Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

AIMS AND SCOPE

Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services (p-ISSN 1896-8325, e-ISSN 2300-7087) is a peer-reviewed, semiannual journal dedicated to publishing papers of interest to the entire Decision Making community, including academic and industry researchers and decision makers working at the interface of research and implementation in manufacturing and services. DMMS objective is to serve the entire Decision Making community, including academic and industry researchers and decision makers working at the interface of research and implementation in manufacturing and services. The journal focuses on topics treating the interface between decision sciences, information technology and management science. All aspects of the subject in relation to manufacturing and services are covered. Papers may address concerns of manufacturing or service firms as well as government or non-profit enterprises, and the full range of manufacturing and service systems is covered. Examples of services considered include transportation, logistics and distribution, telecommunication, tourism, medical services.

Moreover, the journal encourages a variety of methodological approaches to decision making in manufacturing and services. The papers may be theoretical or empirical, analytical or computational, and may be based on a variety of disciplinary foundations such as management, economics, operations research, computer science, engineering, psychology, etc. The ultimate objective of DMMS is to disseminate knowledge for improving the theoretical base for sound decision making in practice.

The main topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Applications of decision theory in manufacturing and service management
  • Applications of decision theory in manufacturing and service management
  • Computational intelligence for decision making in manufacturing and services
  • Operational research techniques for manufacturing and service management
  • Design of manufacturing and service systems
  • Planning and scheduling in manufacturing and services
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Financial decision making in manufacturing and services.

Papers should represent original contributions which significantly advance the theory or practice of decision making in manufacturing and services. Papers examining strategic decision making in manufacturing and services, as well as those topics that are new and experimental, are especially welcome. Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services also publishes state of the art reports by invited authors, critical reviews and special issues devoted to particular topics.

JOURNAL METRICS

The journal received 20 points on the list of scientific journals published on July 31, 2019 by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland.

The journal is a beneficiary of the "Support for scientific journals” (“Wsparcie dla czasopism naukowych”) programme funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland in 2019-2020.

PUBLICATION FREQUENCY

This is a semiannual journal.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Editorial

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Book review

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Corrections & Amendments

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Any manuscripts received for review will be treated as confidential documents. They are first evaluated by the editors to determine if they merit full external review. Reviewers for DMMS are selected from the wider scientific community by the editors on the basis of their knowledge of the field. All papers are reviewed in a double-blind manner. It is rare for submitted manuscripts to be accepted without the need for revision. Please note that the request for a revision does not guarantee acceptance.
Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services follows strict anti-plagiary procedure, so neither papers prepared by ghostwriters nor including guest authors are accepted. If redundant publication, plagiarism, fabricated data, ghost, guest or gift authorship, an ethical problem with a submitted manuscript, conflict of interest in a published article as well as other malpractice are suspected we follow the COPE flowcharts.

 

Open Access Policy

Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services is an open access research journal. This means that the full texts of articles are freely available to users who may read, download, print, and redistribute them without a subscription. License: CC BY-NC, please see:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/.

 

Ethics and Open Access Policy

PUBLICATION ETHICS

Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services adheres to the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) about the best practice on publication ethics:
https://publicationethics.org/files/u2/Best_Practice.pdf
and the International Mathematical Union (IMU) recommendations for Best Current Practices for Journals:
https://www.mathunion.org/fileadmin/CEIC/bestpractice/bpfinal.pdf
The authors are required to submit a statement confirming that the submitted manuscript, and/or the data presented in it, have not been sent for publication or published elsewhere and detailing the contribution of each co-author (to prevent ghost-writing). Also, the source of financing of the research presented in the paper or the source of financing of the paper itself need to be indicated.
If redundant publication, plagiarism, fabricated data, ghost, guest or gift authorship, an ethical problem with a submitted manuscript, conflict of interest in a published article as well as other malpractice are suspected we follow the COPE flowcharts.

OPEN ACCESS POLICY

Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services is an open access research journal. This means that the full texts of articles are freely available to users who may read, download, print, and redistribute them without a subscription. License: CC BY-NC, please see:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/.