Investigating the missing data effect on credit scoring rule based models: The case of an Iranian bank

Seyed Mahdi Sadatrasoul; Zeynab Hajimohammadi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2018, Pages 1-12

  Credit risk management is a process in which banks estimate probability of default (PD) for each loan applicant. Data sets of previous loan applicants are built by gathering their data, and these internal data sets are usually completed using external credit bureau’s data and finally used for estimating ...  Read More

A bi-level programming approach to coordinating pricing and ordering decisions in a multi-channel supply chain

Reza Pakdel Mehrabani; Abbas Seifi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2018, Pages 13-37

  This paper investigates the Stackelberg equilibrium for pricing and ordering decisions in a multi-channel supply chain. We study a situation where a manufacturer is going to open a direct online channel in addition to n existing traditional retail channels. It is assumed that the manufacturer is the ...  Read More

Adaptive aggregate production planning with fuzzy goal programming approach

Ashkan Ayough

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2018, Pages 38-60

  Aggregate production planning (APP) determines the optimal production plan for the medium term planning horizon. The purpose of the APP is effective utilization of existing capacities through facing the fluctuations in demand. Recently, fuzzy approaches have been applied for APP focusing on vague nature ...  Read More

Technical performance evaluation of ERP packages with two-stage DEA approach

Mojtaba Arab Momeni; Saeed Yaghoubi; Mina Ebrahimi Arjestan

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2018, Pages 61-83

  Enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems attract many attentions from industry sector because of their ability to facilitate and integrate the enterprise operations. However, many expenses accompany the implementation of these systems and consecutive changes which doing a precise and comprehensive ...  Read More

Identifying and classifying the factors affecting risk in automobile hull insurance in Iran using fuzzy Delphi method and factor analysis

Zahra Shams Esfandabadi; Mir Mehdi Seyyed Esfahani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2018, Pages 84-96

  Automobile hull insurance has attracted much attention due to the high rate of vehicle applications in daily lives. Since purchasing these policies is optional in Iran and their premium rates are set competitively, a competition is formed among the insurance companies for attracting low risk drivers. ...  Read More

Investigation of the two-machine flow shop scheduling problem to minimize total energy costs with time-dependent energy prices

Amir Ebrahimzadeh Pilerood; Mehdi Heydari; Mohammad Mahdavi Mazdeh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2018, Pages 97-112

  In this paper, the problem of two-machine flow shop scheduling to minimize total energy costs under time-of-use tariffs is investigated. As the objective function of this study is not a regular measure, allowing intentional idle-time can be advantageous. So this study considers two approaches, one for ...  Read More