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Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Technology and Business (ISITB)

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Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Technology and Business (ISITB)
Editor-in-chief(s): S. S. Msanjila , Mzumbe University, Tanzania, Email: simon.msanjila@gmail.com
Copyright: 2012, North American Institute of Science and Information Technology (NAISIT)
ISBN: ISSN 1923-970X (Print) - ISSN 1923-9718 (On-line) - ISSN 1923-9726 (CD-ROM)
Published: Quarterly



Mission

Mission

Accelerated advancements in the information technology (IT) era affect many aspects of the human's social life; thus it seems the business sphere will be changed in the information technology era. Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Technology and Business (ISITB) journal explores a multidisciplinary approach in the field of information technology and their impact on business, commerce, and industry.

Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Technology and Business (ISITB) is to provide an international forum for researchers and scientists to advance the knowledge and practice of all facets of business and Industrial administration regarding the information technology era. ISITBis designed to be read and writen by academics, scholars, advanced students, reflective practitioners and those seeking an update on current experience and future prospects in relation to contemporary information and communications technology themes.

Coverage

Coverage

ISITB journal is an important outlet for interdisciplinary studies concerning: Business administration and IT Commercial economic and IT International commerce and IT Selling and distribution systems and IT Marketing and IT Finance and IT Industrial administration and IT Industrial engineering and IT Industrial communications and IT Production management and IT Project management and IT Work study and IT System development and IT Systems analyses and IT Strategy making and IT Public policy and IT Governance and IT Organization theory and IT MIS and IT HRM and IT Customs and IT Banking and IT Entrepreneurship and IT Tourism and IT Research methods in social science and IT IT management IT engineering ICT

Associate Editors

Associate Editors

  • Pablo Zoghbi-Manriue-De-Lara: University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Kenneth David Strang: Multicultural Product Research, USA
  • Badar Alam Iqbal: A.M.U., Aligarh, India
  • David C. Romero Díaz, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
  • Ismail Ateya ,Strathmore University, Kenya

Editorial Review Board

Editorial Review Board

  • Jean-Michel Sahut: University of Poitiers, France
  • Alan D. Smith: Robert Morris University, USA
  • Joäo J. M. Ferreira: University of Beira Interior (UBI), Portugal
  • Ambika Zutshi: Deakin University, Australia
  • Asma Mobarek : Stockholm School of Business, Sweden
  • I-Hsien Ting: National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Morales Gutiérrez Alfonso Carlos, University of Córdoba, Spain
  • Carla Susana Marques: University of Trås-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
  • Chien-Ta Bruce Ho: National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
  • Ana Inês Oliveira, UNINOVA , Portugal
  • Bruce Chien-Ta Ho,  National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
  • Faustine Kamuzora, Mzumbe University,  Tanzania
  • Camilius Sanga , Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania
  • Antonio Abreu, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Fabiano Baldo, University Federal of Santa Catalina, Brazil

Call for Paper

Call for Paper

Call for Papers

Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Technology and Business (ISITB) 

An Official Publication of North American Institute of Science and Information Technology (NAISIT) 

ISSN: 1923-970X (Print) - 1923-9718 (Online) - 1923-9726 (CD-ROM) 

Editor-in-Chief: S. S. Msanjila , Mzumbe University, Tanzania 

Published: Quarterly

The Editors-in-Chief of the journal would like to invite you to submit your manuscript for inclusion in this scholarly journal. Please refer to the description, mission and coverage of the journal for submission. 

Description
Accelerated advancements in the information technology (IT) era affect many aspects of the human's social life; thus it seems the business sphere will be changed in the information technology era. Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Technology and Business (ISITB) journal explores a multidisciplinary approach in the field of information technology and their impact on business, commerce, and industry.

Mission
Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Technology and Business (ISITB) is to provide an international forum for researchers and scientists to advance the knowledge and practice of all facets of business and Industrial administration regarding the information technology era. ISITB is designed to be read and written by academics, scholars, advanced students, reflective practitioners and those seeking an update on current experience and future prospects in relation to contemporary information and communications technology themes.

Coverage
ISITB journal is an important outlet for interdisciplinary studies concerning:

  • Business administration and IT
  • Commercial economic and IT
  • International commerce and IT
  • Selling and distribution systems and IT
  • Marketing and IT
  • Finance and IT
  • Industrial administration and IT
  • Industrial engineering and IT
  • Industrial communications and IT
  • Production management and IT
  • Project management and IT
  • Work study and IT
  • System development and IT
  • Systems analyses and IT
  • Strategy making and IT
  • Public policy and IT
  • Governance and IT
  • Organization theory and IT
  • MIS and IT
  • HRM and IT
  • Customs and IT
  • Banking and IT
  • Entrepreneurship and IT
  • Tourism and IT
  • Research methods in social science and IT
  • IT management
  • IT engineering
  • ICT

Types of Paper

  •  Empirical research
  • Conceptual models
  • Theory building
  • Innovative methodologies and applications
  • Case studies
  • Book reviews on selected books, textbooks, or specific topics dealing with values, concepts, and applications of breakthrough information science and technology

All manuscripts will be uploaded (electronic submission) into the journal database and can be tracked online after registration at NAISIT: www.naisit.org/register

Editor in Chief
S. S. Msanjila , Mzumbe University, Tanzania, Email: simon.msanjila@gmail.com 

Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

Author Guidelines for Manuscript Submissions
 

1. All articles are published in English. Submission of an article implies that the work has not been published or considered for publication elsewhere. 

