Volume 4 (2019)
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 165

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 19

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 10

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No. of contributors

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International Journal of Human Capital in Urban Management (IJHCUM) is an open access, quarterly FREE CHARGE  Publication affiliated with Municipality of Tehran focusing on employment and allocation of human capital for urban management as well as urban multidisciplinary themes such as human resources management, urban HSE, urban services, transportation, and civil management. Presenting practical issues existing in urban management from the perspective of human capital, the journal publishes original research papers, reviews, case studies and short communication covering all aspects of urban management linking the theory with actual applications and providing rigorous, critical analysis of real cases with the objective of identifying best practices in the management of human capital. The IJHCUM Journal has been indexed in the well-known world databases mainly; EBSCO, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC), Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals (MAIR), National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), WorldCat and Google Scholar. The title is supported scientifically in association with Iranian Association of Public Administration and published by Municipality of Tehran-Tehran Urban Research and Planning Center.

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
1. Selected trace elements evaluation in soil from an urban farming area

H.O. Nyandika; E. Kitur; J.K. Nzeve

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 187-198

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.03.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Urban farming makes a substantial influence on the household economy of the urban poor especially in developing countries. Urban soil the hot spot of urban farming is a natural sink for contaminants especially the trace elements derived mainly from anthropogenic activities. ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Sustainable urban infrastructure
2. Optimization-based planning to assess the level of disaster in the city

A. Edrisi; A. Nadi; M. Askari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 199-206

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.03.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: After having struck in a major natural disaster like an earthquake, different organizations run about to decrease losses. The lack of accurate demand information is a common problem that all emergency response organizations have to encounter such a crisis. Evaluation of ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
3. The impact of coronavirus induced general holiday on air quality in urban area

A.A. Nayeem; A.K. Majumder; W.S. Carter

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 207-216

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The Bangladesh government declared a general holiday beginning on March 26, 2020 aimed to combat coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The aim of this study was to assess the impacts of the general holiday on air quality in Dhaka city area of Bangladesh. METHODS: Hourly PM2.5 (aerodynamic ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Human capital in urban management
4. Exploring relationship between the development of small and medium scale enterprises and the employment of universities graduate

S.H. Mesaeli; Y. Vakil Alroaia

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 217-230

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.03.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Over recent years the employment creation discussion was massively raised especially about university graduates and demands from Iran's government increased. The prediction of the youth unemployment rate during the period from 2015 to 2021 showed that with an annual growth ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban transportation systems and traffic management
5. Influence of road transport quality on urban dwellers’ satisfaction

S.O. Olorunfemi; A.O. Adeniran

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 231-240

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.03.05

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The significance of road mobility in any nation cannot be far-fetched or beyond economic purpose, spatial interaction and social integration. It contributes enormously to the livelihood of human existence most especially by facilitating regional complementarity of trade, intervening ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban social and cultural welfare
6. Forming a unique identity derived from cultural values hidden in the collective memories of citizens

Gh. Motalebi; A. sedaghati

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 241-250

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.03.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The city is not just about appearance. People are present and live with architectural and urban spaces. The changes of Bojnord city after becoming the provincial capital have had many and sometimes destructive effects on the city. The issue of bad identity of cities is not ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
7. Impact of rainfall on natural attenuation of diesel and waste oil within urban base transceiver stations

O.N. Theophilus; O. Akaranta; E. Ugwoha

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 251-266

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.03.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Very low grid power penetration in some urban areas has led to telecoms companies investing massively in the deployment of diesel generators (DGs). These deployments have led to diesel and waste oil spill at base transceiver station (BTS) sites during maintenance cycles, impacting ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Human capital in urban management
8. Organizational culture and its impact on organizational productivity

S. Mohammadi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 267-276

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.03.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Organizational culture is a topic that has recently emerged in management knowledge and in the domain of organizational behavior. Following new theories and research in management, organizational culture has become increasingly important and has become one of the central focus ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
1. How traditional symbols can be used as inspiration source in shaping the urban architecture?

M. Khakzand; S. Babaei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 73-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.01.02.001

Abstract
  This paper explores the developing of how designers can search for inspiration source which provided in the form of traditional elements and archetypes and also their role on idea generation in design from building to urban measure. In order to clarify of this, current study focuses on the Far-East region ...  Read More

Human capital in urban management
2. Injustice perceptions and employees misbehavior in a public organization: Exploration the mediating role of employee's cynicism to organization

H. Danaeefard; H.R. Boustani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 9-18

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/ijhcum.2016.01.002

Abstract
  The purpose of the present research was to investigate the relationships between justice perceptions, employee's misbehavior and cynicism to organization because very few studies have looked at the role of justice and cynicism in the prediction of employee's misbehavior in public organizations. According ...  Read More

3. Exchange rate volatility and its effect on stock market volatility

K. Kennedy; F. Nourzad

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 37-46

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/ijhcum.2016.01.005

Abstract
  This paper investigates empirically the effect of volatility of the exchange rate of the U.S. dollar vis-à-vis the euro on U.S. stock market volatility while controlling for a number of drivers of stock return volatility. Using a GARCH(1, 1) model and using weekly data covering the period from ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
4. Ecosystem Biomimicry: A way to achieve thermal comfort in architecture

H. Abaeian; R. Madani; A. Bahramian

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 267-278

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.004

Abstract
  The strategies to reduce the consumption of non-renewable energies in buildings are becoming increasingly important. In the meantime, nature-inspired approaches have emerged as a new strategy to achieve thermal comfort in the interiors. However, the use of these approaches in architecture and buildings ...  Read More

Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
5. Implementation of child safety and health management system by means of FMEA method

B. Akbari Neisiani; S.M. Seyedan; A. Hadian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 65-72

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/ijhcum.2016.01.008

Abstract
  Every year, many accidents leading to physical injuries in kindergartens, indicates that a very large percentage of them are related to the safety concerns and lack of hygiene in these places. Families, due to their busy life style and working hours and also children needs of preschool education, are ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban management and public health
1. Improvements to increase the efficiency of solar dryers for different waste sludge management

z. Amin; N.k. Salihoglu

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: In this study, an integrated phase change material drying system was designed to evaluate the efficiency of the system with the use of renewable solar energy for different types of sludge with different moisture content. METHODS: This study was performed on the wastewater ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Sustainable urban infrastructure
2. Analysis of factors affecting entrepreneurship, market, knowledge management in clean production and sustainable competitive advantage

R. Tayyebirad; Y. Vakil Alroaia

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.04.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: An emerging type of innovation that leads to dramatic improvement in management processes and methods, and at the same time promotes innovation, is entrepreneurship for preserving cleaner production. However, few studies have been conducted to examine the impact of entrepreneurial ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
3. The impact of climate change on economic growth based on time-series evidence, 1969-2016

C. Belford; D. Huang; E. Ceesay; Y.N. Ahmed; L. Sanyang; R.H. Jonga

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Climate change is one of the existential threats of modern times, which deserves urgent attention by policymakers. The objective of this paper is to comprehend the impact of climate change on the Gambian economy both in the short and long-run. METHODS: This paper analyses time ...  Read More

CASE STUDY
4. The impact of entrepreneurial skills on manager's job performance

E. Hosseini; M. Tajpour; M. Lashkarbooluki

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Entrepreneurship has become mandatory for different societies because not only does entrepreneurship make it possible for individuals to access the financial resources generated by the idea but it also facilitates the development of a country by solving problems in a new way. ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Human capital in urban management
5. Proposing a performance measurement framework for the Municipalities

M. Valibeigi; M. Afsharirad; M. Valibeigi; E. Sarhangi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The main objective of this paper is to propose a performance measurement framework for Iranian municipalities as a public institution. METHODS:By selecting Karaj Municipality and referring to Balanced Score-Card Methodology (BSC), an attempt has been made to provide a framework ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
6. Greenhouse gasses emission in the highly urbanized city using geographic information system based analysis

S. Arsalan; A. Imran; A. Khawar; F. Imran; Z. Faiz; S.E. Razzaq; S.S. Razzaq

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 September 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: As the population grows on the earth, transport and industrial sector have become the main parameters whose emissions increase pollutants like greenhouse gasses that have a snowballing impact on urban air quality and life in the area. This study aims to analyze the emission ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
7. The effect of coronavirus restrictions on air quality and exiting daily traffic

M. Moghadami; A. Rasaizadi; M. Askari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This research attempted to analyze the negative and positive aspects of Coronavirus: its effect on air quality and traffic volume. The sample city of this research was Tehran and transportation behavior toward the Coronavirus and minor quarantines in specific. METHODS: Six ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban and municipalities management
8. Sequential extraction and bioavailability of some heavy metals on dumpsite soils in a semi-urban community

O.S. Shokunbi; O.O. Ajayi; D.O. Jegede; O.S. Shokunbi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Solid wastes are composed of organic and inorganic pollutants (heavy metals) that can contaminate soil, underground and surface water; resulting in serious health challenges to humans. The bioavailability of cadmium, chromium, copper, lead and nickel on dumpsite soils, were ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban architecture, design, development and planning
9. Soundscape assessment in historical urban spaces using sound walk method and Kano model

R. Alishahi; A.R. Sadeghi; M. Sholeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Sound is one of the most important tools for recognizing urban spaces. Zandieh area of Shiraz as one of the historic context shaped during the ages hase been chosen in order to obtain a proper response to the individual's perception of urban historic spaces soundscape. The ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
10. Evaluation of temperature and urban heat island variability in days of the week and weekends

P. Nwaerema; S.N. Jiya

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This study evaluated temperature and urban heat island variability in days of the week and weekends of Port Harcourt city, due to the continuous heat stress and resultant health disaster common in tropical countries such as Nigeria. METHODS: The data were generated from field ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban transportation systems and traffic management
11. Traffic management via traffic parameters prediction by using machine learning algorithms

A. Rasaizadi; A. Ardestani; S.E. Seyedabrishami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: One of the short-term strategies to manage the traffic and make a balance between travel supply and demand for the near future is the short-term prediction of traffic parameters and informing the passengers. Therefore passengers are more likely to avoid traveling during traffic ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Human capital in urban management
12. The effects of social capital and human resources on financing and small and medium enterprises performance

N.N. Yuliarmi; N.P. Martini Dewi; S.D. Rustariyuni; A.A.I.N. Marhaeni; G. Andika

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 September 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Small and medium enterprises still exhibit dominant contribution to the economy. SMEs manage to absorb greater labor force and to survive the economic crisis. Various efforts to empower SMEs have been less successful. Financing constraint, low quality of human resources, and ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Human capital in urban management
13. Feasibility study and modeling of the concept of participatory urban management

A.A. Pilehvar

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

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: People usually welcome the spirit of cooperation to meet their needs using different methods and goals. In cities, the formation of non-governmental councils and organizations reflects this trend with the aim of creating equal social opportunities and positions (power, dignity). ...  Read More

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