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International Journal of Human Capital in Urban Management (IJHCUM) is an open access, quarterly FREE CHARGE Publication affiliated with Tehran Urban Research and Planning Center: Tehran Municipality, supported by the 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 following 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 their originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by international reviewers. The IJHCUM Journal has been indexed in well-known world databases mainly; Scopus; Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)EBSCOhost, Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals (MIAR), National Center for Biotechnology Information, (NCBI), WorldCat, Google Scholar, Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC), Scientific Information Database (SID) and so on. IJHCUM has also gained a Scientific rank "A" from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology for 3 consecutive years.

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban communications and services
Formation of the intelligent energy system based on digital technologies in urban management

S. Drobyazko; T. Hilorme; S. Nesterenko; Z. Shatskaya

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 1-16

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2023.01.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The economic consequences of the introduction of digital technologies are projected both at the level of electricity market participants and at the level of the state as a whole. As a result of the introduction of intelligent electricity metering it is possible to achieve energy ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
The effect of team performance on the internationalization of Digital Startups: the mediating role of entrepreneurship

M. Tajpour; S.M. Razavi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 17-30

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2023.01.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Team performance is one of the ways to deal with successive changes from the point of view of experts. Therefore, continuous changes in the work environment and daily work activities require sharing ideas and the need for continuous learning and entrepreneurship. Neglecting ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
Environmental Worry Index-11: development, validity, and reliability

R. Oguntayo; S. F. Agberotimi; P. O. Ajao; O. T. Oladele; A. O. Olaseni; O. D. Ajibewa

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 31-42

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2023.01.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Environmental worry involve primarily the thoughts of some hazardous immediate and long-run side effects of degradation that happened to our ecological system. Despite the side effects of this phenomenon, psychometrics measuring environmental worry from the African context ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
The effect of gamification on improving the performance of organizations by mediation of knowledge management

M.R. Bahadoran; H. Ghasemi; A. Farahani; M. Hoseini

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 43-54

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2023.01.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Knowledge is a key factor and strategic resource for gaining assets and non-functional organizational capabilities. Knowledge Management is the knowledgeable process of creating, validating, presenting, distributing and using the knowledge in an organization. Successful organizations ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban architecture, design, development and planning
An assessment of redeveloped public spaces in a city: Critical evaluation of parks and playgrounds

S. Sultana; A.M. Khan; A. Rahman

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 55-68

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2023.01.05

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Though Public Spaces are the images of the social status of the community, but in case of Dhaka City (Bangladesh), there are intensely shortages of public open spaces. Recently, a number of parks and playgrounds in Dhaka South City Corporation area have been redeveloped under ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Evaluation of psychological factors affecting the decision of citizens to purchase renovated buildings with emphasis on maintaining urban environment

H. Rahimi Jafari; A. Faez; Y. Vakil Alroaia; M. D. Hosamane

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 69-82

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2023.01.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: During the past decades, architects have faced serious challenges in renovating buildings. Renovated buildings require activities that, besides energy savings and less damages to the environment, could have psychologically positive effects on customers. Renovation plays an ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Sustainable urban infrastructure
Performance optimization in bitumen properties from different sources modified with shredded tier waste

G. Aladekoyi; E.G. Olumayede; D. Malomo

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 83-94

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2023.01.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Optimization of bitumen with Polymer modification such as a shredded tier, which serves as a waste in the environment has been used for road pavement to minimize common failure mechanisms associated with roads. The objectives aimed at using a shredded tier to modified ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Information and communications technology in Urban Management
Defining the social-sustainable framework for smart cities

L. Tavanaei Marvi; M. Behzadfar; S.M. Mofidi Shemirani

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 95-110

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2023.01.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Smart cities have been criticized for being too technologically driven and reinforcing entrepreneurial thinking rather than focusing on citizens and social sustainability.  This paper aims to “define the implementing principles for Smart Cities in Tehran as a social ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Monitoring urban growth and changes in land use and land cover: a strategy for sustainable urban development

P. Shehu; L.S. Rikko; M.B. Azi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 111-126

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2023.01.09

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Recently, Jos Metropolis, Nigeria is witnessing a strong trend toward urban growth and expansion. This phenomenon has impacted Land Use/Land Cover and efficient management of land. This paper evaluated urban growth and changes in Land Use /Land Cover and examined the land use ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban and municipalities management
The socio-demographic determinants of urban household demand for road travel in urban areas

