Mohd Sobri Minai (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
Manuscripts and enquires should be directed to:
International Journal of Management Studies
Universiti Utara Malaysia Press
Universiti Utara Malaysia
06010 UUM Sintok
Manuscripts should be written as accurately as possible and should be typed in double-spacing on one side of an A4 size paper with margins of at least 25mm. Each manuscript should not exceed 25 pages. Two copies of the paper should be submitted together with a soft copy containing the file in MSWord compatible to IBM or Macintosh machines. Authors should identify the software in the cover letter when submitting manuscripts. Since manuscripts are reviewed anonymously, the author’s name and affiliation should be supplied only on a cover sheet and authors avoid any identifying text references. The title of the manuscript should appear on the cover sheet at the top of the first page. Manuscripts will be reviewed by a panel of referees. Comments will be made available to contributors without disclosing the referees’ names.
Manuscripts should be accompanied by a cover letter stating that the material has not been published, and not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
The abstract should be brief, self-contained, explicit and should not exceed 200 words. English abstracts from foreign contributors will be translated by the Editorial Board. Local contributors are required to submit two (2) abstracts, one in Malay and the other in English.
References should be carefully checked. The references are to be cited in the text in the author-date format (APA style). A reference list only of works cited, should be provided at the end of the text arranged in alphabetical order. Example of the format for journals and books are as follows:
Armstrong, J. S. & Overton, T. S. (1977). Estimating nonresponse bias in mail surveys. Journal of Marketing Research, 14, 396-402.
Salma Ishak & Mohd. Makzan Musa (1996). Attitudes of police personnel towards their job. ANALISIS, 4 (1), 13-31.
Kimberly, J. R., Norling, F., & Weiss, J. A. (1983). Pondering the performance puzzle. In R.H., Hall & R.E., Quinn (Eds.), Organizational theory and public policy (pp. 249-264). Beverly Hills: Sage. Van Horne, J. C. (1992). Financial management and policy. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Van Horne, J. C. (1992). Financial management and policy. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Foot notes should not be used. End notes should be used instead.
Full names of agencies should be used in the first citation in any article. Accepted abbreviations or acronyms may be used for subsequent citations.
Tables should be numbered with Arabic numerals. Title and column headings should be brief.
Illustrations must be in camera-ready form. Photographs, if any, should be large, clear, glossy prints, showing high-contrast. Each photograph should be identified on the back, complete with the author’s name and the number of the illustration.