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International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management (IJRCM)

International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management (IJRCM)

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: Narasimha Rao Vajjhala (University of New York Tirana, Albania)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 11 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2012
ISSN: 2160-9624|EISSN: 2160-9632|DOI: 10.4018/IJRCM
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 4 - 8 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 18 - 22 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: 64%
Description & Scope
The International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management (IJRCM) publishes interdisciplinary research papers, reviews, and case studies that examine risk, uncertainty, and contingency. The journal encourages risk and contingency research from disciplines like healthcare, manufacturing, natural... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The mission of the International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management (IJRCM) is to discover what risk and uncertainty mean to different disciplines and industries. Risks are known in the sense they can be measured but it is the underlying uncertainty that remains elusive. Risk is present across industries and sectors (private, public, and non-profit). As a result, organizations and... Show More
  • Application design and software acceptability
  • Application of research design to uncertainty and risk analysis
  • Application of risk and contingency management across disciplines and industries (project management, portfolio selection, decision making, operations research, math, engineering, scientific studies, etc.)
  • Behavioristic marketing and prospecting
  • Big data analysis and risk assessment
  • Business intelligence and data protection risk
  • Business operations, management leadership and process continuity
  • Certainty assessment, testing, and performance evaluation
  • Comparative risks and/or contingency across disciplines and workplace functions
  • Comparative studies of risk or contingency management across organizations
  • Complex theory, system of systems and uncertainty analysis
  • Contingency management training, education, and Knowledge transfer
  • Contingency planning, risk mitigation, risk transfer
  • Criminal behavior risk and social policy concepts
  • Crisis and incident management (analysis, solutions, compliance, etc.)
  • Decision making, probability and contingency models
  • Emerging scientific techniques and research methods
  • Exception capture, risk quantification and uncertainty management
  • Face-to-face and virtual communications certainty and uncertainty
  • Game theory and probability concepts
  • Global and domestic terrorism analysis
  • Global economic recession
  • Human behavior management analysis
  • Human resource engineering and contingency management
  • Information technology innovation uncertainty
  • Information technology risk
  • Insurance and health risk
  • Internet and intranet protection
  • Internet security, forensic analysis, and privacy risk
  • Knowledge creation, sharing and contingency models
  • Legal challenges and risk aversion best-practices
  • Linear and non-linear algorithms and predictability
  • Multidisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary approaches to risk/contingency management (integrating organizational behavior, leadership, governance, etc.)
  • National security risk aversion and uncertainty mitigation
  • National security safeguards and proactive policy
  • Negotiation and coercive behavior predictability
  • Novel/unique applications of risk frameworks and models
  • Process engineering tolerance and control
  • Project risk management, schedule control and scope quality assurance
  • Quality assurance, control and reliability engineering
  • Reliability engineering and process stability
  • Risk and uncertainty in research (including meta-studies)
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Risk in management science
  • Risk in psychology, sociology and the other social sciences
  • Risk in public vs. nonprofit vs. government sectors
  • risk modeling and simulation
  • Risk versus uncertainty
  • Risks and contingency management in traditional economics and finance
  • Risk-sensitive industries
  • Significant global events/impacts (including global warming, flooding, tsunamis, earth quakes, and terrorism)
  • Socio-cultural instability and emerging models
  • Socio-technical constraints and opportunities
  • Stability versus instability
  • Statistical analysis and uncertainty quantification
  • Strategic planning and risk identification
  • Supply chain logics constraints and opportunities
  • Systems architecture certainty and contingency management
  • Systems engineering and services engineering uncertainty analysis
  • Trust certainty and uncertainty
  • Urban design and population risk
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Editor in Chief
Narasimha Vajjhala, University of New York Tirana, Albania ORCID
Managing Editor
Fahri Özsungur, Mersin University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Turkey ORCID
Associate Editors
Antonio Muñoz, University of Málaga, Spain ORCID
Charles Wild, Balfour Arlington Whit Solicitors, United Kingdom
Efosa Idemudia, Arkansas Tech University, United States
Ferdinand Che, American University of Nigeria, United Kingdom ORCID
Maiendra Moodley, Maiendra Moodley and Associates, South Africa ORCID
Mark Ciampa, Western Kentucky University, United States
Maximiliano Korstanje, University of Palermo, Argentina ORCID
Paola Modesti, University of Parma, Italy ORCID
Vijender Solanki, CMR Institute of Technology (Autonomous), India ORCID
Zhaohao Sun, PNG University of Technology, Papua New Guinea ORCID
Editorial Review Board
Ahmed Arif, University of the West of England, United Kingdom ORCID
Albérico Rosário, GOVCOPP - IADE - Universidade Europeia, Portugal ORCID
Ana Vulevic, Institute of Transportation-CIP, Belgrade, Serbia ORCID
Beatriz Olalla-Caballero, Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain ORCID
Behrouz Aslani, American University of Nigeria, United States ORCID
Bernard Jones, St. John's University, United States ORCID
Daly Meppurath, MG University, India ORCID
Douglas Bower, Northeastern University, Canada
Dr. Tahar Tayachi, Effat University, Saudi Arabia ORCID
Drew Sugaretty, United Nations World Health Organization, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of
Halil Sarıaslan, Baskent University, Turkey
Haruka Ijitsu, Aoyama Gakuin University MBA, Japan
Ioana-Maria Dragu, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Jirapun Daengdej, Assumption College, Thailand
João Carvalho, Centro de Ensino Superior Dom Bosco (UNDB), Brazil ORCID
Kennedy Okafor, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria ORCID
Lorna Uden, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom ORCID
Luisa dall'Acqua, University of Bologna, Italy
Manuel Pereira, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal ORCID
Mariano Carrera, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
Mazhaul Kazi, Ajman University of Science & Technology, Australia
Md. Abul Kalam Siddike, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan ORCID
Mohammed El Amine Abdelli, University of Salamanca, Spain ORCID
Mustafa Özer, Anadolu University, Turkey ORCID
Naoum Tsolakis, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom ORCID
Nikos Frydas, Safenet, Greece
Padma Pradhan, JNTUH/NMREC Hyderabad, India ORCID
Patricia Cano-Olivos, UPAEP University, Mexico
Philip Eappen, University of Toronto, Canada ORCID
Rajasekhara Mouly Potluri, Al Ghurair University, College of Business, Dubai - UAE, United Arab Emirates ORCID
Rajesh Kumar, Punjab University Chandigarh, India
Reshu Agarwal, Amity Institute of Information Technology, Amity University, Noida, India ORCID
Salu George, American University of Nigeria, Nigeria ORCID
Sandip Rakshit, American University of Nigeria, Nigeria ORCID
Sophia Johnson, Al Ghurair University, United Arab Emirates ORCID
Suraj Chatrath, Stanford University Alumni, United States
Tanushri Mukherjee, Amity School of Communication, Amity University Rajasthan, India
Tariq Ismail, Cairo University, Egypt ORCID
Vishnu Rajan, VIT University, India ORCID
Vivek Agrawal, GLA University, India
Yuri Shenshinov, Ural State University of Economics, Iraq ORCID
International Advisory Board
Alexandre Bachkirov, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman ORCID
Lori Slater, American InterContinental University, United States ORCID
Maximiliano Korstanje, University of Palermo, Argentina ORCID
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Kenneth Strang, W3-Research, United States Minor Outlying Islands ORCID
Book Reviews Editor
Gebriel Tesfatsion, Adi Keih College of Business and Social Sciences, Japan ORCID
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