GLOBAL INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT

Guidelines For Authors

We take this opportunity to invite original and unpublished research papers, book reviews, case studies and abstract of research dissertations in all functional areas of Management. The detailed submission guidelines for contributors are as follows:

1. All submitted manuscripts must be an original and unpublished work that is not under submission at another journal or under consideration for publication in another form. In case the authors have received financial/technical assistance for completing the manuscript, they should duly acknowledge the same in the manuscript so that later on there are no conflicts with regard to ownership.

2. Global Management Horizon is a peer reviewed journal and follows a Double-Blind review process. All papers submitted to this journal undergo a preliminary review at editorial desk and those considered appropriate will also be reviewed by an expert in the concerned discipline. On the recommendation of editorial board the article may be rejected or assigned to the reviewers.

3. After submitting the manuscript, until the editorial decision is communicated or if the manuscript is accepted for publication, without prior approval from the editor, authors cannot publish the results in other publications, which will appear before the Journal is published.

4. Maximum length of manuscript should be between 4000-5000 words.

5. Authors should send two electronic copies of manuscript via e-mail attachmentas a Microsoft Word document file at deangim@globalinstitutes.org.

6. One file should contain Title Page which should provide the names of all the authors, their institutional affiliation, mailing address, e-mail-id and Fax/Telephone number.

7. One separate Page including title of manuscript, an abstract of not more than 200 words followed by JEL Codes and up to 6 Key Words should be included in both the files. Author’s identity or institutional affiliation should not appear on this page.

8. Author’s names should not appear anywhere on the body of manuscript to facilitate the blind review process.

9. The text should be double spaced and should be typed in Times New Roman style with a font size of 12 pts and 1 inch margin all around. Use standard indentation for paragraphs.

10. Footnotes should appear at the bottom of the page on which they are cited/referenced.

11. Tables and Figures should be numbered in Roman Numerals and can appear either in the body of the manuscript or at the end of manuscript. Sources of data used in both tables and figures should be duly acknowledged as a footnote to the same. In case some abbreviations and acronyms are used in the tables and figures, these should be duly described in the main body text of manuscript where they have been cited/referenced/interpreted as well as in footnotes of the table/figure.

12. Tables and Figures appearing at the end of manuscript should be duly referenced in the main body text where these have been interpreted.

13. All Figures (Charts, Diagrams and line drawings) and Plates (Photographic image) should be of clear quality, in black and white. For figures which cannot be supplied in MS Word, acceptable standard image formats are: .pdf, .ai, .wmfand, .eps. If you are unable to supply graphics in these formats then please ensure they are .tif, .jpeg(.jpg) or .bmp at a resolution of at least 300dpi and at least 10cm wide.

14. Research Methodology used in the manuscript should be explained in detail and all equations should be consecutively numbered using Arabic numerals in parenthesis.

15. Equation editor should be used to type the mathematical equation used in the study.

16. Sources of data used in the study should be duly acknowledged and the procedures used to convert raw data into usable data should be explained in detail.

17. Authors should also provide their brief autobiographical sketch (80-100 words) including institutional affiliation, membership of editorial boards professional/academic organizations and companies.

18. At the end of the manuscript, all references cited in the body text should be complete in all respects and arranged in alphabetical order. Authors should carefully check the list of references for completeness, accuracy and consistency.

19. A sampling of the most common entries in reference lists appears below:

Book: Powers, M. J,.&Castelino, M. G. (1991). Inside the financial markets(3rd ed.). New York: Wiley.
Journal: Ma, C. K. Rao, R. P., & Sears, R. S. (1992). Limit moves and price resolution: A reply. The journal of Future Markets, 12,361-363.
Article in edited book Baker, F.M.; & Lightfoot, O. B. (1993). Psychiatric care of ethnic elders, In A.C. Gaw (Ed.), Culture, ethnicity, and mental illness (pp. 517-552). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.
Unpublished paper presented at a conference Black, L., & Loveday, G. (1998, February). The development of sign language in hearing children. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Professional Linguistics Society, Munich, Germany.
Published proceedings of Conference and symposia McNeil, C.B., Eyberg, S., Eisenstadt, T.H., & Newcomb, K.(1997). Martial status and living arrangements. In W. W. Hartup& Z. Rubin (Eds.), American Psychological Association Proceedings No. 512 (pp. 1-25). Washington, DC: American Psychological Press.
Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Smith, A. (2001). Analyses of nonunion American companies in the late 1990s. Unpublished doctoral dissertation Georgetown University, Washington, DC.


The editorial board and publishers reserves the right to edit the text to ensure uniformity in the body of text and style of referencing.

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