Aims and Scope

Quality Technology and Quantitative Management is an international refereed journal (ISSN 1684-3703) publishing original work in quality, reliability, queuing service systems, applied statistics (including methodology, data analysis, simulation), and their applications in business and industrial management. The journal publishes both theoretical and applied research articles using statistical methods or presenting new results, which solve or have the potential to solve real-world management problems. Survey articles are welcome provided they cover important broad fields.


Guide to Contributors

SUBMISSION

Peer Review Policy : This journal uses Editorial Manager to peer review manuscript submissions. Please read the instructions for authors on the journal website before making a submission. If you have any questions, please send your e-mail to qtqm@cc.nctu.edu.tw.

All papers are reviewed by the Editors and external referees. Submission of a paper implies that it has not been published previously, that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, and that if accepted it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the publisher.

MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION

Manuscripts must be typewritten in English, double-spaced with wide margins on one side of white paper. Good quality printouts with a font size of 12 pt are required. The corresponding author should be identified with an asterisk and footnote (including the E-mail address). An electronic copy of the paper, in Microsoft Word (preferred) or TeX/LaTeX format should accompany the final version. The Editors reserve the right to adjust style in order to achieve uniformity. Generally the size of a manuscript should not exceed 15 printed pages. Each paper should be provided with an abstract of about 100-150 words summarizing concisely the purpose and results of the paper. The following order when typing manuscripts should be adhered to title, authors, affiliations, abstract, keywords, main text, acknowledgements, references, figures, tables, and then appendix. Do not import the figures or tables into the text. All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references following the text of the manuscript. In the text refer to references by a number in square brackets, and the full reference should be given in alphabetical order at the end of the paper. References should be presented as follows:

[1]
 

Kotz, S. and Johnson, N. L. (2002). Process capability indices - a review, 1992-2000. Journal of Quality Technology, 34(1), 1-19.

[2]
 

Montgomery, D. C. (2001). Introduction to Statistical Quality Control, 4th edition. Wiley, New York.

[3]
 

Rozno, M. I. (1994). Statistical acceptance inspection of lot product by attributes under narrowed tolerance. Proceedings of International Conference Statistics in Industry, Science and Technology, 228-233. Tokyo, Japan.

[4]
 

Lawless, J. F. and Kalbfleisch, J. D. (1992). Some issues in the collection and analysis of field reliability data. In Survival Analysis: State of the Art (Edited by J. P. Klein and P. K. Goel), 141-152. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

ILLUSTRATIONS

All illustrations should be provided in camera-ready form, suitable for reproduction (which may include reduction) without retouching. The allowable formats for the illustrations should be those, which can easily be imported into MS Word or TeX/LaTeX. Charts and diagrams are to be referred as "Figure(s)" and be numbered consecutively in the order to which they are referred. They should accompany the manuscript, but not be included within the text. Tables and figures should be numbered consecutively and typed on a separate sheet. Footnotes to tables should be typed below the table and should be referred to by superscript lowercase letters. Authors should submit an electronic copy of their paper with the final version of the manuscript. The electronic copy should match the hardcopy exactly. Proofs will be sent to the corresponding author and should be returned within 3 days of receipt. Corrections should be restricted to typesetting errors, and any others may be charged to the author. Any queries should be answered in full. Authors are urged to check their proofs carefully before return.


Subscription

Quality Technology and Quantitative Management (QTQM), is sponsored by the International Chinese Association of Quantitative Management (ICAQM) and National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), and will be published in cooperation with Taylor & Francis (T&F) since the first issue in 2016.

Please visit our new journal website for more details. URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/ttqm



Contact QTQM

Submission of a paper implies that it has not been published previously, that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, and that if accepted it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the publisher. All papers will be independently refereed. If you have any questions, please send your e-mail to qtqm@cc.nctu.edu.tw.


Copyright

All authors are required to sign the "Copyright Transfer Agreement" before the article is published. This transfer agreement enables the publisher to protect the copyrighted material for the authors. The copyright transfer covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, or any other reproductions of a similar nature, and translations. It also includes the right to adapt the article for use in conjunction with computer systems and programs, including reproduction or publication in machine-readable form and incorporation in retrieval systems. Authors are responsible for obtaining from the copyright holder permission to reproduce any material for which copyright already exists.