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International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (IJISCRAM)

International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (IJISCRAM)

Now International Journal of Crisis Response and Management (IJCRAM)
Editors-in-Chief: Víctor Amadeo Bañuls Silvera (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain) and Murray E. Jennex (San Diego State University, USA)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 11 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2009
ISSN: 1937-9390|EISSN: 1937-9420|DOI: 10.4018/IJISCRAM


The International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (IJISCRAM) is an academically rigorous outlet for research into crisis response and management. It is focused on the design, development, implementation, use and evaluation of IS technologies and methodologies to support crisis response and management. It explores issues critical to the application of IS to crisis response and management. This journal covers all aspects of the crisis management information systems discipline, from organizational issues to technology support to decision support and knowledge representation. High quality submissions are encouraged using any qualitative or quantitative research methodology, focusing on the design, development, implementation, use, and evaluation of such systems.

Topics Covered

  • Case studies, research methods, and modeling approaches
  • Collaborative and intelligent systems
  • Command and control
  • Communication Technologies
  • Crisis planning, training, exercising, and gaming
  • Data fusion, representation, and visualization
  • Decision making and judgment
  • Disaster risk reduction, risk management, ad-hoc, and sensor networks
  • Early warning systems
  • Emergency response systems
  • Geographical information systems
  • Globalization and development issues
  • Healthcare and health information systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Humanitarian operations
  • Information systems strategy
  • Knowledge management and systems
  • Systems interoperability information systems infrastructures
  • Virtual teams and organizations

