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Author Guidelines

Top of first page: FULL TITLE (centered, all caps, bold)

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Author Name, University Affiliation, Country (all center-justified, upper- and lowercase, one author per line, no title, no rank, include email address).

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Heading - ABSTRACT (centered, all caps, bold)

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The abstract paragraph (about 200 words, full justification)

 

Body of Text:

·         Single-spaced, full justification, paragraphs, no indent

·         First heading of the body is INTRODUCTION (centered, bold, all caps)

·         Text follows, using appropriate major headings (centered, bold, all caps) where necessary

·         Secondary headings are left-justified, bold, first letter of each major word capitalized, with a space above and below the heading

Tables and Figures: All figures and tables should be given titles, numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals, and referred to within the text.

Keywords: Up to six keywords or descriptors that clearly describe the subject matter of the paper should be provided. These keywords will facilitate indexing as well as help in describing the subject matter for prospective readers.

References: Citations in the text should follow the Harvard scheme (i.e. names) of author(s); followed by the year of publication and page numbers where relevant, all in parenthesis.

For journals:

Churchill, G.A. and George, G.P. (1979). Television and Interpersonal Influences on Adolescent Consumer Learning. Journal of Consumer Research 6 (2): 23-35.

Internet Articles: Marshall, A. (1890). Principles of economics: an introductory volume, McMaster University, Canada. Retrieved on 7 Nov. 2006 from http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/economics/-marshall/index.htm.

For books: Blood, R.O. and Wolfe, D.M. (1960). Husbands and Wives. New York: The Free Press.

Zeleny, M. (1982). Multiple Criteria Decision Making. New York: McGraw-Hill.

For a thesis: Gartside, S. (1994). Helplessness and depression. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, McGill University, Montreal.

For papers from conference proceedings, chapters from book etc.:

Smith, I.J.K. (1977). Liberal theories of the state. In P. Shed (Ed.). Alternative Perspectives of the State (170-82). Boston MA: Mack Bay Press.

Gee, K.P. and Gray, R.H. (Eds.) (1990). The British Accounting Review Research Register. London: Academic Press.

Acknowledgements: Should appear at the end of the paper before the list of references.

 

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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