International Journal of Business and Systems Research

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Jason C.H. Chen
ISSN online: 1751-2018
ISSN print: 1751-200X
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With the business environment becoming global, complex and rapidly changing, organisations and companies will need new business models, strategies, and systems to compete effectively and efficiently in their respective field. IJBSR is a refereed, multidisciplinary journal for bridging the latest advances in business and systems research. It provides an international forum for presenting authoritative references, academically rigorous research, and case studies. It publishes well-written and academically validated manuscripts in both theoretical development and application research.


 Topics covered include

  • Globalisation, business models/strategy/systems/infrastructure
  • Strategic management/systems, outsourcing/offshoring
  • Enterprise systems, business processes, systems/change management
  • E-commerce, virtual enterprises/communities
  • Knowledge management, organisational learning, value-based management
  • Supply/demand chain management, production/operations systems
  • Big data, data mining/warehousing, business intelligence
  • Internet of Things, cyber-physical systems
  • Information integration, IT governance/security, IS organisation
  • Service-oriented architecture, enterprise service bus, service-component architecture
  • Sustainable business, innovation management
  • Decision support, CRM, trust, cross-cultural issues
  • Technologies/standards, technopreneurship management
  • Modelling/simulation/analysis
  • Healthcare systems, medical applications; economics/finance

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IJBSR intends to establish an effective communication channel between decision- and policy-makers in business, government agencies, and academic and research institutions which recognise the important role effective systems may play in organisations. Specifically, IJBSR aims to be an outlet for creative, innovative concepts, as well as effective research methodologies and emerging technologies.


IJBSR attempts to attract professionals in business, government and technology who are interested in keep abreast of insights in new methodologies, technologies and their applications. IJBSR will also attract researchers in the academia who work in the field of systems management, engineering and business education to disseminate information and to learn from each other's work.


IJBSR publishes original papers, review papers, technical reports, case studies, and management reports. Occasional special issues devoted to important topics in business and systems research will also be published.



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Editor in Chief

  • Chen, Jason C.H., Gonzaga University, USA


      • Davidrajuh, Reggie, University of Stavanger, Norway
      • Kadadevaramath, Rajeshwar S., Siddaganga Institute of Technology, India

      Associate Editors

      • Islam, Rafikul, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
      • Karacapilidis, Nikos, University of Patras, Greece
      • Li, Shanling, McGill University, Canada
      • Liu, Chung-Chu, National Taipei University, Taiwan
      • Powell, Philip, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
      • Sobol, Marion G., Southern Methodist University, USA
      • Vozikis, George S., California State University, Fresno, USA
      • Weinberg, Randy S., Carnegie Mellon University, USA
      • Weng, Sung-Shun, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
      • Yoon, Min-Suk, Chonnam National University, South Korea

      Regional Editor Americas

      • Becerra-Fernandez, Irma, St. Thomas University, USA

      Regional Editor Asia Pacific

      • Hung, Shin-Yuan, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

      Regional Editor China

      • Gao, Xudong, Tsinghua University, China

      Regional Editor Europe

      • Rauner, Marion S., University of Vienna, Austria

      Regional Editor South America

      • Autran Monteiro Gomes, Luiz Flavio, Ibmec, Brazil

      Editorial Board Advisors

      • Liang, Ting-Peng, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
      • Liebowitz, Jay, Harrisburg University, USA

