International Journal of Operations & Production Management

The International Journal of Operations and Production Management is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Emerald Group Publishing. It is the official journal of the European Operations Management Association and provides guidance on the management of systems, whether in academic institutions, industry or consultancy.

The journal publishes articles on a wide variety of topics, including capacity planning and control, computer applications, delivery performance, ergonomics, human resources in operations, industrial engineering, inventory planning and control, just in time, lean/agile production, maintenance, management of organizational or technological change, motivation and payment systems, MRPII, performance measurement, plant location design and layout, process and product design, production planning and control, productivity, quality in operations, scheduling and load planning, service operations, strategy in manufacturing operations, supply chain management/purchasing, and work study.

The International Journal of Operations and Production Management is indexed by the Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI), with a 2010 impact factor of 1.812. It publishes twelve issues per year, and is currently edited by Steve Brown, Andi Smart, Harry Maddern, and Roger Maull of the University of Exeter Business School, UK. Until 2009 the journal was edited by Margaret and Andrew Taylor of the University of Bradford School of Management, UK.

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    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)