Author Guidelines

Table of content

General Guidelines
Structure of the Article
Format Figures and Tables

 The Author’s Guideline of Journal of Management and Entrepreneurship Research since the publication year of 2020

Complete guidelines for preparing and submitting your manuscript to this journal are provided below.

Journal of Management and Entrepreneurship Research (JMER) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal. JMER is published by Universitas Islam Nahdlatul Ulama Jepara (UNISNU Jepara). JMER starts publication in June 2020 with a frequency of twice a year (June and December).

We accept manuscripts that fit the aims and scope of our journal. Make sure the manuscript submitted has been prepared in accordance with our technical requirements and takes into account the academic code of ethics. The manuscript is written according to our template. Manuscripts must be presented in English clearly. We will reject submissions not prepared according to our requirements. Please read the guidelines for authors, article templates and copyright. Authors are requested to submit three files:
1. An anonymous (blinded) manuscript without any author names and affiliations in the text .
2. Title page .
3. Cover letter .

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

The Manuscript General Guidelines

The submission is a original research paper. Occasionally published review articles summarising existing knowledge are accepted only if they are based on a systematic literature review. Manuscript must not exceed the required size of at least 4,000 words and a maximum of 8,000 words including tables, pictures, graphics, references, and appendixs. The manuscript is typed in text format (.doc / .docx), A4 size (21 x 29.7 cm) with top, right, bottom, and left margins of 2.5 cm each, spaced 1 using Times New Roman 11pt, except section titles and chapters 12pt, abstracts 10pt, and 9pt for tables. The distance between paragraphs one and the next 6pt. The manuscript consists of separate sections and does not use encoding or numbering both sections and subsections. For more detailed information, please download the article template that we have provided.

Back to Table of Content

 Structure of the Article

The structure of the article consists of:
  • The title of the manuscript. The title should be informative and be written both briefly and clearl, must be appropriate to the issue to be discussed in the manuscript. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviation. The article title should be written no more than 20 words, Times New Roman font size of 12pt, bold and center. An abstract should be a brief summary of significant items of the main paper.
  • Abstract. Authors must supply a structured abstract in their submission, set out under 4-7 sub-headings :
    1. Objective (mandatory)
    2. Research Design & Methods (mandatory)
    3. Findings (mandatory)
    4. Research implications (if applicable)
    5. Practical implications (if applicable)
    6. Social implications (if applicable)
    7. Recommendations (if applicable)
    8. Contribution & Value Added (mandatory)
    Maximum is 250 words in total (including keywords and article classification), font Times New Roman 10 pt.
    Authors should avoid the use of personal pronouns within the structured abstract and body of the paper (e.g. "this paper investigates..." is correct, "I investigate..." is incorrect). Add Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) classification under the keywords, see the JEL Code Guide.
  • Introduction. In the introduction section, context of the research should be established, the purpose and/or hypothesis that was investigated should be stated. The information on previous research on the subject can be included either in Introduction, or in the following section. Also, the main idea, importance, novelty, etc. can be indicated in this section. Use style Paragraph body, Times New Roman 11 pt, and line spacing single.
  • Literature Review. A literature survey, revealing all important authors dealing with the topic of the article. Use style Paragraph body, Times New Roman 11 pt, and line spacing single. Use subsections if needed with the title subsection with Times New Roman 11pt, bold, align left, and line spacing single.
  • Methods. The method is implemented to solve problems, including analytic methods. The methods used in the problem solving of the research are explained in this part. Use style Paragraph body, Times New Roman 11 pt, and line spacing single.
  • Finding. Finding should be clear and concise. If the paper requires a table or image, use formaton template.
  • Discussion. Discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them.
  • Conclusion. Presents conclusion of paper, based on results and analysis described in previous section. Conclusion can also including research implications, limitations and recommendations for future research.
  • Acknowledgement (if Needed). containing a thank you to those who deserve (donors/sponsors), materials contributor, and research facilities.
  • References. References Style use American Psychological Association (APA) 6th Edition. We recommend using the Mendeley reference application management. The bibliography must include more than 20 scientific references. The bibliography must include at least 5 references indexed in Scopus or Web of Science. Recent studies published for the last five years must be included in references. Other than English literature should be kept to the minimum. We advise to use no more than 20% of references written in non‐English languages (unless the country‐specific article). Articles based only on Your own domestic literature (in your native language, not English) will be rejected. Examples of references are as follows:

Abor, J. Y., Agbloyora, E. K., & Kuipo, R. (2014). Bank Finance and Export Activities of Small and Medium Enterprises. Review of Development Finance, 4(2), 97–103.

Achtziger, A., Hubert, M., Kenning, P., Raab, G., & Reisch, L. (2015). Debt Out Of Control: The Links Between Self-Control, Compulsive Buying, and Real Debts. Journal of Economic Psychology, 49(8), 141–149.

Bruderl, J., Preisendorfer, P., & Ziegler, R. (1992). Survival Chances of Newly Founded Business Organizations. American Sociological Review, 57(2), 227–242.

Hogarth, J. M., & Hilgert, M. A. (2002). Financial Knowledge, Experience, and Learning Preferences: Preliminary Results from a New Survey on Financial Literacy. Proceedings of the American Council on Consumer Interests 2002 Annual Conference, 48, 1–7.

Back to Table of Content

 Format Figures and Tables

Number and title of the picture must be written below the image, Times New Roman font, 9pt. While the number and title of the table must be written above the table, Times New Roman font, 10pt. Add the source of figures and tables taken (surname and year) below, Times New Roman font, 9pt. It is recommended that the tables and graphs are not in the form of picture (image). Decimal indicated by a dot and not a comma (eg 0.0576 instead of 0,0576 cm); number of thousands / millions are indicated by a comma, not a dot (eg USD150,000 instead of USD 10.500).

Back to Table of Content