Abbas Mardani

Abbas Mardani

PhD in operation management

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Introduction
I work on SCM, sustainable development, fuzzy decision making, fuzzy sets, operation management fields, industry 4.0, circular economy, big data, sustainable SCM, sustainability, etc.//(My current email address: abbas.mardani.edu@gmail.com;// Editor and guest editor: IJPDLM (Q1) ASOC (Q1) TEDE (Q1) TFSC (Q1); CAIE (Q1); IJFS (Q1) IJERPH (Q1) JEIM (Q2); Symmetry (Q2); Energies (Q2); Entropy (Q2); SCL (Elsevier); IJSAMI (Inderscience, Scopus); DM: AME; JSCDSS, JARBMS; JEPM; FCAPTP; etc.**
Additional affiliations
November 2015 - August 2019
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Position
  • PhD in Operation Management
January 2015 - April 2015
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Position
  • Senior Researcher
January 2015 - October 2015
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Position
  • Senior Researcher

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Publications (226)
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Energy management problems associated with rapid institutional, political, technical, ecological, social and economic development have been of critical concern to both national and local governments worldwide for many decades; thus, addressing such issues is a global priority. The main of objective of this study is to provide are view on the applic...
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Relentless environmental concerns, steep hike in fossil fuel price, and increasing demand of non-renewable fossil fuels consumption have dramatically increased global search for alternative energies. The world requests ever growing energy supplies to sustain economic development and improvement. Renewable and sustainable energy ever more becoming a...
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The purpose of this study is to present a hierarchical framework for evaluating and ranking the important key energy-saving technologies and solutions in the 10 biggest Iranian hotels through integrating fuzzy set theory, as well as qualitative and quantitative approaches. The important key energy factors for the evaluation of energy saving technol...
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MCDM is considered as a complex decision-making tool involving both quantitative and qualitative factors. In recent years, several fuzzy FMCDM tools have been suggested to choosing the optimal probably options. The purpose of this paper is to review systematically the applications and methodologies of the fuzzy multi decision-making (FMCDM) techniq...
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Based on the theory of planned behavior, numerous driving forces of separation behavior have been demonstrated; however, spatial differentiation and information behavior warrant further investigation. This study focused on examining how internal factors (e.g., subjective norms, perceived behavioral control), external factors (e.g., perceived effect...
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Today, organizations realized the importance of sustainability in concern with their business activities. They found out that they should focus on other aspects such as environmental and social and economic sustainability. Lately, Sustainable Human Resource Management (SHRM) is introduced as an instrument to indicate that HRM can affect sustainable...
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Based on the data of Chinese A-share listed companies from 2011 to 2019, this paper uses the multiple regression method to explore the relationship between environmental information disclosure and corporate innovation, which is divided into exploratory innovation and exploitative innovation according to heterogeneity and investigates the impact of...
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Transportation networks are essential to the operation of societies and economies. Protecting the privacy of sensitive information is a meaningful conception in sustainable transport when mining the transportation data. In data mining, differential privacy (DP) has provable privacy guarantees for releasing sensitive data by introducing randomness i...
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The use of the Internet of things (IoT) devices is growing rapidly in the current industrial market. Integrating these devices into the network system has subjected the information to Cybersecurity attacks putting the market of IoT technology at risk. As a result, accurate protection algorithms and efficient monitoring systems need to be developed....
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Multidisciplinary team is beneficial to select an appropriate treatment plan for a patient with lung cancer, where the collected cognitive evaluation information may be uncertain and incomplete. This study dedicates to dealing with a treatment plan selection problem of lung cancer through the multi-criteria analysis with generalised probabilistic l...
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Multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) models are well-suited for solving portfolio selection problems. Diversified financial indices and complex subjective preferences are important factors affecting investment decisions within the MCDM framework. Therefore, this study adopts a well-known behavioral MCDM model called generalized TODIM (TOmada de De...
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The expected utility theory and the arithmetic average method have been widely adopted for the cross-efficiency strategy formulation and cross-efficiencies aggregation. However, traditional cross-efficiency methods often fail to consider the decision maker’s (DM’s) risk attitude and neglect the consensus among decision-making units (DMUs) in the cr...
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The problems of energy vulnerability, energy poverty, and energy justice are being currently widely discussed among scholars. Especially in terms of moving towards carbon free economy up to 2050 set by EU policy documents, low carbon transition justice and energy poverty are the key research topics now. This chapter of the book aims to address thi...
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The digital transformation of enterprises has become an inevitable development trend and one of the key driving forces that promotes the sustainable development of enterprises. However, due to the many obstacles of financial burdens, technical thresholds, and talent shortages, digital transformation has become a challenging task for entrepreneurial...
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The influence of the international energy market on different economic aspects has increased significantly, especially after an escalation in the financialization of the energy market. Likewise following this trend, the relationship between the international energy market and the US sectoral returns has developed significantly since the last decade...
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The recent decade has arisen a significant issue in the energy sector, which is how to select proper sources of renewable energy as a sustainable substitution for conventional forms of fossil fuels. The way of solving this problem will meaningfully affect the environmental development and economic growth. To handle the issue, various scholars have...
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In the modern world, the selection of an optimal sustainable biomass crop type for biofuel production can be assumed as a multi-criteria decision-making problem due to numerous conflicting criteria. Therefore, uncertainty usually arises in sustainable biomass crop selection problems, and the Pythagorean fuzzy set, an extension of the intuitionistic...
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During rainy times, the impact of outdoor vision systems gets considerably decreased owing to the visibility barrier, distortion, and blurring instigated by raindrops. So, it is essential to eradicate it from the rainy images for ensuring the reliability of outdoor vision system. To achieve this, several rain removal studies have been performed in...
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The world has been challenged since late 2019 by COVID-19. Higher education institutions have faced various challenges in adapting online education to control the pandemic spread of COVID-19. The present study aims to conduct a survey study through the interview and scrutinizing the literature to find the key challenges. Subsequently, an integrated...
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The present paper addresses a novel two-echelon multi-product Location-Allocation-Routing problem (LARP). It also considers the integration of issues such as disruption, environmental pollution, and energy-efficient vehicles as currently critical issues in a Supply Chain Network (SCN) that includes production plants, central warehouses, and retaile...
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In recent years, several concepts such as fuzzy sets, Z-numbers, and D-numbers have been proposed to handle real-world decision-making problems. Despite the desirable properties of these types of numbers, they do not consider the concept of Necessity. On the other hand, recently, the Best-Worst Method (BWM) has been introduced as a technique based...
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To achieve the goal of reaching the peak of carbon emissions by 2030, in the absence of conditions to implement carbon emissions target control of the whole industry at this stage, it is important to select carbon emissions control industries. Carbon emissions will transfer amongst industries with the flow of production factors, forming a complex l...
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This paper aims to provide a bibliometric review on the diverse decision approaches in uncertain contexts for clean energy system (CES) assessment. A total of 126 publications are analyzed. Previous reviews on CES have discussed several research questions on the decision methods and the applicability of evaluating CES, along with the factors associ...
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The increasing economic level impacts the urban structure. Therefore, based on the continuous improvement of the level of science and technology, it is necessary to conduct green city innovation and development planning in combination with economic development. This article combines IoT technology and 5 G technology to build an intelligent planning...
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Total quality management (TQM) practices are one of the remarkable management initiatives adopted by the hotel industry to conserve the environment and ameliorate the quality of life while executing activities. Due to the existence of the value creation notion, economic value is no longer the only prerequisite assessing hotel sustainability perform...
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This paper studies the impacts of airline service quality and customer satisfaction on customer loyalty to an airline. The factors assessed were consumers' price sensitivity in airlines' services that affect the relationship between the service quality offered and the yielding customer satisfaction. The study objectives were based on a wide range o...
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Evaluating and selecting suitable low-carbon suppliers is one of the most disputed topics in different industries. Some studies have more specifically investigated the role of sustainable low-carbon suppliers in the maritime sector. In general, sustainability is recognized as a vital philosophy for many industrial sectors since it enhances environm...
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While fuel cell combined with hydrogen (FCH) technology is still largely in its infancy striving to find its footing, the present market stage towards commercialisation is bridged by the pervasive research and development (R&D) and innovation. Providing spare parts and auxiliary components of the FCH systems plays a significant role in advancing th...
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Purpose The purpose of this study to introduce a new extended framework to evaluate and rank the sustainable suppliers based on the different sustainable criteria in the manufacturing companies using a new fuzzy decision-making approach. Design/methodology/approach This paper introduces a new approach using decision-making and Pythagorean fuzzy se...
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The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the power of social media in the dissemination of information. The current pandemic has hurt not only social media users but also on state's sustainable development. As a result, the present study seeks to understand the reasons for using social media during the COVID 19 pandemic by screening variou...
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Integrating sustainability into business functions of organisations is a challenge faced by practitioners. They need to understand what aspects must be considered to achieve effective sustainability implementation. Few studies review current sustainable business models and reveal essential aspects that must be possessed by these models. This study...
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In this paper, (MARCOS) methods, has been formed. A case study was conducted in the transport company from Bosnia and Herzegovina which provides services on the domestic and the European Union market for 20 years and belongs to a group of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The SWOT analysis in this transport company was the basis for forming the...
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Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the supply of both essential and non-essential goods and services has been unprecedentedly disrupted. In the absence of any playbook, the need for innovative technologies to aid recovery from the Supply Chain (SC) disruptions quickly and effectively becomes persistent. The study aims to develop an innovative decisi...
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In the ever-changing environment, companies are often required to adopt improvised responses to certain unpredicted events and sometimes need to improvise strategically to sustain or thrive. However, the mechanism between strategic improvisation and competitive advantage is understudied. In this study, we try to unveil the mechanism by proposing a...
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In recent decades, image encryption, as one of the significant information security fields, has attracted many researchers and scientists. However, several studies have been performed with different methods, and novel and useful algorithms have been suggested to improve secure image encryption schemes. Nowadays, chaotic methods have been found in d...
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Nowadays, there has been more attention paid to clean energies, especially wind, since there is a shortage of fossil fuel resources, but there is a decrease in pollutants that result from such sources. Such energies play a significant role in generating power. The non-linear nature of wind speed poses challenges and difficulty in exploiting its pow...
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Path planning can be perceived as a combination of searching and executing the optimal path between the start and destination locations. Deliberative planning capabilities are essential for the motion of autonomous unmanned vehicles in real-world scenarios. There is a challenge in handling the uncertainty concerning the obstacles in a dynamic scena...
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Renewable Energy Resources (RERs) are becoming increasingly significant for energy generation and will have vital for the future of humans, earth, and other living things. Due to the negative environmental impacts of fossil fuels, the authorities have taken RERs into account further. As a result, the present study extended a novel model using the L...
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Tourism is an economic activity with great contribution for the development of many countries. To develop rural areas, tourism is especially important and need to be improved in these areas. The Government of Brčko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina has decided to have tourism improvement as one of main objectives in their development strategy focu...
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Several types of research have been conducted regarding the tourism industry in Dubai. However, they have not managed to indicate the roles that the tourism industry plays in Dubai. The purpose of the current study is to examine the roles of tourism in Dubai and the growth of tourism, as well as to uncover relevant information that supports the dev...
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Trends of globalization very often cause the emergence of phenomena that asymmetrically affect the overall sustainability of the transport system. In order to predict certain situations and potentially be able to manage the transport system, it is necessary to manage risk situations and traffic safety in a timely manner. This study has conducted an...
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A completely new economic system is required for the era of Industry 4.0. Blockchain technology and blockchain cryptocurrencies are the best means to confront this new trustless economy. Millions of smart devices are able to complete transparent financial transactions via blockchain technology and its related cryptocurrencies. However, via blockcha...
