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Nader Ale Ebrahim

Technology Management Consultant, "Research Tools" Advisor and Self-employed Researcher
Selangor, Malaysia
Automotive
Current
  • Research Fellow at Research Support Unit, Centre of Research Services, IPPP, University of Malaya
  • Technology Management Consultant, "Research Tools" Advisor at Independent Researcher
Past
  • PhD candidate at University of Malaya
  • Paper & Proceedings Committee at United Kingdom - Malaysia - Ireland Engineering Science Conference 2011 (UMIES 2011)
  • Paper and Proceeding committee member at The 11th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems (APIEMS 2010)
Education
  • Universiti Malaya
  • Faculty of Engineering ,University of Tehran
  • Faculty of Engineering , University of Tehran
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Nader Ale Ebrahim's Summary

Nader Ale Ebrahim holds a PhD degree in Technology Management from the Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya. He holds a Master of Science in the Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tehran with distinguished honors. He also has over 19 years of experience in the establishment of the R&D departments in different companies, heading projects as the project director and project coordinator and implementing knowledge based system in the R&D department. His current research interest focuses on E-skills, Research Tools, Bibliometrics and managing virtual NPD teams in SMEs’ R&D centers. His papers/articles have published and presented in the several journals and conferences.

Specialties: R&D management, New Product Development, Virtual Team management, Technology Management

Nader Ale Ebrahim's Experience

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Education Management industry
2013Present (less than a year) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
• Establish and introduce the publication marketing “Research Tools”;
• Develop and promote online tutorials for “Research Tools”;
• Conduct workshop on “Research Tools” that will increase University Citation;
• Provide guidance and instruction on the use of “Research Tools”; and
• Promote the practice of depositing publications in repositories.

Technology Management Consultant, "Research Tools" Advisor

Independent Researcher

August 2012Present (1 year 1 month) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
I have conducted a series of workshop on the application of “Research Tools” in almost all public universities in Malaysia. “Research Tools” reduce the search time by expanding the knowledge of researchers to more effectively use the "tools" that are available through the Net.

PhD candidate

University of Malaya

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Education Management industry
January 2008August 2012 (4 years 8 months) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Universiti Malaya, or UM, Malaysia's oldest university, is situated on a 750 acre (309 hectare) campus in the southwest of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.

It was established in April 1949 in Singapore with the merger of the King Edward VII College of Medicine (founded in 1905) and Raffles College (founded in 1928).

Paper & Proceedings Committee

United Kingdom - Malaysia - Ireland Engineering Science Conference 2011 (UMIES 2011)

November 2010July 2011 (9 months) University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
United Kingdom - Malaysia - Ireland Engineering Science Conference 2011 (UMIES 2011) is open to malaysian postgraduate engineering students worldwide as well as foreign postgraduate students who are currently studying in Malaysia. UMIES 2011,which runs on 12th & 13th of July in University Malaya, aims to provide an excellent platform to Malaysian students to share and exchange research findings and ideas. The objectives of the conference are as follows:

To increase the involvement of Malaysian students in an internationally recognized conference.
To promote the value of knowledge sharing and networking among Malaysians as well as their international counterparts.
To strengthen the bond among the academic institutions of three countries in sharing new ideas and strengthen future research activities.

The conference will be divided into 7 themes in engineering sciences and related fields:

Chemical, Bio process & Food Engineering.
Civil & Environmental Engineering.
Mechanical, Aeronautical & Material engineering.
Manufacturing, Industrial & Design engineering.
Biomedical & Biomechanics Engineering.
Electronic & Electrical Engineering.
Computer Science & Information Technology.

Paper and Proceeding committee member

The 11th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems (APIEMS 2010)

January 2010December 2010 (1 year) Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM) Faculty of Engineering, Uni
The 11th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems (APIEMS) Conference and the 14th Asia Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Foundation for Production Research hold on December 7-10, 2010 in Melaka, Malaysia. The Conference was hosted by Universiti Malaya (UM) in collaboration with the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP). These conferences were also hold in conjunction with the 3rd AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference in Manufacturing Engineering (AUN/SEED-Net-RC ManuE 2010).

