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International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC)

International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC)

Editor-in-Chief: John Wang (Montclair State University, USA)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 10 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1941-868X|EISSN: 1941-8698|DOI: 10.4018/IJISSC
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 24 - 28 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 35 - 39 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: 42%
Description & Scope
Description:
The International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC) examines current, state-of-the-art research in the areas of information systems and social change, and the interactions, linkages, applications, and support of social change using information systems. This journal... Show More
Mission & Scope:
Today’s society is fraught with a myriad of constrained opportunities. These challenges are indeed daunting, and the need for change is ever present. The mission of International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC) is to provide an international forum for practitioners and researchers from both the social and natural sciences, along with information systems professionals... Show More
Coverage:
  • Anthropology
  • Behavioral Science
  • Complex adaptive system
  • Computer Simulation
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Decision theory
  • Demography
  • Disaster management and information systems
  • Ecological information systems
  • Economics
  • Education information systems
  • Environmental information systems
  • E-society
  • Ethics
  • Expert Systems
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Geography
  • Healthcare Information Systems
  • Human-centric information systems
  • Infrastructure management system
  • Knowledge Networks
  • Labor management
  • Legal information systems
  • Natural resource information systems
  • Organizational Information Systems
  • Policy development and management
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public-use information systems
  • Risk Management
  • Social informatics
  • Social Networking
  • Social Sciences
  • Social security information systems
  • Sociology
  • Socio-technical networks
  • Strategic Planning
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban development information systems
  • Web 2.0
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Jungwoo Lee, Yonsei University, Korea, Republic Of
Managing Editor
Peng Zhao, IntelligentRabbit LLC, United States
Associate Editors
Dai Senoo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Dickson Che, University of Rome Tor Vergata
Gyoo Gun Lim, Hanyang University, Korea, Republic of
Kentaro Takashima, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Larbi Esmahi, Athabasca University, Canada
Rajendra Bandi, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-1872-3587
Editorial Review Board
Ali Mohammed Al-Zubaidi, Wasit University, Iraq ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1597-9648
Ali Zolait, University of Bahrain, Bahrain ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8020-8084
Bashir Muktar, Federal University Dutse, Nigeria ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8582-0870
Bassel Alhassan, Tishreen University, Syrian Arab Republic
Bee Yew, Fayetteville State University, United States
Binod Kumar, JSPM's Rajarshi Shahu College of Engineering, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6172-7938
Carlo Makdisie, Tishreen University, Syrian Arab Republic ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5894-2963
Fahri Özsungur, Mersin University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Turkey ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6567-766X
Froilan Mobo, Philippine Merchant Marine Academy, Philippines
G. Hayek, Dresden University, Syrian Arab Republic
Jason Papathanasiou, University of Macedonia, Greece
Joyce Gikandi, Mount Kenya University, Kenya ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-8531-6212
Kenneth Sousa, Bryant University, United States
Lifei Huang, New York University, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9643-2822
Malaya Dutta Borah, National Institute of Technology Silchar, India
Massimiliano Caramia, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Mohammad Mahdi Rounaghi, University of Luxembourg, Iran, Islamic Republic Of ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9640-678X
Monika Singh, U. P. Institute of Design, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7939-3171
Narasimha Paravastu, University of Central Missouri, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6511-3872
Nazrul Shaikh, University of Miami, Coral Gables, United States
Nikolaos Ploskas, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
Nitu Ghosh, REVA University, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5744-1670
Peng Zhang, Vanderbilt University, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1610-8043
Ramgopal Kashyap, Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Amity University Chhattisgarh, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5352-1286
Ravi Shankar Bhakat, MDI Murshidabad, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3756-8807
Robin Bhadoria, GLA University, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6314-4736
S Santhana Megala, SNMV College, Bharathiar University, India
Saleh Abu Shaban, University College of Applied Sciences - UCAS, Palestinian Territory, Occupied
Sang-Bing Tsai, Nankai University, Taiwan ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6988-5829
Sanjaya Kumar Panda, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3242-525X
Seung Ik Baek, Hanyang University, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of
Seyed Mahdi Bohloul, Old Dominion University, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6543-4366
Sohan Pande, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9971-6575
Solomiia Fedushko, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-7548-5856
Steve Zhou, University of Houston-Downtown, United States
Suyel Namasudra, National Institute of Technology Patna, India
Tariq Zaman, University of Technology Sarawak: Sibu, Malaysia ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6957-3710
Xi Chen, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, China
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Contact
All inquiries regarding IJISSC should be directed to the attention of:

John Wang
Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change
Email: ijissc@igi-global.com

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