Editorial Policies

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Editorial Policy

  1. Articles in any field of study are considered for publication provided they address issues related to global business, including human resource management, marketing, banking and finance, accounting, insurance, actuarial science, economics and policy analyses, technological and environmental issues.

  2. Articles are received on the understanding that they are original and unpublished work of the authors(s) and not considered for publication elsewhere.

  3. Priority will be given to papers having a carefully developed methodology, with insightful and practical solutions to business management issues. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

  4. Articles are expected to advance conceptual and empirical knowledge, and address practice in the area of management and organization.

  5. The preparation of articles should follow the following guides:

  1. Title Page: It should contain the title of the manuscript, with the full names, affiliation and addresses of all authors.

  2. Abstract Page: Manuscript should start with an Abstract Page that includes the title of the manuscript and an abstract of not more than 250 words in length. The Abstract Page should not contain any information that could identify the author(s).

A list of not more than six key words should be included at the bottom of the abstract.

  1. Body of the Paper:

  1. The introduction should state clearly the objective of the paper as well as the justification and context of the research.

  2. The literature review should be limited to the articles, books and other items that have a direct bearing on the topic covering conceptual, theoretical and empirical reviews.

  3. The empirical section should provide appropriate citations to the statistical methodology used.

  4. The conclusion should summarize key findings and state their contributions to knowledge.

  1. Style:

  1. The entire document should be set out in 12-Point Times New Roman, and double-spaced.

  2. All pages in the manuscript should be numbered starting with the Abstract Page.

  3. Place references, figures, tables and appendices at the end of the manuscript. Each component should begin on a new page.

  4. Referencing should follow the APA 6th Edition style. This requires parenthetical citations within the text rather than endnotes or footnotes. Citations in the text provide brief information, usually the name of the author and the date of publication, to lead the reader to the source of information in the reference list at the end of the paper. Note that all citations must be in the Hanging Indent Format with the first line flush to the left margin and all other lines indented.

  5. Manuscripts are subject to review by the editorial staff and external peer review from at least two reviewers.

For articles that contain complex tables, charts and diagrams, contributors may be required to submit a hard copy to the editor. Completed articles are to be forwarded to …………………….