Vice-Chairman

The R&D Society of Iranian Industries & Mines

March 2003March 2007 (4 years 1 month) Tehran - Iran
I and some of my colleagues become founding father of The R&D Society of Iranian Industries & Mines (RDS) which has more than 1400 companies as members from different industrial sectors. RDS with its members is the holder of around 20% of Iran’s GDP.
Major duties of the RDS are as follows:

1. Identification of the research capabilities and capacities of the research and development units of the industrial centers and helping the members to benefit from their research potential abilities
2. Coordination among research & development units in order to compile executive approaches in order to choose suitable technology, compilation and definition of the executive principles needed for transfer of technology based on industrial requirements of the society, cooperation, and seeking for improved approaches needed for attraction and naturalization of the transferred technologies.

The society also aims at nurturing the R&D activities of its member companies by offering state-of-the-art training services by organizing industry-specific courses, industrial visits, and holding annual conferences and workshops.

Member of the scientific and organizing committees of the conferences held by the society.

Board Member

Institute of Knowledges and New Technologies Development (TDF)

20052006 (1 year)
To be involved in several projects that can utilize my over 16 years experiences in the following fields:

1. Establishing R&D department in different companies.
2. Project director and project coordinator.
3. Knowledge based systems implementation in R&D department.
4. Experience in organizing and chairing conferences regarding R&D
5. Simultaneously successfully managed R&D projects driving engineering, planning, QA, and shipments to manufacturing.

Engineering Deputy

Iran Khodro Diesel Co.

January 2003August 2006 (3 years 8 months) Tehran - Iran
IKD is the leader and a world class commercial vehicle manufacturer in the Middle East; under the license of Mercedes Benz Germany. The company's total annual turn-over reaches to $1.1bn.

I was in charge of coordinating and leading new projects in Iran Khodro Diesel. Here is a list of Some of the projects that I was involved when I worked at IKD:


• Project Coordinator of License Agreement Project between IKD and Daimler Chrysler for truck technology transfer which was led to produce knowledge based prototyping and mass production of new Daimler Chrysler’s products(Actros 3331, Actros 1844, Axor 2628, Axor 1935, Axor 3335)
• Project director of "Conversion of OM457 Diesel Engine to a CNG Engine" with cooperation of Spanish designer & developer company IDIADA.
• Production of new CNG buses
• Project manager of selection, sampling, testing and installation of bus air conditioner system.
• Directed projects relating to sampling and mass production of Chorus CNG minibus with converted Hyundai engine
• Directed projects relating to facility layout planning of truck production hall in order to increase quality and quantity of production
• Projects director of increase bus production capacity and commissioning of SC457 and Mega-trans bus production line
• Cooperated in the project for minimizing transportation, scraps as well as organization of company warehouses and containers.
• Directed projects relating to bus/truck manufacturing plant layout in Venezuela, Azerbaijan and Iraq
• Directed projects relating to increase of bus/truck paint production Capacity

Chairman and Engineering Deputy

TKC (Toseé Khodro Car)

February 2003July 2005 (2 years 6 months) Tehran, Iran
The company affiliated to Iran Khodro Diesel (IKD) which is responsible for designing and prototyping of new product for IKD.

• Project Leader in “ New Truck Design and Production with IKD Brand” project (TKC as Engineering, Research, and Development company for IKD has launched this project with a British company MIRA ltd. as main contractor mutually to design and produce a new truck with IKD brand)

• IT project manager (License Agreement Project) for truck technology transfer from Mercedes Benz Company.

• Directed various projects in connection with design and manufacturing of new buses and trucks.
• Directed various projects in connection with increasing of emission standard level of diesel engines.
• Directed various projects in connection with changing the engines of buses, minibuses and trucks to gas-burning engines.

