Information for Authors

For Authors

 

AUTHOR GUIDELINES 

Manuscript submissions:

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">Papers must be written in English

  • <span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">To expedite the reviewing process, papers are generally required to be submitted electronically in word format.
  • <span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">The cover page of the manuscript should contain:

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"=""><span style="font: 7pt " times="" new="" roman";="" margin:="" 0px;="" font-size-adjust:="" none;="" font-stretch:="" normal;"="">        i.<span style="font: 7pt " times="" new="" roman";="" margin:="" 0px;="" font-size-adjust:="" none;="" font-stretch:="" normal;"="">            <span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">The title                      

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"=""><span style="font: 7pt " times="" new="" roman";="" margin:="" 0px;="" font-size-adjust:="" none;="" font-stretch:="" normal;"="">      ii.<span style="font: 7pt " times="" new="" roman";="" margin:="" 0px;="" font-size-adjust:="" none;="" font-stretch:="" normal;"="">            <span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">The name (s) and institutional affiliation (s) of the author (s)

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"=""><span style="font: 7pt " times="" new="" roman";="" margin:="" 0px;="" font-size-adjust:="" none;="" font-stretch:="" normal;"="">    iii.<span style="font: 7pt " times="" new="" roman";="" margin:="" 0px;="" font-size-adjust:="" none;="" font-stretch:="" normal;"="">            <span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">Correspondence details i.e. address phone and e-mail address of the author(s) should provide at the bottom of the page.

 

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">Paper format 

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">Paper should generally not exceed the 8000 words or 10-15 pages’ limit, though under compelling circumstances reasonably higher pages may be entertained. Manuscripts should be type- written and double spaced (font size: 12 points), and pages should be number consecutively

 

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">The first page of the manuscript should contain the following information:

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">The title:

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">The name(s) and institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s).

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">An abstract of preferably no more than 300 words 

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">Acknowledgements may be given in footnote on the first page of the manuscript.

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">The journal generally adopts in text reference preferably of APA style .Footnotes/endnotes, where used in exceptional cases, should be kept to a minimum and numbered consecutively throughout the text. Table, graphs and figures should appear on different pages indicating the exact place in the text. Titles and subtitles should be short.

<span style="margin: 0px; line-height: 150%; font-family: " times="" new="" roman","serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;"="">The list of references in alphabetical order should appear at the end of the main test (before any appendices, tables, etc.)