Decision-Making Trial and Evaluation Laboratory (DEMATEL) methodology has been proposed to solve complex and intertwined problem groups in many situations such as developing the capabilities, complex group decision making, security problems, marketing approaches, global managers, and control systems. DEMATEL is able to realize casual relationships by… (More)
One of the major challenges in Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) studies is the Entrepreneurs Capability (EC) and EC's effect on SME performance. This paper studies EC as a cell and tries to confirm four suggested elements from previous studies, as the first objective of the study. Next objective of the study is to discover multi interrelations and effects… (More)
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Currently, the strategy implementation is believed to be a dynamic activity within strategic management process. The main objective of this research is to examine the structural relationships between strategy implementation and performance within the small and medium manufacturing firms. In order to implement strategy effectively, it is crucial to consider… (More)
Due to the rise in awareness of environmental issues and the depletion of virgin resources, many firms have attempted to increase the sustainability of their activities. One efficient way to elevate sustainability is the consideration of corporate social responsibility (CSR) by designing a closed loop supply chain (CLSC). This paper has developed a… (More)
Fake and unethical publishers' activities are known by most of the readers of Science and Engineering Ethics. This letter tries to draw the readers' attention to the hidden side of some of these publishers' business. Here the black market of scholarly articles, which negatively affects the validity and reliability of research in higher education, as well as… (More)