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ICKM 2018 : 20th International Conference on Kanban Methodology

Kyoto, Japan
April 26 - 27, 2018

Conference Code: 18JP04ICKM

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICKM 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Kanban Methodology. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   March 9, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   March 20, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   March 26, 2018
Conference Dates   April 26 - 27, 2018

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Systems Engineering and Project Management Process Modeling in the Aeronautics Context: Case Study of SMEs
S. Lemoussu, J. C. Chaudemar, R. A. Vingerhoeds
2) Projectification: Using Project Management Methodology to Manage the Academic Program Review
Adam Marks, Munir Majdalawieh, Maytha Al Ali
3) The Effect of Critical Activity on Critical Path and Project Duration in Precedence Diagram Method
J. Nisar, S. Halim
4) Promoting Innovation Pedagogy in a Capacity Building Project in Indonesia
Juha Kettunen
5) Effectiveness of Lean Manufacturing Technologies on Improving Business Performance: A Study of Indian Manufacturing Industries
Saumyaranjan Sahoo, Sudhir Yadav
6) The Requirements of Developing a Framework for Successful Adoption of Quality Management Systems in the Construction Industry
Mohammed Ali Ahmed, Vaughan Coffey, Bo Xia
7) Perception of TQM Implementation and Perceived Cost of Poor Quality: A Case Study of Local Automotive Company’s Supplier
Fakhruddin Esa, Yusri Yusof
8) An Evaluation of ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2015 Standard Changes in Quality Management System
Filiz Ersoz, Deniz Merdin, Taner Ersoz
9) Analysis of the Interference from Risk-Determining Factors of Cooperative and Conventional Construction Contracts
E. Harrer, M. Mauerhofer, T. Werginz
10) Operational Guidelines for Six-Sigma Implementation: Survey of Indian Medium Scale Automotive Industries
Rajeshkumar U. Sambhe
11) An Agile, Intelligent and Scalable Framework for Global Software Development
Raja Asad Zaheer, Aisha Tanveer, Hafza Mehreen Fatima
12) Managing a Cross-Disciplinary Research Project in a University: The Case of LEARNIT
Yulia Stukalina
13) An Improved GA to Address Integrated Formulation of Project Scheduling and Material Ordering with Discount Options
Babak H. Tabrizi, Seyed Farid Ghaderi
14) Understanding Success Factors of an Information Security Management System Plan Phase Self-Implementation
Nurazean Maarop, Noorjan Mohd Mustapha, Rasimah Yusoff, Roslina Ibrahim, Norziha Megat Mohd Zainuddin
15) Critical Factors Affecting the Implementation of Total Quality Management in the Construction Industry in U.A.E
Firas Mohamad Al-Sabek

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