Vice Engineering Deputy responsible for R&D Department

MEGA Motor

July 2001January 2003 (1 year 7 months) Tehran - Iran
One of Saipa Industries Group’s subsidiaries for vehicle’s Engine, Gearbox, and Axle manufacturing.

Be involved in different project as a project manager and co-operate responsible to manage the following items:
o Work Breakdown Structure
o Scheduling
o Budget and Cost planning
o Tracking and monitor the deviation, deliverable with regard to gateways and milestones
o Evaluating the Reports

• Manager of the project titled "Increasing the Power of Pride Automobile Engine by 10%"

• Manager of the project titled "Solving the Problem of Pride Sedan Piston Fracture"

• Executive of the project titled "Changing Nissan & Pride Engines to Bi-fuel Engines (CNG)"

• Co-operator of the project titled "Changing Nissan Engine to Injection-Burning Engine (M24IA)"

• Co-operator of the project titled "Optimization of Pride Sedan Gear Ratio"

• Co-operator of the project titled "Identification of Gearbox Sound/Vibration Problems using NVH Tools"

• Co-operator of the project for obtaining EURO II Emission Standard for Pride engine

• Co-operator of the project titled “Installation of Air-Conditioning System on Junior Nissan Pickup”

• Co-operator of the project titled “Installation of Catalyst Converter on Patrol Automobile and Injection-Burning Engines”

• Co-operator of the project titled “Design and Manufacturing of Caravan Sedan New axel”

• Co-operator of the project titled “Preparation of Zero Dimension Engine Simulator Software System”

• Co-operator of the project titled “Analysis of Flow in Input Manifold of Pride Sedan Engine”

• Manager of the project titled “Selection Power Train of New SPC5 Automobile”

Research and Development Division Director

Azmayesh Industries Group

January 2000July 2001 (1 year 7 months) Azmayesh Fork Rd., Km 12 Mazandaran Rd., Tehran, 16599, Iran
Home Appliances Manufacturer.
Household Refrigerators And Freezers.
Manufacture, marketing and export of household appliances, including laundry equipment, vacuum cleaners, fridges and freezers, air-conditioning and heating equipment
Azmayesh has two production plants in Tehran and Shiraz

• Manager of the project titled “Reverse Design and Manufacturing of Gas Cooler for Bus (Sutruck model, 28000 Kcal)

• Preparation of the feasibility study for bus cooler manufacturing in Iran

• Implementation of Quality Management System

'Research and Development' and 'Engineering' Director

Charkheshgar

June 1998January 2000 (1 year 8 months) Tabriz-Iran
Gearbox manufacture under license ZF Germany

In Charkheshgar Company, I established a research department and executed three successful projects which promote the company’s sales.

• Executive of the project titled “Reverse Engineering and Manufacturing of Steering Box for Pride Automobile”

• Manager of the project titled “Manufacturing and Equipment of Motor Powers Engineering Design/Research Center”

• Project team member of “Nissan Junior Gearbox Reverse Engineering”

• Implementation of Quality Management System complied with ISO 9000-2000 and renew the certification, include of :
o Document updating
o Non-complying detection and clearance
o Organizing internal audit.
o Quality management manual
o Quality plan
o Procedures
o Work instruction
o Forms and technical documents
o Organizing QMS leading committee and meetings
o Internal audit
o Non-complying detection and clearance
• Project team member in implementation of the Suggestions System

Research and Development Division Director

Iranpouya Co. (General Steel)

November 1996January 1998 (1 year 3 months) Tehran-Iran
Home appliances and aluminum profile manufacturer.


