Mostafa Jafari

Iran University of Science and Technology

Assistant Professor

Tehran

Iran

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Exploring the Failure Factors of Implementing Knowledge Management System in the Organizations

Journal of Knowledge Management Practice, Vol. 6 , May 2005
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan, Mostafa Jafari and Mohammad Fathian
Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
Downloads 1,697 (12,419)
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knowledge management systems, organizational culture, knowledge management failure, management support

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A Framework for the Selection of Knowledge Mapping Techniques

Journal of Knowledge Management Practice, Vol. 10, No. 1
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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knowledge mapping, comparison framework, techniques

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Critical Success Factors of Knowledge Management Systems: A Multi-Case Analysis

European Business Review Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 97-113, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan, Mostafa Jafari and Mohammad Fathian
Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
Downloads 407 (89,075)
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knowledge management, knowledge sharing, knowledge architecture, grounded theory, qualitative research, critical success factors

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A Review on Knowledge Management Discipline

Journal of Knowledge Management Practice, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 1-23, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Mostafa Jafari, Peyman Akhavan and Mortezaei Ashraf
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology and Independent
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knowledge management, knowledge strategy, knowledge architecture

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Strategic Knowledge Management in Aerospace Industries: A Case Study

Citation: Jafari, Mostafa, Rezaeenour, Jalal, Akhavan, Peyman and Mehdi N. Fesharaki (2010), Strategic knowledge management in aerospace industries: a case study, Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: An International Journal, Vol. 82, No. 1, pp. 60-74.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Nov 2013
Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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Strategic knowledge management, CSF, strategy map, SECI model, Aerospace industry, Iran.

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Critical Issues for Knowledge Management Implementation at a National Level

Vine: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, Vol. 36, No.1, pp. 52-66, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan and Mostafa Jafari
Malek Ashtar University of Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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knowledge management, critical success factors, KM master plan, European countries, grounded theory, qualitative research

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Using Interpretive Structural Modeling to Analyze Critical Factors of Knowledge Management in Project-Based Business

Industrial Management Journal, Vol. 7, No. 22, pp. 127-137, 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jul 2013
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology - School of Architecture & Environmental Design and Independent
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Critical factor, Knowledge management, Project-based business, Interpretive structural modeling (ISM)

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Exploring the Contextual Dimensions of Organization from Knowledge Management Perspective

Vine: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 53–71, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Malek Ashtar University of Technology
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Knowledge Management, contextual dimensions, Organization Factor Analysis

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Technology Transfer Effectiveness in Knowledge-Based Centers Providing a Model Based on Knowledge Management

International Journal of Scientific Knowledge, March 2014, Vol. 4, No. 7
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Apr 2014
Mostafa Jafari, Peyman Akhavan and Abbas Rafiei
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology - Department of Industrial Engineering
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knowledge management, organizational capability, technological capability, knowledge capability, technology transfer

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Developing an Architecture Model for Enterprise Knowledge Based on the Zachman Framework: An Empirical Study in Iran

Management Decision, Vol. 47, No. 5, pp. 730-759, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan, Mostafa Jafari and Elham Nouranipour
Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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knowledge management, knowledge architecture, knowledge map, Zachman Framework

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Knowledge Management in Iran Aerospace Industries: A Study on Critical Factors

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: An International Journal, Vol. 79, No. 4, pp. 375-389, 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Mostafa Jafari, Peyman Akhavan, J. Noor and Mehdi Fesharaki
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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knowledge management, critical factors, aerospace industry, Iran

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Developing a Conceptual Model of BPR by Considering the Employee's Resistance

Journal of Applied Computing and Informatics, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 26-42, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Sep 2012
Mostafa Jafari and Peyman Akhavan
Iran University of Science and Technology and Malek Ashtar University of Technology
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BPR, business process reengineering, emplyee resistance, change, REMBO, management by objective, human resource

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A Supply Chain Framework for Knowledge Creation in New Product Development

Mahdavi, Mohammad, Akhavan, Peyman, Jafari, Mostafa, and Jalal Mousavi (2014), A supply chain framework for knowledge creation in new product development, Applied mathematics in engineering, Management and Technology, September, pp. 626-640.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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Knowledge creation, Supply chain, NPD, Knowledge supply chain

