Calls for papers


International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences
International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences


Special Issue on: "Multi Criteria Decision Making and Goal Programming in Operations Management"

Guest Editor:
Prof. Davide La Torre, University of Milan, Italy

Operations management is a research area which focuses on creation and distribution of goods and services. In these contexts, multicriteria decision making and goal programming techniques can help the decision maker to take better decisions by considering trade-offs between conflicting criteria and his/her preferences. Original manuscripts which include theoretical studies, empirical investigations, comparisons and real-world applications are solicited for this special issue.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include but are not limited to:

  • Distribution
  • Human resource management
  • Logistics
  • Operations planning
  • Operations control
  • Project management
  • Quality management
  • Technology management
  • Transportation

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper was not originally copyrighted and if it has been completely re-written).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page.

Important Dates

Manuscript submission: 31 March, 2013

Notification of acceptance: 31 May, 2013

Revised final manuscript submission: 30 June, 2013