• Team member of the project titled “Design and Manufacturing of Refrigerator with Interior Condenser“

• Design and prototyping of refrigerator with ice maker, freezer and refrigerator with panel evaporator

• Established a laboratory for testing refrigeration units according to ISO standards

• Optimized energy consumption in production processes

• Served as an executive and technical member of a team to replace the CFC coolant gas (Freon 12) of refrigeration systems by an ozone-friendly HFC gas

Head of Technology Department including Mechanics, Metallurgy and Prototyping Workshop

Faculty of Engineering, Tehran University (including Mechanics, Metallurgy and Sampling Workshop)

January 1993June 1997 (4 years 6 months) Tehran-Iran
• Supervisor of the final part of the project titled “Machine Components Computer-Aided Design”

• Supervisor of the project titled “Design of Date Washing and Drying Cycle ”

• Design of Greenhouse Mechanics Division of Gorgan Agricultural Research Center

• Director of Mechanics Division and commissioning of cultivation rooms at Rafsanjan Agricultural Research Center

• Design and construction of fixed temperature rooms at Oroumieh Agricultural Research Center, director of Mechanics Division

• Manager of project titled “Thermal Recycling of Casting Sands Containing Resin Glues”

• Design and supervising the construction of Phytotron Mechanics Division at Maragheh Agricultural Research Center

• Commissioning of fully-automatic silk screen printing machine

• Design and manufacturing of laboratory instrument for determining the percentage of straw in grains

Nader Ale Ebrahim's Projects

  • Establishing of the R&D Society of Iranian Industries & Mines (RDS)

    • 2003 to 2007
    Team Members: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Hamid Tahbaz Tavakoli, Bijan Mohabbi
    I and some of my colleagues become founding father of The R&D Society of Iranian Industries & Mines (RDS) which has more than 1400 companies as members from different industrial sectors. RDS with its members is the holder of around 20% of Iran’s GDP.
    Major duties of the RDS are as follows:
    1. Identification of the research capabilities and capacities of the research and development units...more

Nader Ale Ebrahim's Languages

  • Persian

  • English

Nader Ale Ebrahim's Skills & Expertise

  1. Virtual Teams
  2. Research
  3. Engineering
  4. Team Building
  5. Operations Management
  6. Teaching
  7. Management Consulting
  8. Innovation Management
  9. Team Leadership
  10. Teamwork
  11. Team Management
  12. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  13. Multi-cultural Teams
  14. Industrial Engineering
  15. Virtual R&D Teams
  16. New Product Development
  17. Research Tools
  18. H-Index
  19. Technology Management
  20. Collaboration Tools

Nader Ale Ebrahim's Courses

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Industrial Engineering - Technology Management

    Universiti Malaya

    • Research Tools I & II
    • Target ISI Journals-HOW TO WRITE/PUBLISH ISI PAPERS
    • How to increase H-Index
    • Managing Research Candidature
    • Research Methodology
    • Bahasa Malaya
    • Resaerch Methodology
    • HOW TO WRITE A THESIS
    • Sustainable Product Development
    • Life Cycle Assessment
    • CONVERTING THESIS INTO BOOK
    • Critical Mind Skills
    • HOW TO WRITE A QUALITY PROPOSAL
    • English for Academic Correspondence
  • Head of Technology Department including Mechanics, Metallurgy and Prototyping Workshop

    Faculty of Engineering, Tehran University (including Mechanics, Metallurgy and Sampling Workshop)

    • Research & Development Management and Application of IT I
    • Fluids Mechanics
    • Heat Transfer
    • IT Course
  • Board Member

    Institute of Knowledges and New Technologies Development (TDF)

    • Application of IT in Research & Development I
  • 'Research and Development' and 'Engineering' Director

    Charkheshgar

    • IT course; National Iranian Steel Company
    • IT in Research & Development
    • Quality Assurance System
  • Vice-Chairman

    The R&D Society of Iranian Industries & Mines

    • Conducted IT Strategy Seminar
    • Application of IT in Market Research
    • Research & Development Management and Application of IT therein
    • IT in Industry, Current Challenges, Future Outlooks
    • Application of IT in Marketing
    • Role of Information Technology in Industrial Development
  • Chairman and Engineering Deputy

    TKC (Toseé Khodro Car)

    • Application of IT in Research & Development I&II
  • Research and Development Division Director

    Iranpouya Co. (General Steel)

    • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
  • Research and Development Division Director

    Azmayesh Industries Group

    • Research & Development Management and Application of IT
  • Engineering Deputy

    Iran Khodro Diesel Co.

