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at the Academy of International Business of Michigan State University:

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

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.

Topics to be discussed in this journal include (but are not limited to) the

   - 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

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 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
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Bryan Christiansen
9408 Bellevue Road
Battle Creek, Michigan  49014   USA

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