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International Journal of Research in Industrial Engineering is an international scholarly open access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, and fully refereed journal published quarterly. This journal provides a domain for professionals, academicians, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners working in the fields of industrial engineering, reliability engineering, TQM, management, applied mathematics, and globalization to present their research findings, propose new methodologies, disseminate the latest findings, and to learn from each other’s research directions. IJRIE focuses on applied research in the areas of industrial engineering with a bearing on inter and intradisciplinary research. This journal publishes full-length research manuscripts, insightful research, and practice notes, as well as case studies.

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Industrial Management
1. Implementation of Six Sigma DMAIC methodology for increasing the competitiveness of SMEs in Ethiopia

A. Y. Ali

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 1-8


  Six Sigma has gained wide acceptance as an improvement methodology to enhance the organization competitiveness in market. For SMEs building a competitive advantage is a difficult task. Changes in the economic environment affect the way such entities perceive factors which could help them not only survive ...  Read More

Computational Intelligence
2. Frontal and non-frontal face detection using deep neural networks (DNN)

N. Prasad; B. Rajpal; K. K. R. Mangalore; R. Shastri; N. Pradeep

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 9-21


  Face recognition has always been one of the most searched and popular applications of object detection, starting from the early seventies. Facial recognition is used for access control, authentication, fraud detection, surveillance, and by individuals to unlock their devices. The less intrusive and robustness ...  Read More

Inventory, logistics, and transportation
3. A conceptual framework of green smart IoT-based supply chain management

H. Nozari; M. Fallah; A. Szmelter-Jarosz

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 22-34


  The green smart supply chain is a phenomenon that has emerged as a result of the development of sustainable and smart business and information technology trends. Sustainable and green supply chains are an innovative phenomenon that uses information technology to improve the quality of activities in operating ...  Read More

Inventory, logistics, and transportation
4. Customers' satisfaction with the level of service in Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, Nigeria

U. G. Chike; M. S. Stephens

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 35-45


  The aim of this study is to examine customers’ satisfaction with the level of service in Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, Nigeria; so as to identify the service attributes requiring managerial attention in the airport. The study evaluated twenty eight service attributes in ...  Read More

5. Applying flexible job shop scheduling in patients management to optimize processing time in hospitals.

N. MD. Sarfaraj; Md. L. R. Lingkon; N. Zahan

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 46-55


  The continuous growth of the population causes an increased demand for our healthcare services. Insufficient hospitals face challenges to serve the patient within a preferable duration. Long lines in front of counters increase the processing time of a patient. From the entry to the completion, plenty ...  Read More

Industrial Management
6. Presentation and implementation multi-objective mathematical models to balance the assembly line

E. Shadkam; F. Ghavidel

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 56-66


  The use of assembly lines is one of the important approaches in mass production of industrial products. Imbalance of assembly lines increases cycle time and idle times, resulting in reduced production rates, line efficiency, and increased system costs, which ultimately lead to low productivity. A hybrid ...  Read More

Engineering Optimization
7. Data envelopment analysis for estimate efficiency and ranking operating rooms: a case study

Sh. Ghasemi; A. Aghsami; M. Rabbani

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 67-86


  Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is one of the non-parametric methods for evaluating each unit's efficiency. Limited resources in the healthcare system are the main reason for measuring the efficiency of hospitals. Because Operating Rooms (OR) are the most vital part of any hospital, we determine the ...  Read More

Facility location, layout, design, and materials handling
1. Finding optimum facility’s layout by developed simulated annealing algorithm

H. Jafari; M. Ehsanifar; A. Sheykhan

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 172-182


  The Quadratic Assignment Problem (QAP) is one of the problems of combinatorial optimization belonging to the NP-hard problems’ class and has a wide application in the placement of facilities. Thus far, many efforts have been made to solve this problem and countless algorithms have been developed ...  Read More

2. Development of a doctor scheduling system: a constraint satisfaction and penalty minimisation scheduling model

T. Chawasemerwa; I. W. Taifa; D. Hartmann

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 396-422


  Doctor scheduling is a complex, costly and time-consuming exercise. This study develops a constraint satisfaction and penalty minimisation scheduling model for meeting ‘hard constraints’ and minimises the cost of violating ‘soft constraints’, i.e. the user inputs, the total number ...  Read More

3. Duplicate Genetic Algorithm for Scheduling a Bi-Objective Flexible Job Shop Problem

H. Mohammadi-Andargoli; R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam; N. Shahsavari Pour; M.H. Abolhasani-Ashkezari

