M&SOM Reaches New Heights: A Year in Review

Season’s greetings!  I am delighted to report that our journal—Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (M&SOM)—reaches new heights in 2018.  

  • A new record: M&SOM received over 500 submissions in 2018!
    New Heights
  • Stable cycle time: average cycle time = 64 days (similar to previous years).
  • Special Issue on Sharing Economy and Innovative Marketplaces: Co-edited by Saif Benjaafar (University of Minnesota) and Ming Hu (University of Toronto).
  • Special Issue on People-centric Operations:  Co-edited by Guillaume Roels (INSEAD) and Brad Staats (UNC). 
  • Data Research Challenge: Co-hosted with Cainiao (the logistics arm of Alibaba).  

These exciting developments would not be possible without the support of our community! 

I am grateful to all of you for your continued support of M&SOM so that we can make the journal and our community bigger and stronger! 

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