Identifying Progressive Route of Organizational Knowledge Creation Theory

World Applied Sciences Journal, Vol. 7, No.10, pp. 1287-1294, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Mostafa Jafari, Jalal Rezaeenour and Peyman Akhavan
Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Malek Ashtar University of Technology
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organizational knowledge creation theory, knowledge creation process, knowledge-based theory, SECI

Identifying Progressive Route of Organizational Knowledge Creation Theory

World Applied Sciences Journal, Vol. 7, No.10, pp. 1287-1294, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Mostafa Jafari, Jalal Rezaeenour and Peyman Akhavan
Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Malek Ashtar University of Technology
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organizational knowledge creation theory, knowledge creation process, knowledge-based theory, SECI

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Application of Delphi Technique for Development of E-Readiness Assessment Model: A Study on Small and Medium Enterprises of Iran

Information Resources Management Association Conference (IRMA2007), Canada, 19-23 May 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Independent and Iran University of Science and Technology
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e-readiness assessment, small and medium enterprise, information technology, delphi technique, Iran

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Classification of Human Resources Based on Measurement of Tacit Knowledge: An Empirical Study in Iran

Classification of Human Resources Based on Measurement of Tacit Knowledge: An Empirical Study in Iran, Journal of Management Development, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 376-403 (2013)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Apr 2013
Mostafa Jafari, Peyman Akhavan and Mozhdeh Nourizadeh
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology - Department of Industrial Engineering
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tacit knowledge, tacit knowledge measurement, repertory grid, knowledge worker, KM

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A Study of the Relationship between Psychological Traits of Individuals with Aspects of Personal Knowledge Management

Jafari, Mostafa, Akhavan, Peyman, Hosnavi, Reza, Abasaltian, Ali (2013), A Study of the Relationship between Psychological Traits of Individuals with Aspects of Personal Knowledge management, Journal of research in human resources management, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 1-21
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology - Department of Industrial Engineering and Iran university of scienece and technology
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psychological characteristics, personal knowledge management, PKM, KM

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Knowledge Management National Policies for Moving Towards Knowledge-Based Development: A Comparison between Micro and Macro Level

Knowledge Management International Conference and Exhibition (KMICE2006), pp. 467-476, Malaysia (2006)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan, Mostafa Jafari and Farid Behazin
Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Malek-Ashtar University of Technology
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Exploring the Interdependency between Reengineering and Information Technology by Developing a Conceptual Model

Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 517-534, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan, Mostafa Jafari and Ali Ali-Ahmadi
Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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BPR, information technology, IT strategy, business strategy, organizational change, process

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A New Management Approach to Knowledge Creating Strategic Decision-Making in Organizations

International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 291-313, 2011
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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strategic decision-making, knowledge management, enterprise development, system dynamics

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A New Integrated Knowledge Model in Supplier Selection: The Case of an Asian Automotive Supply Chain

Akhavan, Peyman, Behin Elahi, and Mostafa Jafari (2014), A new integrated knowledge model in supplier selection, Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, Vol. 7, No. 4 pp. 333 -368.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Nov 2014
Peyman Akhavan, Behin Elahi and Mostafa Jafari
Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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Intellectual capital, Supplier selection, Knowledge management, Supply chain performance

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Exploration of Knowledge Acquisition Techniques in Tunnel Industry: The Case Study of Iran Tunnel Association

International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 6, No. 8, pp. 245-255, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan, Mostafa Jafari and Maryam Akhtari
Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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knowledge acquisition, knowledge management, knowledge elicitation, tunnel industry

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Iran Aerospace Industries KM Approach Based on a Comparative Study: A Benchmarking on Successful Practices

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: An International Journal, Vol. 79, No. 1, pp. 69–78, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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knowledge management, KM approach, benchmarking, aerospace industries, Iran, AIO

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Exploring KM Features and Learning in Iranian SMEs

Jafari, Mostafa, Fathian, Mohammad, Akhavan, Peyman and Reza hosnavi (2007), Exploring KM features and learning in Iranian SMEs, Vine: Journal of information and knowledge management systems, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 207-218.
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Oct 2013
Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology - Department of Industrial Engineering
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knowledge management, knowledge economy, SME, regression model, Iran.

