International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations
- Editor in Chief
- Prof. Nilmini Wickramasinghe
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 8 issues per year
- CiteScore 0.6 (2019)
In today's Information Age, where technology and the digital era extend to all areas of organisational processes and functions, the role of virtual organisations and networking is increasing in both importance and significance. Therefore, IJNVO strives to present scholarly insights, leading research and theoretical advances and groundbreaking developments within the purview of networking and virtual organisations throughout the world, thereby providing readers with the latest knowledge and best practices pertaining to superior strategies and operations in a networked environment.
Topics covered include
- Network forms of organisations including inter-/intra-organisational networks
- Formal/informal networks incl. inter-personal networks
- Community, social, communication networks
- Networks in collaboration/competition
- Networks in science, technology studies
- Networks between industry/academia
- Networks in learning across institutional/disciplinary/geographical boundaries
- Global/local innovation networks, regional collaborative clusters, inter-firm networks
- Virtual networks, network theory applied to virtual organisations
- Organisations with changing/unclear boundaries
- Decentralised/more centrally coordinated networks and virtual organisations
- Management of dispersed project teams
- Network analysis methodology, incl. social network analysis, graph theory
- Virtual organisation/media use in developing countries
- Enterprise integration
The objective of IJNVO is to further the development of this dynamic, innovative and global topic.
IJNVO aims to establish channels of communication between relevant academics and research experts, policy makers and executives in industry, commerce and investment institutions.
IJNVO publishes: original papers; review papers; case studies; conferences reports; relevant technology and management reports and news, book reviews and notes. Commentaries on papers and reports published in the Journal are encouraged. Authors will have the opportunity to respond to the commentary on their work before the entire treatment is published.
IJNVO is indexed in:
- Scopus (Elsevier)
- Compendex [formerly Ei] (Elsevier)
- Academic OneFile (Gale)
- ACM Digital Library
- Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
- cnpLINKer (CNPIEC)
- Computer Database (Gale)
- DBLP Computer Science Bibliography
- Ergonomics Abstracts - Ergo-Abs
- Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
- Business Collection (Gale)
- General OneFile (Gale)
- Google Scholar
- Info Trac (Gale)
- Inspec (Institution of Engineering and Technology)
- io-port (FIZ Karlsruhe)
- ProQuest Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace
IJNVO is listed in:
- Agenzia Nazionale di Valutazione del sistema Universitario e della Ricerca (ANVUR)
- Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities
Editor in Chief
- Wickramasinghe, Nilmini, Swinburne University and Epworth HealthCare, Australia
- Bali, Rajeev, Independent Consultant, UK
- Seitz, Juergen, DHBW Heidenheim, Germany
Editorial Board Members
- al-Qirim, Nabeel, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
- Carlsson, Christer, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
- Correa, Francisco Aguado, University of Huelva, Spain
- Davey, William, RMIT University, Australia
- Dwivedi, Ashish, University of Hull, UK
- Goldberg, Steve, INET International Inc., Canada
- Hampe, J. Felix, University of South Australia and University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
- Herrmann, Peter, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU Trondheim), Norway
- Hughes, Martin, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
- Lin, Binshan, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
- Naguib, Raouf, BIOCORE Research & Consultancy International, UK
- Nguyen, Quynh T., BIOCORE International Research and Consultancy Ltd, UK
- Pedersen, Mogens Kuehn, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
- Perlusz, Stefano, Singapore Management University, Singapore
- Rutkowski, Ann, Tilburg University, Netherlands
- Saito, Murako, Waseda University, Japan
- Sloane, Elliot, Drexel University, USA
- Spanjers, Ronald, Catharina Hospital & Tilburg University, Netherlands
- Swan, Jackie, University of Warwick, UK
- Tatnall, Arthur, Victoria University, Australia
- Terra da Silva, Marcia, University of San Paulo, Brazil
- Troshani, Indrit, University of Adelaide, Australia
- Vogel, Douglas R., Harbin Institute of Technology, China
- Win, Khin Than, University of Wollongong, Australia
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.
- All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.
- There are no charges for publishing with Inderscience, unless you require your article to be Open Access (OA). You can find more information on OA here.
- All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.
6 March, 2020
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Avoiding a technological anxiety attack
10 March, 2020
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We'll meet again, online
10 August, 2020
Virtual conferences and meetings have been around for many years but they have come to the fore and are a standard form of group communication now that we are in a "new normal" because of the Covid-19 global pandemic. A team from India, writing in the International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, discusses the ways in which virtual teamwork can be made more effective [...]More details...
Whatsapp for helpful social communities
11 August, 2020
Dutch computer scientists have assessed the value of the Whatsapp mobile communication platform in the context of social support. The research seems rather pertinent in the midst of the global Covid-19 pandemic that has forced countless people to work entirely remotely, usually at home, to engage with their doctor and other healthcare workers via online applications, and to work with educators to teach their children at home too [...]More details...
Mapping internet toplogy
15 April, 2020
What does the Internet look like and how can data be navigated it around it most efficiently and effectively? That is the question that a paper detailing a multilayer graph model of the internet topology could answer. Details are reported in the International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations [...]More details...