2. Names of authors should NOT appear in the text. Attach a separate cover page that includes the title of the paper, title and affiliation of each author with postal and e-mail addresses, and clearly indicate the corresponding author. Biographical notes, approximately 50-100 words per author, should be placed on the bottom of the cover page. 

3. Title of the paper must be kept within two Lines. 

4. With each copy, include an abstract not exceeding 200 words. The abstract should provide a brief overview of the paper and must include following sections: Problem Statement, method, Results, and Conclusions/Recommendations. Abstract should be followed by up to five Key words. 

5. Manuscripts should not exceed 30 pages including tables, graphs, figures, and references. 

6. Tables, graphs, and figures should be labeled in numerical order and placed at the end of the text. Label tables at the top and follow the heading with title of the table. Label graphs and figures in similar fashion. 

7. Cite references in the text by citing the authors’ names and the year of publication in parentheses; use APA (American Psychological Association) style for referencing (refer to the details below). 

8. Manuscripts should be submitted in MS Word formats to the Editors-in-Chief. 

9. It is a condition of publication that authors assign copyright or license the publication rights to

NAISIT Publishers. Authors will be asked to sign the “transfer of copyright” agreement to  publisher before publications. 

10. All manuscript should include at least 25 references .Place references in an alphabetical order at the end of the text. References should be made only if they are cited in the text; and to works that are published, accepted for publication, or available through libraries or institutions. References should appear as follows:  

Journal article, one author, accessed online

Ku, G. (2008). Learning to de-escalate: The effects of regret in escalation of commitment. Organizational

Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 105(2), 221-232. doi:10.1016/j.obhdp.2007.08.002 

Journal article, two authors, accessed online

Sanchez, D., & King-Toler, E. (2007). Addressing disparities consultation and outreach strategies for university

settings. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 59(4), 286-295. doi:10.1037/1065- 9293.59.4.286 

Journal article, more than two authors, accessed online

Van Vugt, M., Hogan, R., & Kaiser, R. B. (2008). Leadership, followership, and evolution: Some lessons from

the past. American Psychologist, 63(3), 182-196. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.63.3.182 

Article from an Internet-only journal

Hirtle, P. B. (2008, July-August). Copyright renewal, copyright restoration, and the difficulty of determining

copyright status. D-Lib Magazine, 14(7/8). doi:10.1045/july2008-hirtle 

Journal article from a subscription database (no DOI)

Colvin, G. (2008, July 21). Information worth billions. Fortune, 158(2), 73-79. Retrieved from Business Source

Complete, EBSCO. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com
 

Books:

Books, No Author or editor, in print

Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary (11th ed.). (2003). Springfield, MA: Merriam- Webster.
 

Books, One author, in print

Kidder, T. (1981). The soul of a new machine. Boston: Little, Brown & Company.
 

Books, Two authors, in print

Frank, R. H., & Bernanke, B. (2007). Principles of macro-economics (3rd ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
 

Edited book

Gibbs, J. T., & Huang, L. N. (Eds.). (2001). Children of color: Psychological interventions with culturally diverse

youth. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
 

Dissertation, accessed online

Young, R. F. (2007). Crossing boundaries in urban ecology: Pathways to sustainable cities (Doctoral

dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database. (UMI No. 327681)
 

Essays or chapters in edited books 

One author

Labajo, J. (2003). Body and voice: The construction of gender in flamenco. In T. Magrini (Ed.), Music and

gender: perspectives from the Mediterranean (pp. 67-86). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
 

Two editors

Hammond, K. R., & Adelman, L. (1986). Science, values, and human judgment. In H. R. Arkes & K. R.

Hammond (Eds.), Judgement and decision making: An interdisciplinary reader (pp. 127-143). Cambridge:

Cambridge University Press.
 

Encyclopedia set or dictionary

Sadie, S., & Tyrrell, J. (Eds.). (2002). The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians (2nd ed., Vols. 1-29).

New York: Grove.
 

Article from an online encyclopedia

Containerization. (2008). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved May 6, 2008, from http://search.eb.com
 

Encyclopedia article

Kinni, T. B. (2004). Disney, Walt (1901-1966): Founder of the Walt Disney Company. In Encyclopedia of

Leadership (Vol. 1, pp. 345-349). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
 

Technical and/or research reports, accessed online

Deming, D., & Dynarski, S. (2008). The lengthening of childhood (NBER Working Paper 14124). Cambridge,

MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved July 21, 2008, from

http://www.nber.org/papers/w14124
 

Blog entry

Arrington, M. (2008, August 5). The viral video gets $1 million in funding. Message posted to

http://www.techcrunch.com
 

Professional Web site

National Renewable Energy Laboratory. (2008). Biofuels. Retrieved May 6, 2008, from

http://www.nrel.gov/learning/re_biofuels.html
 

All manuscripts will be uploaded (electronic submission) into the journal database and can be tracked

online after registration at NAISIT: www.naisit.org/register
 

Editor in Chief

S. S. Msanjila , Mzumbe University, Tanzania, Email: simon.msanjila@gmail.com

Issues

Online Paper Submission