Summer Highlights 2018

WELCOME to the summer issue of Highlights.


4 new journal titles have been published and uploaded to our online database since the previous Highlights. Here are their contents; to find the free full text of the articles of these inaugural issues, please click on the links provided:

International Journal of Comparative Management

  • Institutional, stakeholder, and cultural influences on corporate social performance: an institution-based view
  • Internationalisation strategies of emerging markets firms
  • Internationalisation and sustainability as a field: a contingent view of comparative management via Bourdieusian sociology
  • The international entry mode of family-owned enterprises: a socio-emotional wealth perspective
  • Emotional exhaustion and its consequences: a comparative study of nurses in India and China
  • A typology of post-M&A marketing integration
  • Location choices at the subnational level perspective: the case of the Volkswagen Group in BRIC countries


International Journal of Digital Enterprise Technology

  • Modelling and time evaluation of optical disc and retinal lesions
  • Solving problems on a knowledge model of operators and application
  • Adaptive modulation and coding selection mechanisms for single-cell LTE broadcasting in enterprise network
  • A forensic evidence recovery from mobile device applications
  • Reliable wireless MAC layer for industrial internet of things using polarisation diversity
  • Rating of software trustworthiness via scoring of system testing results
  • Analysis of operative factors and practices in social CRM
  • A systematic literature review on activity recognition with context-awareness techniques for mitigation of disasters


International Journal of Governance and Financial Intermediation

  • Ownership concentration, institutional ownership, and IPO underpricing: evidence from Indonesia Stock Exchange
  • Does ownership structure affect dividend policy? A panel data analysis for the French market
  • Is there a relation between capital and ownership on bank performance? The German and Italian cases
  • Identifying credit constraints using direct elicitation methodology: the case of Indonesia
  • A study of relevance of Black-Scholes model on option prices of Indian stock market


International Journal of Intelligent Machines and Robotics

  • Lenient computation in controlling the nonlinear system based on adaptive error optimisation in microgrid
  • Robust active vision industrial CAD parts recognition system
  • Towards a secure and automated platform for fingerprint-based electronic voting machine
  • Optimal conceptual design and vision-based control of a fruit harvesting robot
  • Digital implementation of a self-triggered control approach for a mechatronic platform: experimental results
  • Dynamic simulation of serial robots under force control

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Awards from the International Journal of Inventory Research

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Editorial Appointments

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Prof. Ling Wang to the International Journal of Automation and Control.

Prof. George F. Fragulis to the International Journal of Entertainment Technology and Management.

Dr. Ashok Prajapati to the International Journal of Forensic Software Engineering.

Prof. Suresh Chandra Satapathy to the International Journal of Intelligent Defence Support Systems.

Dr. Chun-Hung Chiu to the International Journal of Inventory Research.

Prof. Farid Naït-Abdesselam to the International Journal of Network Science.

Dr. Ilaria Espa to the International Journal of Public Law and Policy.

Prof. Purushothaman Damodaran to the International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage.

Prof. Jin Chen to the International Journal of Technoentrepreneurship.

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The following articles were selected for their wider appeal to a more general audience and most have been featured on Inderscience's social media and elsewhere:

Computing, Mathematics and Communications
A study of security and privacy issues associated with the Amazon Echo
Energy and Environment
Designing from the dumpster: experiences of developing products using discards
Healthcare and Biosciences
A self-tuning firefly algorithm to tune the parameters of ant colony system
Safe disposal of solid wastes generated during arsenic removal in drinking water
Senior citizens - perceived health self-efficacy and information barriers
Management and Business
An integrated model of the adoption of radio frequency identification technology in the hotel industry
Public Policy and Administration
Editorial: A new era for privacy and data protection in the EU: general data protection regulation
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
How the modification of personality traits leave one vulnerable to manipulation in social engineering
Science, Engineering and Technology
Assessment of the vertical load applied to the pavement on pothole events by a commercial truck
Cybersecurity and the auto industry: the growing challenges presented by connected cars