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Author Guidelines

 


JOURNAL DESCRIPTION


GADJAH MADA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BUSINESS (GamaIJB) is a peer-reviewed journal published three times a year (January-April, May-August, and September-December) by Master of Management Program, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada (MM FEB UGM). The GamaIJB is intended to be the journal for publishing articles reporting the results of research on business. The GamaIJB invites manuscripts in the areas of marketing management, finance management, strategic management, operation management, human resource management, e-business, knowledge management, management accounting, management control system, management information system, international business, business economics, business ethics and suistainable, and entrepreneurship.

The primary criterion for publication in GamaIJB is the significance of the contribution an article makes to the literature in business area, i.e., the significance of the contribution and on the rigor of analysis and presentation of the paper. The acceptance decision is made based upon an independent review process that provides critically constructive and prompt evaluations of submitted manuscripts.

 

AUDIENCE


The primary, but not exclusive, audiences are academicians, postgraduate students, business practitioners, and others interested people in business research.

 

POLICY ON DATA AVAILABILITY


The objective of the Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business  is to provide the widest possible dissemination of knowledge based on systematic scholarly inquiries into business as a field of professional research and educational activity. As part of this process, authors are encouraged to make their data available for use by others in extending or replicating the results reported in their articles. Authors of articles which report data dependent results should footnote the status of the data availability and, when pertinent, this should be accompanied by information on how the data may be obtained.

 

REPRODUCTION POLICY


An objective of the Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business is to promote the wide dissemination of the results of systematic scholarly inquiries into the broad field of business research. Permission is hereby granted to reproduce any of the contents of the journal for use in courses of instruction, as long as the source and “Master of Management Program, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada (MM FEB UGM) copyright” are indicated in any such reproductions.

Written application must be made to the Editor-in-Chief for permission to reproduce any of the contents of the journal for use in other than a course of instruction - e. g., inclusion in books of readings or in any other publications intended for general distribution. In consideration for the grant of permission by the journal in such instances, the applicant must notify the author(s) in writing of the intended use to be made of each reproduction. Normally, the journal will not access a charge for the waiver of copyright.

Except where otherwise noted in articles, the copyright of articles in the journal has been transferred to the MM FEB UGM. Where the author(s) has (have) not transferred the copyright to the MMFEB UGM, the applicant must seek a permission to reproduce (for all purpose) directly from the author(s).

 

AUTHOR FEE


Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business will not charge anything to the author for submission fee or publication fee. Once the issue is published, the author will get an issue by email and post mail.


ABSTRACT AND INDEXING


Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business is indexed by

  • Scopus
  • EBSCO
  • INFORMIT
  • EconLit 
  • Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)
  • Indonesian Scientific Journal Database (ISJD)

 

SUBMISSION POLICY


The Author should submit the manuscript in word format to the GamaIJB Editorial Office by online submission http://journal.ugm.ac.id/gamaijb. All manuscripts must be prepared according to the Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business guidelines.

Upon the submission of the manuscripts, author(s) will receive the confirmation of the submission along with some submission declaration forms that need to be filled and signed before Editors can process the manuscript.

 

PEER REVIEW PROCESS and EDITORIAL DECISION


All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff. Those manuscripts evaluated by editors to be inappropriate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to double blind reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, require major revision, need minor revision, or accepted.

The Editor-in-Chief of Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business has the right to decide which manuscripts submitted to the journal should be published.

 

Review Process:

1. Author submit the manuscript

2. Editor Evaluation [some manuscripts are rejected or returned before the review process]

3. Double-blind peer review process

4. Editor Decision

5. Confirmation to the authors

 


Author Guideline


 

GamaIJB manuscript preparation and style guidelines follow, with a slight modification, documentation 2 of the Chicago Manual of Style (14th ed., University of Chicago Press).

Format

The manuscripts should be typed in A4 (210mm x 297mm), 12-point Times News Roman font and must be 1.5 line-spaced, except indented quotations. The manuscript must be saved as a word file. All pages, including tables, appendices and references, should be serially numbered. Spell out numbers from one to ten, except when used in tables and lists, and when used with mathematical, statistical, scientific or technical units and quantities, such as distances, weights and measures. For example: three days; 3 kilometers; 30 years. All other numbers are expressed numerically. Authors are encouraged to use GamaIJB template. Sample template is included at the end of this document.

Language

The manuscript must be written in good academic English. Spelling follows Webster’s International Dictionary. To ensure anonymous review, authors should not identify themselves directly or indirectly in their papers. Single author should not use the word “we”. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity.

Article Length

The article should be between 4000 and 7000 words. The allowable length of the manuscript is at Editor’s discretion; however, manuscript with a length less or exceeding the words may be return to the author(s) for revision before the manuscript is considered by the Editors. The word count excludes table, figures, and references.

 

TITLE PAGE


Article Title

The title of the article should be specific and effective, approximately 150 characters. Write an article title using simple and straightforward language that can offer readers a glimpse of the content with their first glance.

Author name and Affiliations

The full name of each author, affiliation of each author at the time research was completed and addressed to each author including full postal address, telephone, and email addresses. Where more than one author has contributed to the articles, please provide detail information for the corresponding author. The detail information about the author will be placed on ABOUT THE AUTHORS page.

Abstract

The abstract should stand alone, means that no citation in the abstract. The abstract should concisely inform the reader of the manuscript’s purpose, its methods, its findings, and its value. The abstract should be relatively nontechnical, yet clear enough for an informed reader to understand the manuscript’s contribution. The manuscript’s title, but neither the author’s name nor other identification designations, should appear on the abstract page. An abstract, of no more than 160 words, should be presented both in English and Indonesian on a separate page immediately preceding the text of the manuscript. (Indonesian abstract will be provided for the non- Indonesian author once the manuscript is accepted for publication)

Keyword

Keywords are an important part of abstract writing. Authors should select a maximum of 5 keywords that are specific and reflect what is essential about the articles. Keywords and the article classification should be provided after the abstract.

JEL Classification Numbers

Authors should add 1- 3 JEL Classification Number. Information guide for the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) can be found at https://www.aeaweb.org/jel/guide/jel.php

 

MAIN ARTICLE


Manuscript submitted to this journal should have the main heading as follows:

Introduction

Literature Review

Methods

Result and Discussion

Conclusion

Acknowledgment (if any)

References


Authors may use some flexible term for the subheading following the above main heading. Authors are encouraged to use manuscript’s template that is found at the end of this guideline. 

Artwork

Author must provide high quality artwork for all illustrations. Poor resolution or definition is not acceptable. Tables and Figures should be numbered separately. (Table 1, Table 2; Figure 1, Figure 2). Each table and figure should be given a title and should be presented on a separate page at the end of the manuscript. Figures and tables reproduced from already published work must be accompanied by permission of the original publisher (or copyright holder, if not the publisher). Please indicate the position of figures and tables in the text as follows:

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INSERT TABEL 1 IN HERE

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Questionnaires and Experimental Instruments

Manuscripts reporting on field surveys or experiments should include questionnaires, cases, interview plans or other instruments used in the study.

 

DOCUMENTATION


Citations

Work cited should use the “author-date-system” keyed to a list of works in the reference list (See below).

1. In the text, works are cited as follows: author’s last name and date, without comma, in parentheses: for example, (Becker 1987); with two authors: (Hannan and Freeman 1984); with more than two: (Sanders et al. 1985); with more than one source cited together (Jones 1987; Freeman 1986); with two or more by one author: (Jones 1987, 1989).

2. When the reference list contains more than one work of an author published in the same year, the suffix a, b, etc., Follows the date in the text citation; for example, (Jones 1987a; Jones 1987b)

3. If an author’s name is mentioned in the text, it need not be repeated in the citation.

4. Citation to institutional works should use acronyms or short titles where practicable.

 

Reference

Every manuscript must include a list of references contain only the works cited. Each entry should contain all data necessary for unambiguous identification. With the author-date system, use the following format recommended by the Chicago Manual Styles (14th Ed.):

  1. Arrange citations in alphabetical order according to the surname of the author or the name of the institution responsible for the citation.
  2. Use author’s initials instead of proper names.
  3. In listing more than one name in references (Molyneux, P., and J. Thornton,…) there should always be a comma before “and.”
  4. Dates of publication should be placed immediately after the authors’ names.
  5. Titles of journal should not be abbreviated.
  6. Multiple works by the same author(s) should be listed in chronological order of publication. Two or more works by the same author(s) in the same year distinguished be letters after the date.

Recommendations for references are:

  1. Authors are encouraged to have references mainly from primary sources (at least 80% of the references), such as research articles in journals, proceedings, working paper, or dissertation.
  2. Authors are encouraged to have references that are up-to-date references (at least 80% references dated within the last 10 years).
  3. Authors should avoid excessively referencing your own work (self citation).

 

Books

Beamish, P. W. 1988. Multinational Joint Ventures in Developing Countries. London-New York: Routledge.

Collins, Geoffrey, and Mathew D. Wortmaster. 1953. The collected works of Pennyloss. Boston: Pennyloss.

Sanders, G.S., T. R. Price, V. L. DeSantis, and C. C. Ryder. 1989. Prediction and prevention of famine. Los Angeles: Timothy Peters. 

Ohio State University. College of Administrative Science. Center for Human Resource Research. 1977. The national longitudinal surveys handbook. rev. ed. Columbus. 

Chapter in a book

Allen, D. (1988). ‘British foreign policy and international co-operation’. In Byrd, P. (Ed.), British Foreign Policy. Deddington: Philip Allen, 210–18.

Journal Article

Banks, William. 1958. Secret meeting in boise. Midwestern  Political Review 6: 26-31.

Fraser J., N. Fraser, and F. McDonald. The strategic challenge of electronic commerce. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 2000, 5(1): 7-14.

Wambach, K. A. 1997. Breastfeeding intention and outcome: A test of the theory of planned behavior. Research in Nursing and Health 20 (1): 51-60.

Zhang, Y., and R. Buda. 1999. Moderating effects of need for cognition on responses to positively versus negatively framed advertising messages. Journal of Advertising 28 (2): 1-15.

Working Paper

Kang, D. 2000. Family Ownership and Performance in Public Corporations: A Study of the U.S. Fortune 500, 1982–1994. Working Paper 00-0051, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA.

Dissertation

Gnyawali, D. R. 1997. Creation and Utilization of Organizational Knowledge: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Organizational Learning on Strategic Decision Making. Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh, PA.

 Proceedings

Kowalik, T. 1992. ‘Trade unions attitude to privatisation’. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Privatization and Transformation in Eastern Europe, Warsaw, 15–20 November.

Newspapers

Klein, J. 2002. ‘How the solidarity dream turned sour’. The Guardian, 12 June, 8–9.

 


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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.

  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 Microsoft Word document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is 1.5-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.
  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.
  7. Attaching STATEMENT OF ORIGINALITY AND AGREEMENT
 

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