[AISWorld] JGITM: Special Issues, Call for papers, Editorial board

Prashant Palvia pcpalvia at uncg.edu
Thu Apr 12 14:20:13 EDT 2012

The premier journal in Global Information Technology Management (in its
FIFTEENTH year of publication).   Listed with the Social Sciences Citation
Index (SSCI) and CC/S&BS.

Editor in Chief: Prashant Palvia, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at
Greensboro, pcpalvia at uncg.edu


1.  Special Issue:  If you or your colleagues would like to propose a
special issue of JGITM, please contact the Editor in Chief (EIC) with a
proposal.  You will have much guidance and assistance in preparing the
special issue from the EIC.  Each issue typically requires three fully
referred articles, an editorial, a professional interview, and a book
review.  The usual lead time for a special issue is 12-15 months.  The
theme of the special issue must be in global IT, e.g., a topic area or
focus on a world region.

 2.  CFP: The journal continuously seeks quality manuscripts from all parts
of the world.  Submissions need to be made electronically.  Send as a Word
attachment to: pcpalvia at uncg.edu.  Besides being quality work, at a minimum
each submitted article should have the following three components:  an MIS
topic, an international orientation (e.g., cross cultural studies or strong
international implications), and strong evidence (e.g., survey data, case
studies, secondary data, etc.).

3.  ERB: We have a few vacancies on the Editorial Review Board, especially
for scholars from outside USA.  If you have an interest and credentials in
global IT and would like to serve on the Board, please contact the Editor
in Chief at pcpalvia at uncg.edu.  Please include a 100-word bio with your

Here is more information about the journal:

MISSION:  The Journal of Global Information Technology Management (JGITM)
is a refereed international journal that is supported by Global IT scholars
from all over the world.  JGITM publishes articles and reports related to
all aspects of the application of information technology for international
business.  For example, it reports on information resource management,
managerial and organizational concerns, and innovative applications related
to global IT. Very important to the journal is its emphasis on quality and
relevance.  Furthermore, the journal will disseminate this knowledge to
researchers, practitioners, academicians, and educators all over the world
on a timely basis.  Finally, the journal is international in all respects:
content, article authorship, readership, and the editorial board.

SCOPE AND COVERAGE:  The journal's scope is multidisciplinary.  It will
publish research and applied articles from all areas of MIS as well as
functional IT applications that have international focus. The journal will
also consider a variety of methodological approaches. The journal
encourages manuscript submissions from authors all over the world, both
from academia and industry. In addition, the journal will also include
reviews of MIS books that have bearing on global aspects. Practitioner
input will be specifically solicited from time-to-time in the form of
invited columns or interviews.

Articles in the Journal of Global Information Technology Management
include, but are not limited to:

Cross-cultural IS studies
Frameworks/models for global information systems (GIS)
Development, evaluation and management of GIS
Information Resource Management
Electronic Commerce
Privacy & Security
Societal impacts of IT in developing countries
IT and Economic Development
IT Diffusion in developing countries
IT in Health Care
IT human resource issues
DSS/EIS/ES in international settings
Organizational and management structures for GIS
Transborder data flow issues
Supply Chain Management
Distributed global databases and networks
Cultural and societal impacts
Comparative studies of nations
Applications and case studies

Editor in Chief:

Prashant Palvia, Ph.D., Joe Rosenthal Excellence Professor
Bryan School of Business & Economics
The University of North Carolina - Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170, USA
Ph: 336.334.4818     Fax: 336.334.4550     Email: pcpalvia at uncg.edu

Associate Editors:

- Kallol Bagchi, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso , Texas 79968, USA
- Luca Iandoli, University of Naples, Federico II, Naples, Italy
- Chechen Liao, National Chung Cheng University, Ming-Hsiung, Chia-Yi 621,
- Celia Livermore, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
- Carol Pollard, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, USA
- Mahesh Raisinghani, TWU School of Management, Denton/Dallas, Texas, USA
- Barry Shore, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
03824-3593, USA
- Thomas Stafford, Assóciate Profesor, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

For copies of the Journal of Global Information Technology Management
(JGITM), please check your institution's library.  If you would like to
receive a free sample copy, and have not received one in the past, please
write or send an email message to the Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Prashant Palvia,
The University of North Carolina Greensboro (email: pcpalvia at uncg.edu)
GLOBAL IT CONFERENCE: The next Global Information Technology Management
Association (GITMA) World Conference will be held in Bangalore, India on
June 17-19, 2012.  http://www.gitma.org. Please join us; it is a great
opportunity to network, make new friends, and start collaborative projects.
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