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Group Decision and Negotiation

Group Decision and Negotiation

Published in cooperation with the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences and its Section on Group Decision and Negotiation

Editor-in-Chief: Gregory E. Kersten

ISSN: 0926-2644 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-9907 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10726

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Gregory Kersten
Concordia University, Canada

Editorial Executive:

Kathleen O’Keefe
Concordia University, Canada

Founding Editor:

Melvin F. Shakun
Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA

Departmental Editors:

Platforms, Systems and Tools:
Tung Bui,
University of Hawaii, USA
Jay Nunamaker, University of Arizona, USA
Gert-Jan de Vreede, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence:
Katia Sycara
, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Management Science and Negotiation Analysis:
Rudolf Vetschera, University of Vienna, Austria
Adiel de Almeida, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

Applied Game Theory and Social Choice:
D. Marc Kilgour, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
William F. Samuelson, Boston University, USA

Social Sciences:
Daniel Druckman, George Mason University, USA
Mara Olekalns,
Melbourne University, Australia

Behaviour, Modelling and Group Interaction:
Raimo P. Hämäläinen, Aalto University, Finland
Colin Eden, Strathclyde Business School, UK

Associate Editors:

Fran Ackermann
, Curtin Business School, Australia; Fuad Alskerov, National Research University HSE, Russia; Michal Araszkiewicz, Jagiellonian University, Poland; Deepinder Bajwa, Western Washington University, USA; Martin Bichler, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany; Steven Brams, New York University, USA; William P. Bottom, Washington University in St. Louis, USA; Christer Carlsson, Åbo Akademi, Finland; Kalyan Chatterjee, The Pennsylvania State University, USA;Francisco Chiclana, De Montfort University, UK; Joao C. Climaco, University of Coimbra, Portugal; Danielle Costa Morais, Universidad Federal de Pernambuco, BrazilYucheng Dong, Sichuan University, China; Love Ekenberg, Stockholm University, Sweden, Petr Ekel, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil; Liping Fang, Ryerson University, Canada; Guy Olivier Faure, University of Paris V-Sorbonne, France; Mario Fedrizzi, University of Trento, Italy; Alberto Franco, Loughborough University, UK; Josep Freixas, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain; Ingmar Geiger, Aalen University, Germany; Henner Gimpel, University of Augsburg, Germany; Terri L. Griffith, Washington University in St. Louis, USA; Keith Hipel, University of Waterloo, Canada; Takayuki Ito, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan; Matthias Jarke, RWTH Aachen, Germany; Alexander Karpov, National Research University HSE, Russia; Mark Klein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; Gary Kleinman, Feliciano School of Business, Montclair State University, USA; Sabine T. Koeszegi, Vienna University of Technology, Austria; Hsiangchu Lai, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan; Deng-Feng Li, Fuzhou University, China; Kevin Li, University of Windsor ,Canada; Jeryl L. Mumpower, State University of New York at Albany, USA; Bertrand Munier, Ecole Normale Supérieure, France; Hannu Nurmi, University of Turku, Finland; Dan Palmon, Rutgers Business School, USA; Jennifer Overbeck, University of Melbourne, Australia; Jennifer Parlamis, University of San Francisco, USA; Gabriella Pasi, University of Milano-Bicocca,  Italy; Ewa Roszkowska, University of Bialystok, Poland;Etiënne Rouwette, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Andrzej Skowron,University of Warsaw, Poland; R.P. Sundarraj, IIT Madras, Chennai, India; Mareike Schoop,University of Hohenheim, Germany; Edward Stohr, New York University, USAGerelt Tserenjigmid, Virginia Tech, USA; Rustam Vahidov, Concordia University, Canada; Douglas Vogel, City University of Hong Kong; Tomasz Wachowicz, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland; Christof Weinhardt, Universitaet Karlsruhe, Germany; Yinping Yang, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore; Jingjing Yao, IESEG School of Management, France; Pascale Zarate, University of Toulouse, France; John Zeleznikow, Victoria University, Australia

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    The idea underlying the journal, Group Decision and Negotiation, emerges from evolving, unifying approaches to group decision and negotiation processes. These processes are complex and self-organizing involving multiplayer, multicriteria, ill-structured, evolving, dynamic problems. Approaches include (1) computer group decision and negotiation support systems (GDNSS), (2) artificial intelligence and management science, (3) applied game theory, experiment and social choice, and (4) cognitive/behavioral sciences in group decision and negotiation. A number of research studies combine two or more of these fields. The journal provides a publication vehicle for theoretical and empirical research, and real-world applications and case studies.

    In defining the domain of group decision and negotiation, the term `group' is interpreted to comprise all multiplayer contexts. Thus, organizational decision support systems providing organization-wide support are included. Group decision and negotiation refers to the whole process or flow of activities relevant to group decision and negotiation, not only to the final choice itself, e.g. scanning, communication and information sharing, problem definition (representation) and evolution, alternative generation and social-emotional interaction. Descriptive, normative and design viewpoints are of interest. Thus, Group Decision and Negotiation deals broadly with relation and coordination in group processes. Areas of application include intraorganizational coordination (as in operations management and integrated design, production, finance, marketing and distribution, e.g. as in new products and global coordination), computer supported collaborative work, labor-management negotiations, interorganizational negotiations, (business, government and nonprofits -- e.g. joint ventures), international (intercultural) negotiations, environmental negotiations, etc.

    The journal also covers developments of software for group decision and negotiation.

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