International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO)

International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO)

Editor-in-Chief: John Wang (Montclair State University, USA)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 14 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2011
ISSN: 2155-6393|EISSN: 2155-6407|DOI: 10.4018/IJKBO
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The International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO) examines current, state-of-the-art research in the areas of decision sciences and business intelligence, and the interactions, linkages, and applications of knowledge-based business with information systems. This journal provides an international forum for practitioners, educators, and researchers to advance the knowledge and practice of all facets of KBO, emphasizing emerging theories, principles, models, processes, and applications to inspire and circulate cutting-edge findings into research, business, and communities.

Topics Covered

  • Behavioral sciences
  • Business Forecasting
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Decision making in social setting
  • Decision making under uncertainty
  • Decision making with multimedia
  • Decision sciences
  • Decision theory
  • Economics
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Fussy information processing
  • Geographic clusters
  • Grid analysis
  • Group decision making and software
  • Informatics
  • Information Technology
  • Intelligent agents technologies
  • Intelligent organizations
  • Knowledge discovery in databases
  • Knowledge Engineering
  • Knowledge-based analysis
  • Knowledge-based assets
  • Knowledge-based benchmarking
  • Knowledge-based competition
  • Knowledge-based decisions
  • Knowledge-Based Development
  • Knowledge-Based Economy
  • Knowledge-based enterprises
  • Knowledge-based performance management
  • Knowledge-based processes
  • Knowledge-based production management
  • Knowledge-based resources
  • Knowledge-based services
  • Knowledge-based society
  • Knowledge-based strategy
  • Knowledge-based systems
  • Knowledge-based ventures
  • Knowledge-based workflow
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mathematical optimization
  • Mathematics of decision sciences
  • Methods of decision making
  • Morphological analysis
  • Multiple criteria decision making
  • Network Analysis
  • Ontological engineering
  • Operations Research
  • Perspectives of decision making
  • Political decision making
  • Psychology
  • Public decision making
  • Risk Management
  • Robust decision making
  • Scenario analysis
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Sequential decision making
  • Simulation methods
  • Sociology
  • Statistical decision
  • Styles of decision making
  • System analysis
  • System theory
  • Technological forecasting
  • Virtual Organizations
  • Web-based decision making

Mission and Scope

The mission of International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO) is to provide an international forum for organizational and governmental practitioners, researchers, information technology professionals, software developers, and vendors to exchange useful and innovative ideas within the field. This journal emphasizes the presentation and distribution of groundbreaking, original theories and concepts shaping future directions of research enabling business managers, policy makers, government officials, and decision makers to comprehend advanced techniques and new applications of information technology. IJKBO encourages exploration, exploitation, and evaluation of different principles, processes, technologies, techniques, methods, and models in sustainable knowledge ecosystems.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Reviews and Testimonials

IJKBO is a new journal that covers the vast landscape of knowledge management, both in theory and in practice. Its readership spans the gamut from computer scientists to business school faculty to social scientists. Such a journal definitely encourages more interdisciplinary collaborations, something very necessary in the current world.

– William Grosky, Professor and Chair, Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

IJKBO is dedicated to the advancement of leading thinking in the field of knowledge, learning and knowledge management, providing an international forum for the presentation and dissemination of the latest developments in the area, and aiming to be the main source of thought leadership in the discipline for executives, managers, academic, researchers and students.

– Dr. A. Yakhlef, Professor of Business Administration, Stockholm University School of Business, Sweden

Knowledge is an essential element for achieving excellence. Effectively building and utilizing knowledge bases and technology can increase the competitiveness of an organization. IJKBO offers a unique forum for disseminating emerging theory, useful applications, management issues of knowledge based systems and technology suitable for different kinds of organizations.

– Professor Wai Lam, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

IJKBO focus on all facets of Knowledge-Based Organization. Thus it represents a sharing space populated with practitioners, researchers, educators coming from different domains but forming a specific community. I'm sure that in a very short period of time IJKBO will become a leading journal for this community.