      Editorial Board Members

      • Abdel-Maksoud, Ahmed B., United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
      • Arruda-Filho, Emílio José Montero, University of Amazon, Brazil
      • Askarany, Davood, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
      • Bikfalvi, Andrea, Universitat de Girona, Spain
      • Biloslavo, Roberto, Univerza na Primorskem, Slovenia
      • Bitencourt, Claudia Cristina, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS), Brazil
      • Bourne, Mike, Cranfield University, UK
      • Bulgacs, Simon, University of Manchester , UK
      • Cabrita, Maria do Rosário, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
      • Ceci, Federica, Università G.d'Annunzio, Italy
      • Chan, Chien-Lung, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan
      • Chang, Chi-Chang, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan
      • Chathoth, Prakash K., American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
      • Chen, Jeng-Her Alex, Yuan Ze University , Taiwan
      • Chen, Patty, IKON Office Solutions, Inc., USA
      • Chen, Shiou-Yu, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan
      • Choi, Jeong Hoon, University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA
      • Chu, Chao-Hsien, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
      • Chu, Yun, Robert Morris University, USA
      • Chun, Soon Ae, City University of New York , USA
      • Dangayach, Govind Sharan, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, India
      • Dey, Asoke, University of Akron, USA
      • Disegna, Marta, Bournemouth University, UK
      • EL-Shaarawi, Ahmed, ECSSR - Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, United Arab Emirates
      • Evangelista, Pietro, Research Institute on Innovation and Services for Development (IRISS-CNR), Naples, Italy
      • Filipe, José António, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal
      • Flessa, Steffen, University of Greifswald, Germany
      • Focacci, Antonio, University of Bologna, Italy
      • Fu, Hsin-Pin, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
      • Genc, Tolga, Marmara University, Turkey
      • Haller, Armin, Australian National University, Australia
      • Hung, Hsin-Min, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
      • Ishida, Shuichi, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
      • Jackson, Elizabeth L., Curtin University, Australia
      • Johnson, William H.A., Pennsylvania State University- Erie, USA
      • Joo, Jaehun, Dongguk University-Gyeongju, South Korea
      • Joshi, Sudhanshu, Doon University, India
      • Kaviani, Mohamad Amin, Islamic Azad University, Iran
      • Keesling, Garland, Towson University, USA
      • Koo, Tian-Lih, Shih Chien University, Taiwan
      • Larsen, Bøje, Copenhagen Business School, CVL, Denmark
      • Lea, Bih-Ru, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
      • Lee, Simon, Eastern Illinois University, USA
      • Li, Yung-Ming, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
      • Lin, Angela, University of Sheffield, UK
      • Liu, Xing, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada
      • Ma, Hongze, Accenture Oy, Finland
      • Mahaney, Robert C., Eastern Kentucky University, USA
      • Mahfooz, Yasser, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
      • Mauricio, David, National University of San Marcos, Peru
      • McGaughey, Ronald E., University of Central Arkansas, USA
      • McQuaid, Ronald W., University of Stirling, UK
      • Molnar, Istvan, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, USA
      • Narasimhalu, Arcot Desai, Singapore Management University, Singapore
      • Nielsen, Steen, Aarhus University, Denmark
      • O’Neill, Liam, University of North Texas, USA
      • Passaro, Renato, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
      • Pauleen, David J., Massey University, New Zealand
      • Pokharel, Shaligram, Qatar University, Qatar
      • Poulis, Efthimios, Buckinghamshire New University, UK
      • Poulis, Konstantinos, University of Essex, UK
      • Radermacher, Franz Josef, Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing/n (FAW/n), Germany
      • Rand, William, University of Maryland, USA
      • Rhim, Hosun, Korea University, South Korea
      • Rita, Paulo, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
      • Schwendner, Raimund, InWEnt, Germany
      • Seppänen, Marko, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
      • Sgroi, Filippo, University of Palermo, Italy
      • Sikimic, Uros, 3Lateral, Serbia
      • Singh, Vivek, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
      • Smith, Alan D., Robert Morris University, USA
      • Tsai, Wen-Hsien, National Central University, Taiwan
      • Tseng, Ling-Ming, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
      • Vaillant, Yancy, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
      • Wong, Zachary, Sonoma State University, USA
      • Yagi, Tadashi, Doshisha University, Japan
      • Yang, Chung-Huang, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
      • Yawson, Robert M., Quinnipiac University, USA
      • Yazdani, Morteza, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain
      • Yeh, Ying-Jung Yvonne, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
      • Yu, Wen-Bin “Vincent”, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA


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