International Journal of Human Capital in Urban Management (IJHCUM) is an open access, quarterly FREE CHARGE Publication affiliated with Tehran Urban Planning and Research Center (TUPRC), supported by Iranian Association of Public Administration (IAPA). The title publishes original research papers, reviews, case studies and short communication covering all aspects of urban management. This Journal is committed to follow the Ethics in Publishing Committee (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical law. All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through a trustworthy software named iThenticate to be assured about its originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by the international reviewers. The IJHCUM Journal has been indexed in the well-known world databases mainly; Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)EBSCOhost, Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals (MIAR), Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC), National Center for Biotechnology Information, (NCBI)WorldCat, Google Scholar and so on. IJHCUM has also gained a Scientific rank "A" from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. 

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Adsorption studies of Iodine removal by low-cost Bioinspired Mushuma and Mupane bark derived adsorbents for urban and rural wastewater reuse

O. Gotore; V. Mushayi; R. Rameshprabu; L. Gochayi; T. Itayama

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, Pages 297-308

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.03.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Water pollution and scarcity are becoming a serious challenge worldwide and methods of treating or recycling the wastewater are becoming expensive, especially in rural areas of least developed countries. An affordable wastewater recycling approach is imminent and should be ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Conceptual model of the role of urban pause space in promoting social interactions

Z. Yaghoubpour; F. Habib; Z.S.S. Zarabadi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, Pages 309-326

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.03.02

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  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Urban pause refers to those places where social interactions, human communication and the presence of people, which is the identity and meaning of the environment, are formed and are a place for citizens to gather. In fact, it is a pedestrian area or a public place for urban ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
Leadership style and company performance in the manufacturing industry

L. Wei; HL. Vasudevan

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, Pages 327-340

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.03.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Leadership styles will have different effects on company performance, so many literatures in China study the relationship between leadership styles and company performance in manufacturing. The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between leadership styles ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban and municipalities management
Application of Data Envelopment Analysis to assess the efficiency using income aspect in the local government

A. Jafari Shahrestani; E. Sangi; H. Mazaherian; S. Movaghar Hoor

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, Pages 341-356

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.03.04

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  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Given the tremendous progress of today's societies and the expectations of the people from public institutions that are increasing day by day, having complex organizations is inevitable. As a non-parametric border method, data envelopment analysis approach has been presented ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Toward behavior-based placemaking: the evolution of place concept in urban design knowledge

A.R. Sadeghi; F. Shahvaran; A.R. Gholami; T. Feyzabi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, Pages 357-372

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.03.05

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  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The concept of place as a multidimensional approach in the evolution of urban design concepts has always sought to improve the quality of urban environments and spaces. “Place” results from humans’ environmental experiences and cognition of space which is ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
Designing organizational trauma models in the sport organizations

A.A. Bayati; A. Khodayari; N. Khalife

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, Pages 373-382

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.03.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVS: The theory of organizational trauma or organizational crisis, is one of the theories to deal with organizational unrest. Some of these crises show signs of a traumatic experience. If not properly managed, the experience of mass harm appears to disappear under the surface behind ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Sustainable urban infrastructure
Is there a connection between tariffs and economic growth? A computable general equilibrium analysis based on the Global Trade Analysis Project model

S.Sh. Hossain; H. Delin; M. Mingying

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, Pages 383-392

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.03.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Tariff policy has a significant impact on a country's economic progress. The primary objective of this paper was to describe the construction of the Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model and then analyze the economic impacts among simulated countries by introducing policy ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
Designing and explaining the model of factors influencing the formation of a career path with a postmodern approach

M. Saveh; D. Gholamzadeh; H Safarzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, Pages 393-404

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.03.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Rapid technological advances, widespread globalization advances, and the strong desire of people to change their career paths make the question of job and career path selection and decision making, and future predictions important today. Future work self is a new concept in ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban architecture, design, development and planning
An investigation into vandalism and its effects on urban beauty

S. Arefpour; M.R. Anvari; Gh.R. Miri

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, Pages 405-416

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.03.09

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Vandalism or intentional destruction of public property and belongings is one of the social hazards that always leads to huge jeopardy and damage to municipal facades, furniture, municipal spaces and distorts the beauty of the city. In this regard, the present study investigated ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Direct and indirect analysis of contamination levels in lakes of two adjacent areas

J. Figueroa Jiménez1; N. Guerrero Del Castillo; J. C. Musa Wasil; K. Malave-Llamas; C. Morales Agrinzoni

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, Pages 417-432

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.03.10

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  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:  In the state of Florida there are more than 2.5 million acres of fresh water available; rivers, streams, springs, artificial canals, wetlands, and lakes. Polk and Osceola Counties are under a class III classification, which means that are considered recreational waters, ...  Read More

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

M. Khakzand; S. Babaei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 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
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 , January 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

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

H. Abaeian; R. Madani; A. Bahramian

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 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

Exchange rate volatility and its effect on stock market volatility

K. Kennedy; F. Nourzad

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 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 health, safety and environment (HSE)
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 , January 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 ARTICLE Urban and municipalities management
Determinants of technical inefficiency in solid waste collection service

L.A. Chamwali; A.J. Mzava; S. Watundu

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 June 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2022.551552.1504

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Developing countries have been experiencing a rapid increase in their population. This comes in hand with more human activity and hence increased solid waste generation as one of the by-products. The continuous surge in solid waste generation is a challenge to these countries. ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
Developing a model to promote employee engagement in the organization using the Grounded theory

S. Abrishamirad; M. Kordi; T. Abbasi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2022

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: For public organizations such as municipalities, which are run by the public budget and limited public sector resources and are responsible for providing services to a large part of the community with multiple needs, having a committed and dedicated staff is important. Engagement ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban and municipalities management
Identify and prioritize the factors affecting fiscal discipline in Municipalities

S. Motahari; A. Taftiyan; M. Moeinadin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 June 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2022.551600.1502

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Global events in recent months, such as the (COVID-19) pandemic, have put pressures on the public budget Especially in municipalities that have made it more difficult to understand and measure. Meanwhile, Fiscal discipline as one of the most basic concepts of optimal management ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
Providing a lean human resources management model

D. Halvachizadeh; Gh. Memarzadeh; N. Mohammadi; H. Doroudi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 June 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2022.547762.1493

Abstract
  BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES: Quick advancement of technology, rising risks, globalization, and expectations for privatization are among the environmental characteristics that current organizations are facing. To be successful in this setting, lean human resources provide a competitive advantage, which ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Investigation of spatial-physical development model based on spatial analysis, GIS and Holdern entropy model

M. Jahanbani; E. Lashkari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2022.552784.1509

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Irregular and unplanned development of cities has led to some difficulties with the natural environment and human well-being reflected in the inappropriate spatial structure. Perception of physical-spatial pattern leads to the invention of appropriate policies to equitable ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
The relationship between technology and economic growth: The moderating role of human capital

M. Pourehtesham

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 June 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2022.544249.1480

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Most economists believe that the lack of investment in manpower is the cause of low economic growth in developing countries, and as long as these countries do not use their knowledge to improve their professional skills, the return on labor and capital will remain at a low ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
Evaluation of the impact of strategic human resource management subsystems on improving innovation capability

S. Amani; M. Mosakhani; K. Daneshfard

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.02.019

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVS: Today, creative and innovative manpower is one of the most important assets and capital of organizations. Although strategic human resource management can be effective in enhancing employee innovation capability, not many research examined the impact of this type of management ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Evaluation of the energy consumption mechanism of settlements in urban morphology context

H. Karamozian; S. Zanganeh Shahraki; R. Farhudi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2022.546089.1487

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: According to global statistics, the amount of energy consumption in recent decades has grown uncontrollably and maximally due to the energy consumption in urban fabrics, except for transportation, which is clearly the quality of placement and construction of building masses ...  Read More

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