Author Guidelines

Please prepare your manuscript before submission, using the following guidelines and the article template below


Article files should be provided in Microsoft Word format. We currently do not accept other formats, such as LaTex or PDF files.

Article Length

Articles should be between 10-15 pages, including references. A maximum of 4 pages long appendices are allowed.

Article Title

A title of 15 (fifteen) words maximum should be provided,

Paper article

Paper articles using A4 size paper with 3 margins on all sides, 1.5 spaces and Times New Roman font size 12.

Author Details and Authorship

All contributing authors’ names should be added, and their names arranged in the correct order for publication. A correct email address should be supplied only by the corresponding author. The full name of each author must be present in the exact format they should appear for publication, including or exclude any middle names or initials as required. The affiliation of each contributing author should be correct on their individual author name.

The criteria of authorship are as follows; Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; Final approval of the version to be published; Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.

Structured Abstract

Authors must supply a structured abstract in their submission, which includes:

A maximum of 200 words in total excluding keywords. It has to be in English and Indonesian


Authors should provide appropriate and short keywords that encapsulate the principal topics of the paper. The maximum number of keywords are 5 (five) words.

Article Organization

The body of articles should be organized (at least) into the IMRaD structure as follow;

  • Introduction Section This section contains background or research context, research problems, research solution plan, research objectives, theoretical review summaries related to the problem under study, and hypotheses (if any). Introduction refers to several libraries that are the theoretical basis or reasons for research, with 15-20% of the articles.
  • Theory Section Contains brief prior research, then contains brief basics of supporting theories, thinking frameworks & hypotheses (if any)
  • Methods Section This section contains research design / design, research objectives (population and sample or research subject), data collection techniques, research procedures, and data analysis.
  • Results and discussions The results of the final research are net data analysis (not the process / result of the calculation), testing the hypothesis, answering the research questions, and findings. The discussion is directed at the results of meaning, the results of comparison with other studies, the results of comparison with the theory, and the results of research implications.
  • Conclusions and Sugestions Contains research conclusions and suggestions based on research results, aimed at clear parties, and the form of advice is very operational. Conclusions and suggestions are given in short paragraphs.

Article Categories

Authors must categorize their paper as part of the article information. The category which most closely describes their paper should be selected from the list below.

Research paper. This category covers papers which report on any type of research undertaken by the authors. The research may involve the construction or testing of a model or framework, action research, testing of data, market research or surveys, empirical, scientific or laboratory research. 

Technical paper. Describes and evaluates technical products, processes or services. 

Conceptual paper. These papers will not be based on research but will develop hypotheses. The papers are likely to be discursive and will cover philosophical discussions and comparative studies of others' work and thinking. 

Case study reports. Case studies describe actual interventions or experiences within organizations. They may well be subjective and will not generally report on research. A description of a legal case or a hypothetical case study used as a teaching exercise would also fit into this category. 


All Figures (charts, diagrams, line drawings, web pages/screenshots, and photographic images) should be submitted in electronic form. All Figures should be of high quality, legible and numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals. Graphics may be supplied in colour to facilitate their appearance on the online database. Figures created in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel should be supplied in their native formats. Electronic figures created in other applications should be copied from the origination software and pasted into MS Word template document. Photographic images should be inserted in the main body of the article and of high quality.


Tables should be typed and included in the main body of the article. The position of tables should be inserted in the text as close to the point of reference as possible. Ensure that any superscripts or asterisks are shown next to the relevant items and have corresponding explanations displayed as footnotes to the table, figure or plate.


The included bibliography must match or synchronize with the quotations used in the article. Writing the bibliography is adjusted to the procedure below and sorted alphabetically with the APA model (based on the author's last name). The bibliography only consists of references included in the article using mendeley or endnote

Central Bureau of Statistics BPS Malang. 2000. Figures Malang in 2000. Jakarta: BPS.

LIPI. 2016. Data Perkapita Penduduk Indonesia Dalam Angka. Jakarta: LIPI Press

Luthans, Fred. 2005. Organizational Behavior 10th Edition. New York. The McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc

Moh'd, M.A., L.G. Pery., and N.J. Rimbey. 2001. The Impact of Ownership Structure on Corporate Debt Policy: A Time-Series Cross-Section Analysis. Financial Review. August, Vol. 33, 8599

Subambang, Budiono, 2004. Kajian Inkubator Investasi Daerah Sebuah Pemikiran untuk Mendukung      Pengembangan Ekonomi Lokal. Online at: http://www/

Weston, J.F. and T.E. Copeland. 2002. Managerial Finance. Ninth Editions. Orlando: The Dryden Press

Widagdo, Bambang., Widayat., Yuliati, Uci., Rumijati, Aniek., dan Irawati, Sandra.  2014. Guidelines for Writing Article. Malang : UMM Press

Widayat. 2008. “Penentu Perilaku Berinvestasi”.Ekonomika Bisnis. Vol.01 No.02. Thn 2008. Pp. 111-127

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