Journal Style Sheet

  1. Prepare the paper in English.
  2. Submit the paper in MS Word (for PCs) or RTF (for Macs).
  3. Paper should have a Title (between 5 and 15 words), an Abstract (between 150 and 200 words) and Keywords (between 5 and 8 words).
  4. For each author, give institutional affiliation, city, state (province), postal code, country, and email address. If there is no affiliation available then give the rest of the information mentioned above.
  5. For multiple authored papers identify the Corresponding Author.
  6. Submit all papers by Clicking Here read submission process then continue follow all instructions provided.
  7. Starting in page 2, place the paper content along with the title but not any author information. This will facilitate blind refereeing.
  8. Do not include a Table of Contents.
  9. Use Single space for spacing, Times New Roman 12 font and 1" margins all around.
  10. Use single column format.
  11. Insert page numbers.
  12. Use subheadings such as Introduction, Literature Review, Methodology, . . ., Conclusion, References.
  13. List all Tables consecutively. Each Table should have a number and a brief description placed above the Table.
  14. List all Figures consecutively. Each Figure should have a number and a brief description placed below the Figure. All accepted papers should submit a 600 dpi resolution Figures.
  15. Use APA style for references. For web references give latest Access Date in mm/dd/yy format. All references should have an author or organization given first. See samples below.
  16. List references in alphabetical order.
  17. Where applicable, the references should be cited in the body of text. See sample below.
  18. For any additional details please contact the Editor-in-Chief: C.B. Claiborne, Texas Southern University, Jesse H. Jones School of Business, Marketing, Click for Email or 713-313-7780.

Sample References:

For the sake of readability a blank line is placed between references. If the number of authors exceeds three, then list the first author followed by et al instead of listing all the authors.

  • Anderson, R. 2013. A new approach to using social media in online teaching, http://www.myweb.edu Accessed 02/15/14.
  • Lee, H., et al. 2010. Marketing Practices, Indianapolis, USA: Cengage Publishing.
  • NIST. 2008. Recommendations for use of secure transaction cards, http://www.nist.gov Accessed 03/12/14.
  • Rodriguez, T. 2011. Teaching Principles of Finance as a Blended Course, Chapter in Online Education in Finance, Editors: Gonzalez and Papadopoulos, New York, USA: Wiley & Sons.
  • Wilson, J. 2013. Role of Fraud Examiner in Auditing, Journal of XYZ, vol. 21, #2, 109-116.
  • Wilson, J. and Garcia, M. 2011. An examination of forensic accounting in SMEs, American Journal of Accounting, vol. 10, #4, 27-33.
  • Zhang, Q. n.d. Relevance of Cloud Computing for Enterprises, http://www.majorcompany.com Accessed 04/22/14.

Sample use of reference in the body of text:

It is clear from the review of literature that financial fraud is quite prevalent in a variety of industries (Rodriguez, 2011).