Publication Policy  
   
     
     
   
   
     
     
 
 
   

All articles, papers or case studies submitted for publication shall be original and not be considered in conjunction with any other publication. The author's submission of the article/thesis/case study publication assures that this work is not an infringement of any existing copyright, infringement of title, or invasion of privacy. Submissions must be made electronically and saved as " .doc " file via e-mail to :

jackie@jgbm.org
 

Electronic submissions are preferred. Please use MS Word only. Do not send pdf files. The paper should be a maximum of TEN pages including an abstract (200 words approx.), keywords, appendices, references, figures and tables. There are extra charges for extra pages. In general, the paper must be the way you want it to look in the publication. Hence tables must be placed where you want them to appear. Papers are to be prepared in English and totally edited to avoid grammatical and typographical errors. Papers must be written in a clear concise manner for ease of reading and interpretation.

Page number should begin with the number 1 and be centered at the bottom of the page in a Times font at 10 points . The manuscript must be single-spaced with 1 inch ( 2.54 cm ) margins on all four sides, and not exceed ten pages in length. The entire paper must be in any Times font at 10 points with the exception of the title, which must be an 16 point and bold. The paper should begin with title, author's information (10 point font and lower case), and the word "abstract" (10 point font, bold and capitalized) each of which must be centered. The distance between each line should be 14 points . The balance of the paper should be fully justified .

As for line spacing, it should be title on the first line or lines and then author's information with one line per author and no blank lines between the title and author's information. The author's information line should contain first name, last name and institutional affiliation. Leave two blank lines between author's information and the word abstract. Leave one blank line between the word abstract and the abstract itself. Leave two blank lines between the abstract and the body of the manuscript. There must be a blank line between paragraphs with the first line each paragraph indented (0.5 inches). Please do not use columns. Please omit headers and footers . References need to be consistent and in a generally accepted format. Every sub-heading should be bold and capitalized. The manuscript should be in one file entirely in Microsoft Word. No other software may be used.

 
Each submission should include a separate page for the paper's title and the name, mailing and e-mail address of the contact person for the paper. However, papers submitted earlier will be reviewed immediately and participants will be notified as soon as possible. All submissions are subject to a two person blind peer review process.

JGBM reserves the right to amend, modify, add or remove rules, policies and procedures that affect its institutional relationship with author when deemed necessary by the Government. Any such amendment, modification, addition or removal shall not be deemed to violate the relationship between JGBM and the author. When the paper is accepted, the author must pay the registration fee as instructed in the acceptance letter.