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Double Blind Review Evaluation




ISSN-L 1453-0503
ISSN (e) 2286-170X
ISSN (p) 1453-0503



Elisabeta Queen
No. 4 - 12, District 1,
Bucharest, Romania

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Tel: +4 021 310 49 20
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Author Guidelines


Author Guidelines
Guidelines for Manuscript Submissions

The “Manager” Journal welcomes theoretical and empirical articles, from all economic fields according to the topic of the respective issue. It is expected that manuscripts will be organized in such a manner that maximize both the substance and clarity of the document. All articles should report original research that has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. Papers presented at conferences are accepted, provided that they have not been published in full in Conference Proceedings. The topic for  Issue Manager no. 27 - "Efficiency, management and leadership in visionary and sustainable organizations" and for  Issue Manager no. 28 - "Entrepreneurship in the context of the 4th  industrial revolution" . 
Important dates:
  • March 15th, 2018: Deadline for submission of papers for May issue of ,,Manager'' Journal
  • October 15th, 2018: Deadline for submission of papers for December issue of ,,Manager'' Journal

Paper Title
Must be in 12-point bold type, Times New Roman and centered across the top of the page. It will be written in uppercase and translated in English.

Paper Authors
Author's names will be written under the paper title, centered across the page, single spaced specifying: title, university affiliation, country and e-mail address. It must be written in 12 point type bold, Times New Roman in lowercase.

Paper Abstract
The abstract must include sufficient information for readers to judge the nature and significance of the topic, the adequacy of the investigative strategy, the nature of the results and the conclusions. An abstract is not an introduction, it summarizes the substantive results of the work, not merely list topics that are discussed in the paper.
The abstract will be written in 10 point type italic, Times New Roman. It must have 150 to 250 words, single spaced type. The articles written in Romanian will have an abstract attached which will also be translated into English.

Select four to seven keywords (words or expressions) that capture the essence of your paper. List the words in decreasing order of importance. All the key terms must be translated in English and attached to your abstract.

JEL Classification
Please consult the JEL classification on the www.aeaweb.org website

The function of the Introduction is to establish the context of the paper. This is accomplished by discussing the relevant primary research literature (with quotations) and summarizing current understanding of the problem you are investigating.
State the purpose of the work in the form of the hypothesis, questions or problems you investigate and, briefly explain your approach and the necessary arguments. Whenever possible, present the possible outcomes your study can reveal.

Literature review This section should include references to literature in the field were dealing with the theme work in bringing attention to the most important and relevant contributions based on which the author will build his argument. It will, in the review process share references to papers published in international journals recognized by the scientific community. This section shall show that the author is familiar with the state of knowledge in the domain studied; it has a sufficient scientific training to enable it to build an opinion on the relevance of the issues studied. Section will cover a maximum of 4 pages. Typeface must be 12-point Times New Roman type single spaced.

Research methodology
The author(s) must specify the type of research method (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, etc.)
Results and discussions
The results of the research should be presented and analyzed. 
A conclusion section is required. Conclusions may review the main points of the paper, do not replicate the abstract as the conclusion. A conclusion might elaborate on the importance of the work or suggest applications and extensions and extensions of the research.

Related to in-text referencing cite the name of the author(s) and year of publication (James, 1984), (Collins and Fremont, 1977 – for two authors) and (Collins et al., 1988 – for three authors). Also, references in the articles will be numbered with [1] and if there are more than one reference with, [1] - [2]. Sources should be in alphabetical order by author’s last name. When certain studies, research, articles are published in a volume, the volume numbers and pages will be specified. For references use the Harvard style of referencing (https://libweb.anglia.ac.uk/referencing/harvard.htm)

Further observations:
Organize the body of the paper carefully using titles and subtitles to emphasize both content and clarity. Consider the following: use the accepted terminology of the field to describe any subjects or experimental procedures used to gather and analyze data; include detailed methods, so readers could be able to follow the investigation; state the results clearly and succinctly; thoroughly discuss, interpret and analyze the implications of the findings and minutely discuss the impact of the results, both globally and specifically.
Typeface must be 10-point Times New Roman type single spaced. Tables and figures should be sized and placed in the body of the paper just as the authors want them printed in the journal. Care should be taken so that tables and figures could be on one page. The tables contents will be written in 10 point type, Times New Roman and the heading of the tables will be in 10 point type bold, Times New Roman. The titles and numbers will be positioned above the table and the title and number of the figures bellow. When it is needed, the source will be mentioned. The number of the tables and figures are to be positioned in the body of the text, in a parenthesis, wherever they are mentioned, for example: (fig. nr.1), (table nr. 1). The graphs must be executed clearly so as to give clear black and white copies. Number all the equations and formulas used positioning the numbers in parenthesis on their right side. Define abbreviations and acronyms the first time they are used in the text, even after they had already been defined in the abstract. Avoid the use of footnotes, but endnotes are encouraged at the end of the paper before the references. Endnotes must be in 10 point, Times New Roman, bold type.

Important Specifications
The magazine is issued twice a year in December and May. For the December issue the manuscripts must be sent in by the first of September and for the May issue by the first of February. 
o The articles must be at least 5 to 6 pages long in the style A4 sheet, in Times New Roman, type 10.
o Submitted documents must be in PC-formatted Word (.doc) file.
o The articles that don't respect specified guidelines will be rejected before they are sent to peer review.

The ,,Manager’’ Journal is published by the Faculty of Administration and Business, University of Bucharest, in cooperation with University of Bucharest Publishing House. All inquiries and submissions should be directed to the attention of:

Viorel Cornescu and Paul Marinescu 
Editors of ,,Manager’’ Journal
E-mail: manager@faa.unibuc.ro