International Journal of Modelling in Operations Management

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Dr. Keng-Boon Ooi
ISSN online: 2042-4108
ISSN print: 2042-4094
4 issues per year
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IJMOM provides a multidisciplinary platform for the advancement of knowledge in the areas of services, engineering, business and management in the area of operations management, operations being the main contributor to production in our economies and businesses and deserving close attention from researchers for development and improvement. Operations management deals with the study of efficiency, speed, accuracy, volume and variety in industrial management and is vital in both service and manufacturing sectors.


 Topics covered include

  • Business strategy
  • Service innovation, strategies, marketing, design, management
  • Customer relationship management
  • Service systems, service quality issues
  • Supply chain management
  • Issues in service industry
  • Operations strategy
  • Production management
  • Knowledge management
  • Information systems management
  • Adoption of technologies in services
  • Total quality management
  • Decision support systems
  • Human resource management
  • Marketing, operations management

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IJMOM aims to gather the strengths of all researchers interested in using modelling techniques to research developing and improving operations management, be it in the manufacturing or service sector. Modelling techniques can encompass quantitative modelling as well as soft modelling more suitable for qualitative research.

IJMOM also aims to be established as one of the authorities for publishing highly regarded quality papers from scholars around the world with a strong interest in the research of operations management using modelling techniques


Professionals, academics and researchers.


IJMOM publishes original and review papers, technical reports and case studies using both quantitative and qualitative modelling techniques in operations research. Contributions may be by submission or invitation, and suggestions for Special Issues and publications are welcome.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Ooi, Keng-Boon, UCSI University, Malaysia


  • Chong, Alain Yee-Loong, University of Nottingham, Ningbo Campus, China

Executive Editor

  • Lee, Voon Hsien, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Associate Editors

  • Chan, Felix T.S., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Pastuszak, Zbigniew, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland
  • Phusavat, Kongkiti, Kasetsart University, Thailand
  • Vokurka, Robert J., Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, USA

Senior Editor

  • Lin, Binshan, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA

Editorial Board Members

  • Ablanedo-Rosas, Jose Humberto, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
  • Bakar, Nooh Abu, Universiti Technologi Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Banerji, Sujit, University of Warwick, UK
  • Chong, Eddy Siong-Choy, Finance Accreditation Agency, Malaysia
  • Cung, Van-Dat, G-SCOP lab.: Grenoble-INP, UJF, CNRS, France
  • Dahlgaard, Jens Jørn, Linköping University, Sweden
  • Douglas, Alex, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Goh, Kim Leng, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Goh, Mark, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Gunasekaran, Angappa, California State University, Bakersfield, USA
  • Humphreys, Paul, University of Ulster, UK
  • Jain, Vipul, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Koh, Siau Ching Lenny, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Lee, Tzong-Ru (Jiun-Shen), National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
  • Leszczynska, Agnieszka, Maria Sklodowska Curie University, Poland
  • Loke, Siew-Phaik, Quest International University Perak, Malaysia
  • Madu, Christian N., Pace University, USA
  • Perera, Terrence D., Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  • Ranjan, Jayanthi, Institute of Management Technology (IMT), India
  • Ruiz García, Rubén, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Safa, Mohammad Samaun, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Sagoo, Amrit, Coventry University, UK
  • Sohal, Amrik, Monash University, Australia
  • Teh, Pei-Lee, Monash University, Malaysia
  • Tiwari, Manoj Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology, India
  • Wagner, Beverly A., University of Strathclyde, UK
  • Wang, William Yu Chung, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • Yang, Jian-Bo, University of Manchester, UK


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  • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (more details available here) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
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Journal news

  • International Journal of Modelling in Operations Management announces Best Reviewer Award


    Prof. Keng-Boon Ooi, Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Modelling in Operations Management, is proud to announce that Dr. Krishna Moorthy Manicka Nadar of Universiti Tunku Abul Rahman in Malaysia has won the Best Reviewer Award for 2017. Krishna Moorthy Manicka Nadar has contributed greatly to ensuring the high standard of research published in the journal.