Decision Sciences

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    Welcome to the Decision Sciences area of Elsevier.

    By delivering first class information and innovative tools, we continue to refine our portfolio to serve the research need of educators, researchers and students worldwide. We are proud to play an integral part within the academic community and to participate in the advancement of this field.

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  • Latest Impact Factors

    The latest Impact Factor* figures for Elsevier's Decision Sciences journals were released in August 2014. Elsevier journals once again occupy 12 of the Top 20 positions in the Operations Research & Management Science category, including 7 of the Top 10.

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    * Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters, 2014

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    Access to quality research is vital to the scientific community and beyond. We support sustainable access and work hard to provide a range of open access options alongside our access initiatives to ensure everyone can read, use and trust the latest research.
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Special Issues

Celebrating a century of the economic order quantity model
International Journal of Production Economics, Volume 155, pages 1-426 (Sep-14)
Edited by Leopoldo Eduardo Cardenas-Barron, Kun-Jen Chung, Gerardo Trevino-Garza

Vehicle Routing and Distribution Logistics
European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 236, Issue 3, pages 787-1008 (Aug-14)
Edited by Paolo Toth, Daniele Vigo

1. Business Applications of Web of Things 2. Social Media Use in Decision Making
Decision Support Systems, Volume 63, pages 1-114 (Jul-14)
Edited by Guoqing Chen, Paulo Goes, Harry Jiannan Wang, Qiang Wei, J. Leon Zhao, Dongsong Zhang, Wei Thoo Yue


Most Downloaded Articles

Marginal valuations of travel time and scheduling, and the reliability premium • Article
Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Volume 43, Issue 4, July 2007, Pages 387-408 | Batley, Richard

Cloud computing - The business perspective • Article
Decision Support Systems, Volume 51, Issue 1, April 2011, Pages 176-189 | Marston, Sean; Li, Zhi; Bandyopadhyay, Subhajyoti; Zhang, Juheng; Ghalsasi, Anand

Project management: cost, time and quality, two best guesses and a phenomenon, its time to accept other success criteria • Article
International Journal of Project Management, Volume 17, Issue 6, December 1999, Pages 337-342 | Atkinson, Roger

Exploring the value of project management: Linking Project Management Performance and Project Success • Article
International Journal of Project Management | Mir, Farzana Asad; Pinnington, Ashly H.


Most Cited Articles

Responsive supply chain: A competitive strategy in a networked economy
Author(s):Gunasekaran, A. | Lai, K.-h. | Edwin Cheng, T.C.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Omega

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Network design for reverse logistics
Author(s):Srivastava, S.K.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Omega

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An integrated multiobjective decision making process for supplier selection and order allocation
Author(s):Demirtas, E.A. | Üstün, O.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Omega

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Open Access

Access to quality research is vital to the scientific community and beyond. We support sustainable access and work hard to provide a range of open access options alongside our access initiatives to ensure everyone can read, use and trust the latest research.

We are committed to working in partnership with the research community, librarians, funders and other stakeholders.Read more >

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