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Publications of Nader Ale Ebrahim - Microsoft Academic Search

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  • M. A. Wazed, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Y. Nukman, Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Journal: Applied Mechanics and Materials , vol. 110-116, 2012
  • Published in 2011.
  • M. A. Wazed, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Y. Nukman, Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Use of common parts for different products (commonality) is important methods for managing product variety and preserving competitiveness in the age of mass customization and supply chain competition. In literature, the advantages of inclusion of common components in a product family are well established. Unfortunately, most of the works have been conducted via simulation or conceptual thinking. The mathematical models ...
    Published in 2011.
  • This paper presents the results of empirical research conducted during March to September 2009. The study focused on the influence of virtual research and development (R\&D) teams within Malaysian manufacturing small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The specific objective of the study is better understanding of the application of collaborative technologies in business, to find the effective factors ...
    Published in 2011.
  • The number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), especially those involved with research and development (R&D) programs and employed virtual teams to create the greatest competitive advantage from limited labor are increasing. Global and localized virtual R&D teams are believed to have high potential for the growth of SMEs. Due to the fast-growing complexity of ...
    Published in 2011.
  • Literature proves the importance of the role of information technology in increasing the effectiveness of virtual R&D teams’ communication for new product development. However, the factors that make information technology construct in a virtual R&D team are still ambiguous. Managers of virtual R&D teams for new product development do not know “which type of ...
    Published in 2011.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Published in 2011.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Publishing a high quality paper in scientific journals is a halfway of receiving citation in the future. The rest of the way is advertising and disseminating the publications by using the proper “Research Tools”. Familiarity with the tools allows the researcher to increase his/her h-index in the short time. H-index shows the academicians influences in the specified ...
    Published in 2011.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Published in 2011.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Published in 2011.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Published in 2011.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    This Mind Map is designed to help students who seek to reduce the search time by expanding the knowledge of researchers to more effectively use the "tools" that are available through the Net.
    Published in 2011.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the driving engine behind economic growth. While SMEs play a critical role in generating employment and supporting trade, they face numerous challenges, the prominent among them are the need to respond to fasting time-to-market, low-cost and rapid solutions to complex organizational problems. Towards that end, research and development (R&D) ...
    Published in 2010.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    This paper explores potential advantages of using virtual teams for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with a comprehensive review on various aspects of virtual teams. Based on the standing of the pertinent literatures, attempt has been made to study the aspects by online survey method in Iran and Malaysia. In both countries, SMEs play an important role in their ...
  • Increasingly competitive global markets and accelerating technological changes have increased the need for people to contact via electronic medium to have daily updates, the people those who could not able to meet face to face every day. Those who contact via electronic medium i.e. Virtual Team, are having number of benefit but to achieve these potential benefits, however, leaders ...
    Published in 2010.
  • In this paper, we present our more than two years research experiences on virtual R\&D teams in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and draws conclusions, giving special attention to the structure of virtual teams required to support education-industry collaboration. We report the relevant results of an online survey study. The online questionnaire was emailed by using ...
    Published in 2010.
  • The number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), especially those involved with research and development (R&D) programs and employed virtual teams to create the greatest competitive advantage from limited labor are increasing. Global and localized virtual R&D teams are believed to have a high potential for SMEs growth. Due to the fast growing complexity of the ...
    Published in 2010.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Zahari Taha
    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are indeed the engines of global economic growth. Their continued growth is a major subject for the economy and employment of any country. Towards that end, virtual research and development (R&D) could be a viable option to sustain and ease the operations of SMEs. However, literature shows there has not been a ...
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are considered as an engine for economic growth all over the world and especially for developing countries. During the past decade, new product development (NPD) has increasingly been recognized as a critical factor in ensuring the continued survival of SMEs. On the other hand, the rapid rate of market and technological changes has accelerated in ...
    Published in 2010.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are considered as an engine for economic growth all over the world and especially for developing countries. During the past decade, new product development (NPD) has increasingly been recognized as a critical factor in ensuring the continued survival of SMEs. On the other hand, the rapid rate of market and technological changes has accelerated in ...
    Published in 2010.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    This paper explores potential advantages and barriers of virtual teams toward making an interrelation between small and medium-sized firms (SMEs) with a comprehensive review on different aspects of virtual teams in SMEs based on authentic and reputed publications. The purpose of the state-of-the-art literature review is to provide an overview of what is known about the ...
    Published in 2010.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Z. Taha
    Virtual teams give many advantages to organizations, including increased knowledge sharing and improve organizational performance. Virtual teams have altered the expectations and boundaries of knowledge worker?s interactions and make a new opportunity to develop the business. In this paper, we present summary results of an online survey. The online questionnaire was emailed by using a simple random sampling method ...
