Journal of Business and Management
Journal of Business and Management
ISSN:1535-668X
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Submission Guidelines

Authors are required to submit their papers in PDF or MS-Word DOC format electronically via the Journal Management System.

Please review the following instructions and CLICK HERE to submit papers.

IMPORTANT NOTICES

  • A submitted manuscript must be written in English with double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one single column format. It must contain original unpublished work and is not being submitted for publication or review elsewhere.
  • If you are a first-time user to the JMS portal, please register as a new author to submit your paper files.
  • By submitting a paper to JBM, the author agrees to abide by the publication ethics stipulated in COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) http://www.publicationethics.org/ .

JBM

Instructions for Authors

  1. Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper was not originally copyrighted and if it has been completely re-written).
  2. Papers must be prepared in English.
  3. There is no submission deadline for JBM. All papers will be double-blind reviewed by at least two reviewers, who will be recommended by the Editorial Board. The processing time for the first-round formal reviews is about six weeks. Subsequent rounds of reviews tend to be faster.
  4. To simplify file conversion effort, PDF or Microsoft Word (for Windows) DOC format is advised. Then, please submit your paper via the JBM Journal Management System (URL:http://gebrc.nccu.edu.tw/jms/).
  5. JBM is an academic journal. According to international practice, JBM will not give or take any payment for submitting, reviewing, and publishing the paper. An electronic copy of the paper will be email to the article author(s) for non-commercial usage.
  6. The submitted and accepted paper should follow the author guidelines for paper submission provided on the JBM website to format the pages for publication.

The submitted paper should include the title page, abstract, key words, the paper body, references, and/or appendices. You must submit three files. The information of author(s) should not appear anywhere in the paper body file, including page header and footer.

  1. On a separate (cover letter) file, please follow the author guidelines provided on the JBM website to prepare the letter.
  2. On a separate (title page) file, please note the title of the paper, names of authors, affiliations, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, and E-mail addresses.
  3. On a separate (paper body) file, containing (1) paper title, (2) abstract, (3) keywords, (4) paper body, (5) tables and figures with captions; please make very sure that the authors' information is not in both the body text and the file properties.The abstract must contain the research questions, purposes, research methods, and research findings. The abstract should not exceed 500 words and the number of keywords must be 5-10 words.
  4. The submitted and accepted paper should follow the author guidelines for paper submission provided on the JBM website to format the pages for publication.

Final Submission for Accepted Paper

Please refer to Citation Styles for the References Section of JBM for details.
(URL: http://www.icebnet.org/styles.htm)

NOTE: There is no need to send any hard copies for your paper during the review or production process. All communications must be done by emails.

Copyright Transfer Agreement Form for the Paper

Finally, please also download the Copyright Transfer Agreement Form and type and sign it (by contact author only) before you upload it to the Journal Management System along with the final package, within one week after you received the acceptance letter.

Paper Review Process for JBM

  Second Reviewer's Decision
Conclusion Accept Minor Revision Major Revision Reject
First Reviewer's Decision Accept Accepted for Publication Send back for Revisiosn, then Accept Send back for Revision, then Reexamine Note1
Minor Revision Send back for Revision, then Accept Send back for Revision, then Accept Send back for Revision, then Reexamine Note1
Major Revision Send back for Revision, then Reexamine Send back for Revision, then Reexamine Send back for Revision, then Reexamine Reject
Reject Note1 Note1 Reject Reject

Note1: In this case, the editor in chief or executive editor will make a dicision (reject, seek for the third reviewer's oponion, or major revision) by evaluating the scores and commands from the two reviewers.

 

 




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