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International Journal of e-Collaboration (IJeC)
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International Journal of e-Collaboration (IJeC)

This journal will be converting from Hybrid Open Access to full Gold Open Access on January 1, 2023. All article manuscripts submitted September 1, 2022 onward will be processed through as open access submissions in preparation for the 2023 conversion.
Editor-in-Chief: Jingyuan Zhao (University of Toronto, Canada)
Indexed In: Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), INSPEC, PsycINFO®, SCOPUS, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and 22 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2005
ISSN: 1548-3673|EISSN: 1548-3681|DOI: 10.4018/IJeC
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 10 - 14 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 8 - 12 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: 27%
Description & Scope
Description:
The International Journal of e-Collaboration (IJeC) addresses the design and implementation of e-collaboration technologies, assesses its behavioral impact on individuals and groups, and presents theoretical considerations on links between the use of e-collaboration technologies and behavioral... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The mission of the International Journal of e-Collaboration (IJeC) is to publish papers that address the design and implementation of e-collaboration technologies, assess the behavioral impacts of these technologies on individuals and groups, and present theoretical considerations on links between the use of e-collaboration technologies and behavioral patterns. This journal emphasizes... Show More
Coverage:
  • Analysis of different research methods and their impact on the study of e-collaboration technologies in organizations
  • Collaborative writing tools
  • Comprehensive reviews of previous studies on e-collaboration technologies in organizations
  • Design and evaluation of Asynchronous Learning Networks (ALNs) in organizations
  • Design and evaluation of intelligent e-collaboration technologies in organizational settings
  • Design, implementation, and assessment of e-business solutions that include e-collaboration features
  • E-collaboration technologies impact on individuals and society
  • E-collaboration technologies impact on knowledge management and organizational learning
  • E-collaboration technologies support for distributed process reengineering and process improvement
  • E-collaboration technologies support for quality certification programs
  • E-collaboration technologies support for the creation of virtual teams and virtual organizations
  • E-mail
  • Listservs
  • Organizational and national culture as moderating factors in the adoption and use of e-collaboration technologies in organizations
  • Web-based asynchronous conferencing tools
  • Web-based chat tools
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Editor in Chief
Jingyuan Zhao, University of Toronto, Canada ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3289-4048
Associate Editors
Annette Mills, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Craig Standing, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Cynthia Ruppel, Nova Southeastern University, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6671-5314
Isabella Seeber, Universität Innsbruck, Austria
Jeffrey Wong, University of Nevada Reno, United States
Jerry Fjermestad, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States
Paulo Cunha, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Roberto Evaristo, Knowledge Management Program Office, United States
V.Vinoth Kumar, MVJ College of Engineering, India
Editorial Review Board
Alexandre Reis Graeml, Federal Center of Technological Education at Curitiba, Brazil ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9414-1055
Ana Águila-Obra, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Ana Martins, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9271-2114
Anita Blanchard, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
Anne Rutkowski, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Anthony Wensley, University of Toronto, Canada
Antonio de Figueiredo, University of Coimbra, Portugal ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9128-0989
David Kocsis, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3922-1903
Fu-Sheng Tsai, Cheng Shiu University, Taiwan
Guillermo Asper, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Isabel Martins, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5095-7028
Isidro Laso, European Commission, Belgium
Jacques Verville, SKEMA Business School, Canada
Jitendra Kumar, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0167-0738
Julie Kendall, Rutgers University, United States
Kelly Burke, University of Hawaii, United States
Kevin Dow, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, United States
Lewis Hassell, Drexel University, United States
Macedonio Alanis, Monterrey Institute of Technology, Mexico
Marinela Mircea, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1870-6020
Maryam Haghshenas, Tehran University, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Mohammed Imran, University of Chittagong, Malaysia ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1011-4258
Murad Moqbel, University of Kansas Medical Center, United States
Nargess Tahmasbi, Penn State University, United States
Nicolau Reinhard, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Óscar Mealha, University of Aveiro, Portugal ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4564-0496
Richard Reilly, Stevens Institute of Technology, United States
Rosalie Ocker, Pennsylvania State University, United States
Sarah Oeste-Reiß, University of Kassel, Germany
Steven Sheetz, Virginia Technology, United States
Susan Gasson, Drexel University, United States
Thuan Nguyen Hoang, RMIT University, Viet Nam
Varun Grover, Clemson University, United States
Xusen Cheng, Renmin University of China, China
International Advisory Board
Sang-Bing Tsai, Wuyi University, China; International Engineering and Technology Institute, Hong Kong, Taiwan ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6988-5829
Editor-in-Chief Emeriti
Gert-Jan de Vreede, University of South Florida, United States
Ned Kock, Texas A&M International University, United States
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Latest Articles

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Contact
All inquiries regarding IJeC should be directed to the attention of:
Jingyuan Zhao
Editor-in-Chief of IJeC
E-mail: jingyuan.zhao@utoronto.ca
Editorial Office
701 E. Chocolate Ave.
Hershey, PA 17033, USA
717-533-8845 x100

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