Calls for Papers (special): International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA)


Special Issue On: COVID-19, pandemics and its effect on digitalisation of organisations

Submission Due Date
12/31/2021

Guest Editors
Asst. Prof. Dr. Tugberk KAYA
Department of Management Information Systems, School of Applied Sciences,
Cyprus International Univesirty, Nicosia, Northern Cyprus

Introduction
COVID-19 is the recent pandemic which the world is facing with 566,269 cases in 176 regions by 27th March 2020. Although the disease has lower case-fatality rates than Sars, Mers or Ebola, it created great panic and lock-downs are happening in order to prevent the spread of the virus. The pandemic will, unfortunately, affect many of the businesses and economical impact will be worse. Governmental lock-downs cease life, and the current situation indicates that digitalization of the practices will be the key to the future. Both public and private organizations should innovate their daily processes in a way that they are reachable virtually.

Objective
One of the main aims of this special issue is to examine the effect of COVID-19 and other pandemics on the digitalization of public sector and not for profit organizations.

This special issue aims to highlight:

1) Digital technologies for national health systems to detect pandemics and monitor them.
2) Digital technologies for efficiently managing pandemics.
3) Digital technologies for helping economies to recover disruptive economic times, increasing efficiency, and ensuring safety after pandemics.

Recommended Topics
· Digital technologies to help to prevent the spread of pandemic
· Digital technologies to help crises management
· Digital technologies to help to find cases effectively
· Digital technologies to use government resources effectively
· Digital technologies to help economies to recover by ensuring efficiency and safety
· Digital technologies to help the sustainability of health systems
· Alternative digital processes for local and governmental organisations
· Alternative digital processes for non-governmental organisations
· Crowdsourcing to manage pandemics in an efficient way
· Reviewing data protection in case of a pandemic

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit papers for this special theme issue on COVID-19, pandemics and its effect on digitalisation of organisations on or before December 31st, 2020. All submissions must be original and may not be under review by another publication. INTERESTED AUTHORS SHOULD CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/. All submitted papers will be reviewed on a double-blind, peer review basis. Papers must follow APA style for reference citations.

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
Asst. Prof. Dr. Tugberk KAYA
Guest Editor
International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA)
E-mail: tkaya@ciu.edu.tr