Sepehrُ Ghazinoory

Sepehrُ Ghazinoory
Tarbiat Modares University | TMU · Department of Management & Economics

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Introduction
Sepehrُ Ghazinoory currently works at the Department of Management & Economics, Tarbiat Modares University. Their current project is 'Professor, Tarbiat Modares University'.
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January 2007 - present
Tarbiat Modares University
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Publications (113)
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The purpose of this paper is to underscore the necessity for implementing a cleaner production strategy in order to achieve sustainable development for Iran's industries. While reviewing the reasons for the need to adopt the strategy of cleaner production for the industries of developing countries, the special features of Iranian society which make...
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Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the fourth author’s name needs to update from "Ehsan Zandi" to "Mohammad Ehsan Zandi". The correct author’s name has been provided in this Correction. The original article [1] has been updated.
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Technology development plays a significant role in the petroleum industry. In countries where all oil activities are carried out under the supervision of the National Oil Company, technology development must be done at the industry level. The development of technology at the industry level requires careful planning at different layers of the indust...
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Iran has a great advantage in the development of the steel industry due to its access to mineral resources and energy, extensive consumer market, and low-cost labor. The Iranian steel industry is almost state-owned, has developed less regarding the global value chain, and is mostly based on direct reduction and electric arc furnace technology; ther...
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Governments can implement monetary and fiscal policies to facilitate the formation and growth of firms, such as tax incentives and direct funding. In developing countries, these incentives are for various purposes like to regulate the allocation of resources, support private sector investments through incentives, palliate inequality between income...
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Iran has a great advantage in the development of the steel industry due to its access to mineral resources and energy, extensive consumer market, and low-cost labor. In this article, the Iranian steel value chain in 2014-2016 is studied using the value chain analysis and material flow analysis. Accordingly, based on the statistics related to the in...
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Background The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) has encountered different issues and challenges over the last two decades. The main purpose of this research is to review the issues and challenges in high- and middle-income countries through reviewing studies related to the HTA. Methods The HTA area literature of different countries was collected...
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The prerequisite of developing countries’ economic growth is to move along the technological development trajectory through technological learning, and large firms as hubs of technological knowledge, play an important role in this transition. In this paper, we tried to bridge two main taxonomies in the field of technological development, one of the...
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Researchers tend to rely on metaphors to gain initial comprehension of complex systems. However, literature offers little guidance for this strategy. This paper presents criteria for using metaphors responsibly in this arena by applying them to evaluate ecological metaphors related to innovation systems. We develop the idea of innovation ecotone as...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to present and evaluate the performance of innovation systems by considering two indicators of efficiency and effectiveness. The scope of the evaluation is globally and due to the situation of each country, the suggested strategies are proposed to maintain the status quo or move toward the desired situation for...
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In the management literature, the terminologies of assessment and evaluation in some cases are treated synonymously and are used interchangeably. However, these terms have different meanings and pursue different goals. In the area of public policies, the two approaches to assessment and evaluation have yet to be separated. The article employs disco...
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Considering cultural industries functions on the one hand, and existing resources in Iran, such as educated manpower and rich cultural content on the other hand, there are significant opportunities for developing these industries in Iran. Nevertheless, there are no clear vision and scenarios for these industries. In this paper we provide an image o...
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Environmental issues such as water scarcity are typically multidimensional problems, and resolving them requires a systems-based approach and socio-technical innovations. This article applies the “Problem-oriented Innovation System (PIS)” as a new approach to resolve water scarcity problem. In Iran, this has not been the case as natural water scarc...
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Purpose Big Data (BD) is not only a quintessential part of many economic activities but also has evolved into a veritable business ecosystem. However, most Big Data ecosystem (BDE) models have a technical, bottom-up focus and mostly lack the capability for a broad socioeconomic analysis. This paper identifies the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA...
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Despite the growing trend of networking approaches in policymaking, the concept of collaborative policy networks (CPNs) and, in particular, the identification of their characteristics, remain a serious research vacuum. Thus, the main purpose of this study is to provide a model for identifying the characteristics of CPNs. For this purpose, the scien...
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Purpose This study aims to investigate the probable future scenarios of nanotechnology development and their implications in Iran considering anticipatory knowledge, suitable methodology and integral perspective. Design/methodology/approach The study used framework morphology, a method for creating scenarios and their implications developed by the...
