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
  • Data analytics, business analytics, decision support system (DSS)
  • 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,modelling/simulation/analysis
  • Marketing, CRM, trust, cross-cultural issues
  • Technologies/standards, technopreneurship management
  • Finance and fintech, accounting information systems, economics, economic systems
  • Healthcare systems, medical applications

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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 (Finance, Accounting and Economics)

  • Abdel-Maksoud, Ahmed B., United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
  • Chih, Hsiang-Lin, National Taipei University, Taiwan
  • Nielsen, Steen, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Singh, Vivek, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

Associate Editors (Information Systems and Technology)

  • Becerra-Fernandez, Irma, Marymount University, USA
  • Gao, Xudong, Tsinghua University, China
  • Hung, Shin-Yuan, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
  • Ishida, Shuichi, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
  • Karacapilidis, Nikos, University of Patras, Greece
  • Liu, Zhenyu, Xiamen University, China
  • Weinberg, Randy S., Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Weng, Sung-Shun, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan

Associate Editors (Management)

  • Evangelista, Pietro, National Research Council (CNR), Italy
  • Liu, Chung-Chu, National Taipei University, Taiwan

Associate Editors (Management Science and Decision Science)

  • Autran Monteiro Gomes, Luiz Flavio, Ibmec, Brazil
  • Islam, Rafikul, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Yoon, Min-Suk, Chonnam National University, South Korea

Associate Editor (Marketing)

  • Chu, Yun, Robert Morris University, USA

Associate Editors (Operations and Business Process Management)

  • Cabrita, Maria do Rosário, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Dangayach, Govind Sharan, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, India
  • Genc, Tolga, Marmara University, Turkey
  • Lea, Bih-Ru, Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA

Editorial Board Advisors

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

Editorial Board Members

  • Agrawal, Rajeev, Birla Iinstitute of Technology, India
  • Ahmed, Selim, World University of Bangladesh, Bangladesh
  • Arruda-Filho, Emílio José Montero, University of Amazon, Brazil
  • Askarany, Davood, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Biloslavo, Roberto, Univerza na Primorskem, Slovenia
  • Bitencourt, Claudia Cristina, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS), Brazil
  • Bourne, Mike, Cranfield University, UK
  • Boyraz, Tolga, National Defense University, Turkey
  • Bulgacs, Simon, University of Manchester, UK
  • 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
  • Cheffi, Walid, CBE-UAE University, 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
  • Chiun, Lo May, Universiti Mapaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Choi, Jeong Hoon, University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA
  • Chu, Chao-Hsien, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • Chun, Soon Ae, City University of New York, USA
  • Dey, Asoke, University of Akron, USA
  • Disegna, Marta, Bournemouth University, UK
  • Farouk (Abdel All), Sherine, Abu Dhabi University, United Arab Emirates
  • Filipe, José António, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Flessa, Steffen, University of Greifswald, Germany
  • Focacci, Antonio, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Fu, Hsin-Pin, National Kaohsing University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • Hung, Hsin-Min, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
  • 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
  • Kabak, Mehmet, Gazi University, Turkey
  • Kamel, Hany, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Kang, Tsan-Ching, Providence University, Taiwan
  • 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
  • Lee, Hsi-Chieh, National Quemoy University, Taiwan
  • 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
  • Mahfooz, Yasser, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • Mauricio, David, National University of San Marcos, Peru
  • McGaughey, Ronald E., University of Central Arkansas, USA
  • Meena, M. L., National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India
  • Molnar, Istvan, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Nagano, Hiroyuki, University of Hyogo, Japan
  • Narasimhalu, Arcot Desai, Singapore Management University, Singapore
  • Ocampo, Lanndon A., Cebu Technological University, Philippines
  • O’Neill, Liam, University of North Texas, USA
  • Passaro, Renato, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
  • Pauleen, David J., Massey University, New Zealand
  • Petrillo, Antonella, University of Napoli, Italy
  • Pokharel, Shaligram, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Poulis, Efthimios, Buckinghamshire New University, UK
  • Poulis, Konstantinos, Middlesex University, UK
  • Radermacher, Franz Josef, Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing/n (FAW/n), Germany
  • Rahman, Md. Mahbubar, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
  • Rhim, Hosun, Korea University, South Korea
  • Rita, Paulo, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Salomon, Valerio A. P., Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
  • Schwendner, Raimund, InWEnt, Germany
  • Seppänen, Marko, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Sgroi, Filippo, University of Palermo, Italy
  • Sikimic, Uros, 3Lateral, Serbia
  • Smith, Alan D., Robert Morris University, USA
  • Sofiyabadi, Javad, Islamic Azad University, Iran
  • Tanifuji, Makoto, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
  • Tomé, Eduardo, Universidade Europeia Lisboa, Portugal
  • Tsai, Wen-Hsien, National Central University, Taiwan
  • Tseng, Ling-Ming, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
  • Vaillant, Yancy, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
  • Wu, Hung-Che, Sun Yat-sen University, China
  • Yagi, Tadashi, Doshisha University, Japan
  • Yawson, Robert M., Quinnipiac University, USA
  • Youssef, Mayada Abd El-Aziz, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
  • Yu, Wen-Bin “Vincent”, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA


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