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer 2012, , Pages 10-26

  This paper addresses the permutation of a flexible job shop problem that minimizes the makespan and total idleness as a bi-objective problem. This optimization problem is an NP-hard one because a large solution space allocated to it. We use a duplicate genetic algorithm (DGA) to solve the problem, which ...  Read More

Fuzzy optimization
4. Organizational Performance Evaluation Considering Human Capital Management Approach by Fuzzy-DEA: A Case Study

M. M. Tavakoli; B. Molavi; H. Shirouyehzad

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 1-16


  In recent years, researchers in their studies considered human capital as one of the most important capitals of every organization and even some of them placed it beyond this definition and introduced it as the unique factor of creating the competitive advantage in the organization. Due to the importance ...  Read More

Decision analysis and methods
5. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis under Fuzzy Environment Using Fuzzy Axiomatic Design Approach

H. R. Seiti; A. Behnampour; D. M. Imani; M. Houshmand

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 51-68


  Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is being widely used to detect and eliminate known and/or potential failures, problems, errors and so on from system design, process, and/or service, before they reach the customer. It can be done by calculating the risk priority number which is the product of ...  Read More

Decision analysis and methods
1. Greedy Algorithm for Solving Student Allocation Problem in Internship Program: A Case Study

Abdella Yimam Ali

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 April 2021


  This paper presented greedy algorithm for solving student allocation problem that has arisen in internship program. In internship program, engineering students stay one semester in industries which are located across the country and teachers visit students once/twice for supervision during the program. ...  Read More

Decision analysis and methods
2. Development of a Multi-Period Multi-Attribute Group Decision-Making Method Using Type- 2 Fuzzy Set of Linguistic Variables

ali dehghani filabadi; gholamreza hesamian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 May 2021


  Recently, fuzzy linguistic variables have gained a great deal of attention from researchers in many decision-making problems. In this problems, type-2 fuzzy sets have been used to better cover linguistic data uncertainty. However, many of research works in this regard have been performed in type-2 fuzzy ...  Read More

Facility location, layout, design, and materials handling
3. Using a New Algorithm to Improve the Search Answer in Quadratic Assignment Problem (QAP)

Hossein Jafari; Abbas Sheykhan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 June 2021


  Layout design problem is one of the useful field of study used to increase the efficiency of sources in organizations. In order to achieve an appropriate layout design, it is necessary to define and solve the related nonlinear programming problems. Therefore, using computer in solving the related problems ...  Read More

Supply chain management
4. The study of multi-objective supplier selection problem by a novel hybrid method: COA/ε-Constraint

Elham Shadkam; Mahdi Parvizi; Reza Rajabi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 June 2021


  Today, paying attention to the interests of suppliers in supply chain management strategies is one of the important points in the success of long-term and strategic relationships with suppliers. Not paying enough attention to these points sometimes causes irreparable damage to the overall structure of ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
5. A new model to Measuring efficiency and returns to scale on Data Envelopment Analysis

Daneshian Behrouz; monzeli Abbas abbasali; Ghasem Tohidi; razavyan shabnam; sanei Masud

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 June 2021


  We extend the concept of returns to scale in Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to the weight restriction environments. By adding weight restrictions, the status of returns to scale, i.e. increasing, constant, and decreasing, may need a change. We first define "returns to scale" underweight restrictions ...  Read More

Human factors, ergonomics, and safety
6. Optimal Value Determination for a Shape Changeable Furniture Design Parameters Using Full Factorial Design of Experiment Analysis

Mobasshira Zaman

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 July 2021


  Optimization and selecting effective design parameters are a big issue in the field of product design and development. The optimal value determination for design parameters is a challenge for the furniture industry. Therefore, an appropriate statistical approach is required. In this research the full ...  Read More

Game theory
7. Modeling of the Supply Chain of Cooperative Game between Two Tiers of Retailer and Manufacturer under Conditions of Uncertainty

javid ghahremani nahr; mirreza zahedi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 July 2021


  The design of a repurchase agreement related to the amount of goods remaining in the two-echelon supply chain between the retailer and the manufacturer is examined. Two scenarios are considered quite separately; In the first scenario (decentralized) in which the retailer determines the price of the product ...  Read More

Supply chain management
8. Information System Model for Educational Management in Supply Chain for Thai Higher Education Institutions

artaphon jo chansamut

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 July 2021


  The present study intends to design and assess the suitability of an information system model for educational management in supply chain for Thai higher education institutions. The sample group consists of ten experts in the field of information system, supply chain and curriculum. The data is analyzed ...  Read More

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