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International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO)

International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO)

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: John Wang (Montclair State University, USA)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 15 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2011
ISSN: 2155-6393|EISSN: 2155-6407|DOI: 10.4018/IJKBO
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 8 - 12 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 8 - 12 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: Approx. 38 - 48%
Description & Scope
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... Show More
Mission & 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... Show More
  • 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
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

John Wang, Montclair State University, United States
Managing Editor
Zhiyuan Chen, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States
Associate Editors
Ekrem Tatoglu, Gulf University for Science & Technology, Kuwait
Isabel Martins, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa ORCID
Jukka-Pekka Bergman, Regional Council of South Karelia, Finland
Marie- Helene Abel, University of Technology of Compiegne, France
Paolo Terenziani, niversity del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro, Italy
Wai Lam, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Yannis Manolopoulos, Open University of Cyprus, Cyprus ORCID
Editorial Review Board
Alan Smith, Robert Morris University, United States
Ali Zolait, University of Bahrain, Bahrain ORCID
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
Barbara Weber, University of St. Gallen, Austria
Bashar H. Malkawi, University of Arizona, United States 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 Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Eduardo Tomé, Universidade Lusíada de Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal
Fahri Özsungur, Mersin University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Turkey ORCID
Francois Pinet, INRAE, France
Gianluca Lax, DIIES Department, Italy ORCID
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
Jorge Martins, University of Sheffield, Finland
Josephine Namayanja, University of Massachusetts Boston, United States
Keith Wright, University of Houston Downtown, United States
Madhushri Banerjee, Georgia Gwinnett College, United States
Mark Salisbury, University of St. Thomas, United States
Michael Gravier, Bryant University, United States ORCID
Pooja Parameshwarappa, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, United States
Prantosh Kumar Paul, Raiganj University, India
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, South Ural State University, Russian Federation
Seyed Hossein Siadat, Kharazmi University, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Shaikha AlDuaij, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Shanmugasundaram Hariharan, Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India ORCID
Shivani Agarwal, KIET Group of Institutions, India ORCID
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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All inquiries regarding IJKBO should be directed to the attention of:

John Wang
International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations

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