International Journal of Society Systems Science

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Editor in Chief: Prof. John Wang
ISSN online: 1756-252X
ISSN print: 1756-2511
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Society faces many significant challenges: pollution, poverty, pain, terrorism, crime, greenhouse effect, war, disease, starvation, road accidents, inflation/deflation, unemployment, pornography, great suffering, ignorance, pesticide poisoning, falsehood, etc. It could be argued that scientists have spent too much time on many not-so-urgent issues and too little effort on these challenges. IJSSS addresses the barriers between: social and natural sciences, theory and applications, hard decision models and soft ones, different business disciplines, government and industry, ivory tower and real society.

 



 Topics covered include

  • Analytical hierarchy process, data envelopment analysis
  • Behavioural science, clinical psychology, ethics
  • Benchmarking, organisational informatics
  • Business strategy
  • Decision support systems, decision theory, computer simulation
  • [Urban] development policy/management, economics, geography/society
  • Education, healthcare and legal systems
  • E-government, politics, public/international affairs, e-society
  • Environmental protection, sustainable development
  • Expert systems, fuzzy logic, goal programming
  • Information sciences/technology, IT and organisations
  • Media and communications, knowledge management
  • Science, technology and society
  • Social informatics, networking, psychology, responsibility
  • Sociology, social sciences, social security systems, socio-technical networks

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ObjectivesThe objectives of IJSSS are to call for attention to be paid to interdisciplinary principles, architectures, techniques, methodologies, models, as well as the appropriate strategies, which can solve the various society-related dilemmas. Social scientists and natural scientists might work together to promote synergy. Theory and application can be integrated. Hard and soft decision models could be interchanged. Different disciplines in the business world should be integrated. Government and industry should be incorporated. Scientists in ivory towers must face the real challenges in the whole of society. When one part of the society offers its service to the other, it is very likely that both parties will benefit. Only in this way can the talents and the resources from different areas be fully utilised for the benefits of the entire society.


Readership

IJSSS presents a forum to help policy makers, researchers, 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 our society.


Contents

IJSSS publishes research papers, reviews, reports, surveys, position papers, debates, case studies, innovative ideas, research notes, practice comments, book reviews, commentaries, and news. Special Issues devoted to important topics in society management will occasionally be published.


 

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Editor in Chief

  • Wang, John, Montclair State University, USA
    (j.john.wang@gmail.com)

    Managing Editor

    • Shen, Zhenjiang, Kanazawa University, Japan

    Associate Editors

    • Anjomani, Ardeshir, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA
    • Hua, Zhongsheng, University of Science and Technology of China, China
    • Moitra, Soumyo, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
    • Prosperi, David, Florida Atlantic University, USA
    • Ragsdale, Cliff, Virginia Tech, USA
    • Schniederjans, Marc, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

