Operational Research - An International Journal (ORIJ) publishes high quality scientific papers that contribute significantly to the fields of operational research/management science (OR/MS) and business analytics. ORIJ focuses on papers presenting new theoretical insights and developments as well as real-world case studies illustrating the implementation of OR approaches in practice. Papers exploring the interactions of OR/MS with other relevant disciplines such as information technology, computer science, artificial intelligence, soft computing and electronic services are of particular interest. This is a unique feature of ORIJ compared to other existing OR journals, providing the means to explore new directions in OR/MS research in an interdisciplinary context. Overview papers from eminent scientists in significant fields of OR/MS and business analytics that review the state-of-the-art in these fields are also welcome.

  • Explores interactions of OR/MS with other relevant disciplines
  • Presents new theoretical insights and developments as well as real-world case studies
  • Coverage extends to information technology, computer science, artificial intelligence, soft computing and electronic services

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  • Nikolaos F. Matsatsinis
  • John Psarras,
  • Constantin Zopounidis
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2.410 (2020)
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2.511 (2020)
Five year impact factor
55 days
Submission to first decision
304 days
Submission to acceptance
71,088 (2020)

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Volume 21

Issue 3, September 2021

Special Issue: Operations Research Applications from Africa and the Middle East (Pages 1423-1843)

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