Article Submission

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Artic le Submission



Volume 1. Issue 1
Apr - Sept 2008

Volume2, Issue1
(Oct 08 - Mar 09)

Volume 2, Issue 2
(Apr 09 -Sep 09)

Article Submission
Guidelines for Authors

  1. Submission
    Articles that can be theoretical, applied, empirical or policy oriented.Manuscripts must be written in English and should be electronicallysubmitted by email to the Editor, at editor.ijbit@itm.edu Manuscripts shouldbe submitted as a single PDF (preferably) or Word file including all material.Any opinions expressed in letters are only those of authors and notnecessarily those of the editor, the associate editors or the publisher. Authorsare personally responsible to obtain permission for reprint of previouslypublished material in other sources.
  2. Manuscript
    Manuscripts must be unpublished and typed with double-spacing throughouton one side of preferably A4 or letter size paper, with a large left-handmargin. The title page must include an abstract no longer than 200 words,key words and JEL classification numbers. Full contact information for allauthors must also be provided. References must strictly meet the journal'sstyle requirements. The length of the article should be restricted to pages 40pages or 20000 words.
  3. Title Page
    The first page of the typescript must contain: the full title; the affiliation andfull address of (author/authors) correspondence ; The second page mustcontain an abstract of 200 words or less, and this page should not includeauthor(s) names. The third page onwards will be the text of the paper
  4. Abbreviations
    Any word or words to be abbreviated should be written in full when firstmentioned followed by the abbreviation in parenthesis.
  5. Illustrations
    All illustrations of any kind should be submitted as sequentially numberedfigures; Illustrations should not be inserted in the manuscript but suppliedeither after the main body of text or uploaded as separate files.
  6. Tables and Supplementary Material
    Data must be kept to a minimum. Tables should be numbered and headedwith the short titles. As with illustrations, they should not be inserted in themanuscript but supplied either after the main body of text or uploaded asseparate files.
  7. Acknowledgments
    Acknowledgments should appear at the end of the text.
  8. References
    The Harvard system should be used in referencing. When quoted in the text the style is …Gary Hamel (2004) or ...(Prahlad C. K. 2002) or …Arestis et al.(2001). References are listed alphabetically after the text. Journal and book titles should be written out in full.

    Examples are:
    • Juran Joseph M and Grayna (1991), Quality Control Handbook, McGrawHill,New York

    • Henderson, K.M. And Evans, J.R. (2000), Successful Implementing of SixSigma; Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp 260-280,

    • Murinde, V. (1996), Financial Markets and Endogenous Growth: AnEconometric Analysis for Pacific Basin Countries, in Hermes, N. andLensink, R. (ed.) (1996), Financial Development and Economic Growth:Theory and Experiences from Developing Countries. London: Routledge,94-114.
  9. Footnotes
    These should be numbered consecutively in the text and gathered on aseparate sheet of the typescript.
  10. Print Copy
    A copy of the journal along with 10 copies of the published paper will be sentby post to all authors (accepted for publication) without any charge. Additional copies can be purchased by all corresponding authors at thepreferential rate of INR 500/USD 20 per copy for their personal use or for their libraries.
  11. Copyright
    Submission of a paper to IJBIT will be taken to imply that is presents original unpublished work, not under consideration elsewhere. A copyright assignment form will be sent to the authors of accepted papers. This publishing agreement should be completed and returned to the editorial office. It is a condition of publication that authors assign copyright or license the publication rights in their articles, including abstracts, to IJBIT publishers.This enables us to ensure full copyright protection and to disseminate thearticle, and of course the Journal, to the widest possible readership in print and electronic formats as appropriate. Authors are themselves responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyright material from other sources.
  12. Permissions
    Permission to publish illustrations must be obtained by the author beforesubmission and any acknowledgments should be included in the captions
  13. Jurisdiction
    Any disputes, claims or settlements arising thereof will be subject to jurisdiction of Mumbai (India) court only.
  14. Manuscript submission address
    The Chief Editor
    International Journal of Business Insights and Transformation
    ITM Business School, 25-26, Institutional Area, Sector 4, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai 410210 INDIA
    email: editor@ijbit.org