ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
1. Fuzzy Multi-criteria decision making approach for human capital evaluation of municipal districts

A. Gholipour; E. Ebrahimi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 1-8


  People in every organization could be considered as the most important resource which contributes to the development of that organization. In fact, human capital is the most important dimension of organization’s intellectual capital especially in service-oriented organizations like municipality. ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Information and communications technology in Urban Management
2. Identifying the obstacles to green human resource management practices in Iran

S. Vahdati; S. Vahdati

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 9-18


  As green human resource management is known as a way of promotion of sustainable employee practices with the help of interface of every employee, there has always been a question in mind why in some societies green human resource management practices cannot be implemented effectively. The purpose of ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
3. Design an optimized model to improve natural ventilation thorough the roof orientation

Z. Alaghehmandan; M. Mahmoudi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 19-30


  Natural ventilation is among those effective methods that is useful in hot dry climates. One of its important uses is in the atrium spaces in the office buildings. Although, as a passive solution, it has a significant impact on the reduction of energy consumption, the control of inlet and outflow of ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
4. Meiofauna and macrofauna community structure in relation with environmental factors at South of Caspian Sea

M. Zarghami; F. Nazarhaghighi; M. R. Fatemi; R. Mousavi Nadoushan; M. Sohrabi Mollayousefi; B. Moghaddasi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 31-44


  Biodiversity and distribution of benthic Meiobenthos in the sediments of the Southern Caspian Sea) Mazandaran) was studied in order to introduce and determine their relationship with the environmental factors. From 12 stations (ranging in depths 5, 10, 20 and 50 meters), sediment samples were gathered ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Human capital in urban management
5. Studying the influence of emotional intelligence on the organizational innovation

M. Tajpour; F. Moradi; S. E. Jalali

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 45-52


  In the last decades, large organizations have paid more attention to the topics such as creativity and innovation in organizational level because of changes and evolutions in the increasing competition field and unreliable environmental conditions. This research investigates the influence of emotional ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban transportation systems and traffic management
6. E-shopping and in-store shopping status in Tehran: Can e-shopping reduce traffic in the future?

A. Edrisi; H. Ganjipour

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 53-60


  Nowadays Information and Communication Technology effects on all aspects of human activities, such as teleworking, electronic commerce, electronic banking, electronic learning, etc. the most of these services can prevent unnecessary travels in cities especially in rush hour. The aim of this study is ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban civil engineering and related management issues
7. Performance evaluation of green roofs in urban runoff reduction

Z. Khorsandi Kouhanestani; S. Dehdari; M. Jafarizadeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 61-68


  Urbanism directly affects the hydrological cycle. One of the ways to manage runoffs in urban areas that is considered nowadays is green roof creation. Green roof is mainly created in humid and semi-humid areas, and efficiency of green roofs in arid and semi-arid areas has attracted less attention. In ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban architecture, design, development and planning
8. The role of façades in the formation of physical identity in the Iranian cities

M. Sattarzad Fathi; F. Heidari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 69-80


  The physical identity in the urban areas can be considered as a concept which is influenced by the way of arranging the urban body. As a matter of fact, the appropriate coordination and the compatibility of physical components, such as the urban façades, can definitely facilitate the reorganization ...  Read More