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The objective of the paper is to introduce a novel approach using the multi-attribute border approximation area comparison (MABAC) approach under intuitionistic fuzzy sets (IFSs) to solve the smartphone selection problem with incomplete weights or completely unknown weights. A novel discrimination measure of IFSs is proposed to calculate criteria w...
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In recent years, many researchers have used fuzzy divergence measures in the information theory, fuzzy comprehensive evaluation, and decision making theory. In the present communication, we propose divergence measures based on exponential function for renewable energy investment based on different criteria. Some characterization and application to...
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This research investigates how renewable energy consumption interacts with international trade and environmental quality in Nordic counties from 2001 to 2018. The present study adopted the CIPS unit root test and cross-sectional dependence (CD) test to test the stationarity and diagnose the cross-sectional dependence issues, respectively. Further,...
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Recent years have witnessed the green growth as a renowned efficient approach to tracking the progress towards sustainable development. The paper is mainly aimed to propose an innovative extended approach based on Combined Compromise Solution (CoCoSo) and Interval‐Valued Intuitionistic Fuzzy Set (IVIFS); thus, it is called IVIF Combined Compromise...
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392 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The main concern of the research were the challenges faced by the staff working in the Islamic banking Industry. The study was conducted on Islam based banks between the 5th and 22nd of March 2020 to identify the challenges faced by the staff. Again, the resul...
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This study investigates the validity of the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis for six West African countries over 1970-2017 while using human capital and biocapacity as additional determinants of carbon emissions. It uses the panel quantile regression method that provides robust results in case the classical econometric assumptions fail....
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Classification of the divergence measure for fuzzy sets (FSs) has been a successful approach since it has been utilized in several disciplines, e.g., image segmentation, pattern recognition, decision making, etc. The objective of the manuscript is to show the advantage of the combined methodology. A comparison clearly shows the usefulness of the pr...
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In the current dynamic environment, organizations are exposed to many risks from different directions. Therefore, this study using the theoretical lens explored the effect of enterprise risk management (ERM) on both financial and non-financial firm performance and the moderating role of intellectual capital (IC) and its dimensions on the relationsh...
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In recent years, Digital Technologies (DTs) are becoming an inseparable part of human lives. Thus, many scholars have conducted research to develop new tools and applications. Processing information, usually in the form of binary code, is the main task in DTs, which is happening through many devices, including computers, smartphones, robots, and ap...
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There is no doubt that since the last decade, as the focus towards sustainability has grown significantly in the supply chain field, many empirical and conceptual papers have been published in journals. This study aims to investigate the present and emerging trends in the field of SSCM (sustainable supply chain management), meanwhile exploring futu...
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Regions detection has an influence on the better treatment of brain tumors. Existing algorithms in the early detection of tumors are difficult to diagnose reliably. In this paper, we introduced a new robust algorithm using three methods for the classification of brain disease. The first method is Wavelet-Generalized Autoregressive Conditional Heter...
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Interval-valued intuitionistic fuzzy sets (IVIFSs) are proven to be the fastest-growing research area and are more flexible way to handle the uncertainty. Information measures play vital role in the study of uncertain information; therefore, number of new interval-valued intuitionistic fuzzy IVIF-divergence and entropy measures have been proposed i...
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Service quality, customer satisfaction, and customer loyalty have been a topic of great interest to marketing researchers. This topic is important because it helps in the creation of maintainable competitive advantage and improvement in the financial outcomes of businesses. The purpose of this paper is to offer researchers a systematic view and rep...
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Nowadays, health-care waste management is a challenging issue for both the public and government sectors because it contains infectious, radioactive, or hazardous waste. Selecting a suitable method for health-care waste disposal is known as a complex decision-making problem due to the existence of several multiple criteria that may in conflict with...
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The selection of sustainable supplier is an extremely important for sustainable supply chain management (SSCM). The assessment process of sustainable supplier selection is a complicated task for decision experts due to involvement of several qualitative and quantitative criteria. As the uncertainty is commonly occurred in sustainable supplier selec...