexible job-shop environment considering energy efficiency

Arezoo Osati; Esmaeil Mehdizadeh; Sadoullah Ebrahimnejad

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 129-147


  The purpose of this paper is to optimize the integrated problem of lot-sizing and scheduling in a flexible job-shop environment considering energy efficiency. The main contribution of the paper is simultaneously considering lot-sizing and scheduling decisions, while accounting for energy efficiency.  ...  Read More

Integrated production-inventory-routing problem incorporating greenness consideration: A mathematical model and heuristic solver

Seyed Ahmad Razavi; Adel Aazami; Mohammad Reza Rasouli; Ali Papi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 148-169


  This research focuses on the integrated production-inventory-routing planning (PIRP) problem, which persuades necessary decisions to study the supply chains (SCs). Previous research studies confirm that corporations coping with production, inventory, and routing problems, can remarkably decrease the ...  Read More

The effect of COVID-19 on audit quality during social distancing

Parichehr Zamani Fard; ahmad goudarzi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 170-181


  The high rate of outbreaks of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (QUID-19) is a warning about health, economic, and social issues that are affecting the whole world. The COVID-19 pandemic has had many financial and economic implications worldwide. These economic turbulences, along with market uncertainty, ...  Read More

Optimizing boehmite production process using goal programming approach (Case study: Iranian west mineral applied research center)

Mohammad Aali; Shahram Saeidi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 182-195


  In this research, a goal programming model is proposed for optimizing the production of Boehmite in the Iranian West Minerals Applied Research Center (IWMARC). This product can be produced using internal or external methods and currently is produced traditionally, and the production process is not optimal. ...  Read More

Strategies for service, price, and lot size with a capacitated manufacturer and multi retailers in a VMI system

Marzieh Karimi; Hasan Khademi zare; Yahia Zare Mehrjerdi; Mohammad-Bagher Fakhrzad

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 196-212


  Vendor-managed inventory (VMI) is a popular inventory management system that allows a vendor to access sales data and manage inventory levels for his retailers. The formulation of service level and pricing decisions are finite in the VMI model literature. The study examines how a manufacturer and its ...  Read More

Hybrid PSO-GSA based approach for feature selection

Monireh Hosseini; Mahjoob Sadat Navabi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2023

  With the development and widespread use of social networks among people, high-volume data is produced and the analysis of this data can be useful in many areas, including people's daily lives. Classification of this volume of data using traditional methods is a very difficult, time-consuming, and low-accuracy ...  Read More

Flexible flow shop scheduling with forward and reverse flow under uncertainty using the red deer algorithm

Alireza Aliahmadi; Javid Gharemani-Nahr; Hamed Nozari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 February 2023

  This paper discusses the modeling and solution of a flexible flow shop scheduling problem with forward and reverse flow (FFSP-FR). The purpose of presenting this mathematical model is to achieve a suitable solution to reduce the completion time (Cmax) in forward flow (such as assembling parts to deliver ...  Read More

Evaluation of employees' performance by type-2 fuzzy ranking

Hamid Reza Aghamiri; Esmaeil Mehdizadeh; Habib Reza Gholami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 February 2023

  Today, the proper and effective performance of employees is one of the keys to the success of organizations. Good performance refers to high efficiency, quality, profitability, and customer orientation. One of the most important duties of human resource managers is to design and establish employee performance ...  Read More

Designing a strategic financial framework for digital start-ups

Ali Eslamibidkoli; Mohammad Reza Sadeghi Moghadam; Tahmurath Hasangholipour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 February 2023

  Emerging companies or start-ups are growing rapidly and their number is increasing every day so that the number of knowledge-based and start-up companies in Iran has increased from about 55 companies in 2013 to more than 5965 companies in 2021. The capital element is the main and most productive factor ...  Read More

A bi-objective model for the firefighter problem to maximize fire protection with minimum firefighters

Shaaban ALI Hoseinpour; Behrouz Afshar Nadjafi; Seyed Taghi Akhavan Niaki

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2023

  The firefighter problem on a graph, depending on the environment, the graph can be continuous or discrete, which includes tree, cubic, regular and irregular graphs, etc., is described in such a way that by starting a fire from a series of vertices, the goal is to contain the fire with the maximum number ...  Read More

Emergency order planning to produce multi product under disruptions with single and multiple sourcing

Ehsan Mardan; Rezvane Kashani; Reza Kamranrad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2023

  Supply chains in the world are increasingly exposed to disruptions caused by disasters in every part of the world. The emergence of risk in today's business environment due to globalization, disruptions, poor infrastructure, forecast errors and various uncertainties affects every management decision. ...  Read More

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