International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals (IJHCITP)
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International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals (IJHCITP)

Editor-in-Chief: Sanjay Misra (Covenant University, Nigeria)
Indexed In: Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), SCOPUS, INSPEC and 9 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-3478|EISSN: 1947-3486|DOI: 10.4018/IJHCITP


The International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals (IJHCITP) focuses on the IT field from the outlook of industry professionals and covers multidisciplinary themes such as human resource management, sociology, psychology, and management along with technology itself. Representing IT professionalism from the human capital point of view, the journal publishes original research papers, research notes, reviews, and cases on all aspects of IT professionalism, technology-related careers, personnel empowerment, organizational management and cutting edge technologies affecting IT practitioners. This journal emphasizes articles linking theory with application or critically analyzing cases with the objective of identifying good practice in the management of IT human capital.

Topics Covered

  • Competence management within the IT profession
  • Ethics, as well as professional and social responsibilities of IT professionals
  • Human capital within the IT industry
  • Human resource management in the IT sector
  • IT careers
  • IT personnel in new production environments (software factories, offshoring, and nearshoring)
  • IT profession
  • IT professional associations
  • IT professionalism
  • IT professionals assessment methods
  • IT professionals roles
  • IT professionals under the scope of IT governance
  • Licensing and certifying of IT professionals
  • Mentoring, coaching, and counseling of IT professionals
  • Personnel issues in IT standards, models, and frameworks
  • Recruiting, staffing, retaining, and rewarding IT professionals

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals (IJHCITP) is to offer an outlook on the state of the IT profession from the perspective of economic value based on labor performance. Providing a forum for the exchange of research ideas and practices, this journal is a reference convergence point for professionals, managers, and researchers in the IT field.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 12: 4 Issues (2021): Forthcoming, Available for Pre-Order
Volume 11: 4 Issues (2020): 3 Released, 1 Forthcoming
Volume 10: 4 Issues (2019)
Volume 9: 4 Issues (2018)
Volume 8: 4 Issues (2017)
Volume 7: 4 Issues (2016)
Volume 6: 4 Issues (2015)
Volume 5: 4 Issues (2014)
Volume 4: 4 Issues (2013)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2012)
Volume 2: 4 Issues (2011)
Volume 1: 4 Issues (2010)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Sanjay Misra is Full Professor of Computer (Soft) engineering(since Jan 2010) & presently in Covenant University,Nigeria. He has 25 years of wide experience in academic administration & researches in various universities in Asia, Europe & Africa. He is the most productive researcher (SciVal (Scopus) analysis) in Nigeria (2012-2017 and 2013-2018) total around 300(majority of them in WOS-80 in JCR/SCIE Journals) in the core and related area of Soft.Engg. & got several awards for outstanding publications (2014 IET Software Premium Award (UK), TUBITAK-Turkish Higher Education, & Atilim University). He has delivered more than 80 keynote/invited talks in several int. conferences & institutes around the world (travelled more than 60 countries). He is EIC of- Advances in IT Personnel and Project Management -IGI Global, IJPS & Covenant J.ICT, editor (1of) in31 Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Springer), 6 Xplore proceedings. He is founder of 3 symposiums in Soft.Engg. (SEPA & ISSQ(Since 2009,in Springer)&TTSDP(since 2009-IEEE).

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Ostfold University College, Norway
Associate Editors
Heli Aramo-Immonen, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Universidad Internacional de La Rioja, Spain
David O'Sullivan, National University of Ireland, Ireland
Francesca Sgobbi, University of Brescia, Italy
Pedro Soto-Acosta, University of Murcia, Spain
João Varajão, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Editorial Review Board
Vandana Ahuja, Amity Business School, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, India ORCID
Giner Alor-Hernández, Instituto Tecnologico de Orizaba, Mexico ORCID
Luis Alfredo Martins Amaral, University of Minho, Portugal
Paschal Anosike, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Vitor Basto Fernandes, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal
Gavin Baxter, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom
Abhishek Behl, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India ORCID
Miklós Biró, Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria
Riyad Eid, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates ORCID
Mamdouh Ewis, Imam Univeristy, United States
Luis Fernández Sanz, University of Alcalá, Spain ORCID
Darko Galinec, Polytechnic of Zagreb, Croatia ORCID
Francisco García-Peñalvo, University of Salamanca, Spain ORCID
Juan Gómez-Berbís, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Ahmed Hassanien, Napier University, United Kingdom
Jeffrey Hsu, Fairleigh Dickinson University, United States
Przemysław Kazienko, Wrocław University of Technology, Poland
Habin Lee, Brunel University, United Kingdom
Euripidis Loukis, University of Aegean, Greece
Tokuro Matsuo, Yamagata University, Japan
Richard Messnarz, International Software Consulting Network Ltd., Ireland
Alok Mishra, Atilim University, Turkey
Sanjay Misra, Covenant University, Nigeria ORCID
Mohammad Naim, BITS Pilani, india, India ORCID
Rory O’Connor, Dublin City University, Ireland ORCID
Rubén Posada-Gómez, Instituto Tecnológico de Orizaba, Mexico
Li Qin, Fairleigh Dickinson University, United States
Eva Rimbau-Gilabert, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Meir Russ, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, United States
Mona Sayed Ibrahim, Mansoura University, Egypt
Ramanjeet Singh, Amity University, India
Vladimir Stantchev, SRH University Berlin, Germany ORCID
Christoph Stettina, Leiden University, Netherlands
António Trigo, Institute Polytechnic of Coimbra, Portugal ORCID
Abel Usoro, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom
Adam Westerski, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain


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:

Dr. Sanjay Misra  
International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals (IJHCITP)

Award Winning Articles

  • IGI Global
    An Examination of the Boundary Between Work and Home for Knowledge WorkersIGI Global's Tenth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards
  • IGI Global’s Seventh Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards
    Role Efficacy: Studying the Impact on Employee Engagement, Employee Motivation and AttritionIGI Global’s Seventh Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards
  • IGI Global’s Sixth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards
    Social Capital as a Determinant Factor of Software Development Productivity: An Empirical Study Using Structural Equation ModelingIGI Global’s Sixth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards