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The objective of this journal is to disseminate knowledge of research conducted by the academics, scientists and practitioners in the disciplines of commerce, economics, finance, management and informatics.
Manuscripts should be in English (Times New Roman, font 12, single column) in 1.5 spaces on single side of A4 paper leaving 1 inch margin on all four sides. Authors are responsible for originality and the linguistic accuracy of contributions. The submitted article should not have been published in another journal. The editorial board has the right to refuse publication of the article.
Authors can submit the soft copy of manuscript in M.S. Word format after preparing the same as per our submission guidelines, at the e-mail addresses: email@example.com.
Manuscript of paper should have a cover page providing the title of the paper (14 pt), the name(s), affiliation(s), address(s), phone number(s), and e-mail address(s) and fax number(s) of all authors.
The abstract should not exceed 150 words and may include purpose, design/methodology /approach, findings and contributions.
Approximately five keywords which are tightly related to the topic should be given.
The manuscript may be organized under the headings of introduction, review of literature, methods, findings and discussion followed by conclusion. Three categories of heading are defined: 'Heading 1' (Bold, Left, 14 pt). 'Heading 2' (Bold, Left, 12 pt) and 'Heading 3' (Italic, Left, 12 pt) . Keep 10 point space before paragraph for each level of headings.
Tables and figures are to be numbered and placed directly in the text. Marking tables: Table. 1: Title in bold, 12, placed above the table. Marking figures: Fig. 1: Title in bold, 12, located below thefigure. The source is placed right below the figure or table, Times New Roman, italic, 11.
Formulas are to be numbered. The number should be written in font size 12, Times New Roman in parentheses, aligned to the right margin and next to the formula.
If it is necessary to acknowledge somebody or institution, it should be done in between conclusion and references.
Footnotes or endnotes should not be used for citations. Citations are included in the text in either of thefollowing ways:
1. Low-P/E portfolios outperform the high-P/E portfolios (Basu, 1979); or
2. Basu (1979) reports that Low-P/E portfolios outperform the high-P/E portfolios.
3. When citing two or more studies: (Basu, 1979; Cheh, Kim &Zheng, 2008)
4. A study with three or more authors is cited in full the first time, use the first authors name followed by et al., e.g. Cheh et al., (2008)
All the references should be in accordance with the 6thAPA (American Psychological Association)
Address for Submission,
Editor in chief,
Kelaniya Journal of Management,
Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies,
University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Tel: 011-2914485 (Office); 011-2794054 (Res.)
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.
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