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Decision Support Systems Research Papers


IJDSS is a scholarly journal that publishes applied and theoretical research contributing to DSS as a distinct scientific field where information systems, operations research and management science cooperate. Moreover, it aims at cultivating and fostering the generic idea of DSS. Its objectives are to establish an effective channel of communication between all people involved in the underlying research areas and to promote and coordinate the relevant developments and innovative research initiatives.

It therefore aims to:

  • Raise the awareness of the importance of the DSS research field
  • Focus on excellence in developing DSS methodologies, models and techniques to deal with major decision making problems
  • Provide insights into the latest DSS developments, and
  • Offer a networking forum for academic researchers and industry practitioners


IJDSS shapes its content from the research needs of a wide-ranging but tightly focused set of groups that are actively involved in advancing the field of DSS. These groups include academic researchers active within the areas of information systems, operations research and management science cooperation. Contributions from industry practitioners and professionals such as management consultants and business analysts are also welcome.


IJDSS publishes high quality theoretical, empirical and survey research pieces that contribute significantly and provide meaningful insights in the field of DSS. Priority is given to articles that reveal novel concepts of broad interest to the international research community. Suggestions for special issues that address specific and well-defined relevant topics are welcome.

IJDSS hosts all the basic methodological streams of DSS. We focus on papers presenting new theoretical insights and developments, as well as real-world case studies illustrating the implementation of DSS approaches in everyday business practice. Papers exploring the interactions of DSS with other relevant disciplines are of particular interest. Research papers from eminent scientists reviewing the existing state-of-the-art are also welcome.


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