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Inderscience is pleased to announce that the following new journal titles have been registered, with publication planned for 2013-2014:
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Terrence E. BrownCo-Editor in Chief, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing
According to Brown and Kraus (2009:1), the term entrepreneurial venturing relates to the understanding of “‘the entrepreneurial venture’ (Sahlmann et al., 2002), i.e., the concept of entrepreneurship not only being limited to new ventures and start-ups but being further understood as the concentration of opportunity, growth and value creation regardless of company size, age or kind.” Additionally, because “the exploitation of opportunities, the subsequent growth of organisations around these opportunities and the value created by both processes are so vital to the creation and redistribution of societal wealth, the development and the dissemination of more systematic knowledge are required... More
A small but growing section of Inderscience's coverage involves societal issues. There are currently 15 titles published or in preparation in our Society Collection, covering topics such as sustainable society, society systems science, social entrepreneurship and social computing/networking. Coverage also encompasses areas such as migration, happiness, human rights, knowledge-based development, and so on.
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Inderscience regularly publishes calls for papers for special issues of its journals; here are some of the latest calls whose submission deadlines are coming up in the next few months, arranged by submission date within each topic section:
For details of some 30 further calls for papers with later deadlines, visit our calls for papers page.
Inderscience publishes 50,000th paper
The Inderscience Online Collection has gone over the 50,000 mark for published papers online. The 50,000th paper published was 'Potential use of transport and dispersion model output to supplement Allied Tactical Publication-45 hazard area prediction templates' by Nathan Platt and Leo Jones, discussing the effect of wind changes on NATOs early warnings for nuclear/chemical/biological incidents. The paper was published in the Int. J. of Environment and Pollution (2012), Vol.48, No.1/2/3/4, pp.30-38. The fully-searchable database represents a major research collection and may be searched free of charge at www.inderscience.com. Full-text papers are available to subscribers and pay-per-view users, unless otherwise marked. Subscriber details are available from firstname.lastname@example.org.
New editors have been appointed as follows:
Dr. Salvatore Vitabile to the International Journal of Adaptive and Innovative Systems.
Professor France Houle to the International Journal of Border Security and Immigration Policy.
Dr. Giovanni Cerulli to the International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics.
Professor Xue-wen (William) Chen to the International Journal of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology.
Professor Maria Claudia Lucchetti to the International Journal of Environmental Policy and Decision Making.
Dr. Carlo Morelli to the International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy.
Professor Madjid Tavana to the International Journal of Management and Decision Making.
Professor Alain Bernard to the International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management.
Associate Professor G.R. Chandrashekhar to the International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances.
Dr. Daphne Halkias to the International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies.
International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management: It is with great sadness that we have heard news of the passing away of Professor Giuseppe Volpato of IJATM. An obituary for Professor Volpato can be read here.
International Journal of Business Environment: Prof. Dr. Francisco J. Martínez-López, Editor-in-Chief of IJBE, is one of a team of three authors recently awarded best research paper in marketing for 2011; Dr. Juan Carlos Gázquez-Abad, Associate Editor of the IJBE, is also one of the authors. The award is given by AEMARK, the Spanish Marketing Association of Academics and Professionals (http://www.aemark.es/), to publications where their members participate in the team of authors. The paper concerned is: Gázquez-Abad, J.C.; De Canniere, M.H.; Martínez-López, F.J. (2011). Dynamics of customer response to promotional and relational direct mailings from an apparel retailer: the moderating role of relationship strength, Journal of Retailing, Vol. 87(2), pp.166-181.
International Journal of Financial Engineering and Risk Management and International Journal of Multicriteria Decision Making: Professor Constantin Zopounidis has been appointed as an Academician of the RACEF (Royal Academy of Economic and Finance Sciences of Spain). Professor Zopounidis is the Editor-in-Chief of IJFERM and IJMCDM.
International Journal of Electronic Governance: Thomas Vitiello, Ali Çarkoğlu and Mert Moral were recently awarded the Elizabeth H. Nelson Prize prize for the Best Paper from a Society in Transition. The presentation took place at the 2012 WAPOR (World Association for Public Opinion) annual conference in Hong-Kong 14-16 June. Their paper, Voter Advice Applications in Practice: Answers to Some Key Questions from Turkey, is published in IJEG vol. 5(3/4). It is part of a special issue on Voting Advice Applications and the State of the Art Theory, Practice and Comparative Insights.
International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics: The paper, A study on the antecedents of supplier commitment in support of logistics operations, by Christina W.Y. Wong, Kee-hung Lai, Y.H. Venus Lun and T.C.E. Cheng (Int. J. of Shipping and Transport Logistics, 2012 Vol.4, No.1, pp.5-16, DOI: 10.1504/IJSTL.2012.044132) has been cited by ISI Web of Knowledge as a 'Hot Paper' and also as a 'Highly Cited Paper'.
International Journal of Technology and Globalisation: Somalia is to get its first female foreign minister in a cabinet formed by Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon. Fauzia Yusuf Haji Adan described her inclusion as "historic" for both the country and Somali women in particular. In recognition of the appointment, we have made a paper she published with us available on Open Access: Matthew MacGregor, Fawzia Yusuf H. Adam, Saad Ali Shire, (2008), Diaspora and development: lessons from Somaliland. International Journal of Technology and Globalisation, 4(3), 238-255, DOI: 10.1504/IJTG.2008.020329
Calls for Papers
Inderscience is pleased to have its journals associated with the following events, either as a media partner or as a publisher of selected papers. calls for papers may be found from the linked pages below. (* represents new entries added since the last issue of Highlights)
Our press releases regularly feature in AlphaGalileo’s Top 5 Hits Parade. AG ‘bridge the gap between the research community and the media as the world’s independent source of research news’. The press release for the following Inderscience paper came fourth in a recent list:
Karayianni, S., Katos, V. and Georgiadis, C.K. (2012) A framework for password harvesting from volatile memory. Int. J. Electric Security and Digital Forensics. 4(2/3), pp.154-163.
The following articles were selected for their wider appeal to a more general audience and most have been featured in the scientific and business press as well as the international media:
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