Dr. Joshua Ignatius

Publications & Presentations

Selected SCI/SSCI Papers

Note: ISI impact factor listed are on year of paper acceptance

“Fuzzy PROMETHEE GDSS for Technical Requirements Ranking in HOQ” (with S.M. Hosseini-Motlagh,M. Behzadian, M.M. Sepehri, M. Goh, K.H. Tan) International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, (2014) (In press) (ISI Impact Factor 2013: 1.779).

“Assessing Knowledge Sharing Among Academics: A Validation of the Knowledge Sharing Behavior Scale (KSBS) (with T. Ramayah, J.A.L. Yeap), Evaluation Review, Accepted online 11 July 2014, (ISI Impact Factor 2012: 0.714).

“What is the leaness level of your organization in lean transformation implementation? An integrated lean index using ANP approach”(with Wong, W.P., Soh, K.L.) (2014) (ISI Impact factor: 0.603 Production Planning and Control) 25(4), 273-287.

“A fuzzy hybrid group decision support system approach for the supplier evaluation process” (with S.M. Heshemian, M Behzadian, R. Samizadeh), International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2014, 73(7), 1105-1117, (ISI Impact Factor 2013: 1.779).

“A new method for deriving priority weights by extracting consistent numerical-valued matrices from interval-valued fuzzy judgement matrix “ (with F. Zhang, C.P. Lim, Y. Zhao), Information Sciences, 2014, (ISI Impact Factor 2012: 3.643).

“Multiobjective Combinatorial Auctions in Transportation Procurement” (with M. Behzadian, Goh, M, S.M. Hosseini-Motlagh, M.M. Sepehri, A.Mustafa, A.Rahman), Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Article ID 951783, online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/951783, 2014, (ISI Impact Factor 2012: 2.038).

“A bi-objective weighted model for improving the discrimination power in MCDEA” (with M.-R.
Ghasemi, and A. Emrouznejad), European Journal of Operational Research, 2014, 233 (3), 640-650, (ISI Impact Factor 2012: 2.038).

“Determining consumers’ most preferred eWOM platform for movie reviews: A fuzzy analytic
hierarchy process approach” (with J.A.L. Yeap, and T. Ramayah), Computers in Human Behavior,
2014, 31 (2), 250-258, (ISI Impact Factor 2012: 2.067).

“A new method for ranking fuzzy numbers and its application to group decision making”, (with
F.Zhang, C.P. Lim, Y. Zhao), Applied Mathematical Modelling, 2014, 38, 1563–1582, (ISI Impact
Factor 2012: 1.706).

“An Empirical Inquiry on Knowledge Sharing Among Academicians in Higher Learning Institutions”, (with M. Jantan, J.A.L. Yeap, and T. Ramayah), 51 (2), p.131-154 Minerva, (2013) (ISI Impact factor: 0.882)

“A state-of-the-art survey of TOPSIS applications” (with M. Behzadian, S.K. Otaghsara, and
M.Yazdana), Expert Systems with Applications, 39 (17), p. 13051-13069 (2012) (ISI Impact factor 2011: 2.455)

“The Impact of Technological Learning on NPD Outcomes: The Moderating Effect of Project
Complexity” (with M. Jantan, J.A.L. Yeap, and T. Ramayah), 32 (7-8), 452-463, Technovation,
(2012), (ISI Impact factor: 3.287)

“Type-2 TOPSIS: A Group Decision Problem When Ideal Values are not Extreme Endpoints” (with MZA Langroudi, A Emrouznejad, A Mustafa) (In Press DOI: 10.1007/s10726-012-9296-4, Group Decision and Negotiation (ISI Impact factor 2010: 1.048)

“Modeling Funding Allocation Problem via AHP-fuzzy TOPSIS” (with A. Mustafa and Goh, M)
(Accepted, International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control), 8 (5A), p.3329-3341 (2012) (ISI Impact Factor 2010: 2.932)

