You are invited to submit your paper to the conference committee at In your email submission please include the followings in the content:


Paper title:

Potential theme/track: Economics/ business/ finance/ social science (please select ONE only)


Note To Contributors:

Prospective authors are invited to submit full papers to Full Paper written in English and submitted by 1st July 2018 will be double-blind reviewed. Submission of full papers are open now and you will be notified of its acceptance within two weeks of article received.  All accepted papers must be presented at the conference. Depending on their quality, relevance and originality, the full papers will be published in one of the stated affiliated journals:

Affiliated International Journals:

International Journal of Business and Society (SCOPUS, ESCI)

Asian Academy of Management Journal (SCOPUS, ESCI)

Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance (SCOPUS, ESCI)

Asian Journal of Business Research (SCOPUS, ESCI)

Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia (SCOPUS)

Electronics Journal of Applied Statistics Analysis (SCOPUS)

International Journal of Economics and Management (SCOPUS, ESCI)

Economics and Finance Indonesia (ERA)

UNIMAS Review of Accounting & Finance

Hasanuddin Economics & Business Review

Jurnal Ekonomi Bisnis dan Kewirausahaan

Ekuitas (Jurnal Ekonomi dan Keuangan)


When preparing a manuscript for submission, authors should follow the journal format and guidelines of International Journal of Business and Society (IJBS). The detail is at All entries will be reviewed by our internal and external conference reviewers. At least one of the authors of accepted papers must register as conference participant.


General Instructions

*          All manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the conference committee at The soft copy must be at least in Microsoft Office 97 (PC Version).  Please make sure it is virus–free.

*          Allow top margins of 1.25” (3.2 cm) first page and 0.75” (1.9 cm) the following pages, bottom margin of 1.44” (3.7 cm) left margin of 0.63” (1.6 cm) and right margin of 0.63” (1.6 cm).

*          Type single-spaced text and allow for a double spacing between paragraphs (Before/After 0 pt.)

*      The paper should include: title, author’s name(s), affiliation and present address, acknowledgement, abstract (200 words maximum), an introduction, content, a conclusion, and a reference section

*          Acknowledgement and information on grant received should be given before the references. Important formulae (displayed), figures and tables should be numbered consecutively throughout the manuscript.



Use font type Times New Roman.

Use font size 14 bold for the title.

Use font size 12 for the author’s and affiliation names and addresses.

Use font size 11 for the text which include abstract, body, references and acknowledgement.



Major headings should be centred in the column. Use capital letters.

Subheadings should be set in italics, bold and aligned to the left-hand margin of the column on a separate line.


Tables and Figures

Use font size 10.

The charts and graphs must be centred and tittle should be at the top.

Number all tables and figures with Arabic numerals in the order in which the tables are first mentioned in text.

The illustrations and photographs must be centred.

Capitalise captions.


End Notes

End notes should be kept to a minimum. 

Use single spacing and font size 10


References should be complete and follow the APA Style. Examples:

For Periodicals
Mathews, J. A. (1998). Fashioning a new Korean model out of the crisis: The rebuilding of institutional capabilities. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 22(1), 747-759.

For Books/Monographs
Mintzberg, H. (1979). The Structuring of Organisations. New York: Prentice Hall. 

For Contributions to Collective Works
MacKinnon, J. (1991). Critical values for cointegration tests. In R. F. Engle & C. W. J. Granger (Eds.), Long-run economic relationship: Readings in cointegration (pp. 267-276). New York: Oxford University Press.