    • Application of IT in Research & Development II
  • Independent Coursework

    • Preparing Competitive Project Proposals
    • Evaluating Competitive Project Proposals
    • Cement Manufacturing and Low Cost House Technology
    • Preparing a Competitive Project Proposal
    • Management workshops
    • Zero Quality Control
    • NGV Safety Training
    • Specialized Automobile Course
    • Minimization Methods of Air Pollution Caused by Diesel and Petrol Engines
    • Human Resources Optimization
    • R & D Management
    • Target Costing & Costing System Implementation Plan
    • Petrol Injection Engines
    • Comprehensive Computer Course for Directors
    • R & D Management
    • Study of Consequences of Iran Joining the World Business Organization (WTO)
    • Analysis of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT)
    • Safety in Automobile Manufacturing Industry

Nader Ale Ebrahim's Honors and Awards

  • Selected Researcher

    Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Deputy Directorate for Research
    • December 2005
    10 December 2005: Given recognition as selected researcher (attained second position) at the 2005 Selected Researchers Commemoration Ceremony conducted by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Deputy Directorate for Research, State Scientific Research Center; IRIB, Int’l Conference Center, Tehran, Iran
  • Commendation Letter

    Deputy Director for Planning, Development & Technology
    • December 2002
    December 2002: Received commendation letter from the Acting Deputy Director for Planning, Development & Technology for making valuable achievements while serving with the Board of Directors of Specialized Association of Industries & Mines; Ministry of Industries & Mines, Tehran , Iran
  • IDRO Commendation Letter

    IDRO Chairman of the Managing Board for Sincere Services
    • March 2005
    March 2005: Received commendation letter from IDRO Chairman of the Managing Board for sincere services as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Toseé Khodro Car Company during the year 2004; Tehran , Iran
  • Exemplary R&D

    Fourth Research Fair
    • December 2002
    December 2002: Given recognition as the Exemplary R&D Unit at the Fourth Research Fair (being the director of the R&D Unit at Mega Motor Company); Tehran, Iran
  • MEGA Motor Commendation Letter

    Managing Director of Mega Motor Company
    • January 2002
    January 2002: Received commendation letter from the Managing Director of Mega Motor Company for sincere services as Research Deputy Director; Mega Motor Company, Tehran ,Iran
  • Master’s Top Student

    Mechanical Engineering ,Faculty of Engineering of the University of Tehran
    • 1995
    1995: Attained the first standing among the graduates of Master’s Degree curriculum in Mechanical Engineering ,Faculty of Engineering of the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
  • Bachelor’s Top Student

    Mechanical Engineering; Faculty of Engineering of the University of Tehran
    • 1992
    1992: Attained the first standing among the graduates of Bachelor’s Degree curriculum in Mechanical Engineering; Faculty of Engineering of the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
  • Agriculture Commendation Letter

    Ministry of Agriculture; Rafsanjan Pistachio Research Center
    • August 1993
    August 1993: Received commendation letter for commissioning of controlled temperature rooms at Rafsanjan Pistachio Research Center – Ministry of Agriculture; Rafsanjan Pistachio Research Center, Iran
  • Second prize of the EPD 2010 challenge

    Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya
    • December 2010
    Engineering Postgraduate Day (EPD) 2010: 3 MinutePhD Competition.

