ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban Management and Public Health
1. Frequency of electronics-waste generated heavy metals in urban waterways

T.D. Adeniyi; P.U. Achukwu; A.A. Abubakar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 89-100

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.001

Abstract
  Heavy metals are one of the dreadful environmental pollutants. Its toxicity is a menace to the ecosystem and has attracted global concern over the decades. The attendant uncontrolled disposal and recycling of electronic-waste (e-waste) has greatly influence the elevated concentration of heavy metals ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban architecture, design, development and planning
2. Comparative analysis between qualitative norms of ancient Iranian urbanism and western urban design approaches

F. Heidari; M. Sattarzad Fathi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 101-112

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.002

Abstract
  The rich identity, originality and validity of the “Ancient Iranian Urbanism and Architecture”, always have been stimulating the urban designers and planners to have research about their valuable qualities and historical principles. Unlike the past, today’s Iranian cities have inefficient ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
3. Evaluation of cement dust effects on soil microbial biomass and chlorophyll content of Triticum aestivum L. and Hordeum vulgare L.

M. Alavi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 113-124

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.003

Abstract
  ABSTRACT: Overall plant growth and microbial biomass can be effected by dust accumulation. The chloroform fumigation-extraction method was used to evaluating the effect of cement dust pollution emitted from Kurdistan cement factory on soil microbial biomass carbon. Chlorophyll content (a, b and total) ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
4. Assessment of the local communities’ knowledge on mangrove ecology

M. Sawairnathan; N. Halimoon

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 125-138

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.004

Abstract
  The Kuala Selangor mangrove forest are facing massive reclamation for economic development but the conservation aspect and fisheries values of mangroves have been ignored in the decision-making process. The local community support and awareness of the mangrove forest conservation are still doubtful. ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Human Capital in Urban Management
5. Effective indicators in human capital productivity of urban management organization

B. Mirafshar; M.R. Babaei; E. Rostamy Roochi; A. Rashidi; V. Pourahad

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 139-146

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.005

Abstract
  Human capital is considered as a strategic resource among the main resources of any organization and an important factor in producing and presenting services to the society. Improving the productivity of human capital is the main cause of the improvement of productivity in organizations. Management of ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Human Capital in Urban Management
6. Study of the relationship between managers leadership style and employees Satisfaction based on Likert theory

B. Tajedin; M. Moradi; M. Alitabrizi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 147-154

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.006

Abstract
  This study aims at identifying the relationship between managers’ leadership style and employees’ job satisfaction. To achieve this aim and to examine the research hypotheses, two types of questionnaires, including Likert scale for leadership style and Job descriptive index for job satisfaction, ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
7. Removal of total petroleum hydrocarbons from polluted urban soils of the outskirts of Ahvaz, southwestern Iran

A. Takdastan; M. Kardani; H. Janadeleh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 155-162

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.007

Abstract
  Earlier phases of economic expansion and urban development have resulted in significant sources of urban soil contamination. Petroleum hydrocarbons are one of the most common groups of persistent organic contaminants in the environment. In this study, two types of treatment in 3 concentrations were prepared ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban Management and Public Health
8. Livestock slaughterhouses waste management in urban environment

S. Golbaz; M. Farzadkia; A. Vanani; M.M. Emamjomeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 163-170

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.008

Abstract
  The current study presents an investigation on the waste management in the cattle slaughterhouse by the following objectives: a) to identify the existing waste management practices in relation to sources, quantity and characteristic of wastes; b) to identify the situation of production, collection, storage, ...  Read More