Dear Ma'am or Sir: Please distribute the following Call For Papers to your subscribership at the Academy of International Business of Michigan State University: http://www.igi-global.com/calls-for-papers/international-journal-productivity-management-assessment/45937 Here is additional information: The Editor-in-Chief of the *International Journal of Productivity Management and Assessment Technologies (IJPMAT) * would like to invite you to consider submitting a manuscript for inclusion in this scholarly journal. The following describes the mission, coverage, and guidelines for submission to IJPMAT Mission 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. Coverage Topics to be discussed in this journal include (but are not limited to) the following: - 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 Submission 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 http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ 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 Editor-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 Editor-in-Chief Email: [log in to unmask] Sincerely, Bryan Christiansen Chairman PRYMARKE, LLC 9408 Bellevue Road Battle Creek, Michigan 49014 USA ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.