    Published in 2010.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Published in 2010.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    This presentation file is designed to help students who seek to reduce the search time by expanding the knowledge of researchers to more effectively use the "tools" that are available through the Net.
    Published in 2010.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Published in 2010.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    This presentation file is designed to help students who seek to reduce the search time by expanding the knowledge of researchers to more effectively use the "tools" that are available through the Net.
    Published in 2010.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim (نادر آل ابراهیم), Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    Innovation plays a central role in economic development, at the regional and national level. In the competitive environment companies are obliged to produce more rapidly, more effectively and more efficiently in new product development, which is a result of research and development (R\&D) activities. It is necessary for them to put together different capabilities and services with ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    New interaction tools such as internet allow companies to gain valuable input from research and development (R\&D) engineers via virtual teams. Consequently, engineers also get more expertise in diminutive timeframes. Virtual R\&D teams present the key impetus to the technology acquisition process. The present knowledge-economy era is characterized by short product life-cycles. Virtual R\&...
    Published in 2009.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    This paper explores potential advantages and barriers of virtual teams toward making an interrelation between small and medium-sized firms (SMEs) with a comprehensive review on different aspects of virtual teams in SMEs based on authentic and reputed publications. The purpose of the state-of-the-art literature review is to provide an overview of what is known about the ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Zahari Taha
    In the competitive market , virtual teams represent a growing response to the need for fasting time-to- market, low-cost and rapid solutions to complex organizational problems. Virtual teams enable organizations to pool the talents and expertise of employees and non-employees by eliminating time and space barriers . Nowadays, companies are heavily investing in virtual team to enhance their performance ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Innovation is becoming the most important key issue for company's success in the 21st century. In the competitive environment it is necessary for the enterprises to put together different capabilities and services with the goal. It is widely accepted that innovation can be better achieved by working in team particularly in the virtual environments. The employed web services technology, ...
    Published in 2009.
  • The Information area has revolutionized the workplace. Douglas Kruse, a professor of human resources and the director of the program for disability research at Rutgers University, states that 7\% of employed persons with disabilities work 20 hours or more a week from home. While some modern countries have established ” virtual teams”, which are said to be comprised of people ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Ahmad Jafarnejad, Arash Golnam, Nader Ale Ebrahim
    This paper examines the determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Iran by applying the structural equation modelling (SEM). Using the annual time series data for the 1991-2006 period, two models were developed. In the first model the correlation between 12 determining factors and FDI in Iran were analyzed and in the second model the 12 factors were fit ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmad, Zahari Taha
    In today's dynamic marketplace, manufacturing companies are under strong pressure to introduce new products for long-term survival with their competitors. Nevertheless, every company cannot cope up progressively or immediately with the market requirements due to knowledge dynamics being experienced in the competitive milieu. Increased competition and reduced product life cycles put force upon companies to develop new products ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmad, Zahari Taha
    A conceptual model is proposed which facilitate the process of technology transfer by applying a virtual R&D team. The underlying hypothesis is responded to competitive challenges, the complex customer requirements and the high instability on the market. The context of the knowledge-based economy introduces a major shift from serial to simultaneous R&D activities ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    New interaction tools such as internet allow companies to gain valuable input from research and development (R\&D) engineers via virtual teams. Consequently, engineers also get more expertise in diminutive time frames. Virtual R\&D teams present the key impetus to the technology acquisition process. The present knowledge-economy era is characterized by short product life-cycles. Virtual ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    Small firms are indeed the engines of global economic growth. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play an important role to promote economic development. SMEs in the beginning of implementing new technologies always face capital shortage and need technological assistance. Available ERP systems do not fulfil the specific requirements of Small firms. SMEs has scarce resources and manpower therefore many SMEs ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    In today?s dynamic marketplace, companies are under strong pressure to introduce new products for long-term survival with their competitors. Besides, every company cannot cope up progressively or immediately with the market requirements due to knowledge dynamics being experienced in competitive milieu. Increased competition and reduced product life cycles put force upon companies to develop new products faster. In ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    As a result of globalization and advances in information and communication technologies, the increased use of virtual teams in business has become prominent. In the competitive environment companies are obliged to produce more rapidly, more effectively and more efficiently. It is necessary for them to put together different capabilities and services with the goal, through cooperation between suppliers and customers, ...
    Published in 2009.