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (IJISCRAM) is to provide an outlet for innovative research in the area of information systems for crisis response and management. Research is expected to be rigorous but can utilize any accepted methodology and may be qualitative or quantitative in nature. The journal will provide a comprehensive cross disciplinary forum for advancing the understanding of the organizational, technical, human, and cognitive issues associated with the use of information systems in responding and managing crises of all kinds.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 11: 2 Issues (2019)
Volume 10: 4 Issues (2018)
Volume 9: 4 Issues (2017)
Volume 8: 4 Issues (2016)
Volume 7: 4 Issues (2015)
Volume 6: 4 Issues (2014)
Volume 5: 4 Issues (2013)
Volume 4: 4 Issues (2012)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2011)
Volume 2: 4 Issues (2010)
Volume 1: 4 Issues (2009)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Murray E. Jennex is a Professor of Management Information Systems at San Diego State University, editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Knowledge Management, co-editor-in-chief of IGI Global book series, co-editor-in chief of the International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, and President of the Foundation for Knowledge Management (LLC). Dr. Jennex specializes in knowledge management, crisis response, system analysis and design, IS security, e-commerce, and organizational effectiveness. Dr. Jennex serves as the Knowledge, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Systems Track co-chair at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. He is the author of over 150 journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on knowledge management, crisis response, end user computing, international information systems, organizational memory systems, ecommerce, cyber security, and software outsourcing. Dr. Jennex is a former US Navy Nuclear Power Propulsion officer and holds a B.A. in chemistry and physics from William Jewell College, an M.B.A. and an M.S. in software engineering from National University, an M.S. in telecommunications management and a Ph.D. in information systems from the Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Jennex is also a registered professional mechanical engineer in the state of California and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Tom De Groeve, Joint Research Center of the European Commission, Italy
Kathleen Moore, Mercyhurst University, United States
Christian Reuter, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Andrea Tapia, Penn State University, United States
Murray Turoff, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States
Dewald van Niekerk, African Center for Disaster Studies, South Africa
Song Yan, School of Economics and Management, China
Christopher Zobel, Virginia Tech, United States
Editorial Review Board
Irène Abi-Zeid, Laval University, Canada
Carole Adam, Grenoble-Alps University, France ORCID
Ahmad Alexandre, Diginext, France
Walter Ammann, International Development Research Centre, Switzerland
Jennings Anderson, University of Colorado Boulder, United States
Sidgley Camargo Andrade, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil
Mikael Asplund, Linköping University, Sweden
Birregah Babiga, University of Technology of Troyes, France
Somprakash Bandyopadhyay, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India
Siddhartha Banerjee, Pennsylvania State University, United States
Anne-Marie Barthe-Delanoë, Université de Toulouse, France
Jon Beard, Iowa State University, United States
Einar Bjorgo, United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Programme, Switzerland
Michal Bodnar, Beihang University, China
Marcos Borges, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nadir Bouchama, Centre De Recherche Sur L'Information Scientifique Et Technique, Algeria
Guido Bruinsma, Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Tung Bui, University of Hawaii, United States
Faiza Allah Bukhsh, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Paul Burghardt, Delft Cooperation on Intelligent Systems, Netherlands
Jose Canos, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Benny Carlé, Nuclear Research Center SCK-CEN, Belgium
Livia Castro Degrossi, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Josey Chacko, Mount St. Mary's University, United States
Francesca Comunello, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
Stefano Cresci, The Institute of Informatics and Telematics, Italy ORCID
Paul Currion,, United Kingdom
Chamindra de Silva, Lanka Software Foundation, Sri Lanka
Paloma Díaz, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Bruna Diirr, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ORCID
Magiswary Dorasamy, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Alayne Duarte, Colégio Pedro II, United States
Julie Dugdale, University Grenoble Alps, France
Frank Fiedrich, University of Wuppertal, Germany
Rachel Finn, Trilateral Research & Consulting, Ireland
Zeno Franco, Medical College of Wisconsin, United States
Simon French, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Eric Frost, San Diego State University, United States
Nicklaus Giacobe, Pennsylvania State University, United States
Tim Grant, Netherlands Defense Academy, Netherlands
Briony Gray, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Jack Harrald, George Washington University, United States
Mark Haselkorn, Washington University, United States
Sanjana Hattotuwa, Groundviews, Sri Lanka
Starr Hiltz, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States
Bernhard Horst, Fire and Rescue Research, Germany
Amanda Hughes, Brigham Young University, United States
Renato Iannella, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Djilali Idoughi, University of Béjaïa, Algeria
Muhammad Imran, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
Bernard Jones, St. John's University, United States ORCID
Radmila Juric, University College of Southeast Norway, Norway
Ajay Kumar, University of Muenster, Germany
Jonas Landgren, Viktoria Institute, Sweden
Massimo Lanfranco, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Italy
Tanya Le Roux, North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa
Ulrike Lechner, Bundeswehr University Munich, INF4, Germany
Gregory Madey, University of Notre Dame, United States
Andrea Marrella, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Massimo Mecella, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy ORCID
Ahmed Nagy, The Belgian Nuclear Research Center, Belgium
Martijn Neef, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research TNO, Netherlands
João Alberto Nery, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
Simon Nestler, Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Bikalpa Neupane, Pennsylvania State University, United States
Nadia Saad Noori, LaSalle URL, Iraq
Reza Nourjou, Independent GIS Scientist, Washington DC, United States
Leysia Palen, University of Colorado, United States
Prantosh Kumar Paul, Raiganj University, India
Linda Plotnick, Jacksonville State University, United States
Marta Poblet, Graduate School of Business and Law, RMIT University, Australia
Gabriela Prelipcean, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania
Carl Rebman, Jr., University of San Diego, United States
Thomas Reimann, Jacksonville State University and Hamad Medical Corporation, United States
Jozef Ristvej, University of Žilina, Slovakia
Michael Ryan, No Affiliation, United States
Bruno Santos do Nascimento, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fabiana Santos Lima, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Johanna Sefyrin, Linköping University, Sweden
Patrick Shih, Indiana University Bloomington, United States ORCID
Cobi Smith, Australian National University, Australia
James Smith, Smith-Woolwine Inc., United States
Nigel Snoad, Microsoft, United States
Serge Stinckwich, IRD/University Pierre and Marie Curie, France
Yasushi Sugimoto, Manchester Business School, United Kingdom
Tommi Tapanainen, Hanyang University, Korea, Republic Of
Irina Temnikova, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
Suha Ulgen, United Nations Secretariat, United States
Firoz Verjee, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States
Nuwan Waidyanatha, LIRNEasia, China
Oliver Wannenwetsch, Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung mbH Göttingen, Germany
Peter Wooders, Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand
Sisi Zlatanova, UNSW, Australia ORCID


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