Call for papers
Please refer tio guidelines below for full paper submission.
Please find below the full paper submission guideline:
guide, articles should be between 2500 and 6000 words in
title of not more than eight words should be
brief autobiographical note should be supplied
Abstract: Maximum is 300 words in total. In addition provide up to
six keywords which encapsulate the principal topics
of the paper and categorize your paper under one of these
Headings must be short, with a clear indication of
the distinction between the hierarchy of headings. The preferred
format is for headings to be presented in bold format, with
Notes or Endnotes should be used
only if absolutely necessary and must be identified in the text by
consecutive numbers, enclosed in square brackets and listed at the
end of the article.
Figures (charts, diagrams and line drawings) and
Plates (photographic images) should be submitted in
both electronic form and as hard copy originals. They should be of
clear quality, in black and white and numbered consecutively with
Figures created in MS Word,
MS PowerPoint, MS Excel,
Illustrator and Freehand should be saved
in their native formats.
Electronic figures created in other applications should be copied
from the origination software and pasted into a blank MS Word
document or saved and imported into a MS Word document by choosing
"Insert" from the menu bar, "Picture" from the drop-down menu and
selecting "From File..." to select the graphic to be imported.
For figures which cannot be supplied in MS Word, acceptable standard
image formats are: .pdf, .ai,
.wmf and .eps. If you are unable
to supply graphics in these formats then please ensure they are
.tif, .jpeg (.jpg)
, or .bmp at a resolution of at least 300dpi and at
least 10cm wide.
To prepare screenshots, simultaneously press the "Alt" and "Print
screen" keys on the keyboard, open a blank Microsoft Word document
and simultaneously press "Ctrl" and "V" to paste the image. (Capture
all the contents/windows on the computer screen to paste into MS
Word, by simultaneously pressing "Ctrl" and "Print screen".)
Plates (photographic images) should be saved as
.tif or .jpeg (.jpg)
files at a resolution of at least 300dpi and at least 10cm wide.
Digital camera settings should be set at the highest possible
In the text of the paper the preferred position of all tables,
figures and plates should be indicated by typing on a separate line
the words "Take in Figure (No.)" or "Take in Plate (No.)".
Tables should be typed and included as part of the
manuscript. They should not be submitted as graphic elements. Supply
succinct and clear captions for all tables, figures and plates.
Ensure that any superscripts or asterisks are shown next to the
relevant items and have corresponding explanations displayed as
footnotes to the table, figure or plate.
References to other publications must be in Harvard
style and carefully checked for completeness, accuracy and
consistency. This is very important in an electronic environment
because it enables your readers to exploit the Reference Linking
facility on the database and link back to the works you have cited
You should cite publications in the text: (Adams, 2006) using the
first named author's name or (Adams and Brown, 2006) citing both
names of two, or (Adams et al., 2006), when there are three
or more authors. At the end of the paper a reference list in
alphabetical order should be supplied:
For books: Surname, Initials (year), Title of Book,
Publisher, Place of publication.
e.g. Harrow, R. (2005), No Place to Hide, Simon &
Schuster, New York, NY.
For book chapters: Surname, Initials (year), "Chapter
title", Editor's Surname, Initials, Title of Book,
Publisher, Place of publication, pages.
e.g. Calabrese, F.A. (2005), "The early pathways: theory to
practice – a continuum", in Stankosky, M. (Ed.), Creating
the Discipline of Knowledge Management, Elsevier, New York,
NY, pp. 15-20.
For journals: Surname, Initials (year), "Title of
article", Journal Name, volume, number, pages.
e.g. Capizzi, M.T. and Ferguson, R. (2005), "Loyalty trends for
the twenty-first century", Journal of Consumer Marketing,
Vol. 22 No. 2, pp. 72-80.
For working papers: Surname, Initials (year), "Title of
article", working paper [number if available], Institution or
organization, Place of organization, date.
e.g. Mozier, P. (2003), "How published academic research can
inform policy decisions: the case of mandatory rotation of audit
appointments", working paper, Leeds University Business School,
University of Leeds, Leeds, 28 March.
For encyclopedia entries (with no author or editor):
Title of Encyclopedia (year) "Title of entry", volume,
edition, Title of Encyclopedia, Publisher, Place of
e.g. Encyclopaedia Britannica (1926) "Psychology of
culture contact", Vol. 1, 13th ed., Encyclopaedia Britannica,
London and New York, NY, pp. 765-71.
(For authored entries please refer to book chapter guidelines
For newspaper articles (authored): Surname, Initials
(year), "Article title", Newspaper, date, pages.
e.g. Smith, A. (2008), "Money for old rope", Daily News,
21 January, pp. 1, 3-4.
For newspaper articles (non-authored): Newspaper
(year), "Article title", date, pages.
e.g. Daily News (2008), "Small change", 2 February, p.
For electronic sources: if available online the full
URL should be supplied at the end of the reference, as well as a
date that the resource was accessed, e.g. Castle, B. (2005),
"Introduction to web services for remote portlets", available
(accessed 12 November 2007).
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