International Journal of Business Strategy and Automation (IJBSA)

International Journal of Business Strategy and Automation (IJBSA)

Editor-in-Chief: José Poças Rascão (Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal)
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2020
ISSN: 2644-2094|EISSN: 2644-2108|DOI: 10.4018/IJBSA


The International Journal of Business Strategy and Automation (IJBSA) is a journal whose focus is to promote and develop the knowledge of these sciences, regarding the decision-making of decision-makers by profit-making organizations or not, through analytical methods. IJBSA distinguishes itself as a journal from and for managers of profitable organizations or not, with an explicit focus on strategic decision making. The journal is a quarterly publication of original and unpublished works related to information sciences, business and strategic decision making that present results of theoretical and empirical studies and research, as well as real world applications and case studies in science, technology and innovation. The works published in the IJBSA should not only meet the high standards and originality of research in the information sciences, business and decision making, but also encompass the processes of strategic decision making in organizations.

Topics Covered

  • Analysis of Multiple Criteria
  • Benchmarking
  • Business
  • Business and Organizational Research
  • Business Sciences
  • Case studies on Information Management
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Decision Analysis
  • Distributed Decision Making
  • E-Business
  • E-Commerce
  • Economics and Economic Theory
  • Global Business
  • Group Decisions and Negotiations
  • Information and Economics
  • Information and Education
  • Information and Ethics
  • Information and Globalization
  • Information and Journalism
  • Information and Knowledge
  • Information and Linguistics
  • Information and Management
  • Information and Philosophy
  • Information and Politics
  • Information and Quality
  • Information and Religion
  • Information and Strategy
  • Information Marketing
  • Productivity and Competitiveness
  • Quality of Information
  • Risk Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Robustness and Sensitivity Analysis
  • Signs Weak and Strong
  • Small and Medium Business
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Strategic information
  • The Objective Information
  • The Subjective Information
  • Theories and Models of Information Management in Organizations
  • Theory and Models of Decision Support
  • Theory of Complexity

Mission and Scope

The main objective of the International Journal of Business Strategy and Automation (IJBSA) is to bridge the gap between the sciences of an effective channel of communication between analysts and strategic decision-makers in profit-making and non-profit organizations and people concerned about the development of new methodologies to formulate and solve strategic problems through the application of models and methods of the decision sciences.

IJBSA provides conceptual and pragmatic guidance to strategic decision makers by publishing articles that bridge the gap between information science, business and decision making, business, industry, service, government, and university. The strategic decision-making process may include single or multiple decision makers, considering the strategic problems of single or multiple criteria.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Aide Aracely Maldonado-Macías, University Autónoma of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico ORCID
Albérico Rosário, University of Aveiro ORCID
Antonio Manuel Ramos Pires, Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal
Antonio-Juan Briones-Peñalver, Technical University of Cartagena, Spain ORCID
Anupama Pankaj, MRIIRS, faridabad ORCID
Armando Malheiro da Silva, University of Porto, Portugal
George Jamil, Informações em Rede C e T Ltda, Brazil ORCID
Maria Beatriz Marques, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Maria Manuel Borges, University of Coimbra, Portugal ORCID
Nelson Jose dos Santos Antonio, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
Pedro Anunciação, Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal ORCID
Editorial Review Board
Almiro de Carvalho Oliveira, Catholic University of Porto, Portugal
Ana Melro, University of Aveiro, Portugal ORCID
António Jose Palma Esteves Rosinha, ISCEM, Lisbon, Portugal
Ayesha Khatun, Assam University, Silchar, India ORCID
Catarina Lelis, University of West London, UK
Chijioke Nwachukwu, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic ORCID
Daniel Martins, INRAP, France
dhouha Jaziri, University of Sousse, Tunisia ORCID
Fatih Pinarbasi, Istanbul Medipol Universitesi, Turkey ORCID
Filipe Esteves, APPSIG, Portugal
Gabriel David, University of Porto, Portugal
Husam Alharahsheh, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, United Kingdom ORCID
Jorge Magalhães, Ministry of Health of Brazil, Brazil ORCID
José Henrique São Mamede, Open University, Portugal
Juliana Namada, United States International University - Africa, Kenya
Kevin J. Sweeney, Stats, NZ
Maiendra Moodley, MMA, South Africa ORCID
Marcos Souza, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Maria Manuela Pinto, University of Porto, Portugal ORCID
Maria Odete de Pereira, Polytechnic Institute of Setubal, Portugal
Nuno Geada, Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal ORCID
Nuno Poças, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Oscar Martìnez Salgado, University of Economics and Business Sciences, Nicaragua
Pedro Paulo Pires dos Santos, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pratap Mandal, Indian Institute of Management Shillong, India
Ramgopal Kashyap, Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Amity University Chhattisgarh, Raipur, India ORCID
Sajad Nabi Dar, University of Kashmir Jammu and Kashmir, India
Saurabh Gupta, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Ghaziabad, India, India ORCID
Sovik Mukherjee, Faculty of Commerce & Management Studies, St. Xavier's University, Kolkata. India, India
Thais Spiegel, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ORCID


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 PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at 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:

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
Jose Poças Rascão (PhD, ISCTE / ULI)
Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal