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Guide For Authors
Submission Guideline
  1. 1. Submission
    1. The contents of the manuscripts shall be the sole responsibility of the authors and publication shall not imply the concurrence of editors and publishers. The following are the submission guidelines:
      1. The preferred mode of submission is by email attachment to: as Microsoft Word (.doc) files. Please include your full name, any affiliation, and the title of your manuscript in the body of the email.
      2. All submissions will be acknowledged by email.
      3. All manuscripts shall be subject to an editorial pre-screening process to assess suitability for the Journal.
      4. Subject to the pre-screening, the manuscript will be sent to anonymous peer reviewers.
      5. Submission of manuscripts to the Journal indicates formal acceptance by the author(s) of these blind review procedures.
      6. Submission of a manuscript implies that it contains original unpublished work and is not being submitted for publication elsewhere at the same time. Submitted material will not be returned to the author unless specifically requested.
      7. Each manuscript submitted must be accompanied by an instructor’s manual.
      8. Final responsibility for the selection and acceptance of manuscripts for publication rests with the Editors.
  2. 2. The manuscript
    1. The Journal’s language is English. British English or American English may be used, but either one should be followed consistently throughout the article. The manuscripts should not exceed 10,000 words inclusive of table and appendices,and written in the past tense. Manuscripts must be typed with a 1.15 spacing throughout, on one side of A4 paper only, with a 4cm left-hand margin. The text and references should be checked thoroughly for errors before submission. It is the responsibility of the author(s) to ensure that the typescript is correct in style, syntax and spelling. Manuscripts should be divided into headed sections. The text should be in Candara font size 11. AJCR does not accept any articles with similarity index exceeded 25%.
  3. 3. Publication Fee
    1. Once your manuscript has been accepted, RM100 or US$25 will be charged as publication fee.
  4. 4. Instructor Case Guide and solutions
    1. Synopsis/Summary of the Case;
    2. Objectives/Learning Outcomes;
    3. Course Usage/Target Audience;
    4. Suggested Analysis and Solutions;
    5. Conclusion.
  • 5. Title page
    1. The first page of the typescript must contain: a full title of not more than 20 words, name and affiliation of authors; a running title of not more than 75 letters; an abstract of not more than 200 words; and the name, full postal address and email address of the corresponding author. Up to five keywords should also be supplied.
  • 6. Abbreviations
    1. Any word or words to be abbreviated should be written in full when first mentioned followed by the abbreviation in parentheses
  • 7. Illustrations
    1. Figures and Tables should be numbered and headed with short titles. They should be inserted within the body of the text.
  • 8. Acknowledgement
    1. Acknowledgements should appear at the end of the text before references.
  • 9. References
    1. References should appear after any appendices, listed in alphabetical order by name(s) of author(s). Manuscripts should follow the APA referencing style. See sample article (website link). Separate each reference by single spacing. Literature citations in the text should be made by name (s) of author (s) and year. For references with more than two authors, the name of the first author followed by 'et al.' should be used.

    2. Example:
      1. Journal Article: Capizzi, M.T. and Ferguson, R. (2005), "Loyalty trends for the twenty-first century", Journal of Consumer Marketing, Vol. 22 No. 2, pp. 72-80.
      2. Book: Calabrese, F.A. (2005), "The early pathways: theory to practice – a continuum", in Stankosky, M. (Ed.), Creating the Discipline of Knowledge Management, Elsevier, New York, NY, pp. 15-20.
      3. Website Citation: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. (2018, Oct 19). Managing someone else's money: Guidebooks for financial caregivers.
  • 10. Footnotes
    1. Footnotes for clarification or elaboration should be used sparingly and numbered consecutively in the text.
  • 11. Editing
    1. AJCR reserves the right to edit manuscripts to meet style and space requirements and to clarify content. Edited copy will be returned to authors for approval.
  • 12. Copyright
    1. Authors submitting articles for publication warrant that the work is not an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify the publisher against any breach of such warranty. For ease of dissemination and to ensure proper policing of use, manuscripts become the legal copyright of the publisher unless otherwise agreed.