International Journal of Value Chain Management

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Editor in Chief: Dr. Valerij Dermol
ISSN online: 1741-5365
ISSN print: 1741-5357
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Pressures of competitive forces have enhanced production process changes, supercharged by shortening product/technology development lifecycles, decreasing delivery times, reducing inventories and increasing customer satisfaction. Today's complex, globalised organisations focus on procurement, HRM, technological development and infrastructure. Integrating communication and increasing cooperation between production chain members is essential for managing value chains, critical for organisational survival and growth. Progressive organisations should cover physical as well as cyber market space. IJVCM reflects and explores these issues and developments in value chain management.


 Topics covered include

  • Value chain strategies, planning, design, development, analysis and applications
  • Technological interventions in value chains
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Performance metrics
  • Innovation, product development
  • Supply chain management, logistics and distribution channel design
  • Agile and lean manufacturing
  • Value/relationship management, trust, partnerships, strategic alliances
  • Knowledge network management
  • Managing human resources, communication
  • Managing change
  • Global sourcing, e-procurement and e-commerce
  • Demand forecasting/planning, order fulfilment, quick response time
  • Offering value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large
  • Network design and routing

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The objectives of IJVCM are to establish an effective channel of communication between policy makers, corporate bodies, practitioners, academic, research institutions and government agencies, and to understand how enterprises harness new opportunities to create value, reinvent value chains and alter industry structures. It also aims to sketch possible research directions in the field of value chain technology and management.


IJVCM provides a vehicle to help professionals, academics, researchers and policy makers, working in the area of value chains, value creation, supply chains, operations, collaboration, sourcing, relationships, marketing, finance, and IT, to disseminate research knowledge, ideas and to learn from each other|s work.


IJVCM publishes original papers, review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, notes, commentaries, and news. Special Issues devoted to important topics in value chain management will occasionally be published.

Commentaries on papers and reports published in IJVCM are encouraged. Authors will have the opportunity to respond to the commentary on their work before the entire treatment is published. Contribution may be by submission or invitation, and suggestions for special issues and publications are welcome.



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Editor in Chief

  • Dermol, Valerij, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia

    Associate Editor

    • Croom, Simon, University of San Diego, USA

    Regional Editor

    • Spalanzani, Alain, University of Pierre Mendes-France (UPMF), France

    Editorial Board Members

    • Ahmed, Pervaiz K., Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Al-Mashari, Majed, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    • Assimakopoulos, Dimitris G., EMLYON Business School, France
    • Bagchi, Prabir K., The George Washington University, USA
    • Bititci, Umit S., University of Strathclyde, UK
    • Bose, Sanjoy, New York Institute of Technology, United Arab Emirates
    • Boyce, Gordon, University of Newcastle, Australia
    • Burns, Neil, Loughborough University, UK
    • Christopher, Martin, Cranfield University, UK
    • Davies, Doug, University of Canberra, Australia
    • Denton, P. D., The University of Huddersfield, UK
    • Deshmukh, Sanjeev, Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi, India
    • Dharmapala, P. Sunil, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
    • Duh, Rong-Ruey, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    • Fearne, Andrew, Imperial College London, UK
    • Fernie, John, Heriot-Watt University, UK
    • Fukuda, Shuichi, Stanford University, USA and University of the Air, Japan
    • Goh, Mark, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    • Goyal, Suresh, Concordia University, Canada
    • Gunasekaran, Angappa, University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, USA
    • Gupta, Jatinder (Jeet) N.D., University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA
    • Handfield, Robert, North Carolina State University, USA
    • Hellebust, Anders, SINTEF Industrial Management, Norway
    • Heng, Michael S. H., National University of Singapore, Singapore
    • Iijima, Masaki, Aichi-Gakuin University, Japan
    • Irani, Zahir, Brunel University, UK
    • Khoumbati, Khalil, University of Sindh, Pakistan
    • Lee, Young Hae, Hanyang University, Republic of Korea
    • Lin, Binshan, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
    • MacNeil, Ronald D., University of Illinois at Springfield, USA
    • Madu, Christian N., Pace University, USA
    • Maly, Milan, University of Economics, Czech Republic
    • Mukhopadhyaya, S.K., National Institute of Industrial Engineering, India
    • Oh, K. B., La Trobe University, Australia
    • Olhager, Jan, Linkoping Institute of Technology, Sweden
    • Ramanathan, K., University of Western Sydney, Australia
    • Samuel, Karine, CERAG, IUP Commerce et Vente, France
    • Schroeder, Roger G., University of Minnesota, USA
    • Sohal, Amrik, Monash University, Australia
    • Stock, James, University of South Florida, USA
    • Vrat, Prem, Management Development Institute, India
    • Wright, David T., Kwantlen University College, Canada
    • Zailani, Suhaiza, University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Zhu, Jerome Dauw-Song, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan


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