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This paper tries to provide a socio-technical interpretation of Iran’s defence industry transition over the past few decades. Focusing on anti-tank industries, we will elaborate on the threefold periods of transition in Iran’s defence industry to a multi-level system by means of Bourdieu’s triple levels of inquiry. The results indicate that the bal...
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PURPOSE: The main purpose of this paper is to define a science and technology policy network in the form of a social network, from the perspective of policy documents, and then analyze it using the social networks analysis (SNA) method. METHODOLOGY: As a case study, the science and technology policymaking network in Iran is analyzed using the sugge...
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This paper tries to provide a socio-technical interpretation of Iran’s defence industry transition over the past few decades. Focusing on anti-tank industries, we will elaborate on the threefold periods of transition in Iran’s defence industry to a multi-level system by means of Bourdieu’s triple levels of inquiry. The results indicate that the bal...
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This paper tries to provide a socio-technical interpretation of Iran's defence industry transition over the past few decades. Focusing on anti-tank industries, we will elaborate on the threefold periods of transition in Iran's defence industry to a multi-level system by means of Bourdieu's triple levels of inquiry. The results indicate that the bal...
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Tax incentives and direct funding are two different public support instruments used to facilitate the formation and growth of firms. Limited empirical evidence has compared the effectiveness of two different policies and their interactions for firms. In this paper, we investigate the main and interaction effects of these interventions on high-tech...
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Institutions, as structural components of the National Innovation System (NIS) play an important role in NIS performance and many economists have proven it. In the NIS context, some researchers argued that institutions are X-efficient and X-effective but they didn’t open up that much about how to measure them. Therefore, in this study, an eightfold...
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The innovative output of nations is partly explained by the strengths of its innovation ecosystems. The Iranian Lalejin city has been home to a ceramics and pottery industry for at least 200 years. Despite showing resilience over the years and occasional success; e.g. the 2016 “World Pottery Capital” designation; the industry is facing plummeting d...
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The NTBFs have attracted growing interest from most of the transitional economies as they are seen as an important source of greater value added creation while being characterised with higher rate of return on capital. Shedding light on the growth determinants of new technology-based firms not only helps managers to accomplish organisational goals...
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Purpose Innovation and technology development policy-making naturally encounters numerous uncertainties and complexities, especially in developing countries, for the sake of the prevailing prospect of decision makers focusing on hard evidences, and neglecting key and effective social ones; in this research, a context-based method by means of Q-meth...
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A consistent mix of policy tools can solve complex policy problems. However, the diversity of policy instruments and their interactions make the analysis of various packages difficult. Mathematical methods can help policy makers to choose better alternatives. This article proposes a novel application of a multi-objective decision-making (MODM) meth...
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Purpose Because of importance of technological learning for less developed countries, the notion has received increasing attention of scholars. The purpose of this paper is to investigate technological learning systematically by assessing the effect of technology transfer actors on technological learning in less developed countries context. Desig...
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Innovation is considered the advantage cause for the nations in creating wealth and access to the development. Different countries have specific plans and policies to promote innovation. One of the strategies to develop high-technologies and innovation is the innovation networks approach. These networks work based on collaboration and learning. In...
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Today the competition is not only among businesses but also among business models. The future environment should reflect on the future business models currently being designed. Previous research has pursued the concept of a future business model through future methodologies with respect to specific cases, but the literature does not suggest any met...
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Background and objectives: Today, mankind has reached at this important point, which next generations survival depends on management function of present generation, therefore to protect probability of survival of next and present generations, has accepted sustainable development and management, and it'll has no way. In order to achieve this concept...
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Fast growth of level of technological capabilities of India and China has attracted the attention of policy makers and researchers in recent years. In addition to their domestic efforts, transfer of R&D activities of MNCs to these countries facilitates their rapid growth. In this context, this study intends to analyze the features foreign direct in...
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Research and development (R&D) in the business sector has a critical role in a knowledge-based economy because it results in commercialization and wealth creation with a high probability. In Iran, the business expenditure on R&D is at a low level because the businesses have no incentive to research or there are some impediments for conducting R&D....
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Appropriate types of futures studies scenarios in health Mostafa Hosseini Golkar , Seyed Sepehr Ghazinoory , Fatemeh Saghafi , Mohammad-Rahim Eivazi , Atousa Poursheikhali , Reza Dehnavieh Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, & Institute of Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Shahab, Kerman, Iran....
