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Author Guidelines

The International Journal of Financial Management invites the original Research Papers, Review Articles, Conceptual/Emperical Papers, Case Studies and Book Reviews from both academicians as well as practitioners on different issues related to both corporate and empirical finance. Submitted manuscripts will be peer reviewed. Double blind review system will take about three months and the Journal reserves the right to make necessary editorial amendments in the final manuscript to suit Journal’s format. There is no submission fee.


Guidelines for Authors

  1. All submitted manuscripts must be original work that is not under submission at another journal or under consideration for publication in any other form. In case the authors have received financial/technical assistance for completing the manuscript, they should acknowledge the same in the manuscript so as to avoid conflicts of ownership.
  2. After submitting the manuscript, until the editorial decision is communicated or if the manuscript is accepted for publication, without prior approval from the editor, authors cannot publish the manuscript in other publication.
  3. Manuscripts to be submitted online at www.manuscript.publishingindia.com. Refer to steps mentioned below for online submission.
  4. Maximum length of the manuscript should be between 3000-6000 words.
  5. Attached file should contain full text content including title of the manuscript at the top, an abstract of no more than 200 words followed by JEL Codes and upto 6 Key Words. Author’s identity or institutional affiliation should not appear on this file.
  6. Author’s names should not appear on anywhere on the body of the manuscript to facilitate the blind review process.
  7. The text should be double spaced and should be typed in Times New Roman style with a font size of 12 pts and 1 inch margin all around. Use standard indentation for paragraphs.
  8. Footnotes should appear at the bottom of the page on which they are cited/ referenced.
  9. Tables and Figures should be numbered in Roman Numerals and can appear either in the body of the manuscript or at the end of the manuscript. Sources of data used in both tables and figures should be duly acknowledged as a footnote to the same. In case some abbreviations and acronyms are used in the tables and figures, these should be duly described in the main body text of the manuscript where they have been cited/ referenced/interpreted and well as in the footnotes of the table/ figure.
  10. Tables and figures appearing at the end of the manuscript should be duly referenced in the main body text where these have been interpreted.
  11. All Figures (charts, diagrams and line drawings) and Plates (photographic images) should be of clear quality, in black and white. For figures which cannot be supplied in MS Word, acceptable standard image formats are: .pdf, .ai, .wmf and .eps. If you are unable to supply graphics in these formats then please ensure they are .tif, .jpeg (.jpg) , or .bmp at a resolution of at least 300dpi and at least 10cm wide.
  12. All Figures (charts, diagrams and line drawings) and Plates (photographic images) should be of clear quality, in black and white. For figures which cannot be supplied in MS Word, acceptable standard image formats are: .pdf, .ai, .wmf and .eps. If you are unable to supply graphics in these formats then please ensure they are .tif, .jpeg (.jpg) , or .bmp at a resolution of at least 300dpi and at least 10cm wide.
  13. Research Methodology used in the manuscript should be explained in detail and all equations should be consecutively numbered using Arabic numerals in parentheses.
  14. Equation editor should be used to type the mathematical equation used in the study.
  15. Sources of data used in the study should be duly acknowledged and the procedures used to convert raw data into usable data should be explained in detail.
  16. At the end of the manuscript, all references cited in the body text should be complete in all respects and arranged in alphabetical order. Authors should carefully check the list of references for completeness, accuracy and consistency.
  17. A sampling of the most common entries in reference lists appears below. Please note that for journal articles, issue numbers are not included unless each issue in the volume begins with page one. Hence, it is The Journal of Futures Markets, 24, 513–532, not The Journal of Futures Markets, 24(6), 513–532. Entries not exemplified below are modeled in the Publication Manual . Please note that italics are removed from references in the printed publication (this is a departure from the Publication Manual style).
    Book: Powers, M. J., & Castelino, M. G. (1991). Inside the financial markets (3rd ed.). New York: Wiley.
    Journal: Ma, C. K., Rao, R. P., & Sears, R. S. (1992). Limit moves and price resolution: A reply. The Journal of Futures Markets, 12, 361–363.
    Article in edited book: Baker, F. M., & Lightfoot, O. B. (1993). Psychiatric care of ethnic elders. In A. C. Gaw (Ed.), Culture, ethnicity, and mental illness (pp.517–552). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.
    Unpublished paper presented at a meeting: Black, L., & Loveday, G. (1998, February). The development of sign language in hearing children. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Professional Linguistics Society, Munich, Germany.
    Published proceedings of meetings and symposia: McNeil, C. B., Eyberg, S., Eisenstadt, T. H., & Newcomb, K. (1997). Marital status and living arrangements. In W. W. Hartrup & Z. Rubin (Eds.), American Psychological Association Proceedings No. 512 (pp.1–25). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.
    Unpublished doctoral dissertation: Smith, A. (2001). Analyses of nonunion American companies in the late 1990s. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Georgetown University, Washington, .
  18. Once accepted for publication, author need to sign & confirm the form of originality and Copyright. Copy of the same is available from Coordinator / Editor.

Online Submission Process
Journal follows online submission for referred and peer review process. Authors are required to register themselves at www.manuscript.publishingindia.com prior to submitting the manuscript. This will help authors in keeping track of their submitted research work.

Steps for submission:

  1. Log on to mentioned url:- www.manuscript.publishingindia.com
  2. Register yourself with “International Journal of Strategic Human Resource Management”
  3. Do remember to select yourself as “Author” at the bottom of registration page before submitting.
  4. Once registered, log on with your selected Username and Password.
  5. Click “submit article” follow the instructions mentioned for “5 step submission process”.

If you are already registered with other journal at www.manuscript.publishingindia.com, you will be required to register separately with “International Journal of Financial Management.

 

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. Necessarily ensure that Author’s name should not appear on anywhere on the body of the manuscript/main file to facilitate the blind review process.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  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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ISSN: 2229-5690