ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Social vulnerability of small scale coastal fisher's livelihood to climate change

I.F. Vincent –Akpu; F. Annor-Frempong

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 171-180


  Fisheries support livelihood of over half a billion of people globally. Many of these people live in coastal regions of developing countries; and have limited capacity to adapt and build resilience in the face of climate change.  This research assesses the biophysical and socioeconomic characteristics ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Influence of public road proximity on ground-dwelling insect communities

H.S. Kimaro; A.W. Kisingo

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 181-188


  Ecological studies on road’s impact on wildlife have concentrated on vertebrates although less is known of their effects on invertebrates. The current study presents public road influences on species richness, abundance, and diversity of ground dwelling insects in Arusha National Park in Tanzania. ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
Application of multi-criteria decision making to estimate the potential of flooding

M. Eshghizadeh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 189-202


  Integrating a geographic information system and multi-criteria decision making methods have been lead to provide spatial multi-criteria decision making methods. In this study, the spatial potential of flooding was determined based on analytic network process and analytic hierarchy process. At first, ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
The way forward to sustaining coastal fisheries through implementing the aquasilviculture program

S.A. Vedra; M.J.O Baclayon; J.L. Labalan; D.D. Gonzales; H.E. Dejarme; J.P. Juario; P.G. Roxas

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 203-210


  Declining fish catch, conversion of mangroves into fish ponds and overexploitation of coastal resources were rampant among the coastal areas of Philippines. Hence, the national government initiated the implementation of Philippine National Aquasilviculture Program aimed to achieve food security, promote ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban civil engineering and related management issues
Trip pattern of low-density residential area in semi urban industrial cluster: predictive modeling

A. Busari; J. Oyedepo; A. Modupe; G. Bamigboye; L. Olowu; J. Adediran; F. Ibikunle

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 211-218


  This research elucidates the trip pattern of the low-density residential zone in a semi-urban industrial cluster of southwestern Nigeria. These sets of dwellers are often times neglected in the transportation planning process with the view that it is not a residential zone. Domiciliary information gathering ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Human capital in urban management
The effect of spirituality in the workplace on organizational commitment and organizational citizenship behavior

Z. Mehran

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 219-228


  Spirituality by creating an atmosphere of trust in the workplace increases the commitment. This commitment includes an employee’s commitment to the organization and the organization's commitment to its employees and customers. In organizations with high levels of spirituality, employees have more ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Examination of value added of conservation and restoration of urban historic textures in district 12 of Tehran

H. Ahmadi; A.H. Taghizad Farahmand

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 229-242


  The growth of urban populations in recent decades requires physical elements such as residential, commercial and cultural spaces and the development of infrastructure such as streets and highways, which will open a new horizon to the historic texture of cities and how to preserve and restore them. The ...  Read More

REVIEW PAPER Human capital in urban management
Organizational citizenship behavior in hospitality industry: Bridging challenges, benefits and contribution

V. Hemaloshinee; M. Nomahaza

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 243-250


  In describing the behavior of employees, classified organizational citizenship behavior is applied and has been named as a "good member". In the working climate, the substance of building organizational citizenship behavior could not distinguish from the existing commitment within employees. The challenges ...  Read More