International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Angappa Gunasekaran
ISSN online: 1741-816X
ISSN print: 1460-6739
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Effective design and management of key processes is widely regarded as an important differentiator and source of competitive advantage in manufacturing, for profit services and public services. Processes permeate all facets of an organisation. Some processes exist within one functional area, while others cut across functional areas. IJPMB aims to cover both functional and business processes. Benchmarks, benchmarking and knowledge management are among the process improvement tools.


 Topics covered include

  • Process modelling/simulation/management
  • Functional processes, business wide processes
  • Business process reengineering
  • Role of process in enhancing competitiveness
  • Core competencies, process organisation
  • Environment and processes
  • Supply chain processes
  • Team working, remuneration/motivation, training/selection
  • Process change implementation/management, evaluation of options
  • Link between process and operations/corporate strategy
  • Remote processes
  • Process quality/productivity, productivity measurement/improvement
  • Process planning, scheduling, control, design, technology
  • Queue design/management
  • Benchmarking, tools/ethics/clubs, developing benchmarks/process knowledge

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The aim of IJPMB is to disseminate original peer reviewed theoretical or practical high quality research in the field of process management, benchmarking and knowledge management. It publishes both quantitative and qualitative research by academics and practitioners. IJPMB has an international scope reflecting the global nature of today|s business environment.


Academics and researchers, libraries, operations managers, senior managers and chief executives, policy makers.


IJPMB welcomes both original and practical contributions. These can be quantitative or qualitative, surveys, reviews or case studies, or research notes and brief articles intended to keep readers up-to-date with current research in the field. Book reviews and a calendar of international events are also included.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Gunasekaran, Angappa, California State University, Bakersfield, USA

Associate Editor

  • Pati, Niranjan, Rowan University, USA

North American Editor

  • Davis, Mark, Bentley College, USA

Editorial Board Members

  • Boer, Harry, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Brown, Karen, University of Washington, USA
  • Cabral Cardoso, Carlos J., Universidade do Minho, Portugal
  • Cooper, Cary L., Lancaster University, UK
  • Cox, Sue, Lancaster University, UK
  • De Meyer, Arnoud, Singapore Management University, Singapore
  • Evans, James R., University of Cincinnati, USA
  • Ferdows, Kasra, Georgetown University, USA
  • Francis, Arthur, University of Bradford, UK
  • Gallear, David, Brunel University, UK
  • Ghobadian, Abby, Henley Management College, UK
  • Gozlu, Sitki, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
  • Kono, Hiro, Keio University, Japan
  • McNary, Lisa D., LaGrange College, USA
  • Muffatto, Moreno, Universita di Padova, Italy
  • Nakandala, Dilupa, Western Sydney University, Australia
  • Narasimhan, Ram, Michigan State University, USA
  • Prabhu, Vas, Newcastle Business School, UK
  • Rekettye, Gabor, University of Pecs, Hungary
  • Rezayat, Fahimeh, California State University, USA
  • Slack, Nigel, University of Warwick, UK
  • Sohal, Amrik, Monash University, Australia
  • Voros, Jozsef, University of Pecs, Hungary


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