Journals in Decision Sciences

Elsevier is a leading publisher in the field, publishing highly respected, peer-reviewed journals.

To explore our range of journals, click on the Catalog link below. From there, you can visit the journal homepages, where you can read Aims & Scopes, view the latest metrics, submit your paper, and more.

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Elsevier Decision Sciences and Operations Research journals offer you a choice in how you wish to disseminate your research - either by publishing it as a subscription article or as an open access article.

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.

Elsevier's open access options:

  • Open access journals over 200 journals to choose from
  • Open access articles Over 1600 established journals support authors who want to publish their article open access
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Most of our journals offer the option to publish your article open access and make them immediately and permanently freely available on ScienceDirect to subscribers and non-subscribers. To find out more, visit the individual journals' homepages.


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Most downloaded articles

Service supply chain management: A review of operational  models * Review article
European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 247, Issue 3, Pages 685-698
Wang, Y.; Wallace, S.W.; Shen, B.; Choi, T.M.

Reverse logistics and closed-loop supply chain: A  comprehensive review to explore the future * Review article
European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 240, Issue 3, Pages 603-626
Govindan, K.; Soleimani, H.; Kannan, D.

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

The effect of prior knowledge and decision-making style on  the online purchase decision-making process: A typology of consumer shopping  behaviour * Article
Decision Support Systems, Volume 77, Pages 137-147
Karimi, S.; Papamichail, K.N.; Holland, C.P.

Why do people use information technology? A critical review  of the technology acceptance model * Article
Information & Management, Volume 40, Issue 3, Pages 191-204
Legris, Paul; Ingham, John; Collerette, Pierre

Most cited articles papers published since 2014

Quantitative models for sustainable supply chain  management: Developments and directions
European Journal of Operational  Research, Volume 233, Issue 2, 1 March 2014, Pages 299-312
Brandenburg, M., Govindan, K., Sarkis,  J., Seuring, S.

Barriers analysis for green supply chain  management implementation in Indian industries using analytic hierarchy process
International Journal of Production Economics, Volume 147, Issue PART B,  January 2014, Pages 555-568
Wei, L.,  Zhu, H.,  Cao, Z. ,  Dong, X.,  Jia, W.,   Chen, Y.,  Vasilakos, A.V.

Selecting green suppliers based on GSCM  practices: Using Fuzzy TOPSIS applied to a Brazilian electronics company
European Journal of Operational  Research, Volume 233, Issue 2, 1 March 2014, Pages 432-447
Kannan, D., De Sousa Jabbour, A.B.L.,  Jabbour, C.J.C.

Recent advances in robust optimization: An  overview
European Journal of Operational  Research, Volume 235, Issue 3, 16 June 2014, Pages 471-483
Gabrel, V., Murat, C., Thiele, A.

Reverse logistics and closed-loop supply chain: A  comprehensive review to explore the future
European Journal of Operational  Research, Volume 240, Issue 3, 1 February 2014, Pages 603-626
Govindan, K., Soleimani, H., Kannan,  D.