“PROMETHEE Group Decision Support System and the House of Quality” (with M. Behzadian, Goh, M, S.M. Hosseini-Motlagh, M.M. Sepehri) (In Press DOI: 10.1007/s10726-011-9257-3, Group Decision and Negotiation (ISI Impact factor 2010: 1.048)

“Modeling Fuzzy Combinatorial Auction” (with Y.J. Lai, S.M. Hosseini-Motlagh and M.M. Sepehri),
Expert Systems with Applications, 38 (9), p. 11482-11488 (2011) (ISI Impact factor 2010: 2.908)

“A Multiobjective Sensitivity Approach to Training Providers’ Evaluation and Quota Allocation Planning” (with A. Mustafa, M. Jantan, L. Chee-Peng, T. Ramayah, J.A.L. Yeap), International Journal of IT and Decision Making 10 (1), p.147-174 (2011) (ISI Impact Factor 2010: 3.319)

“A model for Optimal Routing of Dangerous Substances in Warehousing Operations via k-nested
GTSP” (with M.M. Sepehri, S.M. Hosseini-Motlagh), International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation 11(9), p.699-702 (2010) (ISI Impact factor 2010: 5.22)

“Optimizing Trade in Transportation Procurement: Is Combinatorial Double Auction Approach Truly Better?” (with M.M. Sepehri, S.M. Hosseini-Motlagh and A. Mustafa), International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, 6(6), p.2537-2550 (2010) (ISI Impact Factor 2009: 2.932)

“Hybrid Models in Decision Making under Uncertainty: The Case of Training Provider Evaluation.”
(with S.M. Hosseini-Motlagh, M.M. Sepehri, M. Behzadian and A. Mustafa), Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems 21 (1-2), p.147-162 (2010) (ISI Impact Factor 2009: 0.740)

Chapters in Books

1. “Fuzzy Prices in Combinatorial Auction” (with S.M. Hosseini-Motlagh, M.M. Sepehri and Y.J. Lai), in C.P. Lim and L.H. Jain, Emerging Technologies in Decision Support Systems, (2010), Springer-Verlag, Germany.

2. “Discriminant Analysis: A Practical Guide For Researchers” (with T. Ramayah and Lo, M.C) in Chapter 9 of “Probability and Statistics. Didactic introduction”, Taylor and Francis (To appear in 2014) (Accepted book chapter)

Selected International Presentations

“Waste Sortation in Single Stream Recycling”, The 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS 2014), Barcelona, Spain, 13-18 July 2014.

“Fuzzy Ranking for Carbon Efficiency Evaluation (1st Version)”, APBITM 2013 – The 10th International Conference on Asia Pacific Business Innovation & Technology Management, Taipei, Taiwan, 20-22 January 2013.

“Fuzzy Ranking for Carbon Efficiency Evaluation (2nd Version) ”, DEA 2013, Samsun, Turkey, 28-30 June 2013.

“Financial Performance of Iran’s Automotive Sector based on PROMETHEE II”, The 6th IEEE
Conference on Management and Information Technology (ICMIT 2012), Sanur Bali, Indonesia, 11-13 June 2012.

“A Game Theoretic Model for China’s Aviation Sector” International Conference on Operations
Research, Zurich, Switzerland, 30 August 2011 – 02 September 2011.

”Integrating Fuzzy DEA into TOPSIS approach for finding an ideal solution in multiattribute decision making problems” International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis and Performance Measurement, Thesalloniki, Greece, 24- 27 August 2011.

“Validating the Course Website Acceptance Model (CWAM) in Malaysia: A Structural Equation
Modeling Approach” at 1st International Conference on Capacity Building for Information Technology Integration in Teaching and Learning, Hong Kong SAR, China, 1-4th June 2005

“The Extent of Inter-/Intra-Functional Technological Learning: A Comparison between Short and Long Term Projects” at Global Business Development Institute Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 5-6th January 2005

“The Impact of Inter-/Intra-Functional Technological Learning on New Product Development
Outcomes” at International Engineering Management Conference, Singapore, 18-21st October 2004