The Electronic Business Management Society (EBMS) invites submission of original papers, notes, research communication, or case studies for possible publication in the IJEBM. IJEBM is an academic journal published quarterly in March, June, September and December. This journal promotes high-quality e-business, e-industry, e-government and e-society research. The goal of the journal is to improve the information infrastructure and broadband network construction, establish interconnected networks, improve the legal environment, build better internet security, expand information network education, enhance research and development and build international cooperation. Papers, covering (but not limited to) the following topics, are invited to submit:


Advanced technologies in e-business development

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Development of e-business and information infrastructures


E-marketing, e-retailing and consumer issues related to e-business and e-commerce


Mobile commerce




B2B integration and enterprise application integration


Knowledge management for e-business development


Global logistics and distribution management


Supply and demand chain management and product life-cycle management


International cooperation, global collaboration and data networking


Product data management and standards


Appropriate policies to enhance the usage of e-business and information technology


Public and private strategies for implementing e-business technologies


Information security and ethics


Internet economy and its societal impact


Applications and case studies of e-business, e-industry, e-government and e-society



In order to preserve the anonymity of the authors, two files are to be uploaded via for each submission. The first file (in MS Word format) must be created for the first page of the manuscript, which contains the paper title, the authors name, affiliation, address(s), telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address(s). This file will not be sent to the referees. Authors should submit the second file in PDF format that is the electronic copy of their paper without names and affiliations. Since the journal is blind refereed, authors should not include any reference to themselves, their affiliation or their sponsorships in the body of the paper or on figures and computer output. Proper credits and acknowledgement can be given in the final accepted version of the paper. Paper preparation guidelines can be located at: .

Dr. Amy J. C. Trappey (Editor-in-Chief)

Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management

National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan

Tel: +886-3-5742651  Fax: +886-3-5722204


Dr. Adam Jiang-Liang Hou (Editor-in-Chief)

Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management

National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan

Tel: +886-3-5742658  Fax: +886-3-5722685


Dr. Parisa Ghodous (Associate Editor)

Computer Science Department

University Lyon I, Villeurbanne cedex 69622, France

Tel: + 33-4-72445884  Fax: +33-4-72431312


Dr. Yi-Kuei Lin (Associate Editor)

Department of Industrial Management

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei 106, Taiwan

Tel: +886-2- 27373141 ext. 3277  Fax: +886-2-27376344


Dr. Shih-Ting Yang (Executive Editor)

Department of Information Management

Nanhua University, Chiayi 622, Taiwan

Tel: +886-5-2721001 ext. 56608  Fax: +886-5-2427137


Assistant Wei-Wen Hsieh

Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management

National Tsing Hua University

Hsinchu (300), Taiwan

Tel: +886-3-5715131 ext. 33091

Fax: +886-3-5722204



-INSPEC (EI) Database (

-Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management and Marketing

-Directory of Open Access Journal

-ISWorld Publications Database

-Proquest (ABI/INFORM)

-EBSCO Database

-The DBLP Computer Science Bibliography


-IJEBM Website (

-IJEBM OJS System (

IJEBM articles are available for free downloading (

Publication Charges and a Free Issues for Authors: As of January 1, 2008, the publication charge to authors is US$150 (NT$5000) for 12 or less page papers and US$30 (NT$1000) per additional page.