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PhD. Changiz Valmohammadi

Professor / Researcher

Islamic Azad University, Science And Research Branch


Professor Valmohammadi holds a PhD in Industrial Management from the Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Iran, a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from the Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch, Iran.



Professor Valmohammadi has been a consultant for several companies, such as the National Iranian Petrochemical Company, the Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran, the National Iranian Gas Company, and BINA Engineering. He has been the Planning and Project Controls Manager at KHASH Cement Company; Planning and Project Controls Specialist at SDID Company; Senior member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ); Member of the International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM); Lead evaluator for the Iranian excellence and productivity award; and Member of the Emerald Literati Network.



He is the author of the following books:

  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2011). Quality and productivity management, Islamic Azad University publications, 2th edition, (In Persian).
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2008). Quality and productivity management, Islamic Azad University publications, (In Persian).

He has been the author/coauthor of several papers published in peer-reviewed journals, such as:

  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Dashti, Sh. (2016). Using interpretive structural modeling and fuzzy analytical process to identify and prioritize the interactive barriers of e-commerce implementation. Information & Management, 53, 157-168.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2016). Investigating the perception of Iranian organizations on Internet of things solutions and applications. Industrial and Commercial Training, 48(2), 104-108.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Ghasemi, A. (2016). Identification and prioritization of the barriers of knowledge management implementation using fuzzy analytical network process; a case study of the Iranian context. VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, 46(3), 319-337.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Roshanzamir, Sh., (2015). The guidelines of improvement: Relations among organizational culture, TQM and performance. International Journal of Production Economics, 164, 167-178.
  • Sofiyabadi, J., Kolahi, B., & Valmohammadi, Ch. (2015). Key performance indicators measurement in service business; A Fuzzy VIKOR Approach. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence. DOI: 10.1080/14783363.2015.1059272.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Sofiyabadi, J. (2015). Modeling cause and effect relationships of strategy map using Fuzzy DEMATEL and fourth generation of balanced scorecard. Benchmarking: an International Journal, 22(6), 1175-1191.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Kalantari, M. (2015). The moderating effect of motivations on the relationship between obtaining ISO 9001certification and organizational performance. The TQM Journal, 27(5), 503-518.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Ahmadi, M. (2015). The impact of knowledge management practices on organizational performance: A balanced scorecard approach. Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 28(1), 131-159.
  • Sofiyabadi, J., Kolahi, B., Valmohammadi, Ch., & Movahadi, M. M., (2015). Application of fuzzy cognitive map in the identification of the organization’s success path. Journal of Productivity Management, 9(34), 201-223 (in Persian).
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., (2014). Impact of corporate social responsibility practices on organizational performance: An ISO 26000 perspective. Social Responsibility Journal, 10(3), 455-479.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Beladpas, M. (2014). Customer relationship management and service quality: a survey within the banking sector. Industrial and Commercial Training, 46(2), 77-83.
  • Tajari, J. Valmohammadi, Ch., & Mohammadi, M. (2014). Identification and prioritization of outsourcing risks of information technology projects (Case Study: Iran Technical and Vocational University). International Journal of Basic Sciences & Applied Research, 3(2), 85-89.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Roshanzamir, Sh. (2014). Investigating the effect of organizational culture on Total Quality Management (TQM) using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). Management Studies Journal, 23(72), 119-141. (In Persian)
  • Rezghirostami, A., Valmohammadi, Ch., & Yousefpoor, J. (2014). The relationship between customer satisfaction and customer relationship management system; a case study of Ghavamin Bank. Industrial and Commercial Training, 46(4), 220-228.
  • Zamani, M., & Valmohammadi, Ch. (2014). The Role of Mass Communication Methods in the Development of Tourism Industry in Iran. Industrial and Commercial Training, 46(6), 315-320.
  • Sofiyabadi, J., Valmohammadi, Ch., & Kolahi, B. (2014). Strategy selection in an automotive company using VIKOR technique. Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics and Management, 4(11), 340-350.
  • Abdolvahabi, M., Sofiyabadi, J., Abdolvahabi, M., & Valmohammadi, Ch. (2014). Case on e-learning and knowledge management practices. Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics and Management, 4(12), 264-276.
