Paper Submission

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Manuscript Preparation

Conference paper submissions should be limited to a maximum of eight (8) pages. All submissions will be reviewed in a double-blind manner by at least two Program Committees on the basis of technical quality, relevance to conference topics of interest, originality, significance, and clarity. IJBS will consider selected papers from the conference (selected after internal reviews by the committee), of which IJBS shall do another review before final decision of acceptance is made for publication.

ICACA 2020 Full Paper Template: 

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All manuscript follows the Paper Submission Guidelines below.

Full Paper Guideline

Below is the paper format as your guideline:
  1. 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).
  2. Type single-spaced text and allow for a double spacing between paragraphs.
  3. 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
  4. 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.
  1. Use font type Times New Roman.
  2. Use font size 14 bold for the title.
  3. Use font size 12 for the author’s and affiliation names and addresses.
  4. Use font size 11 for the text which include abstract, body, references and acknowledgement.
  1. Major headings should be centered in the column. Use capital letters.
  2. Subheadings should be set in italics, bold and aligned to the left-hand margin of the column on a separate line.
Tables and Figures
  1. Use font size 10.
  2. The charts and graphs must be centered and tittle should be at the top.
  3. Number all tables and figures with Arabic numerals in the order in which the tables are first mentioned in text.
  4. The illustrations and photographs must be centered.
  5. Capitalize captions.
End Notes
  1. Endnotes should be kept to a minimum.
  2. 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.


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