Before prepare and submit article manuscripts, please note that author(s) are discouraged from withdrawing submitted papers after it is in the publication process (review, copyedit, layout, etc.,). During the time, AMAR had spent valuable resources besides time spent in the process.
Please prepare your manuscript before submission, using the following guidelines and the article template below:
Article files should be provided in Microsoft Word format. We currently do not accept other formats, such as LaTex or PDF files.
Articles should be between 10-15 pages, including references. A maximum of 4 pages long appendices are allowed.
A title of 10 (ten) words maximum should be provided.
Author Details and Authorship
All contributing authors’ names should be added, and their names arranged in the correct order for publication. A correct email address should be supplied only by the corresponding author. The full name of each author must be present in the exact format they should appear for publication, including or exclude any middle names or initials as required. The affiliation of each contributing author should be correct on their individual author name.
The criteria of authorship are as follows; Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; Final approval of the version to be published; Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.
Authors must supply a structured abstract in their submission, which includes:
A maximum of 250 words in total excluding keywords. It has to be in English regardless of the articles content's languages.
Authors should provide appropriate and short keywords that encapsulate the principal topics of the paper. The maximum number of keywords is 5 (five) phrases.
The body of articles should be organized (at least) into the IMRaD structure as follow;
Biographies and Acknowledgments
Those who contribute but do not meet all criteria for authorship should not be listed as authors, but they should be acknowledged at the end of the text. Only the names of the persons but not their role should be written under the acknowledgment section. Authors must declare all sources of external research funding in their article and a statement to this effect should appear in the Acknowledgements section.
Authors who wish to include these items should save them together in the MS Word file to be uploaded with the submission. If they are to be included, a brief professional biography of 100 words maximum should be supplied for each named author.
Authors must categorize their paper as part of the article information. The category which most closely describes their paper should be selected from the list below.
Headings must be concise, with a clear indication of the distinction between the hierarchy of headings. The format is provided in the article's template.
Notes or Endnotes should be used only if absolutely necessary and must be identified in the text by consecutive numbers, enclosed in square brackets and listed at the end of the article.
All Figures (charts, diagrams, line drawings, web pages/screenshots, and photographic images) should be submitted in electronic form. All Figures should be of high quality, legible and numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals. Graphics may be supplied in colour to facilitate their appearance on the online database. Figures created in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel should be supplied in their native formats. Electronic figures created in other applications should be copied from the origination software and pasted into MS Word template document. Photographic images should be inserted in the main body of the article and of high quality.
Tables should be typed and included in the main body of the article. The position of tables should be inserted in the text as close to the point of reference as possible. Ensure that any superscripts or asterisks are shown next to the relevant items and have corresponding explanations displayed as footnotes to the table, figure or plate.
AMAR prefers articles which refer mainly to journal articles, research reports, and conference proceedings, rather than rely heavily on textbooks or handbooks to demonstrate articles' novelty in the subject discussed. The use of Mendeley as a tool in referencing is preferable and encouraged. References should be carefully checked for completeness, accuracy, and consistency.
Author(s) should cite publications in the text following the HARVARD STYLE. At the end of the paper, a reference list in alphabetical order should be supplied as follows:
Surname, Initials (year), Title of Book, Publisher, Place of publication.
Albar, B. B. (2015). Marketing Management, Bright Publisher, Padang.
Surname, Initials (year), "Chapter title", Editor's Surname, Initials, Title of Book, Publisher, Place of publication, pages.
Pejic-Bach, M., Draganic, M. (2009), „Some Aspects of Implementing Always-On It-Solutions and Standards in Banking Sector: The Case of Croatia“, in Bajgarić, N. (Ed.), Always-On Enterprise Information Systems for Business Continuance, IGI Global, Hershey, pp.149-175.
Surname, Initials (year), "Title of article", Journal Name, volume, number, pages.
Albar, B. B. “Camuflage Marketing,”, Entrepreneurship and Management Journal Vol. 3. No. 1, pp.15-27
If the original version of a non-english article is cited in References, please give the original title and put the English translation in bracket
For published conference proceedings
Surname, Initials (year of publication), "Title of paper", in Surname, Initials (Ed.), Title of published proceeding which may include place and date(s) held, Publisher, Place of publication, Page numbers.
For unpublished conference proceedings
Surname, Initials (year), "Title of paper", paper presented at Name of Conference, date of conference, place of conference, available at: URL if freely available on the internet (accessed date).
For working papers
Surname, Initials (year), "Title of article", working paper [number if available], Institution or organization, Place of organization, date.
For encyclopedia entries (with no author or editor)
Title of Encyclopedia (year) "Title of entry", volume, edition, Title of Encyclopedia, Publisher, Place of publication, pages.
(For authored entries please refer to book chapter guidelines above)
For newspaper articles (authored)
Surname, Initials (year), "Article title", Newspaper, date, pages.
For newspaper articles (non-authored)
Newspaper (year), "Article title", date, pages.
For electronic sources
Surname, Initials (year), „Title of article“, available at: http://www.fulladdress.com/ (accessed date)
e.g. Kulkarni, U., St. Louis, R. (2015), „Organizational Self Assessment of Knowledge Management Maturity“, available at http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.86.8010&rep=rep1&type=pdf / (15 June 2017)
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