Authors Guide

Organization of the Manuscript

Manuscripts must be written in English. Full single manuscripts are encouraged and multiple-part papers are discouraged. Manuscripts must include the sections listed below in the order they are presented. The entire text should be double-spaced. Submitting an incomplete manuscript or a manuscript that does not adhere to the word limits will cause a delay in review. The word limit for the manuscript is 3500 – 5000 words and that includes citations and references.

General Manuscript Requirements

Format: Files should be submitted as a Word document
Article Length: Should be between 3500 and 5000 words in length
Article Title: Title should not be more than fifteen words
Title page: Should include the following:

  • Author Details (Full name of author(s), affiliation, and E-mail address)
  • Acknowledgments (if any)
  • Author Biographies
  • Abstract with a maximum of 250 words.
  • Keywords: Provide up to 10 keywords on the Article Title Page, which summarize the main topics of the paper.
  • Article Classification: Classify your paper on the Article Title Page, under one of these classifications: (Research paper, Viewpoint, Technical paper, Conceptual paper, Case study, Literature review, General review).
  • Journal Section (Leadership, Education, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Others)

Acknowledgments:
This section should be used to acknowledge the intellectual, technical or other assistance that does not warrant authorship as well as to identify all funding sources. Individuals should be informed before the publication of any such acknowledgments and given the opportunity to decline the recognition. Promotional statements are not permitted.

Abstract (250 words maximum):
The abstract should be clear, precise, and comprehensible. It should provide a concise summary of the study that includes the following Purpose (mandatory), Design/methodology/approach (mandatory), Findings (mandatory), Research limitations/implications (if applicable), Practical implications (if applicable), Social implications (if applicable), and Originality/value (mandatory). It should be written in complete sentences, without subheadings.

Introduction (450 words maximum):
The Introduction should briefly indicate the purpose of the study and provide sufficient background information to clarify why the research was undertaken and what hypotheses or theories were tested.

Materials and Methods:
Materials and methods section should be sufficient to allow other investigators replicate the research. The methodology should be clearly stated, whether (quantitative, qualitative, or mixed method). Reference should be made to published models and procedures adopted. All companies from which materials were obtained should be listed. If materials were obtained from an individual, an affiliation for that individual should be listed.

Literature:
The literature review section should include adequate coverage of prior research on the subject matter if available. Outside sources such as scholarly researches and peer reviewed articles are encouraged to validate the study.

Findings:
The findings section should be clear and precise on the study results. Only the vital results that establish the main points of the study should be included. Numerical data should be analyzed using appropriate statistical tests.

Discussion (1000 words maximum):
Discussion section should be clear and concise and must include a brief statement of the principal findings, a discussion of the validity of the observations, a discussion of the findings in light of other published work dealing with the same or closely related subjects, and a statement of the possible significance of the work.

Conclusion (250 words maximum):
Conclusion should be clear and concise to summarize the entire paper.

Limitations:
The limitation section should portray the study limitations in terms of generalizations, areas for future research, and other related factors.

References
The references section should indicate adequate credits to authors’ cited in the research APA Version 6 Guidelines should be followed in overall formatting and referencing within the paper. About 40% of the references used should be (at least five years timeframe) to ensure that current citations validate the research.

Tables
Text Citation
All tables must be numbered independently of figures, multimedia and 3D models and cited at the relevant point in the manuscript text, e.g. “Table 1”, “Table 2”, etc.

Tables Title
A title should appear above the table.

Legends
A legend for each table must be included in the manuscript document after the reference list. Legends should include sufficient detail to be intelligible without reference to the text. Legends must define all symbols and include essential information, such as scale bar dimensions.

Figures
Text Citation
Figures must be numbered independently of tables, multimedia, and 3D models and cited at the relevant point in the manuscript text, e.g. “Figure 1”, “Figure 2”, etc.

Figures Title
A title should be part of the legend and not lettered onto the figure.

Legends
A legend must be included in the manuscript document after the reference list. Legends should include sufficient detail to be intelligible without reference to the text. Legends must define all symbols and include essential information, such as scale bar dimensions. Rather than stating “See text,” legends should be more specific; for example, “See Results”.

Size
Figures must be submitted at the size they are to appear in JOA. They should be the smallest size that will convey the essential scientific information, and sized to 1column (8.5 cm), 1.5 columns (11.6 cm) or 2 columns (17.6 cm).

Format

  • Initial Submission – figures may be included in a single Microsoft Word file that contains the manuscript and all tables and figures.
  • Revised Submission – figures may be included in a single Microsoft Word file that contains the manuscript and all tables and figures.

Proofs and Reprints: Electronic proofs of the accepted manuscript will be sent to the corresponding author as a PDF file.  Page proofs are regarded to be the final version of the manuscript.

Publication & Handling Fee: Authors are required to pay a $300 handling fee for the publication of their manuscript. Discounts are available for students with proof of enrollment in a university.

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2018 January 20th, 11:58 pm

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