  • Zamani, M., & Valmohammadi, Ch. (2014). Evaluating the effects of the implementation of Iran National Quality Award new model (INQA) in Iranian organizations. International Journal for Quality Research, 8(3), 311-322.
  • Abassi,S., Zamani, M., & Valmohammadi, Ch. (2014). The effects of ERP systems implementation on management accounting in Iranian organizations. Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, 7(4), 245-256.
  • Zamani, M., Valmohammadi, & Ch., Moshiri, M. (2014). Market factors, training programs, strategic management and performance: An empirical study of the Iranian insurance companies. International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications, 5(4), 20-27.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2013). Investigating supply chain management practices in Iranian manufacturing organizations. Operations and Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 6(1), 36-42.
  • Beladpas, M., Valmohammadi, Ch., & Panhi, A. (2013). Customer relationship management and customer loyalty, a survey of banking sector, Bank Sepah, Iran. Technical Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 3(2), 224-228.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Beladpas, M. (2013). A Survey on the six sigma implementation in the Iranian service organizations. Technical Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 3(12), 1095-1099.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., (2012). Investigating innovation practices in Iranian organizations. Journal of Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice, 14(2), 247-255.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2012). Investigating outsourcing implementation in Iranian organizations. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 4(3), 186-190.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2012). Investigating the perceptions of Iranian employees on teleworking. Industrial and Commercial Training, 44(4), 236-241.
  • Fathi, K., Valmohammadi, Ch., & Saber, M. (2012). Performance evaluation of value engineering workshops in Iranian construction projects: a case study. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 4(8), 62-969.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2012). Using the analytical network process for assessing the degree of readiness of Iranian small-to-medium sized enterprises for successful knowledge management implementation. International Journal of Business and Management Studies, 1(2), 1-9.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Servati, A. (2011). Performance measurement system implementation using balanced scorecard and “statistical methods”. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 60(5), 493-511.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Khodapanahi, M. (2011). The impact of ISO 9001:2000 implementation on employees’ job satisfaction: A case study. International Journal of Academic Research, 3(1), 344-352.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2011). An empirical research on the relation between IT and TQM Practices. International Journal of Academic Research, 3(1), 874-880.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2011). Investigating mass customization implementation in Iranian manufacturing organizations. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 87, 159-163.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2011). Investigating corporate social responsibility practices in Iranian organizations: an ISO 26000 perspective. Business Strategy Series, 12(5), 257-263.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2011). The impact of TQM implementation on the organizational performance of Iranian manufacturing SMEs. The TQM Journal, 23(5), 496-509.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2011). An empirical study on enterprise resource planning implementation in Iranian organizations. American Journal of Scientific Research, 3(28), 137-143.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Elmi, H. (2011). Measuring the effectiveness of project manager’s communication with the members of project using DEMATEL technique. Journal of Industrial Management, 6(15), 21-33. (In Persian).
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2010). Identification and prioritization of critical success factors of knowledge management in Iranian SMEs: An experts’ view. African Journal of Business Management, 4(6), 915-924.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2010). Investigation and assessment of CSFs of knowledge management implementation in Iranian SMEs. Journal of Applied Sciences, 10(19), 90-96.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch. (2010). Using the analytic network process (ANP) in business strategy selection: A case study”. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 4(10), 5205-5213.
  • Valmohammadi, Ch., & Firoozeh, N. (2010). Performance evaluation using BSC: A case study. Journal of Researcher, 7(18), 72-87. (In Persian).



  • Best researcher of Islamic Azad University-South Tehran Branch in humanities in 2015.
  • Highly commended at Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence (Social Responsibility Journal), 2015.
  • Best researcher of the Faculty of Management and Accounting at the Islamic Azad University-South Tehran Branch, 2012.



He is currently an Associate Professor at the Islamic Azad University-South Tehran Branch and Affiliate Professor at CENTRUM PUCP Business School.