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Essential Changes for Knowledge Management Establishment in a Country: A Macro Perspective

European Business Review, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 89 – 110, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Nov 2012
Mostafa Jafari and Peyman Akhavan
Iran University of Science and Technology and Malek Ashtar University of Technology
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knowledge management, change management, learning society, grounded theory, qualitative research, knowledge economy

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Mapping Network Warfare Techniques to KM: Applying Lessons and Theories from the Most Demanding Arena of All

KM review, Vol. 4, No. 9, pp. 28-33, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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Knowledge Management, knowledge sharing, information technology, cognition, Network-Centric Warfare, NCW

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Developing a Conceptual Model of Knowledge Society

Management International Conference 2006 (MIC'06), pp. 1-10, Slovenia.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan, Mostafa Jafari and Mehdi Fesharaki
Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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knowledge management, knowledge society, conceptual model, strategic planning, government, qualitative research

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Establishing an Integrated KM System in Iran Aerospace Industries Organization

Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 127-142, 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Mostafa Jafari, Mehdi Fesharaki and Peyman Akhavan
Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Malek Ashtar University of Technology
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Knowledge, integrated KM system, knowledge management, Aerospace industries, Iran, AIO

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Towards Learning in SMEs: An Empirical Study in Iran

Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 17-19 (2008)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan and Mostafa Jafari
Malek Ashtar University of Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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Learning, knowledge management, small and mediums enterprise, SME, knowledge economy, developing countries, Iran

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Preliminaries Towards Knowledge Based Society: A Comparative Study

International Journal of Electronic Business Management, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 1-9 (2008)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan and Mostafa Jafari
Malek Ashtar University of Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology
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knowledge management, knowledge society, conceptual model, government, qualitative research

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The Role of Process-Orientation in Organizational Productivity by CPI & BPR Approaches

International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 85-104, 2005
Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Mostafa Jafari and Peyman Akhavan
Iran University of Science and Technology and Malek Ashtar University of Technology

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process-orientation, organizational productivity, CPI, BPR

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Exploring the Basic Elements of Successful Knowledge Management System with Presenting a Theory through a Semantic Network

International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 18, No. 3/4, pp. 31-38, 2007
Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan, Mohammad Fathian and Mostafa Jafari
Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology

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knowledge management, grounded theory, qualitative research, semantic network, critical success factors, theory building.

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Motivation Factors Affecting Effective Communication Management at Knowledge-Based Organizations

Journal of Human Resource Management Research, Vol. 3, No. 9, pp. 141-165, 2011
Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Independent and Independent

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knowledge based organizations, knowledge workers, effective communication, motivation, organizational, trust

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Critical Issues in Business Process Re-Engineering: An Iranian Industry Organization

Modares Journal of Human Science, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 23-64, 2009
Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Mostafa Jafari, Peyman Akhavan and J. Noor
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology

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change management, management by objectives, business process reengineering, factor analysis, multiple regression, principle component analysis

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A Comparison between Knowledge Management Models and Developing a Complex Model

Citation: Jafari, Mostaf, Akhavan, Peyman, and Ashraf Mortezaei (2009), A comparison between knowledge management models and developing a complex model, Modiriat Farda, Vol. 8, No. 21, pp. 15-24.
Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Peyman Akhavan, Mostafa Jafari and Mortezaei Ashraf
Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Independent

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knowledge, knowledge management, knowledge management model, mixing model

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Application of Knowledge Management in Projects Delay Mitigation: Case Study of South Pars Projects

3rd Iranian Knowledge Management Conference, Tehran, Iran, February 8-9, 2011
Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Mostafa Jafari, Peyman Akhavan and Pirouzfar Raziyeh
Iran University of Science and Technology, Malek Ashtar University of Technology and Iran University of Science and Technology - Department of Industrial Engineering

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knowledge management, delays, project management, lessons learned, South Pars projects, Iran

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Association Rule Approach for Evaluation of Business Intelligence for Enterprise Systems

The IUP Journal of Computer Sciences, Vol. V, No. 2, pp. 21-38, April 2011
Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Malek Ashtar University of Technology

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decision support, business intelligence, association rules, enterprise systems, apriori algorithm

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ERP Requirements for Supporting Management Decisions and Business Intelligence

The IUP Journal of Information Technology, Vol. V, No. 3, pp. 65-84, September 2009
Posted: 26 Sep 2009
Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology and Alame Tabatabaie University

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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, business intelligence, requirements, decision support