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Honoring the Best Articles From the 2014 Copyright Year

IGI Global Announces the Winners of the Seventh Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards

By IGI Global on Jul 23, 2015
IGI Global is proud to announce the winners of the Seventh Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards, celebrating the best articles from the 2014 volume year. Honoring outstanding scholarship and innovative research within IGI Global's prestigious journal collection, the annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards brings attention to the scholars behind the work.

IGI Global Announces The Winners Of The Sixth Annual Excellence In Research Journal Awards The outstanding published journal articles were selected based on the following criteria:

  • Contribution to the field
  • Originality of the research
  • Practicality of research/results
  • Quality of writing
  • Rigor of the research
  • Substantive research and methodology

The following papers have been selected as the best articles in their subject area from the 2014 copyright year:

"Role Efficacy: Studying the Impact on Employee Engagement, Employee Motivation and Attrition"
Featured in International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals (IJHCITP), Volume 5, Issue 4, written by Vinita Sinha (Symbiosis International University, Pune, India), Ashy Abraham (Symbiosis International University, Pune, India), Bhavya Bhaskarna (Symbiosis International University, Pune, India), Kevin Xavier (Symbiosis International University, Pune, India), and Karthik Kariat (Symbiosis International University, Pune, India).

"Adaptive Self-Organization in Distributed Tree Topologies"
Featured in International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies (IJDST), Volume 5, Issue 3, written by Evangelos Pournaras (Chair of Sociology, in particular of Modeling & Simulation, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland), Martijn Warnier (Faculty of Technology Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands), and Frances M.T. Brazier (Faculty of Technology Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands).

"Cluster and Time-Series Analyses of Computer-Assisted Pronunciation Training Users: Looking Beyond Scoring Systems to Measure Learning and Engagement"
Featured in International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT), Volume 4, Issue 2, written by John-Michael L. Nix (National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan).

"Assessment and Enhancement of the Energy Supply System Efficiency with Emphasis on the Cogeneration and Renewable as Main Directions for Fuel Saving"
Featured in International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE), Volume 4, Issue 2, written by Sergey V. Zharkov (Melentiev Energy Systems Institute, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia).

"Investigating the Measurement of Consumer Ecological Behaviour, Environmental Knowledge, Healthy Food, and Healthy Way of Life"
Featured in International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD), Volume 5, Issue 1, written by Norazah Mohd Suki (Labuan School of International Business and Finance, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Sabah, Malaysia).

"Enabling Resource Access Visibility for Automated Enterprise Services"
Featured in Journal of Database Management (JDM), Volume 25, Issue 2, written by Kaushik Dutta (Department of Information Systems, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore) and Debra VanderMeer (College of Business, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA).

"Trends in Managing Multimedia Semantics"
Featured in International Journal of Wireless Networks and Broadband Technologies (IJWNBT), Volume 3, Issue 2, written by Roberto Poli (Department of Sociology and Social, University of Trento, Trento, Italy), Achilles Kameas (School of Sciences and Technology, Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece), and Lambrini Seremeti (School of Sciences and Technology, Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece).

"Single Case Studies as Seeds: Brain Models That Matter"
Featured in International Journal of User-Driven Healthcare (IJUDH), Volume 4, Issue 2, written by Amy Price (The University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom).

"Risk Reduction in Natural Disaster Management Through Information Systems: A Literature Review and an IS Design Science Research Agenda"
Featured in International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (IJISCRAM), Volume 6, Issue 1, written by Guido Schryen (Information Systems Research, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany) and Felix Wex (Information Systems Research, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany).

"On the Generalization Power of Face and Gait in Gender Recognition"
Featured in International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF), Volume 6, Issue 1, written by Yu Guan (Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Warwick, Coventry, UK), Xingjie Wei (Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Warwick, Coventry, UK), and Chang-Tsun Li (Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Warwick, Coventry, UK).

"Social Media as Resource for Involving Young People in Museum Innovation: A Cultural Studies Approach to Co-Design"
Featured in International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD), Volume 6, Issue 3, written by Dagny Stuedahl (Section for Learning and Teacher Education, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway & Department of Education, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway), and Sarah Lowe (School of Art, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA).

"Financial Software as a Service: A Paradigm for Risk Modelling and Analytics"
Featured in International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence (IJOCI), Volume 4, Issue 3, written by Muthu Ramachandran (School of Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK) and Victor Chang (School of Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK).



Congratulations to our winners for 2014! Thank you for your effort and dedication to your work.

These articles are a part of IGI Global's InfoSci®-Journals Database, a rapidly expanding full-text collection of peer-reviewed journals that focus on specialized topics in over 200 studies, including business, communications, computer science, government, medicine, education, engineering, social science, and more. This collection of over 13,000 articles and 225,000 reference citations offers institutions exceptional value and unlimited access to a comprehensive collection of applied research journals.

View previous winners of the Journal Excellence Awards:

IGI Global Announces The Winners Of The Sixth Annual Excellence In Research Journal Awards
IGI Global Announces the Winners of the Fifth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards
Researchers Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship in IGI Global’s ‘Fourth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards’

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