S. Watundu; B. Kalinda Mkenda; N. Mwelu

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 127-142

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2023.01.10

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The demand for travel is increasing along with the development of the urban city. Since its establishment in 1890, the same situation has been replicated in Uganda, particularly in Kampala, the capital city. The city has grown tremendously, and this has spilled over to neighboring ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Evaluation of psychological factors affecting the decision of citizens to purchase renovated buildings with emphasis on maintaining urban environment

H. Rahimi Jafari; A. Faez; Y. Vakil Alroaia; M. D. Hosamane

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 69-82

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2023.01.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: During the past decades, architects have faced serious challenges in renovating buildings. Renovated buildings require activities that, besides energy savings and less damages to the environment, could have psychologically positive effects on customers. Renovation plays an ...  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

https://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

https://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

https://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

https://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

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Information and communications technology in Urban Management
Energy risk management in urban projects management

F. Nazarova; T. Voropayeva; N. Horobets; O. Sokolova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 April 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2023.1983366.1573

Abstract
  global and significantly affect (negatively, positively) the state and development of the national and world economy. The purpose of the paper is the formation of methodical-practical foundations of energy risk management in the energy sector.METHODS: The matrix method was used in building the energy ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Evaluating environmental effects in construction and demolition waste recycling plant with the Iranian Leopold Matrix method

S. Salehi; F. Gholamreza Fahimi; Masoud Kiadaliri; A. Tavana; K. Saeb

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 April 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2023.560970.1542

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Recycling and reusing construction and demolition debris is a productive step toward solving this problem. Still, the recycling process also leaves industrial effluents, which is evident in producing recycled sand. The present research has investigated the environmental effects ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Assessment of the spatial pattern, nature, and growth drivers in selected peri-urban areas.

P. Shehu; L.S. Rikko; M.B. Azi; D.B. Bawa; A.Y. Taimako

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2023.561130.1540

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: One of the fascinating and complex realities of global development in the 21st century is urbanization. The present study focused on appraising the spatial pattern, nature, and growth drivers in selected peri-urban areas of Jos Metropolis. Accuracy assessment and classification ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban and municipalities management
Physical, chemical and biological quality assessment of aqueduct (Qanat) water for drinking, agriculture and irrigation of urban green spaces

P. Tolouei; F. Babaei Semiromi; R. Arjomandi; A.H. Hassani; R. A. Azizinejad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 April 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2023.1971214.1558

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The aqueduct is one of the most complex and amazing inventions of human history, created to meet the most vital needs of human society in arid and semiarid regions areas. If aqueducts are properly maintained, reconstructed, and restored, they can be valuable water supply system ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Ecological intelligence and youth value orientations towards innovation in achieving sustainable development goals

Y.A. Petrova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 April 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2023.1978220.1569

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: To date, much of the research has addressed the question of how sustainability can be achieved through innovative environmental projects proposed by concepts and theories in the field of sustainable development. This case study reflects the new formation of ecologically valid ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Quest for authenticity in reinvention of historic houses in urban areas

P. Alaedini; R. Shahvali

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 April 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2023.1982615.1570

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: A relatively large number of historic (traditional and old) houses have been restored in Iranian cities in the recent period. Of increasing demand in the era of the experience economy, many are used as cafes, restaurants, galleries, ecolodges, etc. Cultural heritage and urban ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Information and communications technology in Urban Management
Knowledge-based trust and citizens' social commerce: the moderating role of citizens' purchase attitude

N. Mehdibeigi; F. Rahmanian; N.M. Yaqhoubi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2023.1973727.1563

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Social commerce is a subset of electronic commerce and refers to transactions that are conducted through social commerce media. Social commerce creates new channels for consumers that improve not only their purchasing decisions but also their shopping experiences. The attitude ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
Human resource lens: perceived performances of ISO 9001:2015 certified service firms

A.R. SANTOS

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 February 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2023.1982598.1572

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: One of the key indicators in the evaluation of service quality is the execution of a Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2015) and the success of any organization lies in its ability to effectively manage its resources. Human resources play an integral role in this process, ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban and municipalities management
Assessment of soil quality after constructing a closure dam on a river

M.S Khan; I.J. Mousumi; M.H. Jaman; M.M. Billah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 April 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2023.563075.1551

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Reducing the salinity intrusion from sea water, a closure dam has been constructed on Little Feni River at Musapur Union in 2016. The objective of this research was to assess the soil quality based on the variables, i.e., PH, total organic carbon, total organic matter, total ...  Read More

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