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 submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
Manuscripts are invited from researchers, academicians and professionals for publication consideration. The journal publishes both empirical and conceptual research.
In the subject line of your e-mail please write "GIIRJ submission"
Articles are accepted in MS-Word.
Contributors should adhere to the Article format of the journal.
Electronic submission of manuscripts strongly encouraged, provided that the text, tables, and figures are included in a single Microsoft Word file.
Submit manuscripts as e-mail attachment to the Editorial Office at: email@example.com
The title of the article should be bold, centered and typed in capital letters in a 14 point Times New Roman Font.
The author(s) details i.e., full name, designation, name of the organization, city, Pin, state, country, e-mail id, alternate e-mail id, contact details i.e. mobile/landline phone numbers, in 11-point Times New Roman should be centered below the title.
All manuscripts must be accompanied by a brief abstract. Abstract including key words must not exceed 200 words. It should be in fully justified and italicized text. It should highlight research background, methodology; major finding(s) and conclusion in brief. Authors must mention 4-6 keywords. Key words should be listed alphabetically, separated by commas, and full stop at the end.
Manuscripts must be no longer than 10-15 pages (all inclusive). It should be single spaced, Times New Roman font, 12 point with 1 inch margin on all four sides. It must be clearly written without any spelling or grammatical errors.
All tables and figures should be incorporated into the body of the paper.
All the equations used in research paper/article should be consecutively numbered in parentheses, horizontally centered with equation number placed at the right.
The authors should list all references alphabetically at end of the paper.
It must be single spaced, and at the end of the manuscript. Each reference should be hanging 0.25” from the left.
References when used in the text, enclose the citation in brackets, using author’s surname, followed by comma and the year of publication, and arranged chronologically (Boyd, 1992; Kotler, 2000).
In case authors name is part of the text, only quote the year of publication in brackets. Wong, 1995 reported that…Kotler et al. (2007) found that…..
References for journals, proceedings of conferences, books, website, and dissertation should follow the Harvard Referencing System.
The authors are advised to mention only those references actually used in their manuscript.