Special Issue: Humanitarian Supply Chain Management: Design, Resilience and Sustainability during Post-disaster construction

Submitted by jrotimi on Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:54

Call for Papers

The International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management (IJCSCM) is pleased to announce a special theme on ‘Humanitarian Supply Chain Management: Design, Resilience and Sustainability during Post-disaster Construction’. This is part of IJCSCM’s commitment to the advancement of knowledge in emerging areas of Humanitarian Supply Chain Management and practice. This peer-reviewed special issue intends to showcase HSC practice and its relationship/linkages with reconstruction design, resilience capability and sustainability performance.

This special issue will be of interest to HSC, disaster and construction educators and practitioners, and hopes to feature a collection of papers that address contemporary advances in HSC utilisation and adoption across post-disaster construction phase.

This themed issue will provide a platform for increased understanding of how HSC could ensure a close-knit of disaster management’s supply chain.

Topic areas suggested include but not restricted to the following:

· Critical Success Factors for effective post-disaster reconstruction
· Identification and management of coordination barriers during post-disaster humanitarian supply.
· Supply chain resilience and reconstruction at post disaster.
· Supply chain performance management of construction project at post disaster phase.
· Supply chain sustainability during post-disaster reconstruction.
Multiple disaster management: strategic role of construction firms
· Public private partnership and post-disaster reconstruction
· Disaster management - sustainable and strategic planning

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 website at: www.ijcscm.com using the prescribed template. The submission deadline is 31 January 2018 and is critical to the planned publication schedule (May/June 2018).

For queries, please contact the Guest Editor:

Dr. Sudhanshu Joshi
Doon University, INDIA
Tel: 0135-2533106, +91-9997410336
Email: sudhanshujoshi@doonuniversity.ac.in