International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences

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Editor in Chief: Prof. John Wang
ISSN online: 1756-7025
ISSN print: 1756-7017
4 issues per year
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In today's fast-paced business environment, even with an abundance of information, decision-making can be complex and slow. As floods of data emerge, effective information processing is sought as a panacea. With the ever-present spectre of uncertainty, sound decisions are key. As a consequence of the various conflicts/dilemmas, employment of efficient data management leading to better decision-making is the goal. Organisations must employ effective information management/decision-making processes at each critical stage of their functions. IJIDS addresses the issues involved in this.


 Topics covered include

  • AHP or DEA
  • Behavioural sciences, psychology, sociology
  • Business intelligence, economics
  • Computing and decision sciences, data-driven decision making
  • Decision making in social setting, under uncertainty, with multimedia
  • Decision support systems/software
  • Decision theory, decision trees, MCDM
  • Ethical decision making, group decision making, software
  • Fuzzy information processing, game theory, grid analysis, informatics, IT
  • Intelligent agent technologies, neural networks, OLAP
  • Knowledge discovery in databases, web search, scenario/system analysis
  • Mathematics of decision sciences, decision making methods/styles
  • Perspectives of decision making, robust decisions, morphological analysis
  • Political/public decision making
  • Risk management, statistics

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The mission of IJIDS is to provide an international forum for practitioners and researchers both for-profit and nonprofit organisations, along with information technology professionals, software developers, and vendors, to exchange, share and present useful and innovative ideas and work. IJIDS emphasises the presentation and distribution of ground-breaking and original theories and concepts which can shape future directions of research. These, when applied, can enable policy makers, government officials, business managers, and different decision makers to spread over various advanced techniques and new applications of information technology. IJIDS also supports discussions on how information systems can promote decision making, and also in turn, how the advances brought about by these decision making practices can affect the growth in, and future application of, information technology. All models (normative, descriptive, cognitive, and prescriptive) are encouraged.


IJIDS presents a forum to help managers, planners, policy makers, researchers, educators, and professionals to exchange their innovative ideas and thought-provoking opinions. It also creates a communication channel between practitioners and academics to discuss problems, challenges and opportunities in all aspects of information and decision making.


IJIDS publishes original papers, reviews, surveys, debates, reports, position notes, practice comments, case studies, book reviews, commentaries, and news. Special Issues devoted to important topics in decision making will occasionally be published.



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Vol. 4
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Editor in Chief

  • Wang, John, Montclair State University, USA

    Associate Editors

    • Lloréns Montes, Francisco Javier, University of Granada, Spain
    • Mattfeld, Dirk Christian, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
    • Morley, Clive, RMIT University, Australia
    • Weiss, Abbott, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

