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Payam Hanafizadeh

  • PhD in Industrial Engineering
  • Associate Professor
  • Allameh Tabataba'i University
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  • 630CitationsNumber of citations received by Payam's publications. Updated daily.


Telecommunications Policy

International Editorial Board

2018 - Present

Iranian Journal of Management Studies

Associate Editor

2016 - Present

Recent publications

  • A model for selecting IT outsourcing strategy: the case of e-banking channels

    • Hanafizadeh P
    • Zare Ravasan A
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  • Social network banking: A case study of 100 leading global banks

    • Bohlin E
    • Shaikh A
    • Hanafizadeh P
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Professional experience

Associate Professor

Allameh Tabataba'i University

January 2001 - Present

Visiting Scholar

Autonomous University of Madrid Department of Finance and Commerce

September 2017 - October 2017(a month)

Visiting Teaching Professor

Masarykova Univerzita Fakulta Informatiky

September 2015 - December 2015(3 months)

Visiting Research Fellow

Chalmers University of Technology Department of Technology Management and Economics

March 2015 - April 2015(a month)

Visiting Research Fellow

Chalmers University of Technology Department of Technology Management and Economics

December 2014

Visiting Research Fellow

Chalmers University of Technology Department of Technology Management and Economics

August 2014 - October 2014(2 months)

Visiting Research Fellow

University of Canberra Faculty of Business Government and Law

July 2010 - September 2010(2 months)

Visiting Scholar

University of Waterloo

March 2004 - September 2004(6 months)

Research interests

Soft ThinkingE-BusinessDecision SciencesInformation Systems


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. Please visit my website at

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