Articles by Author: Mohammad Reza Ashoori

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  1. Investigating the effects of <em>Lactobacillus casei</em> on some biochemical parameters in diabetic mice

    Investigating the effects of <em>Lactobacillus casei</em> on some biochemical parameters in diabetic mice

    Aims: Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder characterised by inadequate pancreatic insulin secretion or the insulin present being unable to perform its function properly. Consistent with the beneficial effects of probiotics and their ability to lower glucose levels, an impact...
  2. Articulating the Construct of Organizational Innovativeness in Iranian SMEs

    Articulating the Construct of Organizational Innovativeness in Iranian SMEs

    This paper investigates Small and Medium Sized Enterprises' (SMEs) innovative moves applied to their practical works. The different dimensions of the organizational innovation implication in Iranian SMEs at Qom province are explored. Based on the findings a model was developed...
  3. Proposing Organizational Self Sufficiency Theory

    Proposing Organizational Self Sufficiency Theory

    It is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore the positive impacts of advanced manufacturing technologies (AMTs) on organizational performance. Many firms from developing countries attempt to import AMTs from foreign suppliers in order to improve their products' qualities, reduce costs and...
  4. The developmental model of technological capability in the Iranian medical equipment industries: A multi-case study

    The developmental model of technological capability in the Iranian medical equipment industries: A multi-case study

    In recent decades, many countries have selected the industrialisation path and adopted different strategies to improve economic conditions. In addition, wealth creation from science and technology has been welcomed by many theorists of development. Thus, developing countries have tried to...
  5. The impact of motivational and cognitive involvement on EFL learners’ task performance

    The impact of motivational and cognitive involvement on EFL learners’ task performance

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Although the role of task factors which can influence learners’ affective characteristics such as motivation and cognition has been of researchers’ enduring interest, few empirical studies have investigated motivational and cognitive operational impacts on task performance in instructional settings. This...
  6. On Contractibility of Matrix Algebras

    On Contractibility of Matrix Algebras

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    . We show first that for each C*-algebra A, contractibility of A implies contractibility of M n (A). We next prove that an incidence algebra A of upper triangular matrices, defined by a partially ordered set Ω on {1, 2,...,n}...
  7. Translation and modernisation: The case of Iran during the 19th century

    Translation and modernisation: The case of Iran during the 19th century

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The present study investigates the social function of translation. It studies how translation contributed to the modernisation of Iran during the 19th century. In doing so, it relies on Niklas Luhmann's theory of society. The theory conceives of modernity as...
  8. Commutativity of rings involving additive mappings

    Commutativity of rings involving additive mappings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    Let R be an associative ring. In the present paper, we investigate commutativity of a ring admitting an additive mapping F satisfying any one of the following properties: (i) F ([x, y]2 ) = F ([x2 , y2 ]), (ii)...
  9. Development and Validation of an EFL Self-Regulated Learning Questionnaire

    Development and Validation of an EFL Self-Regulated Learning Questionnaire

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Self-regulated learning, strangely enough, though having swept educational psychology's literature like a tidal wave and also, compared to other constructs such as metacognition and learning strategies, has remained rather uncharted in language education literature and L2 research. Hence, among the...
  10. Audit firm rotation and audit report: evidence from the Tehran Stock Exchange

    Audit firm rotation and audit report: evidence from the Tehran Stock Exchange

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    This research is an attempt to study the relationship between audit firm rotation and audit reports in companies listed on the Tehran Stock Exchange from 2003 to 2011. Due to the nominal nature of the variables, this study uses a...