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Purpose This research presents a technology roadmap for social banking in Iran. Technology roadmapping is a tool for decisionmakers to identify, assess and choose between different strategic options to achieve the best technological objectives and help companies and industries to better understand their market and technological choices. As social...
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This paper aims to determine whether the dichotomy between the science, technology, and innovation policy based on neoclassical and evolutionary schools of economics is applicable to developing countries. Regarding the fundamental differences in foundations of these two economic paradigms, policymakers have been forced to select and to follow one o...
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Due to many differences in presumptions and theoretical foundations within neoclassical and evolutionary economics, policy-makers are always confronted with the dilemma of selecting one of these two central models for technology and innovation policy. In light of widely institutionalised ineffectiveness in the field of market and systematic coordin...
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هدف این مطالعه شناسایی عوامل موثر بر هزینه کرد بخش کسب و کار ایران در فعالیت های تحقیق و توسعه است. روش شناسی این پژوهش کمّی و با رویکرد پیمایشی نمونه ای شامل 27 نفر از مدیران واحدهای تحقیق و توسعه شرکت ها در صنایع دارو و تجهیزات پزشکی، نانوفناوری و مواد پیشرفته انتخاب و داده های گردآوری شده به روش مدلسازی معادلات ساختاری با رویکرد حداقل مربعات جزئ...
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This paper aims to provide a new classification of national science and technology (S&T) evaluation systems. This evaluation system will consider five analytical dimensions extracted from international practices consisting of the following: evaluation system function, evaluation interactions framework, evaluation organization, evaluation model of f...
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Technology is one of the sources and origins of deficits. Today there is a broad consensus that adequate and targeted innovation is a key factor in getting closer to sustainable development. It is essential to understand that the meaning of ‘‘adequate’’ cannot be clarified only by using technical parameters. The real impact of emerging technologies...
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Technology is one of the sources and origins of deficits. Today there is a broad consensus that adequate and targeted innovation is a key factor in getting closer to sustainable development It is essential to understand that the meaning of ‘‘adequate’’ cannot be clarified only by using technical parameters. The real impact of emerging technologies...
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New technologies may create benefits, but can also sometimes introduce or exacerbate societal problems. There is broad consensus that adequate and targeted innovation is a key factor for achieving more sustainable development [1]. It is essential to understand that the meaning of "adequate" cannot be understood using only technical parameters. The...
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Futures of Iran’s Software Industry a Scenario Development Approach چکیده [English] The software industry is a manifestation of soft skills as well as human abstract and intangible thinking based on human intelligence. However, the effects are understandable. Passing the hardware era and considering software technologies reveals the necessity of th...
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يكي از اصلي ترين انگيزه هاي تحقيقات در حوزه مهندسي و علم در مقياس نانو، پيشبرد اهداف وسيع اجتماعي است؛ در رويكرد متعادل آثار اجتماعي توسعه فناوري، نه تنها مزاياي اجتماعي بلكه پيامدهاي پيش بيني نشده نيز مدنظر مي­باشد. مورفولوژي به عنوان نوعي از ارزيابي پيشيني سياست­گذاري، اين اطمينان را ايجاد مي­كند كه با مدنظر قراردادن اهداف بديل و عدم­قطعيت­هاي آث...
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One of the basic engineering and scientific research motivations in the nanotechnology scale is society's widespread goals. In a balanced approach to society's effect of technology development, not only society's advantages but also unpredicted effects are emphasized. Morphology as a pre-evaluation of policymaking ensures that it has considered alt...
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Iran's petroleum industry is facing challenges including maturity of hydrocarbon fields, growing population of the nation that demands additional revenues from petroleum exports, and international economic sanctions that have limited access to technology sources. Restrictions from international technology providers have led managers of the industry...
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A business interacts with environmental forces that shape opportunities and pose threats to the company. However, the current dynamic and unstable business conditions lead to complexity and an increased uncertainty about the future. In such an altering atmosphere, businesses should change their business models regularly in order to maintain their c...
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Nowadays, the competition is not only among technological businesses but among business models as well. Previous researches have pursued the concept of future business model through future methodologies with respect to specific cases but the literature does not suggest the successful orientation of business model components under future plausible s...
