International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD)

Submit a Paper to the International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD)

Published Quarterly. Est. 2009.

The International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD) wishes to publish papers that offer a detailed analysis and discussion on sociotechnical philosophy and practices which underpin successful organizational change thus building a more promising future for today's societies and organizations. It will encourage interdisciplinary texts that discuss current practices as well as demonstrating how the advances of - and changes within - technology affect the growth of society (and vice versa). The aim of this journal is to bring together the expertise of people who have worked practically in a changing society across the world for people in the field of organizational development and technology studies including information systems development and implementation.

ISSN: 1941-6253|EISSN: 1941-6261|DOI: 10.4018/IJSKD
The Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD) would like to invite you to consider submitting a manuscript for inclusion in this scholarly journal. The following describes the mission, coverage, and guidelines for submission to IJSKD.

Mission

The overall mission of the International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD) is to provide a practical and comprehensive forum for exchanging research ideas and down-to-earth practices which bridge the social and technical gap within organizations and society at large. At the same time it will provide a forum for considering the ethical issues linked to organizational change and development. It will encourage interdisciplinary texts that discuss current practices as well as demonstrating how the advances of - and changes within - technology affect the growth of society (and vice versa). The aim of the journal is to bring together the expertise of people who have worked practically in a changing society across the world for people in the field of organizational development and technology studies including information systems development and implementation.


Coverage

This journal will look for practical sociotechnical approaches that can assist practitioners, academics, researchers, and students. A particular focus will be on new ideas and approaches including studies of their practical implementation. Appropriate themes might thus include (but are not restricted to) a sociotechnical perspective on:

  • Applied ergonomic
  • Critical success factors (and key performance indicators) for organizations and technological implementation 
  • Computer-supported cooperative work
  • Culture and trust within organizations and their relevance to technological artifacts 
  • Design and technology development issues including requirements and stakeholder participation 
  • E-government and democracy as affected by technological change 
  • Empowerment and team development 
  • Knowledge management systems 
  • HRM issues for innovation and knowledge sharing 
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Humanistic redesign and technological politics in organizations 
  • Implementation issues of change and technology 
  • Influence of human factors on operational efficiency 
  • Information systems development 
  • Innovation 
  • Internet studies
  • Knowledge communication
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Learning organizations 
  • Organizational change 
  • Managing organizational knowledge as a strategic asset 
  • Performance and quality of working life 
  • Quality assessment of computer information systems 
  • Relevance of the worker’s perspective 
  • Social aspects of automation 
  • Sociotechnical systems 
  • Systems failures 
  • Technological forecasting and social change
  • Technology and its role in society and organizations 
  • Technology in society 
  • Using knowledge management principles to solve organizational performance problems



Submission

Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at https://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/journal-guidelines-for-submission/?titleid=1108 PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at https://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/. All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.


All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Lincoln Wood
Brian Galli
Editors-in-Chief
International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development
E-mails: ijskd@igi-global.com