  • N. Ale Ebrahim, S. Ahmed, Z. Taha
    Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the driving engine behind economic growth. While SMEs play a critical role in generating employment and supporting trade, they face numerous challenges, the prominent among them are the need to respond to fasting time-to-market, low-cost and rapid solutions to complex organizational problems. Towards that end, research and development (R \& D) ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Innovation is becoming the most important key issue for company?s success in the 21st century. In the competitive environment is necessary for the enterprises to put together different capabilities and services with the goal. It?s a widely accepted that innovation is better achieved by working in team. The employed web services technology, although very popular nowadays but it ...
    Published in 2009.
  • Shamsuddin Ahmed, Nader Ale Ebrahim, NG Shian Kee
    Implementation of quality and environmental systems and securing certification thereof has become important activities for many manufacturing organizations. There is a widespread phenomenon in that regard around the world. Thus, a need has emerged to integrate these systems in order to reduce wasteful redundancies and generate synergetic effects. The primary concern of this paper is to identify those factors that ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Hamid Tahbaz Tavakoli, Nader Ale Ebrahim, Arash Golnam
    Nothing is permanent except change. Many authors stress that the reason for the failure of many change initiatives can be found in resistance to change. Resistance to change introduces costs and delays into the change process that are difficult to anticipate but must be taken into consideration. Undoubtedly the resistance to change is key topic in change management and should ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Arash Golnam, Nader Ale Ebrahim, Ali Ghazizadeh
    Reflecting a broader trend towards the off shoring of services, a number of developing countries are attracting foreign direct investment in research and development. Transnational corporations, including the ones headquartered in developed countries, are selecting developing countries as locations for such activities. With the off shoring of research and development, firms aim to access the skills of new locations, adapting ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    Research and development (R\&D) activities are fundamental drivers of value creation in today?s technology-based Small and Medium enterprises (SMEs). Seemingly, a successful R\&D is a task of innovation processes and development of R\&D networks with allied companies. There is a perceived lack of understanding regarding the importance of SMEs and their need ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    This paper provides a comprehensive review on different aspects of virtual teams based on authentic and reputed publications. The purpose of the state-of-the-art literature review is to provide an overview of what is known about the structure and dynamics of R\&D collaboration in SMEs. SMEs are the backbone of the world business. The focus of ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are a major part of the industrial economies. Their survival and growth has therefore been a prominent issue. Research and development (R\&D) enables firms to create new technologies and/or to build on existing technologies obtained through technology transfer. Nowadays unpredictable environment suggests that many firms seek new ways of conducting their ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    In a global and technology oriented world the requirements that products and services have to fulfill are increasing and are getting more complicated. Research and development (R&D) is becoming increasingly important in creating the knowledge that makes research and business more competitive. Companies are obliged to produce more rapidly, more effectively and more efficiently. In order to meet ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    The globalization of Research and Development (R&D) is not a recent phenomenon. Since the1960s, for various reasons, companies have been performing some kind of R&D activities outside their home countries. The pressure of globalization competition force producers to continuously innovate and upgrade the quality of existing products. The mega trends like globalization and high demand fluctuation ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    It’s a widely accepted that innovation is better achieved by working in team. Virtual teams are formed to facilitate transnational innovation processes. Virtual collaborative working environments are able to enhance the enterprises competitiveness. ICT has brought about significant changes in organizations and produced important benefits, including in the areas of innovation which is recognized as a prime source of national ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    Innovation plays a central role in economic development, at regional and national level. In the competitive environment companies are obliged to produce more rapidly, more effectively and more efficiently in new product development which is a result of research and development (R&D) activities. It is necessary for them to put together different capabilities and services with the goal, ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Arash Golnam
    Virtualization caused tremendous evolution in the economics of marketing channels, patterns of physical distribution and the structure of distributors and developed a new concept that is known as virtual marketing (VM). VM combines the powerful technologies of interactive marketing and virtual reality. Virtual enterprise (VE) refers to an organization not having a clear physical locus. In other words, VE is ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Zahari Taha
    Purpose - The literature on the topic has evolved exponentially since eight years ago. Relaying on a review of studies published in recent years, this article proposes and discusses a framework which incorporates a set of virtual teams involved in a new product development initiative. Design/methodology/approach - A range of academic and practitioner literature related to virtual teams and virtual ...
    Published in 2008.
  • Research and Development (R&D) management in Iran has faced many barriers and obstacles, in which R&D units are considered as the basic core of the product development and innovation. Due to structural shortcomings, a great number of organizations and industries have not yet been able to position themselves in the market. There are about 1141 R&...
    Published in 2007.