    American Editor

    • Thill, Jean-Claude, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA

    European Editor

    • Michel, Beuthe, Catholic University of Mons, Belgium

    Far East Editor

    • Mao, Ji-Ye, Renmin University of China, China

    Editorial Board Members

    • Baker, Timothy, Washington State University, USA
    • Bertolotto, Michela, University College Dublin, Ireland
    • Berumen, Lorena, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico
    • Bian, Ling, University at Buffalo, USA
    • Blumenfeld-Lieberthal, Efrat, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
    • Brunsma, David, University of Missouri, USA
    • Caramia, Massimiliano, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    • Chhetri, Prem, RMIT University, Australia
    • Chiyoshi, Fernando, COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil
    • Cohen, Suleiman Ibrahim, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Cook, Ian, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    • Del Baldo, Mara, University of Urbino "Carlo Bo", Italy
    • Del Valle, Sara, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
    • Delve, Janet, University of Portsmouth, UK
    • Desai, Anand, The Ohio State University, USA
    • Dias, Luis, University of Coimbra, Portugal
    • Dobija, Dorota, Kozminski University, Poland
    • Edgeman, Rick L., Aarhus University, Denmark
    • Emrouznejad, Ali, Aston University, UK
    • Fávero, Luiz Paulo, University of So Paulo, Brazil
    • Fernández Rodríguez, Carlos Jesús, Universidad Autnoma de Madrid, Spain
    • Forgó, Ferenc, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
    • Fukuyama, Hirofumi, Fukuoka University, Japan
    • Galinec, Darko, Ministry of Defense of The Republic of Croatia, Croatia
    • Garcia, Reinaldo C., Universidade de Braslia, Brazil
    • Gatt, Kevin, University of Malta, Malta
    • Georgiadis, Panagiotis, University of Athens, Greece
    • González, Gilberto, Universidad Metropolitana Autnoma (UAM), Mexico
    • Grängsjö, Yvonne von Friedrichs, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
    • Gulbahar, Yasemin, Baskent University, Turkey
    • Haller, Tobias, University of Bern, Switzerland
    • Hong, Wei-Chiang Samuelson, Nanjing Tech University, China
    • Hsing, Yu, Southeastern Louisiana University, USA
    • Huang, Zhimin, Adelphi University, USA
    • Hu, Zhiyong, University of West Florida, USA
    • Jackson, Anthony (Tony) A., University of Dundee, UK
    • Jahanshir, Arezu, Bueinzahra Technical University, Iran
    • Jakobs, Kai, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    • Jemielniak, Dariusz, Kozminski Business School, Poland
    • Jiang, Bin, University of Gvle, Sweden
    • Kelly, Maurie, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    • Kim, Soo Wook, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
    • Kim, Yushim, Arizona State University, USA
    • Kutlar, Aziz, Cumhuriyet University, Turkey
    • Kvasny, Lynette, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    • Lai, Shih-Kung, Zhejiang University, China and National Taipei University, Taiwan
    • Lessner, Lawrence, State University of New York at Albany, USA
    • Liang, Liang, University of Science and Technology of China, China
    • Liao, Ching-Jong, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
    • Li, Kevin W., University of Windsor, Canada
    • Lotriet, Hugo, University of South Africa, South Africa
    • Lownes, Nicholas, University of Connecticut, USA
    • Lozano, Sebastian, University of Seville, Spain
    • Maoh, Hanna, University of Windsor, Canada
    • Maranda, Michael J., City College of New York, USA
    • Marceau, Danielle, University of Calgary, Canada
    • Martín, Juan, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    • Mayer, Audrey, Michigan Technological University, USA
    • Moneva, Jose M., University of Zaragoza, Spain
    • Moore, Antoni, University of Otago, New Zealand
    • Mukhopadhay, Somnath, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
    • Nandan, Deoki, National Institute of Health & Family Welfare, India
    • Neto, Paulo, University of vora, Portugal
    • Nijkamp, Peter, Free University, Netherlands
    • Papathanasiou, Jason, University of Macedonia, Greece
    • Parker, Barnett, Pfeiffer University, USA
    • Pei, Tao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    • Portnov, Boris A., University of Haifa, Israel
    • Powell, Jason, University of Liverpool, UK
    • Ramim, Michelle, Nova Southeastern University, USA
    • Rauner, Marion S., University of Vienna, Austria
    • Revesz, Peter, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
    • Söderholm, Kristina, Lule University of Technology, Sweden
    • Saarela, Jan, bo Akademi University, Finland
    • Sadahiro, Yukio, University of Tokyo, Japan
    • Sambhoos, Kedar, University at Buffalo, USA
    • Satria, Arif, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
    • Serrano Pascual, Amparo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    • Sgroi, Filippo, University of Palermo, Italy
    • Shah, Shital C., Rush University Medical Center, USA
    • Shih, Jhih-Shyang, Resources for the Future, USA
    • Shiode, Narushige, Cardiff University, UK
    • Skraba, Andrej, University of Maribor, Slovenia
    • Song, Zhe, University of Iowa, USA
    • Stanganelli, Marialuce, University of Naples "Federico II", Italy
    • Szidarovszky, Ferenc, University of Arizona, USA
    • Targowski, Andrew S., Western Michigan University, USA
    • Tarverdyan, Ruzanna, Universit Pierre Mends France de Grenoble II, France
    • Thore, Sten A., IC2 Institute, Portugal
    • Tien, Flora, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    • Timmermans, Harry, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
    • Wang, Xinhao, University of Cincinnati, USA
    • Webster, D.G., Dartmouth College, USA
    • Wyne, Mudasser F., National University, USA
    • Yuan, Michael Y., Roger Williams University, USA
    • Yuan, Yufei, McMaster University, Canada
    • Zellner, Moira, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    • Zhang, Peter, Georgia State University, USA
    • Zhang, Zuopeng (Justin), State University of New York at Plattsburgh, USA
    • Zhao, Fang, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
    • Zheng, Guihuan, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    • Zirilli, Francesco, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    • Zolfaghari, Saeed, Ryerson University, Canada

     

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