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One of the areas of significant importance in the growth of Information Technology (IT) in the world is the issue of open source software. The movement of open source software has led to considerable advancement and transformation in the world's IT industry. It is considered as one of the hotly-debated issues today. In Iran, open source software ha...
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The impact of information & communication technology (ICT) in increasing financial transactions in different fields, shows the positive developments of this industry in Iran. But could the ICT industry also be effective in the economic capital of the country? This could occur when the ICT industry has a good performance in the capital markets. In t...
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Scenario development is one of the popular methods of futures studies. There has been a lot of attention paid to different methods of scenario writing in theoretical literature; but what is important is to evaluate the scenarios which has not been a matter of comprehensive study heretofore. In this paper, we have carried out a comprehensive study i...
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This paper performs a fine-grained analysis of regional innovation models discussed in the literature, using a combination of quantitative (co-word analysis) and qualitative (meta-synthesis) methods applied to 300 papers from the Scopus and Sage databases covering the period 1990–2013. The co-word analysis produced knowledge maps that identify the...
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In this study, we propose an integrated heuristic approach for the fuzzy mixed-model assembly line balancing problem. The proposed approach considers bottleneck easing-based assignment of work and product mixture determination by using a fuzzy revised theory of constraints in a capacitated line to maximize the total throughput and minimize the cycl...
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Background/Objectives: Innovation networks aim to increase collective learning and are a means of creating innovation. Different policies are made to increase the efficiency of these networks. These policies have several financial consequences for policy-makers. One of the most low-cost policies is a policy to increase collaborations and communicat...
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Scenario development is one of the popular methods of futures studies. There has been a lot of attention paid to different methods of scenario writing in theoretical literature; but what is important is to evaluate the scenarios which has not been a matter of comprehensive study heretofore. In this paper, we have carried out a comprehensive study i...
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The main objective of this paper is to explore the model of how knowledge management functions enables national innovation system. To achieve the objectives of the study, a conceptual framework is proposed and described, then the systemic analysis is undertaken. Path coefficient and t-value are also used to measure the relationships among chosen va...
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Common innovation performance measures, which are based on research and development activities, are not relevant to dominant innovation behaviour of developing countries. The main functions of the innovation system of developing countries are capture, imitation, learning by doing and diffusion of knowledge, to reduce technology gaps with technology...
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Purpose – In the last two decades, researchers have paid much attention to the role of cultural values on economic and social development. In particular, the crucial role of different aspects of culture on the development of innovation has been stressed in the literature. Consequently, it is vital to understand how social capital, as a core cultura...
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Researchers are becoming increasingly concerned about integrating the goals of a social justice system with innovation and technical change. Although most of the previous studies concerned the dynamics of the relationship between innovation and social justice, a consistent solution for reconciling these two seemingly conflicting objectives has not...
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This article discusses about drawing scenario (scenarios) of the desired e-government services in the year 1404 Solar Hijri and determining strategies for access to these scenarios. The theoretical framework of this research is the normative backcasting approach which In order to develop the main scenarios, we used the critical uncertainty factor w...
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Purpose – Today, the speed at which science and technology is progressing around the world is so fast that any lag in this race may result in irrevocable consequences for certain countries. For emerging scientific powers such as Iran this issue is a matter of the country’s reputation. This study seeks to investigate plagiarism in different fields o...
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The aim of the study is presenting an integrated technology roadmapping process for wind turbine industry. As the human societies grow, the amount of energy especially electricity usage grows as well. Whereas the resources of fossil energies are going to decrease, the price of them are growing daily and the human need to have clean environment, oth...
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The aim of the study is presenting an integrated technology roadmapping process for wind turbine industry. As the human societies grow, the amount of energy especially electricity usage grows as well. Whereas the resources of fossil energies are going to decrease, the price of them are growing daily and the human need to have clean environment, oth...
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Today, the speed at which science and technology is progressing around the world is so fast that any lag in this race may result in irrevocable consequences for certain countries. For emerging scientific powers such as Iran, this issue is a matter of the country's reputation. This study seeks to investigate plagiarism in different fields of science...
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Roadmapping, a tool of strategic planning, visualize where and how an organization will be in the future. Visualization of strategic programs assists people in the organization to understand the strategy which is a key for implementing strategy successfully. A generic roadmap is included of three main layers such as; market, product and technology....