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Author Guidelines

Writing Guidance For Author


The management has regulated the writing guidance for author is as follow:

  1. The paper is written using Times New Roman with font size 11 and space 1.
  2. Number of pages is about 15 – 20 not included reference and appendix.
  3. Originality of the paper is a priority consideration and assessment for board of editors.
  4. The paper can be sent to email:
  5. The information of the journal can be seen on website: 

  1. The paper must include:
    1. Title
    2. Author(s), Email and Institution
    3. Abstract (no more than 250 words)
    4. Keywords and JEL Classification
    5. Introduction
    6. Research Question
    7. Theoretical Framework/Foundation
    8. Research Method
    9. Analysis and Discussion
    10. Conclusion and Recommendation
    11. References
  2. The title of table must be written above the table.
  3. The title of the figure must be written below the figure.
  4. Writing of reference refers to APA Style (, such as:


  1. A.      First Part (Print Sources)

A.1. Non-Periodicals (e.g. Books, Reports, Brochures, or Audiovisual media)

  1. Basic Format:

Author, A.A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.

  1. Examples:

Arnheim, R. (1971). Art and visual perception. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Nicol, A.A.M., & Pexman, P.M. (1999). Presenting your findings: A practical guide for creating tables. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

A.2. An Article in A Periodical (e.g. a journal, newspaper, or magazine)

1.   Basic Format:

Author, A.A., Author, B.B., & Author, C.C. (Year, add month and day of publication for daily, weekly, or monthly publications). Title of article. Title of periodical, volume number (issue), pages.

  1. Examples:

Magazine articles

Monson, M. (1993, September 16). Urbana firm obstacle to office project. The Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette, pp. A1,A8.

Journal articles

Passons, W. (1967). Predictive validities of the ACT, SAT, and high school grades for first semester GPA and freshman cources. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 27, 1143 – 1144.

Monthly periodicals

Chandler-Crisp, S. (1988, May) ”Aerobic writing”: a writing practice model. Writing Lab Newsletter, pp. 9-11.

Weekly periodicals

Kauffman, S. (1993, October 18). On firms: class consciousness. The New Republic, p. 30.

A.3. An Article in A Periodical (e.g. a journal, newspaper, or magazine)

1.   Basic Format:

Author, A.A., & Author, B.B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. Editor & B Editor (Eds.). Title of book (pages of chapter). Location: Publisher.

  1. Example:

Rubenstein, J.P. (1967). The effect of television violence on small children. In B.F. Kane (Ed.). Television and juvenile psychological development (pp. 112-134). New York: American Psychological Society.


A.4. An Article in A Periodical (e.g. a journal, newspaper, or magazine)

1.   Basic Format:

Author, A.A., & Author, B.B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In Title of encyclopedia (vol. page no. (s)). Location: Publisher.

  1. Example:

Boy scouts of America (1969). In Funk & wagnalls new encyclopedia (Vol 4, pp. 163-165). New York: Funk & Wagnalls.

A.5. A Translated Work

1.   Basic Format:

Author, A.A., Author, B.B., & Author, C.C. (Year of publication). Title of work (A. Translator & B. Translator, Trans.). Location: Publisher. (Original work published year).

2.   Example:

Freud, S. (1970). An outline of psycholoanalysis (J. Strachey, Trans.). New York Norton. (Original work published 1940).

A.6. A Government Publication

1.   Basic Format:

Organisation. (Year of publication). Title or article: Subtitle if any (Publication Information). Location: Publisher.

2.   Example:

National Institute of Mental Health. (1982). Television and behavior: Ten years of scientific progress (DHHS Publication No. A 82-1195). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office.

A.7. Work Discussed in A Secondary Source

Coltheart, M., Curtis, B., Atkins, P, & Haller, M. (1993). Models of reading aloud: Dual-route and parallel-distributed-processing approaches. Psychological Review, 100, 589-608.


  1. B.      Second Part (Electrobic Sources)

B.1. A Non-Periodical Internet Document (e.g., a web page or report)

 1.   Basic Format:

Author, A.A., & Author, B.B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Retrieved month date, year, from http://web address

2.   Examples:

Greater Hattiesburg Civic Awareness Group, Task Force on Sheltered Programs. (n.d.). Fund-raising efforts. Retrieved November 10, 2001, form

GVU’s 8th WWW user survey. (n.d.). Retrieved August 8, 2000, from

Gordon, C.H., Simons, P., & Wynn, G. (2001). Plagiarism: What it is, and how to avoid it. Retrieved July 24, 2001, form Biology Program Guide 2001/2002 at the University of British Columbia Web site:

B.2. Periodical Internet Document

 1.   Basic Format:

Author, A.A., & Author, B.B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of journal, volume number (issue number if available). Retrieved month, day, year, form http://web address

2.   Example:

Jensen, S. (2000). Ethical underpinnings for multidisciplinary practice in the United States and abroad:Are accounting firms and law firms really different?. Online Journal of Ethics, 3 (1). Retrieved August 20, 2001, form

B.3. Internet Government Report

 1.   Basic Format:

Sponsoring agency. (Date). Title. (Publication data). Retrieved (date) from (name of organization and URL)

2.   Example:

U.S. General Accounting Office. (1997, February). Telemedicine: Federal strategy is needed to guide investments. (Publication No. GA0/NSAID/HEHS-97-67). Retrieved September 15, 2000, from General Accounting Office Reports Online via GPA Access:



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 OpenOffice, 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 11-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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