    American Editor

    • Prabhu, Vittal, Penn State University, USA

    Far East Editor

    • Xiao, Tiaojun, Nanjing University, China

    Japanese Editor

    • Guo, Peijun, Yokohama National University, Japan

    Middle East Editor

    • Mokhtari, Hadi, University of Kashan, Iran

    South American Editor

    • Mora, Manuel, Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Mexico

    Editorial Board Members

    • Çebi, Ferhan, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
    • Alinejad-Rokny, Hamid, University of Newcastle, Australia
    • Arzi, Yohanan, ORT Braude College, Israel
    • Beccacece, Francesca, Università Luigi Bocconi, Italy
    • Boongoen, Tossapon, Royal Thai Air Force Academy, Thailand
    • Chang, Shing I, Kansas State University, USA
    • Chiang, Chin-I, Hsuan Chuang University, Taiwan
    • Chin, Wen Cheong, Multimedia University, Malaysia
    • Cho, Richard, University of New Brunswick in Saint John, Canada
    • Cho, Sohyung, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA
    • Cohen, Yuval, Open University of Israel, Israel
    • Cunningham, Lawrence F., University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, USA
    • Daim, Tugrul U., Portland State University, USA
    • Dey, Nilanjan, Bengal College of Engineering and Technology, India
    • Drake, Matt, Duquesne University, USA
    • Ebrahimnejad, Ali, Islamic Azad University, Iran
    • Espinasse, Bernard, Aix-Marseille University, France
    • F.S. Gomes, Jorge, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    • Fazlollahtabar, Hamed, Mazandaran University of Science and Technology, Iran
    • Feng, Tianjun, University of California, Irvine, USA
    • Fiala, Petr, University of Economics Prague, Czech Republic
    • Frayret, Jean-Marc, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
    • Frick, Jan, University of Stavanger, Norway
    • Friedrich, Lars, Commerzbank AG, Germany
    • Furtado, Pedro, University of Coimbra, Portugal
    • Gadanakis, Yiorgos, University of Reading, UK
    • Gerlach, James H., University of Colorado at Denver, USA
    • Gharaibeh, Natheer, Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan
    • Grigoroudis, Evangelos, Technical University of Crete, Greece
    • Grubbström, Robert W., Linköping Institute of Technology, Sweden
    • Gupta, Aparna, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
    • Hardin, J. Michael, University of Alabama, USA
    • Hari, Seetha, VIT University, India
    • Jun, Minjoon, New Mexico State University, USA
    • Kalpic, Damir, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    • Karimi, Abbas, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Kekäle, Tauno, University of Vaasa, Finland
    • Ketmaneechairat, Hathairat, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
    • Khouja, Moutaz, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    • Khrouf, Kaïs, University of Sfax, Tunisia
    • Koroneos, Christopher J., National Technical University of Athens, Greece
    • Lee, Hsun-Ming (Sam), Texas State University-San Marcos, USA
    • Lee, Thomas, University of Illinois, USA
    • Leidner, Jochen, Thomson Reuters Corporation and Linguit Ltd., USA
    • Light, Janet, University of New Brunswick - Saint John, Canada
    • Liu, Shaofeng, University of Plymouth, UK
    • Lu, Jie, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    • Ma, Chaoqun, Hunan University, China
    • Ma, Lijun, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    • Mahdavi, Iraj, Mazandaran University of Science and Technology, Iran
    • Marins, Fernando, UNESP - Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
    • Mathiyalakan, Sathasivam, Winston Salem State University, USA
    • Matuszewski, Marcin, Nokia Research Center, Finland
    • Mazalov, Vadim, Microsoft, USA
    • Moreno Pérez, José Andrés, University of La Laguna, Spain
    • Nam, Seong-Hyun, University of North Dakota, USA
    • Niu, Dongxiao, North China Electric Power University, China
    • Owens, Thomas J., Brunel University, UK
    • Ozelkan, Ertunga C., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    • Pai, Ping-Feng, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
    • Pilipczuk, Olga, Szczecin University, Poland
    • Ravi, V., Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), India
    • Rebman Jr., Carl M., The University of San Diego, USA
    • Reddivari, Sandeep, University of North Florida, USA
    • Respício, Ana, University of Lisbon, Portugal
    • Ruotsalainen, Pekka, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health (STAKES), Finland
    • Santhanam, Ganesh Ram, Iowa State University, USA
    • Schniederjans, Marc, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
    • Shaikh, Nazrul I., Penn State University, USA
    • Shen, Chung-Chi, National Chiayi University, Taiwan
    • Singh, Sarbjit, IMT, Nagpur, India
    • Song, Ronggong, Defence R&D Canada, Canada
    • Srivastava, R.K., University of Mumbai, India
    • Trimi, Silvana, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA
    • Tsatsoulis, Costas, University of North Texas, USA
    • Wang, Liya, University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), USA
    • Wang, Wen-Li, Penn State Erie, USA
    • Weckman, Gary R., Ohio University, Greece
    • Wu, Jie, University of Science and Technology of China, China
    • Wyne, Mudasser F., National University, USA
    • Yan, Ruiliang, Texas A&M University – Commerce, USA
    • Yao, Tao, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    • Young II, William A., Ohio University, USA
    • Zhang, Zuopeng (Justin), State University of New York at Plattsburgh, USA
    • Zopounidis, Constantin, Audencia Nantes School of Management, France and Technical University of Crete, Greece


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