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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.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Regular Issue Volume 5 Issue 1 2024 (June)

Instruction to Authors

Author Guidelines

Guidelines for Authors

Submission of articles on subjects with relevance to the journal is welcomed but not limited to the two issues per year ( June and December).  The submission should adhere to our guidelines in the template. The manuscripts are written in English, provision of the English title, abstract and keywords are compulsory. Kindly place all submissions online. Manuscripts are accepted on the understanding that they have not been and will not be published elsewhere. All submissions will be peer-reviewed. The editors have the final decision on publication. Accepted manuscripts become the copyright of the journal. In 2020, the journal published all manuscripts with an eISSN number.

PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS

The Asian Journal of Professional and Business Studies accepts research/original articlesshort communication, letter to editors, monograph and review articles. All articles should adhere to the scope and policy of The Asian Journal of Professioanal and Business Studies and should relate to any business field, economics, accounting, management and social science studies.

Manuscripts should be typed (with a wide margin and double-spaced, Times New Roman (Font 12) on one side of A4 (30 x 21 cm) paper. A full-length research paper is between 8,000 to 15,000 words, a review paper may range between 8,000 to 20,000 words, short communication, monograph or commentary is about 2,000 to 3,000 words, letter to editor is less than 2,000 words,  and book review is about 500 to 1,000 words. In the text, scientific names should be italicised; do not underline any words. Avoid excessive use of italics to emphasize text. In general, manuscripts should be organised in the following order:

Research/Original Article
Title (should be clear, descriptive and concise)
Name of authors
Complete postal address of affiliations
E-mail address of the corresponding author
Abstract
Keywords (indexing terms):  3-5 items
Introduction
Material studied, area descriptions, methods and techniques
Results and discussion
Conclusion
Acknowledgements (additional information concerning research grants)
References

Review Article
(It does not have a method or result section, no study to describe & no data to be analysed)
Title (should be clear, descriptive and concise)
Introduction (where the topic or problem is introduced & previous research is described)
Discussion (main points are discussed)
Conclusion (article’s strengths'; weaknesses)
Reference

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