Nader Ale Ebrahim's Publications

  • Virtual Collaborative R&D Teams in Malaysia Manufacturing SMEs

    • Advanced Materials Research, 433-440, 1653-1659.
    • 2012
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Ahmed, Shamsuddin, Abdul Rashid, Salwa Hanim, Taha, Zahari, Engr. Dr. Md. Abdul Wazed
    Abstract:
    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...more
  • The Effectiveness of Virtual R&D Teams in SMEs: Experiences of Malaysian SMEs

    • IEMS, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 109-114, June 2011
    • June 2011
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Abdul Rashid, Salwa Hanim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    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 new products coupled with...more
  • Critical Factors for New Product Developments in SMEs Virtual Team

    • African Journal of Business Management, Vol. 4, No. 11, pp. 2247-2257, September 4, 2010
    • September 4, 2010
    Authors: 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 the past decade...more
  • Virtual R&D teams and SMEs growth: A comparative study between Iranian and Malaysian SMEs

    • African Journal of Business Management, Vol. 4, No. 11, pp. 2368-2379, September 2010
    • September 4, 2010
    Authors: 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 economies, employments, and...more
  • Work Together...When Apart Challenges and What is Need for Effective Virtual Teams

    • Journal of Information, Knowledge and Research in Business Management and Administration, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-3, October 2010
    • October 2010
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, R. R. Raval, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    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 need to overcome...more
  • SMEs; Virtual Research and Development (R&D) Teams and New Product Development: A Literature Review

    • International Journal of the Physical Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 7, pp. 916-930
    • July 2010
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, 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 great deal of research into the diverse...more
  • Virtual R&D Teams in Small and Medium Enterprises: A Literature Review

    • Scientific Research and Essays, Vol. 4, No. 13, pp. 1575–1590
    • December 2009
    Authors: 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) aspect...more
  • Virtual Teams for New Product Development: An Innovative Experience for R&D Engineers

    • European Journal of Educational Studies, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 109-123
    • October 2009
    Authors: 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 R&...more
  • Virtual Teams: A Literature Review

    • Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 2653-2669
    • 2009
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, 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...more
  • Innovation and R&D Activities in Virtual Team

    • European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 297-307
    • 2009
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, 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 the goal,...more
  • Modified Stage-Gate: A Conceptual Model of Virtual Product Development Process

    • African Journal of Marketing Management, Vol. 1, No. 9, pp. 211-219
    • December 2009
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, 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...more
  • Process Construct in the Virtual R&D Teams

    • Proceedings of the Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Conference 2012
    • December 2, 2012
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Abdul Rashid, Salwa Hanim, Zahari Taha, Marjan Mohammadjafari
    Abstract:
    literature proves the importance of the process role in the effectiveness of virtual research and development (R&D) teams for new product development (NPD). However, the factors that make process construct in a virtual R&D team are still unclear. The manager of virtual R&D teams for NPD does not know which items of process should be used. To address the gap and answer the...more
  • Technology Use in the Virtual R&D Teams

    • American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 5, 9-14.
    • January 31, 2012
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Ahmed, Shamsuddin, Abdul Rashid, Salwa Hanim, Taha, Zahari
    Abstract:
    Problem statement: Although, literature proves the importance of the technology role in the effectiveness of virtual Research and Development (R&D) teams for new product development. However, the factors that make technology construct in a virtual R&D team are still ambiguous. The manager of virtual R&D teams for new product development does not know which type of technology...more
  • Effective Virtual Teams for New Product Development

    • Scientific Research and Essay, 7, 1971-1985.
    • June 7, 2012
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Abdul Rashid, Salwa Hanim, Zahari Taha
    Abstract:
    At present, the existing literature shows that the factors which influence the effectiveness of virtual teams for new product development are still ambiguous. To address this problem, a research design was developed, which includes detailed literature review, preliminary model and field survey. From literature review, the factors which influence the effectiveness of virtual teams are...more
  • Virtual Teams and Management Challenges

    • Academic Leadership Journal, 9, 1-7
    • 2011
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    Introduction:

    Collaboration is becoming increasingly important in creating the knowledge that makes business more competitive. Virtual teams are growing in popularity [1] and many organizations have responded to their dynamic environments by introducing virtual teams. Additionally, the rapid development of new communication technologies such as the Internet has accelerated this trend so that...more
  • Virtual R&D Teams: A potential growth of education-industry collaboration

