International Journal of Enterprise Network Management
- Editor in Chief
- Prof. Siau Ching Lenny Koh
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 4 issues per year
IJENM addresses the interaction, collaboration, partnership and cooperation between SMEs and larger enterprises in a supply chain. More innovative analysis and better understanding of complexity in a supply chain are essential in today's global businesses. Supply networks at every tier have different levels of complexity and specific types of enterprises and industries have dedicated characteristics and constraints. New and adapted theories, configurable models and frameworks are necessary for enterprises to compete and perform in the dynamic, complex, evolving supply chain.
Topics covered include
- Material requirements planning (MRP), manufacturing resource planning (MRPII)
- Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
- Supplier/distribution networks, supply chain dynamics and uncertainty
- Supplier relationship management (SRM), customer relationship management (CRM)
- Business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C)
- E-procurement, e-commerce, e-business, e-organisation
- Business intelligence and knowledge management
- Supply chain management (SCM), demand chain management (DCM)
- Order fulfilment and quick response
- Strategic alliances and partnerships, outsourcing and off-shoring
- Small/medium sized enterprises (SMEs) competitiveness
- Manufacturing, logistics and information technology/systems
- Performance measurement and benchmarking
- Inbound/outbound logistics, third party logistics (3PL), fourth party logistics (4PL)
- Reverse logistics, eco-logistics and de-distribution, green supply chains
The objectives of IJENM are to establish an effective channel of communication between policy makers, government agencies, academic and research institutions and persons concerned with the management of enterprises and supply chains. It aims to bring together current research, development and application in improving enterprises and supply chain management performances. Study with enterprise-specific, cluster-specific, industry-specific, country-specific, national-focus or international-focus is welcome.
IJENM provides a domain to assist professionals, academics, researchers, policy makers and practitioners, working in the field of enterprise management, operations management, supply chain management, and technology management, to disseminate information and to learn from each other's work.
IJENM 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 enterprise management, operations management, supply chain management, and technology management, will occasionally be published.
IJENM is indexed in:
- Scopus (Elsevier)
- Academic OneFile (Gale)
- Asian Digital Library
- cnpLINKer (CNPIEC)
- Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
- Business Collection (Gale)
- General OneFile (Gale)
- Google Scholar
- Info Trac (Gale)
- Inspec (Institution of Engineering and Technology)
- ProQuest Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace
IJENM is listed in:
- Australian Business Deans Council Journal Rankings List
- Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities
Editor in Chief
- Koh, Siau Ching Lenny, University of Sheffield, UK
- Ganesh, K., McKinsey and Company, India
- Pazhani, Subramanian, GlobalFoundries, USA
- Gunasekaran, Angappa, California State University, Bakersfield, USA
- Lee, Tzong-Ru (Jiun-Shen), National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
- Ketikidis, Panayiotis H., University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College, Greece
Editorial Board Members
- Ashayeri, Jalal, Tilburg University, Netherlands
- Athayde, Rosemary, Kingston University, UK
- Campbell, N., Business Link South Yorkshire, UK
- Chan, Felix T.S., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
- Cheng, Kai, Brunel University, UK
- Childe, S., University of Exeter, UK
- Chiu, Ruey Kei, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
- Cullen, John, University of Sheffield, UK
- Deisenroth, M., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
- Doukidis, Georgios, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
- Ducq, Yves, University of Bordeaux-1, France
- Glaister, Keith, University of Warwick, UK
- Ho, Bruce Chien-Ta, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
- Huang, George Q., The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
- Irani, Zahir, Brunel University, UK
- Jabłoński, Adam, University of Dabrowa Górnicza, Poland
- Karia, Noorliza, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
- Lee, W. B., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
- Lin, Binshan, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
- Lin, Grier, University of South Australia, Australia
- Newman, Stephen T., University of Bath, UK
- O'Brien, Chris, University of Nottingham, UK
- Putnik, Goran, University of Minho, Portugal
- Richter, Micheal, Institute of Arbeitswirtschaft und Organisation (IAO), Germany
- Saad, Sameh, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
- Sharma, Milind Kumar, Jai Narain Vyas University, India
- Sohal, Amrik, Monash University, Australia
- Tan, K.H., University of Nottingham, UK
- Wang, Lihui, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
- Yih, Y., Purdue University, USA
A few essentials for publishing in this journal
- 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.
- Briefs and research notes are not published in this journal.
- All our articles go through a double-blind review process.
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