– Dr. Marie-Hélène Abel, Associate Professor, JRU Heudiasyc, University of Technologie of Compiègne, France

The state-of-the art research in knowledge-based business with information systems that is published by IJKBO makes it a leading forum for scientific research and scholarly exchange in this exciting multi-disciplinary field.

– Dr. Gregoris Mentzas, Professor of Information Systems Management, National Technical University of Athens, Greece


Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

John Wang is a professor in the Department of Information & Operations Management at Montclair State University, USA. Having received a scholarship award, he came to the USA and completed his PhD in operations research from Temple University. Due to his extraordinary contributions beyond a tenured full professor, Dr. Wang has been honored with a special range adjustment in 2006. He has published over 100 refereed papers and seven books. He has also developed several computer software programs based on his research findings.

He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Applied Management Science, International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems, and International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. He is the Editor of Data Warehousing and Mining: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (six-volume) and the Editor of the Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining, 1st (two-volume) and 2nd (four-volume). His long-term research goal is on the synergy of operations research, data mining and cybernetics.

Editorial Board

Managing Editor
Zhiyuan Chen, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States
Associate Editors
Ekrem Tatoglu, Bahcesehir University, Turkey
Isabel Martins, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa ORCID
Jukka-Pekka Bergman, LUT University, Finland
Marie- Helene Abel, University of Technology of Compiegne, France
Paolo Terenziani, University of Torino, Italy
Ron Dvir, Bar Ilan University, Israel
Uwe Riss, University of Hertfordshire, Germany ORCID
Wai Lam, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
William Grosky, University of Michigan-Dearborn, United States ORCID
Yannis Manolopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Editorial Review Board
Abhishek Behl, O P Jindal Global University, India ORCID
Alan Smith, Robert Morris University, United States
Ali Zolait, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
Amir Karami, University of South Carolina, United States
Ana C. Vasconcelos, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Anne Denton, North Dakota State University, United States
Antonio Messeni Petruzzelli, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis, IBM Watson Health, United States ORCID
Arunasalam Sambhanthan, Curtin University, Australia
Barbara Weber, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Bashar H. Malkawi, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates ORCID
BRAHAMI Menaouer, National Polytechnic School of Oran - Maurice Audin, Algeria ORCID
Christian Kop, Alpen-Adria-Universitaet, Austria
Christopher Califf, Western Washington University, United States
Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Universidad Internacional de La Rioja, Spain
Eduardo Tomé, Universidade Lusíada de Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal
Fahri Özsungur, Adana Science and Technology University, Turkey ORCID
Francois Pinet, INRAE, France
Gianluca Lax, DIMET Department, Italy
Hong Chen, Renmin University of China, China
James Sheffield, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Jan Mendling, WU Vienna, Austria
Jean Essila, Grand Valley State University, United States ORCID
Jeong Hoon Choi, University of Nebraska at Kearney, United States ORCID
Jorge Martins, University of Sheffield, Finland
Josephine Namayanja, University of Massachusetts Boston, United States
Keith Wright
Madhushri Banerjee, Georgia Gwinnett College, United States
Mark Salisbury, University of St. Thomas, United States
Matteo Arru, Corvinus University Budapest ORCID
MICHAEL GRAVIER, Bryant University, United States ORCID
Pooja Parameshwarappa, United States
Prantosh Kumar Paul, Raiganj University, India
Prof Raj Kumar
Rayees Farooq, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India ORCID
Raymondus Kosala, Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia ORCID
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Ostfold University College, Norway
Sachin Kumar, National University of Science & Technology, MISiS, Russian Federation
Seyed Hossein Siadat, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Shaikha AlDuaij, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Shalini Sheel, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, India
Tsvetanka Georgieva-Trifonova, St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria ORCID
Vassilios Verykios, University of Thessaly, Greece
Vijender Solanki, CMR Institute of Technology (Autonomous), India ORCID
Wai Yin Mok, University of Alabama-Huntsville, United States
Wei Jiang, University of Missouri, United States
Xianhai Meng, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom


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