Author Guidelines

Article Format of Management of Business Journal

Management of Business Journal accepts articles from research results/findings in management, business, and entrepreneurship. Articles should be sent to Management of Business Journal and have not been submitted to other journals nore have they been published in other journals.

The Systematics of Article Writing

1.         ARTICLE TITLE

Title should be written briefly and clearly, in Indonesian or English.


Author’s complete name (no abbreviation) should be accompanied with the complete address of the instituion, telephone number, facsimile, and e-mail.


Abstract should contain summary of the research and is written in Indonesian or english with maximum 200 words, accompanied with key words of no more than 5 words which indicates essence of the article. It should be written in single space.


Introduction contains background and problem of the research.


Theoretical review contains supporting theories, research logic, and previous research findings/results. If there is a hypothesis, it should be put in this section.


Research methodology contains population and samples, sampling technique, data collecting method, and the variable measurement.


Research results/findings contain explanation of the research results/findings and discussion.


The closing section contains conclusion, limitaiton, and suggestions or implications of the research.



The Format of Article Writing

1.         Submitted article must be typed in A4 70 gram paper (size 8,27" × 11,69") and is written in 1,5 space, except for Indented quotations, (long direct quotation should be written in more than three and half tabs), typed in single space with  indented style,  for both hardcopy and softcopy.

2.        Total pages of the article should not exceed 25 pages.

3.        Font which is used is Book Antiqua, font size 12 pt for Sub title and font size 11 pt for  the article content.

4.        Margin should be less than 1 inch or 2, 54 cm for top margin, bottom margin , and  right and left margin.

5.        Page number should be set on the top right using font style Calibri size 11 pt.

6.        Main title must be written in bold, right and left justified using capital, font size 14 pt  of Book Antiqua.

7.        Sub title must be written in bold, right and left justified for every beginning word except connecting words. Sub title does not use numbering nor bullets.

8.        Supporting items (figure and table) must follow the rules below:

a.    Supporting items must be given caption containing name and ordinal number (Arabic numerals). Title of a table should be put on top of the table, while a figure should be given caption below it.

b.    If the table and figure are quoted from a certain source, the source must be written below the table and figure.

c.     If the supporting items are put as appendix, they should be given ordinal numbers and are referenced in the text.

9.        Quotation writing guidelines:

In-text quotation must be written between parantheses ( ), which mentions author’s last name, year without comma, and page number (if necessary) for example:

a.    A quotation source with one author (example: Jones, 2000), if accompanied with page number (Jones, 2000: 115)

b.    A quotation source with two authors (Jones dan Freeman, 2001)

c.     A quotation source with more than two authors (Jones et al, 2001)

d.    Two quotation sources with different authors (Jones, 2001; Freeman, 2002)

e.    Two quotation sources with the same author (Jones, 2002; 2003), and the same year of publication (Jones, 2003a; 2003b)

f.     A quotation source from a work of an institution should mention the institution acronym (example: AMA, 2005)

Guidelines of reference writing or bibliography: all articles must contain reference list with the following terms:

a.    List of references/ bibliography is written alphabetically and is not numbered.

b.    A book should be written as follows: name of author, (year), title of the book, edition, city of the publisher, and publisher. Author’s name is written beginning from his/her last name and is followed with the capital letter of his/her first name, and they are separated with a comma. If there are more than three authors, the name of the first author should be written, while the names of the other authors should be written “et al”. If the author is the editor, it should be written “Ed” following his/her name. The first line should be indented (protrudes out) five tabs.


American Accounting Association Committee on Concept and Standard for External Financial Report, (2003), Statement on Accounting Theory and Theory Acceptance, Sarasota, FL : AAA.

c.     For an article/writing taken from a part of a book section, it should be written following this order: Name of author, (year), Title of the article/writing (or In) editor’s name (Ed), title of the book, page (or pp), City of the publisher, and Publisher.


Fabozzi F., and I. Pollack, eds., (2003), The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities, 2nd ed, Homewoodf, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin.

d.    Bibliography which contains journal/magazine/periodical is written following this order: Author’s name, (year of publication), “Title of Article”, Name of Journal/Magazine, Volume (number), pages.


Eduardus Tandelilin, (2004), Peranan Strategi Operasi Dalam Menciptakan Keunggulan Bersaing Perusahaan, Jurnal Ekonomi dan Bisnis Indonesia, FE-UGM, no. 1 year IV, pages 39-54.

e.    Reference from a newspaper should be written in the following order: Author’s name (anonym, if there is no author), (year, month, date of publication), article title, newspaper name, page number, (column).


Wijono, Slamet (2005, September, 22), “Perubahan Paradigma Organisasi” ,

Republika, page 5 (2-4).

f.       Reference taken from internet should mention the access date. Anonym, Company Social Responsiblity,

/detailberita.php. Accessed on 5 November 2009 at 13.00 WIB

10.     The output results of a software calculation may not be directly copied into the article, but they should be arranged and presented in a table.