International Journal of Business & Management Science

PRINT: ISSN 1837-6614; ONLINE: ISSN 1985-692X

A 21 Century Journal of Business and Management Science

 

 

Home SAFA Editors Contents Submission Subscription

Submission

 

Before making a submission please check all through the reference section and citations whether prepared as the guidelines given at the bottom of this page. We will be returning the paper immediately and after three requests for proper revision, the paper will be considered for rejection even accepted halfway. This has been an issue for the publisher finding it difficulty to make author(s) understand the consequence of such events. Read more....

Submission guidelines for the special issues

Download a sample article - click here

Publication fees (please contact the publisher or editor at m.safa@safaworld.org)

 

Submission of an Article


IJBMS prefers to publish original articles written specifically for the journal, as opposed to papers prepared for presentation or publication elsewhere. The journal occasionally accepts previously published articles if they are judged to be of particular value and have had only limited distribution. Articles should be submitted to submission.ijbms@safaworld.org addressing to the chief editor. The preferred form of submission is as a word document, as an email attachment. Each submission must be accompanied with the following items:

 

a. Two potential reviewers' names and contact details;

b. The 'copyright transfer form' (download here) must be submitted;

c. A plagiarism-prevention declaration form also must be submitted. Click here to download the form;

d. Both the form of b and c require to be signed necessarily but a digital signature is appreciated. The forms must be sent from corresponding authorís email address which must be maintained until the paper is published, if accepted;

e. along with author(s)ís biography (75 words);

f. Every corresponding author of a manuscript must subscribe the corresponding email address to the group email list  maintained by the publisher. The email subscription process is available at this link: http://safaworld.org/Member's%20page.htm; Click here for more

 

Edit-suggestions by the Editors Before Review


IJBMS has adopted an effective mechanism to assist the authors in preparing their manuscript, if lacks required standard, to be accepted by the journal. Click here for more

 

Process Time before Publication Decision


Incomplete submission is sent back to the author with the instructions to be followed to make a complete submission. A submitted manuscript is provided with edit-suggestions, if requires, by chief editor until it is ready for review. Click here for more

 

Format Requirement


Manuscripts should preferably be on A4 paper, in Times Roman 12 point font, single spacing. Shorter contributions are welcome. The first page of  an article should include title and a brief abstract  or summary (150 words). The 2nd page should provide author's(s) details (full name, title and contact address (including telephone, fax and e-mail). Click here for more

 

Manuscript Length


A research paper or review paper may have maximum 12000 words whereas a case study or short communication should be limited to 8000 words. The word count of a research or methodological note should not exceed 6000 words. A book review should be limited to 1500 words. The journal always appreciate short papers but without sacrificing necessary methodological description. Each letter must not exceed a world count of 500 words.

 

Illustrative Materials


Authors are encouraged to provide supporting illustrative material with manuscripts. Tables, graphs, maps and drawings should not be separated from the body of the text. Click here for more

 

Style


Articles should be written in plain, concise language and in a style that is accessible and interesting to professionals in general, and not only to specialists in the topic concerned. Click here for more

 

Measurement


All measurements should be given in the metric system. When monetary data are mentioned, a conversion to US dollars should be included, based on the current rate at the time the article is submitted

 

Equation (Formulae) Click here for more


Tables Click here for more


Proofs Click here for more


References Click here for more


[Note: When we calculate the index 'SAFATM (Standardized Acceptance  Factor Average)' the reviewers' comments on the entire format as well as reference section are considered. The SAFA can be lower due to low score in these two criteria. Please be aware of your format and reference section. The SAFA is important because the journal makes its decision based on this index which appears on the top right corner of the cover page of a published article. Usually if an article shows the SAFA more than 0.5 and closed to 1 indicates high quality according to reviewer's opinion.]

 

Articles should be accompanied by appropriate references. Click here for more.

Brown, M.W. (1982). This is the title of a book (2nd ed.). City: Publisher.

Chin, Y. (1988). This is the title of a part of a book. In A.R. Finley, S.R. Taft and M.N. Piper (Eds.), this is the book title. (pp. 25-37). City: Publisher.

Clark, B.W. (1988). This is the title of a paper appearing in a published proceeding. In A. B. Cook (Ed.), Proceedings of the 100th Annual Meeting of the Society of Experimental Results (pp. 49-78). City: Publisher.

Fourney, T.T. and Heller, R.N. (January, 1991). This is the title of an unpublished paper presented at a meeting. Paper presented at the 103rd annual meeting of the Society of Experimental Results, City of Meeting, Country.

Goff, A.M. (1987). This is the title of a journal article. Journal of Experimental Results, 1(3): 1-22.

Green, M. (1988, January). This is the title of a magazine article. Magazine of Today, pp. 6-12.

Johnson, R.S. (1989, October 1). This is the title of a newspaper article. The Daily News, pp. 1,6-8.

Jones, M.J. and Smith, A.R. (1990). This is the title of a report (Report No. 90- 1428). City: Publisher.

Miller, G.M. (1988). This is the title of a masterís thesis. Unpublished masterís thesis, Name of the university, City, Country.

Simmons, M.T. (1987). This is the title of a doctoral dissertation (Doctoral dissertation, Name of the university, 1986). Dissertation Abstracts International, 47, 1202.

Burke, T.E. and Lemon, S.D. (1995). Title of the article or information. Available from :www.fao.org/waicent/fOrestiflfo/burke/m-ain.htm [Accessed 25 August 2004].

Copyright © 2020 Society for Alliance, Fidelity & Advancement. Last modified:12/23/15. All Rights Reserved