Instructions to Contributors/Authors: The contribution of the author(s) should be an original one and it should in no way violate any existing copyright, and it should contain nothing of a libelous or scandalous nature.
It is the Journal’s policy to publish original work, including reports of research not previously published. Response to journal papers, including historical material and commentary, is also published. Request for permission to quote material from the journal should be addressed to the Editor-in-Chief.
Manuscripts: Manuscript should be submitted either manually or electronically to the Editor-In-Chief. They should be typed in double spacing, and a cover page should give the title of the manuscript, the author’s name, position and institutional affiliation. The title of the manuscript, but not the author’s name should appear on the first page of the text. If the manuscript refers to questionnaires of other research instruments which are not fully reproduced in the text, authors must also submit a soft copy of the complete research instrument.
Abstracts and Index: The soft copy of an abstract not exceeding one hundred fifty (150) words should accompany each manuscript submitted. Authors are also requested to supply a maximum of ten (10) “key” words or phrases which will be used for indexing purposes.
Tables and Figures: Each table and figure should have a number and brief title. The author should clearly indicate where he or she would like each table and figure placed. Each table and figure should accompany the manuscript on a separate sheet.
Literature Citations: No footnotes should be used for literature citations. The work should be cited by author’s name and year of Publication in the body of the text, eg. (Smith 1979); or when reference is made to a specific page (Smith 1979, p-25). When the author’s name is included in the text, the name should not be repeated in the reference citation For identification purposes, the suffix a,b, etc should follow the date when the bibliography contains more than one work published by an author in a single year.
Bibliography: The manuscript should include a bibliography containing only those references cited in the text. The references should be arranged in alphabetical order according to the surname of the first author. Works by the same author should be listed in order of Publication. Each reference should contain full bibliographical details and Journal titles should not be abbreviated..
Journal articles: King, P., “Is the Emphasis of Capital Budgeting Theory Misplaced?”, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting (Spring, 1975). PP 69-82.
Books: Baker, P., Statistics for Business, (Springer 2003, p 45).
Edited Book: Patternson, R. “Strategic Planning for Small Business”, Handbook of Strategic Planning, Ed. J.R.Gardner, R.Rachlin and A. Sweeny, New York, John Wiley (2003).
Footnotes: Footnotes for clarification or elaboration should be used sparingly. Where used, they should be numbered consecutively with superscript Arabic numerals.
Research Instruments: Because of space limitations, questionnaires and other research instruments sometimes may not be fully reproduced in the published paper. When they are not fully reproduced a note must be inserted in the text of the paper indicating the address from which copies of the complete instrument are available.
Proofs and Copies: Proofs of papers should be checked by the author(s) and returned to the Publisher with corrections within 3-4 days. At this stage, only printer’s typographical errors should be corrected, and any substantial changes other than those will be charged to the author. Ten copies of each paper are provided free of charge and additional copies may be ordered when proofs are returned.
Copyright: The author(s) guarantee(s) that the manuscript will not be published elsewhere in any language without the consent of the copyright holders, that the rights of third parties will not be violated, and that the publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.
Contributions: Manuscripts, along with e-mail ID and address of the author for communication, should be sent to the Editor-in-Chief: GITAM Review of International Business, GITAM School of International Business, GITAM, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam – 530 045 using the following e-mail ID