International Journal of Advanced Operations Management

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Kannan Govindan
ISSN online: 1758-9398
ISSN print: 1758-938X
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In today's complex, global economy, the operations function is critical to business success. All organisations have an operations function that helps them run efficiently and productively. IJAOM is a peer reviewed international journal which publishes original, high-quality and cutting-edge research on all aspects of advanced operations management, aiming at bridging the gap between theory and practice with applications analysing the real situation.


 Topics covered include

  • Global operations management, lean/agile operations
  • Knowledge, service, demand and R&D management
  • Scheduling, sequencing, vehicle routing
  • Inventory management and co-ordination
  • Multi-objective optimisation; TQM and six sigma practices
  • Business process outsourcing
  • Aggregate planning, ERP, JIT
  • Performance measurement
  • Cultural, environmental and implementation issues
  • Logistics service performance, supply chain management
  • Product planning, lot sizing, MPS, MRP
  • Repetitive manufacturing and service operations
  • Project and technology management, network management
  • Modelling and simulation, decision analysis/making
  • Comparison of operations management in different countries

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The main objectives of IJAOM are:

  • To present state-of-art, high-quality research developments in all advanced areas of operations management (OM)
  • To help professionals working in the area of operations management, academicians, consultants and practitioners to share cutting-edge information of current developments in the area
  • To define new problem domains in the area of OM
  • To develop new methodologies to solve OM problems

The international dimension is emphasised in order to meet the demands of global business.


IJAOM provides a platform to help academics, researchers, professionals and practitioners working in the field of advanced operations management to disseminate and publicise research work and to facilitate a greater learning process from each other's work.


IJAOM publishes original papers, review papers, field research, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, notes, commentaries and news. Special Issues devoted to important topics in advanced operations management will occasionally be published.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Govindan, Kannan, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Editorial Board Members

  • Agarwal, Ravi P., Texas A&M University Kingsville, USA
  • Bagchi, Tapan P., Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
  • Bagchi, Uttarayan, University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Chai, Kah-Hin, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Chen, Bo, University of Warwick, UK
  • Cheng, T.C. Edwin, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Choi, Tsan-Ming (Jason), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Dereli, Türkay, University of Gaziantep, Turkey
  • Dessouky, Maged, University of Southern California, USA
  • Dessouky, Yasser, San Jose State University, USA
  • Diabat, Ali, Masdar Institute, United Arab Emirates
  • Elsayed, E.A., Rutgers University, USA
  • Eyob, Ephrem, Virginia State University, USA
  • Goh, Mark, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Grubbström, Robert W., Linköping Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Gungor, Askiner, Pamukkale University, Turkey
  • Gupta, Surendra M., Northeastern University, USA
  • Handfield, Robert, North Carolina State University, USA
  • Hansen, Bent, Institute of Industrial and Civil Engineering, Denmark
  • Jódar, Lucas, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Jarupan, Lerpong, Kasetsart University, Thailand
  • Kacem, Imed, Université de Lorraine, France
  • Kannan, Devika, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
  • Klassen, Robert D., Ivey Business School at Western University, Canada
  • Kumar, U. Dinesh, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India
  • Laporte, Gilbert, HEC Montréal, Canada
  • Lin, Binshan, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
  • Lorenz, Jens, University of New Mexico, USA
  • Mahadevan, B., Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India
  • Mathirajan, M., Indian Institute of Science, India
  • Nahmias, Steven, Santa Clara University, USA
  • Narayanan, Arunachalam, University of Houston, USA
  • O'Sullivan, David, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
  • Pawar, Kulwant S., University of Nottingham, UK
  • Peccati, Lorenzo, Bocconi University, Italy
  • Pokharel, Shaligram, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Pun, Kit Fai, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Ramanathan, Ramakrishnan, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Range, Troels Martin, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
  • Rao, B. Madhu, Bowling Green State University, USA
  • Roth, Aleda V., Clemson University, USA
  • Ruiz García, Rubén, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Sarkis, Joseph, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
  • Sharma, Narendra K., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
  • So, Rick K.C., University of California at Irvine, USA
  • Suer, Gursel A., Ohio University, USA
  • Venkataramanaiah, S., Indian Institute of Management Indore, India
  • Wallace, Stein W., Norwegian School of Economics, Norway
  • Wang, William Yu Chung, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • Xu, Chully Lei, Tianjin University of Technology, China
  • Yadavalli, V.S.S., University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Zavadskas, E. K., Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania


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