International Journal of Productivity Management and Assessment Technologies (IJPMAT)

International Journal of Productivity Management and Assessment Technologies (IJPMAT)

Editors-in-Chief: Bryan Christiansen (Tactical Systems, LLC, USA) and Oxana Karnaukhova (Southern Federal University, Russian Federation)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 10 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2012
ISSN: 2160-9837|EISSN: 2160-9845|DOI: 10.4018/IJPMAT


The International Journal of Productivity Management and Assessment Technologies (IJPMAT) publishes new research, innovations, developments, and ideas in the areas of productivity, efficiency, and performance measurement and management, including new techniques, approaches, and related reflective analysis designed to improve individual, group, and organizational performance. The journal provides an interactive and global discussion forum for academics, professionals, and practitioners working and interested in the research and practice of productivity, efficiency, and performance measurement and management. This multidisciplinary journal draws from the fields of economics, econometrics, management, statistics, production, information technology, marketing, accounting, supply chain, and organizational behavior.

Topics Covered

  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Balanced score card
  • Benchmarking
  • Business intelligence model
  • Business process re-engineering
  • Comparative methodology and study
  • Data Envelopment Analysis
  • Data Mining
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Environmental productivity, efficiency and performance analysis
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Human productivity and performance analysis
  • Innovation Management
  • Labor productivity
  • Malmquist index
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Modeling techniques
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Making
  • Operations management and strategy
  • Outsourcing
  • Performance benchmarking and ranking
  • Productivity and performance management
  • Quality and business excellence management
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Six sigma
  • Statistical quality control
  • Stochastic frontier analysis
  • Strategic alliances
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technological change and its impact
  • Total productivity management
  • Total Quality Management

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Productivity Management and Assessment Technologies (IJPMAT) is to develop, promote and disseminate knowledge in the areas of productivity, efficiency, and performance management. The measurement of organizational productivity, performance, and efficiency is an essential part of change and contributes to general welfare of organizations and, to a larger extent, societies. By measuring productivity and efficiency, it is possible to evaluate the performance of an organization by comparing it with benchmarks of international best practices. Thus, from a societal point of view, productivity management is of high importance and value. The international dimension of the journal is emphasized to overcome cultural and national barriers and meet the needs of accelerating technology and changes in the global economy. Novel and fundamental theories, algorithms, technologies, and applications support this mission.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 4: 2 Issues (2016)
Volume 3: 2 Issues (2015)
Volume 2: 2 Issues (2014)
Volume 1: 4 Issues (2012)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Bryan Christiansen is the Chief Executive Officer of Tactical Systems, LLC in Indiana, USA. A former business lecturer at universities in Turkey, Russia, and the USA, he has traveled to 41 countries where he has conducted international business since 1985 in multiple languages and various industries with Global 500 firms and smaller. Christiansen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing at the University of the State of New York in 1996 and his MBA degree at Capella University in 2003. The author of 20 Reference books on business, economics, and psychology, he is currently working on his Doctor of Business Administration degree at Middlesex University in London, England and is expected to graduate in 2020.
Oxana Karnaukhova, PhD, is an associate professor at the Institute of History and International Relations of Southern Federal University (Russia) and the deputy director of the European Union Centre in South West Russia. Her academic background includes BA History, MA Social Psychology and PhD Cultural Studies with a specific interest in Economic Anthropology and Intercultural Communications. Her publication list contains papers, chapters and a monograph highlighting the role of extraeconomic factors such as culture and social norms and patterns in the economic behavior at the macro- and mezzo-level. Her achievements in this field are proven through participation and leadership in a number of projects, such as Communicative strategies in multicultural regions, Multiculturalism as the paradigm of the postcolonial development, Super-Diversity and Citizenship in the European Union.

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Gholam R. Amin, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Neeta Baporikar, Namibia University of Science and Technology & University of Pune, India
Yuval Cohen, Tel-Aviv Afeka College of Engineering, Israel
Rituparna Das, Adamas University, Kolkata, India
Maurice Dawson, University of Missouri, United States
Muammer Erdoğdu, Marmara University, Turkey
Armand Faganel, University of Primorska, Slovenia
Kijpokin Kasemsap, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand
Abhishek Kumar, Amity University, India
L. Magafas, Eastern and Thrace Institute of Technology, Greece
Robert McGee, Fayetteville State University, United States
Allen McKenna, University of Adelaide, Australia
Aroop Mukherjee, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Satish Sharma, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Roman Stepanov, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Ekaterina Turkina, HEC Montreal, Canada
Shefali Virkar, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Mika Westerlund, Carleton University, Canada
Emel Yildiz, Gümüşhane University, Turkey
Managing Editor
Norhayati Zakaria, University of Wollongong, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Associate Editors
Asmat Abdul-Talib, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Vishal Bhatnagar, Ambedkar Institute of Advance Communication Technologies & Research, India
José Carlos Cavalcanti, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Ye-Sho Chen, Louisiana State University, United States
Chihhung Chung, University of North Texas, United States
Efe Efeoğlu, Adana Science and Technology University, Turkey
Muammer Erdoğdu, Marmara University, Turkey
Michail Glykas, University of the Aegean, Greece
Michael Hanias, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
M. Gordon Hunter, The University of Lethbridge, Canada
Emel Kursunluoglu Yarimoglu, Yasar University, Turkey
Sergio Mazini, University Center Toledo Araçatuba, Brazil
Ahmed Mehrez, Qatar University, Qatar
Sara Moridpour, RMIT University, Australia
mambo g. mupepi, GrandChange LLC, United States
Yucel Ozturkoglu, Yasar University, Turkey
Hakan Sezerel, Anadolu University, Turkey
Muhammad Shabir Shaharudin, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Gloria Sraha, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Faisal Talib, Aligarh Muslim University, India
Alessandra Vecchi, University of London Arts, United Kingdom
Salih Yildiz, Gümüşhane University, Turkey
Editorial Review Board
Dragan Kesic, University of Primorska, Slovenia
Agnieszka Piekarz, Independent Researcher, Poland
Ivana Škarica, Teaching Institute of Public Health of Primorsko-Goranska County, Croatia
Vinod Yadav, Harcourt Butler Technical University, India


Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their original empirical research articles 3,000–5,000 words in length. Interested authors must consult the journal’s guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted articles will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis by no fewer than 3 members of the journal’s Editorial Review Board and 1 Associate Editor. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers and at the sole discretion of the Editors-in-Chief.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

All inquiries regarding IJPMAT should be directed to the attention of:

Bryan Christiansen, PryMarke, LLC, USA
Oxana Karnaukhova, Southern Federal University, Russia