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Elmira Osouli

Elmira Osouli
PhD anticipated 2016
Marketing, John Molson Business School, Concordia University, Montreal, CANADA

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Elmira Osouli received her BSc in Industrial Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic University) in 2005 and MSc in Information Technology Management  from Allameh Tabataba`i University in 2009 both in Tehran, Iran. Her MS thesis was about Business Process Reengineering and the published paper in Business Process  Management Journal is the result of her thesis She has four years of work experience on designing and developing the Management Information Systems (MIS) in Mahab Ghodss Consulting Engineering Company in Iran. In addition, she has completed many projects for Human Resource Department of the same company. Her main research interests are customer behavior  and decision-making.

Research Interests

  • Customer Behavior  and Decision-making
  • Influences of culture on Consumption
  • Advertising
  • Online consumer behavior
  • Behavioral Information Systems Research
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Optimization

Selected Research


  • P. Hanafizadeh and E. Osouli.(2011), Process Selection in Re-engineering by Measuring Degree of Change, Business Process Management Journal, 17(2), 284-310.


Amirkabir  University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • Mathematics (2004)
  • Visual Basic Programming Course(2004-2005)

Selected Honours & Awards

  • Ranked 3rd among 65 students of Industrial Engineering at undergraduate level of Amirkabir University of Technology
  • Ranked 2nd among 16 students of Information Technology Management of Allameh Tabataba 'i University at Master’s level, 2006-2009

Career Experience

  • Mahab Ghodss Consulting Engineering Company, Sep. 2006- 2010, Human Resource Analyst 
    • Design of the Human Resource Planning System and integrating it with the MIS software and implementing it in Mahab Ghodss Consulting Engineering Company
    • Design and implement of Hiring System
    • Design and implement of  Performance Management system
    • Design and implement of the Digital Hiring form in Mahab Ghodss Consulting engineering Co. website
    • Member of audit team and audit the conformity of Systems with Standard requirement for different departments
    • Analyze and improve the Human Resource processes as a member of ERP group
  • Joint Member of the Knowledge Management System Group
    • Design and implement the Procedures and the Knowledge Management process 
  • Andishehpardazan Saramad Consulting Company (Tehran, Iran) , October 2004 - June 2006, Project Manager
    • Design and programmer of the MRP (II) Software with Visual Basic
    • Project Manager in implementation of the MRP II systems in Gital, Manplastic, Faravari & Sakht factories
  • MehrCamPars Industrial Engineers Company, October 2003 - June 2004, Project Planner and Controller
    • Schedule and control Engineering, Procurement & Construction EPC projects