Payam Hanafizadeh

Dr. Payam Hanafizadeh is an Associate Professor of Information Systems and Decision Sciences at Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran. He has held visiting positions at the University of Waterloo, University of Canberra, Chalmers University of Tech., and Masaryk University. He received his MSc and PhD in Industrial Engineering at Tehran Polytechnic University and pursues his research in the areas of e-business and decision making under uncertainty. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of E-Business Research. He is the inventor of Robust Net Present Value appeared in Mathematical and Computer Modelling. He has also published over 60 articles for leading journals such as: Internet Research, The Information Society, Journal of Global Information Management, Telecommunications Policy, Expert Systems with Applications, International Journal of Information Management, Systemic Practice and Action Research, Electronic Commerce Research, Mathematical and Computer Modelling, Energy Policy, Management Decisions and Telematics and Informatics to name only a few. Dr. Hanafizadeh is the co-author of Online Advertising and Promotion published by IGI Global. He has (co-)authored several other successful books in Persian such as Electronic Commerce, Definitions and Barriers (2nd edition), Holding Companies: Definitions, Concepts, and Structures, and Multi-Dimensional Construct Research Method. He has also been serving on the Editorial Review Board for JITR, JECO, IJITSA, IJEIS, and IJDSST. Dr. Hanafizadeh was named as the best researcher of Tehran Province in 2006. In addition to his academic position, he has also consulted for several major public and private organizations including the Ministry of Information, Telecommunication and Technology, the Ministry of Interior, National Petrochemical Company, pharmaceutical companies, automotive companies, and banking industries.