  • Arash Golnam, Nader Ale Ebrahim, Ali Ghazizadeh
    Reflecting a broader trend towards the off shoring of services, a number of developing countries are attracting foreign direct investment in research and development. Transnational corporations, including the ones headquartered in developed countries, are selecting developing countries as locations for such activities. With the off shoring of research and development, firms aim to access the skills of new locations, adapting ...
    Published in 2007.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Arash Golnam
    Since the ancient times Iran has always played a significant role in the Transportation Industry due to its strategic position in the silk road that connected Asia to Europe and Middle East to .Ancient Iranians are believed to be the pioneers of land transportation in the world and transportation has always been considered as one of the most ancient and ...
    Published in 2006.
  • Arash Golnam, Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Published in 2006.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim
    In the highly competitive global market, only organizations survive in which, knowledge has replaced labour and natural resources as the key source of sustainable growth and development. The organizations that have learnt doing things differently and doing different things. In such organizations knowledge and learning are widely considered as sustainable sources of competitive advantage. In this paper first we take ...
    Published in 2006.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Maziar Rostamnezhad, Ali Momeni
    In recent years, along with the trend toward clean air and less dependency to imported oil products, there has been increasing willing to use substitute fuels in transport industry. Automobile industry is an exhaustive industry bringing development for any country. The industrial capabilities needed for development rest in this branch of industry. The Iranian automobile making companies move in line ...
    Published in 2005.
  • HAMID TAHBAZ TAVAKOLI, NADER ALE EBRAHIM, ARASH GOLNAM
    Nothing is permanent except change. Many authors stress that the reason for the failure of many change initiatives can be found in resistance to change. Resistance to change introduces costs and delays into the change process that are difficult to anticipate but must be taken into consideration. Undoubtedly the resistance to change is key topic in change management and should ...
    Published in 2005.
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Ali Momeni
    In recent years, along with the trend toward clean air and less dependency to imported oil products, there has been increasing willing to use substitute fuels in transport industry. Automobile industry is an exhaustive industry bringing development for any country. The industrial capabilities needed for development rest in this branch of industry. The Iranian automobile making companies move in line ...
    Published in 2005.
  • Arash Golnam, Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Research and development has always played a strategically important role in the survival and the growth of technology-based firms. R&D is positively linked to company performance measures such as sales, productivity and shareholder returns and in addition to this, facing increased competition, as a result of globalization the viability of many established firms is based on the ...
    Published in 2005.
  • Ali Momeni, Maziar Rostamnezhad, Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Automobile industry is an exhaustive industry bringing development for any country. The industrial capabilities needed for development rest in this branch of industry. The Iranian automobile making companies move in line with this aim. But in recent decades, in addition to development of automobile industry, the pollution too has occupied the minds of the authorities of these companies. Some measures, ...
    Published in 2004.
  • The Regenerative Amplifier FEL (RAFEL) is a new FEL approach aimed at achieving the highest optical power from a compact rf-linac FEL. The key idea is to feed back a small fraction (<10%) of the optical power into a high- gain (~10 5 in single pass) wiggler to enable the FEL to reach saturation in a few passes. ...
    Published in 1998.
  • The Regenerative Amplifier FEL (RAFEL) is a new FEL approach aimed at achieving the highest optical power from a compact rf-linac FEL. The key idea is to feed back a small fraction (<10%) of the optical power into a high-gain (~105 in single pass) wiggler to enable the FEL to reach saturation in a few passes. This ...
    Published in 1997.
  • H. Shokouhmand, Nader Ale Ebrahim
    Direct Expansion plate finned tube coils (DX) are extensively used in air conditioning systems. If the air flowing over the coil is humid and the coil's temperature is below the dew point, condensation will occur on the fins. In this paper a two-row Direct Expansion plate finned tube coils (DX) in which the tubes are arranged triangular, has ...
    Published in 1996.
  • N. A. Ebrahim, R. W. Davis, J. F. Mouris
    Critical aspects of high-gradient electron acceleration by laser-driven relativistic electron plasma waves have been studied experimentally. A number of important features incorporated into the design of the experimental facility make it possible to obtain controlled injection of high-energy electrons into the plasma and make reliable measurements of electron acceleration. Effective accelerating electric field gradients of approximately 1....
  • Nader Ale Ebrahim, Arash Golnam
    After the World War II it has been witnessed that trade between developing and the developed countries has expanded and attempts have been made by industrialized nations to reduce the discrepancy of income levels between poor and rich countries. To finance domestic investment, developing countries depend on cash in-flows from abroad, typically in the form of loans that developing ...


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