Guidelines for submissions

All articles submitted for consideration should meet the guidelines provided here.

Articles must be written in clear and concise English (US), and be carefully proofread before submission.
The Editors reserve the right to adjust style to certain standards of uniformity.

Files should be provided in MS Word format (.doc) and PDF, and should be formatted for direct printing using the template provided.

Figures and tables should be embedded in the main document and not supplied separately.

Articles should be 6000-8000 words long, inclusive of figures and tables (please consider that each figure/table corresponds to about 300 words).

Some important aspects for the acceptance of the article:

  • Is the article prepared and formatted according the journal guidelines?
  • Are the article objectives and research questions clear and objective?
  • Are the relevant concepts for the work understanding clearly identified and defined?
  • Does the work improve the understanding on a specific subject?
  • Does the article contain an appropriate number of references?
  • Are the used approaches, methods, procedures, etc., appropriate, regarding the objectives and the research questions?
  • Are the major conclusions well justified?
  • Does the article make a new and meaningful contribution to the existing literature in terms of theory or practice?
  • Has the author given proper citation to the original sources used?

Authors are expected to describe the knowledge and foundations underlying their research, as well to demonstrate why and how the results presented in their article are relevant.
The demonstration of the value-added is crucial to acceptance for publication.

For detailed guidelines please download the IJISPM template.

Please submit your article here, in Word format.

Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete a copyright form.

This journal has no page charges.


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