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Special Issue - Diversity and Inclusivity in Construction Stakeholder Supply Chain

Call for Papers

Theme: Diversity and Inclusivity in Construction Stakeholder Supply Chain

The International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management (IJCSCM) is pleased to announce a special theme on ‘Diversity and Inclusivity in Construction Stakeholder Supply Chain’. This is part of IJCSCM’s commitment to the advancement of knowledge in emerging areas of Built Environment research and practice. This peer-reviewed special issue intends to showcase the linkage of stakeholder diversity and inclusivity to construction supply chain performance and management.

This special issue will be interest to construction educators and practitioners, and hopes to feature a collection of papers that address current situations, issues and advances in diversity and inclusivity in construction stakeholder supply chain across construction industries and practices (Architecture, Construction Management, Structural Engineering, MEP, Facility Management and Urban Planning). This themed issue will provide a platform for increased understanding of how the construction industry can be made more inclusive of diverse stakeholders to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its supply chain.

Topic areas suggested include but not restricted to the following:
•    Indigenous representation in supply chain management
•    Migrant and foreign workers in the supply chain
•    Women in the supply chain
•    Diversity and inclusivity as a catalyst to better supply chain management
•    Influence of diversity and inclusivity in supply chain on project success

Authors are welcome to submit high quality original papers within these and related themes. Each scholarly paper will undergo a rigorous peer-review assessment by at least two reviewers and the Guest Editor.

All manuscripts should be submitted electronically to IJCSCM webpage at: using the prescribed template. The submission deadline is 31 August 2020 and is critical to the publication schedule.

For further enquiries, please contact the Guest Editor:

Dr. Eziaku O. Rasheed Senior Lecturer,
School of Built Environment
College of Sciences
Massey University, New Zealand.
Tel: +61 9 213 6796; Email:


Manuscript Submission

The International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management  IJCSCM (ISSN 1179-0776) invites submissions for consideration in its issues.

    Manuscripts must be written in English and submitted as a pdf document. The length must be between 3000 and 7000 words including references, typed on one side with single spacing. Papers should be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 200 words. Authors should not identify themselves in any way in their initial submissions, as the IJCSCM follows a blind review process. Authors' names and affliliations will be included later in the accepted article (camera-ready) for publication.

    The journal is published under the guidance of an expert editorial board pooled internationally to assure the quality of accepted publications. Reviewers are also internationally renowned and follow strict academic practices to preserve the credibility and integrity of the Journal.

    Early submissions are encouraged and will be processed as they are received. Instructions for authors regarding manuscript preparation can be found in the GUIDELINES section.

    IJCSCM is transitioning to a new submission and journal management system. Therefore there are currently two links for manuscript submissions. One for new manuscripts submitted from 21st September 2020 onwards, and the other for re-submissions (i.e. if you have submitted previously to IJCSCM before 21st September 2020).

    • Submit Here - for all fresh/new manuscript submissions.
    • Submit Here - for manuscripts that were submitted before 21st September 2020.

    (you will be asked to log in or register before submitting a paper)

    Please direct all enquiries through the CONTACT section or by emails to the Chief Editor.


    Assoc. Prof. James O. B. Rotimi
    The Chief Editor,

    International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management

    School of Built Environment

    Massey University,

    Private Bag 102904, North Shore 0745, New Zealand.

    Tel: (64) 9 213 6329


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