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Author Guidelines

Guidelines for Authors:

International Journal of Business Analytics and Intelligence welcomes originalmanuscripts from academic researchers and business practitioners on thetopics related to descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics in business.The authors are also encouraged to submit perspectives and commentaries on business analytics, cases on managerial applications of analytics, bookreviews, published-research paper reviews and analytics software reviews.

The journal seeks to capture some of the ground breaking research and creativepractices in the areas related to big data processing and analytics, visualanalytics, descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, prescriptive analytics,business analytics and optimization, actuarial modeling, social network analytics,data mining tools, web analytics, text analytics, marketing research, marketinganalytics, banking analytics, sentiment analytics, modeling, workforce analytics,business intelligence, data management, decision management, BI architecture,mobile analytics, retail analytics, graph entropy, decision trees, analyticsapplications and the software review relevant to business analytics.

 

Online Submission Process

Journal follows online submission for peer review process. Authors are required to register themselves at this website(refer to above mentioned registeration links) prior to submitting the manuscript. This will help authors in keeping track of their submitted research work. Steps for submission is as follows:

1. Log-on to above mentioned URL and register yourself with “International Journal of Business Analytics & Intelligence”

2. Do remember to select yourself as “Author” at the bottom of registration page before submitting.

3. Once registered, log on with your selected Username and Password.

4. Click “New submission” from your account and follow the 5 step submission process.

5. Main document will be uploaded at step 2. Author and Coauthor(s) names and affiliation can be mentioned at step 3. Any other filecan be uploaded at step 4 of submission process.

 

Manuscript Component

1. Title: The title should not exceed 15 words.

2. Abstract: The abstract is limited to 150 to 250 words.  It should state research objective(s), research methods used, findings, managerial implications and original contribution to the existing body of knowledge.

3. Keywords: Includes 4–8 primary keywords which represent the topic of the manuscript

4. Main Text: Text should be within 4000-7000 words. Authors’ identifying information should not appear anywhere within the main document file. Please do not add any headers/footers on eachpage except page number. Headings should be text only (not numbered).Please do not add any headers/footers on each page (other than the page number). Headings should be text only (not numbered).

  • PRIMARY HEADING: Centered, capitalized, and italicized.
  • SECONDARY HEADING: Left justified with title-style capitalization (first letter of each word) and italicized.
  • TERTIARY HEADING: Left justified and indented with sentence-style capitalization (first word only) in italics.

5. Mathematical Notations: Equations should be centered on the page. If equations are numbered, type the number in parentheses flush with the left margin. Please avoid using Equation Editor for simple in-line mathematical copy, symbols, and equations. Type these in Word instead, using the “Symbol” function when necessary.

6. References: References begin on a separate page at the end of paper and arranged alphabetically by the first author’s last name. Only references cited within the text are included. The list should include only work the author/s has cited. The authors should strictly follow APA style developed by American Psychological Association available at American Psychological Association.  (2009). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th Ed.). Washington, DC

 

Style Checklist

To make the copyediting process more efficient, we ask that you please make sure your manuscript conforms to the following style points.

  • Make sure the text throughout the paper is 12-point font, double-spaced. This also applies to references.
  • Do not italicize equations, Greek characters, R-square, and so forth. Italics are only used on p-values.
  • Do not use Equation Editor for simple math functions, Greek characters, etc. Instead, use the Symbol font for special characters.
  • Place tables and figures within the text with titles above the tables and figures. Do not place them sequentially at the end of the text. Tables and figures must also be provided in their original format.
  • Use of footnotes is not allowed; please include all information in the body of the text.

 

Review process

Each submitted manuscript is reviewed first by the chief editor and, if it is found related to the scope of the journal, editor sends it two independent referees for double blind peer review. After review, the manuscript can be sent back to authors for minor or major revisions. The final decision about publication of manuscript will be a collective decision based on the recommendations of reviewers and editorial board members.

 

Permissions

Prior to article submission, authors should obtain all permissions to use any content if it is not originally created by them.

When reproducing tables, figures or excerpts from another source, it is expected that:

  1. Authors obtain the necessary written permission in advance from any third party owners of copyright for the use in print and electronic formats of any of their text, illustrations, graphics, or other material, in their manuscript.  Permission must also be cleared for any minor adaptations of any work not created by them.
  2. If an author adapts significantly any material, the author must inform the copyright holder of the original work.
  3. Authors obtain any proof of consent statements
  4. Authors must always acknowledge the source in figure captions and refer to the source in the reference list.
  5. Authors should not assume that any content which is freely available on the web is free to use.  Authors should check the website for details of the copyright holder(s) to seek permission for re-using the web content.

 

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 OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. I will ensure that my name or my co-auhtors name do not appear within full text file which will be attached wihtin step 2 of this submission and i can mention authors details in step 3 of submission
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
 

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