IJFAM (International Journal of Financial, Accounting, and Management) is a proper media for publication of papers in Financial, Accounting, and Management. Manuscripts reporting experimentation or research in relevant field will be accepted for review.
An acceptable manuscript should meet the following general criteria: it reports a worthwhile contribution to science; the methodology used is accurately explained with sufficient detail so that other capable scientists could repeat the experiments; conclusions are supported by data included in results and discussion; the manuscript should be concise, well written, and understandable.
FULL MANUSCRIPT FORMAT
The manuscript should be uploaded to the IJFAM journal system and arranged completely based on the IJFAM template paper containing title, abstract, keywords, introduction, literature review, research methodology, results, discussions, conclusion, acknowledgment and references. Besides, the manuscript should be typed in A4-size paper, in a single column, and 1.0 single space line, 11 point; Times New Roman font. Margins on all four sides are 2,5 cm.
The title of the paper should be concise, clear and informative describing the contents of the research with a maximum 12 words. Avoid abbreviations and formula as possible.
The abstract comes after title page in the manuscript. The abstract must be written between 180-250 words and divided into purpose, methods, results, limitation, contribution, and novelty. References should be avoided. Also, non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided.
The keywords should be avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts. These keywords will be used for indexing purposes. Keywords should not be less than 3 words and not be more than 5 words or phrases.
Provide the background of the study concisely. In this section, the author/s should discuss the research problem in apparent sentences. Also, discuss the motivation of the study. Provide in-text references in APA style for all the facts that are presented here.
- Literature review and hypothesis development
Related work of previous researchers should be presented. Minimum 10-15 good and at least in the last 5 years works should be presented. This section can be merged with the introduction section as well. Here, the author(s) can discuss the research gap that this study is going to cover. Provide in-text citation in APA style. For more detailed guidelines of citation please visit: https://aut.ac.nz.libguides.com/APA6th/intextcitation
- Research methodology
Present the materials, methods, survey, questionnaire etc., used for the study. Author/s should explain whether this study is experimental, review study, or simulation-based or survey-based. Discuss software and hardware used during the study with their brand names. Mention all research conditions, assumptions, and theories followed. This section should be easy enough for any reader to repeat the study under similar conditions.
- Results and discussions
Provide logical and scientific analysis of the study's findings—present pieces of evidence to support your analysis by citing the work of earlier researchers or existing theories.
Conclusion should consist of conclusion, limitation, and suggestion.
The conclusion should be written in apparent structures. It should explain how the objectives of the study are accomplished.
No study covers all aspects of the research problem. The author/s should discuss the limitations or gaps of this study.
Provide suggestions based on the findings and limitations of this study.
The author/s should present a list of acknowledgments at the end. Any financial or nonfinancial support for the study should be acknowledged.
It is highly recommended to use reference tools such as EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, and etc.
- All references must be in APA style. For more detail, kindly visit: https://aut.ac.nz.libguides.com/APA6th/referencelist
- Attach at least 15 references and 50% is in the last 5 years.
- 50% of references are highly recommended from primary sources.
- The references should be sorted in ascending order.
IJFAM uses the author-date style referred from APA style format. Every in-text citations must have a corresponding references and vice versa. When the citation is in the beginning of the sentence or paragraph, it should be written seperated from the year e.g. Harris (2020) stated that.... or, if the sentence begins with 'according to, as stated by, etc', the citation also has to be written seperated from the year; only the year in the bracket e.g. according to Harris (2020)...
While in the end of the paragraph or sentence, the author/s' name and the year should in the bracket e.g. .......(Harris, 2020).
Example of referencing style:
Gambles, I. (2009). Making the business case: Proposals that succeed for projects that work. Farnham, England: Ashgate.
Easton, B. (2008). Does poverty affect health? In K. Dew & A. Matheson (Eds.), Understanding health inequalities in Aotearoa New Zealand (pp. 97–106). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.
Li, S., & Seale, C. (2007). Learning to do qualitative data analysis: An observational study of doctoral work. Qualitative Health & Research, 17, 1442–1452. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732307306924
Bartlett, R. P. (2009). Going private but staying public: Re-examining the effect of Sarbanes-Oxley on firms going-private decisions. The University of Chicago Law Review, 76, 7–39. Retrieved from http://lawreview.uchicago.edu/
Olsson, S., & Stirton, N. (Eds.). (1996). Women and leadership: Power and practice: International conference, 1996. Palmerston North, New Zealand: Massey University.
author, no date:
Flesch, R. (n.d.). How to write plain English. Retrieved April 12, 2009, from http://www.mang.canterbury.ac.nz/writing_guide/writing/flesch.shtml
Department of Internal Affairs. (n.d.). History of daylight saving. Retrieved October 29, 2012, from http://www.dia.govt.nz/Daylight-Saving-History
Rugby World Cup 2011 pools announced. (2008). Retrieved May 1, 2009, from http://www.rugbyworldcup.com/mediazone/news/newsid=2027914.html
Table & Figure
- Table condition:Use only horizontal-outside borders, the title of the table is in the left, times new roman, 11 pt, align left, normal (without bold and italic). The table is placed in the center. Give the source of the table under the table.
- Figure condition:
The figure is placed in the center. The title and the source of the figure are placed under the figure in the center.
- Use the free or payment model of https://grammarly.com to improve English correctness of the manuscript.
- Use good quality image.