    • Academic Leadership Journal, 9, 1-5.
    • 2011
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
    Introduction:

    With the advent of the global economy and high-speed Internet, online collaboration is fast becoming the norm in education and industry [1]. Information technology (IT) creates many new inter-relationships among businesses, expands the scope of industries in which a company must compete to achieve the competitive advantage. Information systems and technology allow companies to...more
  • Process Construct in the Virtual R&D Teams

    • Proceedings of the Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Conference 2012
    • December 2, 2012
    literature proves the importance of the process role in the effectiveness of virtual research and development (R&D) teams for new product development (NPD). However, the factors that make process construct in a virtual R&D team are still unclear. The manager of virtual R&D teams for NPD does not know which items of process should be used. To address the gap and answer the question, the...more
  • Does Criticisms Overcome the Praises of Journal Impact Factor?

    • Asian Social Science 9, 176-182.
    • April 27, 2013
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, masood fooladi, Hadi Salehi, Melor Md Yunus, Maryam Farhadi, Arezoo Aghaei chadegani, hadi farhadi
    Abstract:
    Journal impact factor (IF) as a gauge of influence and impact of a particular journal comparing with other journals in the same area of research, reports the mean number of citations to the published articles in particular journal. Although, IF attracts more attention and being used more frequently than other measures, it has been subjected to criticisms, which overcome the advantages...more
  • A Comparison between Two Main Academic Literature Collections: Web of Science and Scopus Databases

    • Asian Social Science 9, 18-26.
    • April 27, 2013
    Authors: Nader Ale Ebrahim, Arezoo Aghaei chadegani, Hadi Salehi هادی صالحی, Melor Md Yunus, hadi farhadi, masood fooladi, Maryam Farhadi
    Abstract:

    Nowadays, the world’s scientific community has been publishing an enormous number of papers in different scientific fields. In such environment, it is essential to know which databases are equally efficient and objective for literature searches. It seems that two most extensive databases are Web of Science and Scopus. Besides searching the literature, these two databases used to rank...more
  • Does it Matter Which Citation Tool is Used to Compare the h-index of a Group of Highly Cited Researchers?

    • Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 7(4), 198-202.
    • March 2013
    Abstract:

    h-index retrieved by citation indexes (Scopus, Google scholar, and Web of Science) is used to measure the scientific performance and the research impact studies based on the number of publications and citations of a scientist. It also is easily available and may be used for performance measures of scientists, and for recruitment decisions. The aim of this study is to investigate the...more

Nader Ale Ebrahim's Education

Universiti Malaya

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Industrial Engineering - Technology Management

20072011

Faculty of Engineering ,University of Tehran

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Energy Conversion)

19921995
Title of Master’s Degree thesis “Heat transfer taking into consideration the effects of distillation on tube transformers with flat blades”

Faculty of Engineering , University of Tehran

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Fluids & Heat Transfer)

19881992
Title of Bachelor’s Degree thesis “Automobile radiator and its role in cooling the automobile”

Nader Ale Ebrahim's Additional Information


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Interests:
Attributions for Performance in Virtual Teams, Collaboration Technology, Collaborative Systems, Conceptual Modelling, Concurrent Engineering, Engineering Product Design, Industrial Engineering, New Product Development, Operation Management, Operations Research, Product Design, R&D Management, Research Methodology, Small and Medium-scale Enterprises, Tacit Knowledge Transfer Within Virtual Teams, Technology Management, Virtual R&D teams, Virtual Teams
Groups and Associations:
IACSIT, SOCOLNET, UMIES, APIEMS, UMISA, UMISCA
Honors and Awards:
2010: Second prize of the EPD 2010 challenge 2005: Selected Researcher Award 1995: Master’s Degree Top Student Award 1992: Bachelor’s Degree Top Student Award

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