International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications (IJESMA)

International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications (IJESMA)

Editor-in-Chief: Mirjana Pejic-Bach (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
Indexed In: SCOPUS, INSPEC and 12 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2009
ISSN: 1941-627X|EISSN: 1941-6288|DOI: 10.4018/IJESMA


The objective of the International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications (IJESMA) is to be a truly interdisciplinary journal providing comprehensive coverage and understanding of all aspects of e-services, self-services and mobile communication from different fields including marketing, management, and MIS. The journal invites contributions that are both empirical and conceptual, and is open to all types of research methodologies both from academia and industry.

Topics Covered

  • Adoption and Diffusion of E-Services
  • Conceptual foundations and theoretical frameworks of e-services
  • E-Banking
  • E-Government
  • E-Health
  • E-Libraries
  • E-services and business models
  • E-services and competences
  • E-services and entrepreneurship
  • E-services and human resource management
  • E-services and innovation
  • E-services and knowledge management
  • E-services and marketing
  • E-services and security
  • E-services and strategies
  • Service science
  • Service systems
  • Servitization
  • Social Media
  • Understanding services and e-services
  • Web-based portals offering different kinds of services

Mission and Scope

The International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications (IJESMA) promotes and publishes state-of-the art research regarding different issues in the production management, delivery and consumption of e-services, self services, and mobile communication including business-to-business, business-to-consumer, government-to-business, government-to-consumer, and consumer-to-consumer e-services relevant to the interest of professionals, academic educators, researchers, and industry consultants in the field.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 8: 4 Issues (2016)
Volume 7: 4 Issues (2015)
Volume 6: 4 Issues (2014)
Volume 5: 4 Issues (2013)
Volume 4: 4 Issues (2012)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2011)
Volume 2: 4 Issues (2010)
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Reviews and Testimonials

The services industry provides the majority of all jobs and services. Although there are many examples, the challenges for e-services are still overwhelming. The International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications is well-positioned to provide a critical platform for this interdisciplinary and upcoming field.

– Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

As the blur between the Internet and mobile technologies increases and the sophistication of associated applications develops, there is an increasing need for researchers in the area to find avenues to share their knowledge with like-minded colleagues. The International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications fills a critical niche in this ever expanding field of research by providing an avenue for these researchers to publish and a resource for others to refer to for expert opinion.

– Stephen Burgess, Victoria University, Australia

More and more services are delivered electronically and mobile platforms are increasingly used. The International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications focuses on areas of growing importance. Papers in the journal examine applications in a variety of different social areas: health, learning, retailing, etc. Papers are cross-disciplinary, which is important for understanding the developments of new e-services and mobile applications. For research and teaching environments in the area of ICT applications, the journal provides a new platform for learning and research dissemination.

– Anders Henten, Aalborg University, Denmark

Todays managers and academics are witnessing an era where different types of products are turned into services and new services are created at an increasing speed. Central tenet of this new highly valued academic journal is the e-servicization. The International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications provides rigorous and relevant insights for both managers and academics to understand how this change takes place.

– Jari Salo, University of Oulu, Finland

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Mirjana Pejic-Bach is a Full Professor at the Department of Informatics at the Faculty of Economics & Business. She graduated at the Faculty of Economics & Business – Zagreb, where she also received her Ph.D. degree in Business, submitting a thesis on “System Dynamics Applications in Business Modelling“ in 2003. She is the recipient of the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013 for the paper Influence of strategic approach to BPM on financial and non-financial performance published in Baltic Journal of Management. Mirjana was also educated at MIT Sloan School of Management in the field of System Dynamics Modeling, and at OliviaGroup in the field of data mining. She participates in number of EU FP7 projects, and is an Expert for Horizon 2020.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeriti
Morten Falch, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark
Ada Scupola, Roskilde University, Denmark ORCID
Associate Editors
Vesna Čančer, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Sandy Chong, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Mohamed Elhoseny, Mansoura University, Egypt
Carina Ihlström Eriksson, Halmstad University, Sweden
Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands ORCID
Raija Jarvinen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Igor Klopotan, University North, Croatia
Christine Legner, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Sharman Lichtenstein, Deakin University, Australia
Dilip Mutum, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Malaysia
Sandy Ng, RMIT University, Australia
JungKun Park, University of Houston, United States
Adamantia Pateli, Ionian University, Greece
Markus Schatten, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Jim Spohrer, IBM Almaden Research Center, United States
Charles Steinfield, Michigan State University, United States
João Varajão, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Editorial Review Board
Evon Abu-Taieh, The University of Jordan-Aqaba, Jordan ORCID
Carl Adams, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Giovanni Camponovo, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland, Switzerland
Pethuru Raj Chelliah, Reliance Jio Infocomm. Ltd., India ORCID
Rajeev Dwivedi, Institute of Management Technology Centre for Distance Learning, India
Mauricio Featherman, Washington State University, United States
Jan Frick, University of Stavanger, Norway
Christophe Garonne, Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management, France
Benita M. Gullkvist, Hanken Swedish School of Economics and Business, Finland
Patrick Gyaase, Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre, Ghana
Simon Heilesen, Roskilde University, Denmark
Kristina Heinonen, Hanken School of Economics, Finland
Anders Henten, Aalborg University, Denmark
Papadopoulos Homer, National Center for Scientific Research (NCSR), Greece
M. Sirajul Islam, Örebro University, Sweden
Gustaf Juell-Skielse, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Manel Khadraoui, Tunis Business School, Tunisia
Khaled Khan, Qatar University, Qatar
Andreas Komninos, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom
Habin Lee, Brunel University, United Kingdom
Noura Metawa, Regis University, United States
Anssi Oorni, Helsinki School of Economics, Finland
Bernhard Ostheimer, University of Giessen, Germany
Esko Penttinen, Helsinki School of Economics, Finland
Selwyn Piramuthu, University of Florida, United States
N. Raghavendra Rao, FINAIT Consultancy Services, India
Helena Rodrigues, Johnson Wales University, United States
Cecilia Rossignoli, University of Verona, Italy
Jari Salo, University of Helsinki, Finland
Ross Smith, RMIT University, Australia
Jannick Sørensen, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark
Martin Steinert, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Fiona Sussan, Baruch College - City University of New York, United States
Aysegul Toker, Bogazici University, Turkey
Roumen Vragov, Baruch College, United States
Jing Wang, University of New Hampshire, United States
Idongesit Williams, Aalborg University, Denmark
Alexander Yap, Elon University, United States
Ali Yazici, Atilim University, Turkey
George Yee, Carleton University, Canada
Stefano Za, LUISS Guido Carli, Italy


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International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications