Research Paper Manufacturing and Logistics
A new model for balancing between asset sharing risk and responsiveness: developing the augmented ɛ-constraint method

Hamid Saffari; Morteza Abbasi; Jafar Gheidar-Kheljani

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 106-128

  In recent years, responsiveness in the Supply Chain Network (SCN) has been considered to improve competitiveness because customers are the most significant part of a supply chain, and promptly meeting customer demand is substantial. In this article, to deal with the technological risks, the Reinforcement ...  Read More

Review Paper Total quality management and quality engineering
Measurement of service quality and customer satisfaction in the SME industry: literature study

Supriyati Supriyati; Tri Ngudi Wiyatno

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 129-142

  SMEs is one of the pillars that can improve people's lives and is very meaningful for the government. In order for SMEs to continue to develop, even increase, it is necessary to measure service quality and customer satisfaction so that SMEs can identify weaknesses in their business as evaluation material. ...  Read More

Research Paper Design of Mechanical and Thermal Systems
Thermodynamic analysis of hybrid-nanofluids-zeotropic mixtures in a vapour compression refrigeration system (VCRS) based on exergy principles

Aniekan Essienubong Ikpe; Ekpenyong Akanimo Udofia; Emmanuel Odeh

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 143-154

  Cooling refrigeration systems ingest prime energy and contribute to universal negative impact due to ecologically unfavorable working fluids used. Hence, the quest to improve the performance of Vapour Compression Refrigeration System (VCRS) with more efficient and eco-friendly refrigerant such as nanoparticles ...  Read More

Research Paper Decision analysis and methods
The utilization of MARCOS method for different engineering applications: a comparative study

Ahmed El-Araby

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 155-164

  Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) methods are used widely by researchers to make decisions in the presence of numerous criteria. It is essential to make the right decision for the most of engineering applications which makes the decision-making process more complex and requires further analysis. ...  Read More

Research Paper Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Classifications of linking activities based on their inefficiencies in Network DEA

Reza Rasi Nojehdehi; Hadi Bagherzadeh Valami; Seyyed Esmaeil Najafi

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 165-176

  Network DEA models deal with measurements of relative efficiency of Decision-Making Units (DMUs) when the insight of their internal structures is available. In network models, sub-processes are connected by links or intermediate products. Links have the dual role of output from one division or sub-process ...  Read More

Research Paper Management Sciences
Identifying effective factors of organizational resilience: a meta-synthesis study

Yaser Hamidavi Nasab; Maghsoud Amiri; Amirreza Keyghobadi; Kiamars Fathi Hafshejani; Hessam Zandhessami

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 177-196

  All organizations inevitably must deal with various critical situations. This requires providing the necessary resilience-building infrastructure and facilities. A review of the research literature reveals that scholars have examined factors affecting Organizational Resilience (OR) from different perspectives. ...  Read More

Research Paper Medical and pharmaceutical applications
How metaheuristic algorithms can help in feature selection for Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Farzaneh Salami; Ali Bozorgi-Amiri; Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 197-204

  Feature selection is the process of picking the most effective feature among a considerable number of features in the dataset. However, choosing the best subset that gives a higher performance in classification is challenging. This study constructed and validated multiple metaheuristic algorithms to ...  Read More