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