Publications

Online Advertising Intermediary: How Online Advertising Works?
Payam Hanafizadeh, Mehdi Behboudi, Hamideh Mokhtari Hasanabad. © 2014. 10 pages.
Applying bleeding edge courses of action in advertising is always a case on the table of decision makers. In online case, lack of a practice to place right...
Perusing E-Readiness and Digital Divide: From a Critical View
Mohammad Reza Hanafizadeh, Payam Hanafizadeh, Abbas Saghaei. © 2013. 34 pages.
With the advent and evolution of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in general, the Internet, in particular, throughout the world, new terms such as...
A McKinsey 7S Model-Based Framework for ERP Readiness Assessment
Payam Hanafizadeh, Ahad Zare Ravasan. © 2013. 43 pages.
Implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is a complex, lengthy and expensive process which usually faces serious challenges and failures. Thus, it...
Local Perturbation Analysis of Linear Programming with Functional Relation Among Parameters
Payam Hanafizadeh, Abolfazl Ghaemi, Madjid Tavana. © 2013. 24 pages.
In this paper, the authors study the sensitivity analysis for a class of linear programming (LP) problems with a functional relation among the objective function...
The Right Format of Internet Advertising (RFIA): A Structural Equation Model
Payam Hanafizadeh, Mehdi Behboudi. © 2013. 23 pages.
This study was designed to provide some insights into how Iranian marketers can find the right format of Internet advertising. Recent negative trends in Internet...
A Data Mining Model for Risk Assessment and Customer Segmentation in the Insurance Industry
Payam Hanafizadeh, Neda Rastkhiz Paydar. © 2013. 27 pages.
Customer segmentation on the basis of predictable risks can help insurance firms maximize their earnings and minimize their losses. Car insurance is one of the...
Why Do Advertisers Need to Use Lead Generation?
Payam Hanafizadeh, Mehdi Behboudi, Ateneh Qodsi Khah, Marzieh Ardalani. © 2013. 7 pages.
As evidence mounts on the importance of online advertising and the opportunities presented by new-shaped lead generation companies globally, it becomes important...
Business Model Change Methodology: Applying New Technology in Organization: The Case of Mobile Technology in Learning Industry
Nastaran Hajiheydari, Payam Hanafizadeh. © 2013. 25 pages.
The present study intends to design a methodology for examining the influence of modern information and communication technology on business models (BMs)....
Digital Divide and e-Readiness: Trends and Gaps
Mohammad Reza Hanafizadeh, Payam Hanafizadeh, Erik Bohlin. © 2013. 46 pages.
This paper reviews the literature on digital divide and e-readiness in different fields with an eye to identifying trends and gaps in prominent research areas. In...
Online Advertising and Promotion: Modern Technologies for Marketing
Payam Hanafizadeh, Mehdi Behboudi. © 2012. 248 pages.
Advertising, just like medicine and engineering, is a universal discipline of study, providing insight into understanding the business process anywhere in the...
The Core Critical Success Factors in Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Payam Hanafizadeh, Roya Gholami, Shabnam Dadbin, Nicholas Standage. © 2012. 28 pages.
The Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems require huge investments while ineffective implementations of such projects are commonly observed....
Why Do Iranians Avoid Shopping on the Internet?
Payam Hanafizadeh, Mehdi Behboudi, Maryam Asghari Ilani, Ramineh Kalhor. © 2012. 13 pages.
Iran is becoming an appropriate country for selling Internet-based products. Evidence illustrates an inverse trend and avoidance in this regard. This study was...
Neural Network-Based Evaluation of the Effect of the Motivation of Hospital Employees on Patients’ Satisfaction
Payam Hanafizadeh, Neda Rastkhiz Paydar, Neda Aliabadi. © 2012. 19 pages.
This article evaluates the effect of the motivation of employees on organizational performance using a neural network. Studies show that employee motivation...
A Literature Review on the Business Impacts of Social Network Sites
Payam Hanafizadeh, Ahad Zare Ravasan, Ali Nabavi, Mohammad Mehrabioun. © 2012. 15 pages.
Social network sites (SNSs) such as MySpace, Facebook, and Youtube have attracted millions of users, many of whom have integrated these sites into their daily...
Local Perturbation Analysis of Linear Programming with Functional Relation Among Parameters
Payam Hanafizadeh, Abolfazl Ghaemi, Madjid Tavana. © 2011. 24 pages.
In this paper, the authors study the sensitivity analysis for a class of linear programming (LP) problems with a functional relation among the objective function...
Perusing E-Readiness and Digital Divide: From A Critical View
Mohammad Reza Hanafizadeh, Payam Hanafizadeh, Abbas Saghaei. © 2011. 35 pages.
With the advent and evolution of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in general, the Internet, in particular, throughout the world, new terms such as...
A McKinsey 7S Model-Based Framework for ERP Readiness Assessment
Payam Hanafizadeh, Ahad Zare Ravasan. © 2011. 41 pages.
Implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is a complex, lengthy and expensive process which usually faces serious challenges and failures. Thus, it...
Is ICT the Key to Development?
Roya Gholami, Dolores Añón Higón, Payam Hanafizadeh, Ali Emrouznejad. © 2010. 18 pages.
Using panel data for 52 developed and developing countries over the period 1998-2006, this article examines the links between information and communication...
The Core Critical Success Factors in Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Payam Hanafizadeh, Roya Gholami, Shabnam Dadbin, Nicholas Standage. © 2010. 30 pages.
The Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems require huge investments while ineffective implementations of such projects are commonly observed....
Neural Network-based Evaluation of the Effect of the Motivation of Hospital Employees on Patients’ Satisfaction
Payam Hanafizadeh, Neda Rastkhiz Paydar, Neda Aliabadi. © 2010. 19 pages.
This article evaluates the effect of the motivation of employees on organizational performance using a neural network. Studies show that employee motivation...
Robust Strategic Planning Employing Scenario Planning and Fuzzy Inference System
Payam Hanafizadeh, Ali Hashemi, Esmael Salahi Parvin. © 2009. 25 pages.
Time and uncertainty play crucial roles in the strategic planning process. Organizations are faced with unpredictable changes in new technologies, products and...
The Pros and Cons of Digital Divide and E-Readiness Assessments
Mohammad Reza Hanafizadeh, Payam Hanafizadeh, Abbas Saghaei. © 2009. 29 pages.
Evolving information and communication technologies (ICTs) have yielded new terms like “information society,” “digital divide,” and “e-readiness” which have...
International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach (IJITSA)
Manuel Mora. Est. 2008.
The International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach (IJITSA) is a refereed global journal where a systemic interdisciplinary and/or a...
Journal of Information Technology Research (JITR)
Francisco José García-Peñalvo. Est. 2008.
The Journal of Information Technology Research (JITR) presents comprehensive interdisciplinary and refereed research on the most emerging and breakthrough areas of...
International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics (IJHISI)
Joseph Tan. Est. 2006.
The International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics (IJHISI) disseminates current technological innovations and applications in the...
International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems (IJEIS)
Madjid Tavana. Est. 2005.
Global markets and competition have forced companies to operate in a physically distributed environment to take the advantage of benefits of strategic alliances...
International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR)
Payam Hanafizadeh, Jeffrey Hsu. Est. 2005.
The emergence of electronic business is one of the most profound changes that revolutionized the process of buying, selling, and exchanging products and services...
Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations (JECO)
Pedro Isaías. Est. 2003.
The Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations (JECO) is designed to provide comprehensive coverage and understanding of the social, cultural, organizational...