GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
Abstracts must include a clear indication of the
purpose of research, methodology, major results, and its
policy, social and managerial implications. Authors are
requested to adhere to the following:
Length of the abstract is about 300 words
excluding title, affiliation, cover page and
Margin 1 inch
Use Arial 10-point fonts, single-spaced lines,
justify style in MS Word
The first page of the abstract includes a title
of the paper, name(s) of the author(s),
affiliation(s), and complete mailing address(es),
telephone/fax numbers and e-mail address(es) for
Abstract should reach us latest by September 11, 2013 in soft copy for blind review process.
Submit abstracts and full paper via E-mail at:
GUIDELINE FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
Manuscript Submission Guidelines (For Papers Accepted
Accepted Papers must follow the following Submission
Instructions and Guidelines.
Articles, papers, or cases accepted for publication
should be original contributions and should not be under
consideration for any other publication at the same
time. Authors submitting articles/papers/cases for
publication must ensure that the work is not an
infringement of any existing copyright, infringement of
proprietary right, invasion of privacy, or libel and
will indemnify, defend, and hold ICEI/SPM, PDPU or
sponsor(s) harmless from any damages, expenses, and
costs against any breach of such warranty. For ease of
dissemination and to ensure proper monitoring of use,
papers/articles/cases and contributions become the legal
copyright of the ICEI/SPM, PDPU unless otherwise agreed
Please do not alter the title of your paper or author
name(s). The ICEI/SPM must receive your manuscript and
completed registration with the applicable fees within
FOUR weeks from acceptance date of your paper or by
December 16, 2013 whichever earlier.
Length of Full Paper:
Length of full paper should be in the range of 3000 to
Select 8.5” x 11” (Letter) size portrait-ONLY sheets
with all margins 1” each and headers/footers 0.5” each.
Use Arial 10-point fonts, single-spaced lines, justify
style in MS Word.
Paper title, not exceeding two lines, must be
CAPITALIZED AND CENTERED IN BOLD LETTERS. Author name
and university/organizational affiliation of each author
must be printed on one line each. Do NOT include titles
such as, Dr., Professor, Ph.D., department, address,
email address etc. Please print the word ”ABSTRACT” in
capitalized bold letters, left justified, and
double-spaced from last author’s name/affiliation.
Abstract should be in italic. After abstract, please
write Keywords for your paper.
All other section headings starting with INTRODUCTION
must be numbered, and they should be in capitalized bold
letters, left justified, and double-spaced from last
line above them.
Tables, Figures, and Charts:
All tables, figures or charts must be inserted in the
body of the manuscripts within the margins with
headings/titles in centered CAPITALIZED BOLD letters.
The Table lines must be printable to print the Table.
The Table title must be written on top of the table and
Figure title should be mentioned at the bottom of the
References and Bibliography:
All references listed in this section must be cited in
the article and vice-versa. The reference citations in
the text must be inserted in parentheses within
sentences with author name followed by a comma and year
of publication. The manuscript must follow APA Citation
Style to prepare the final manuscript. For example:
Hirtle, P. B. (2008, July-August). Copyright renewal,
copyright restoration, and the difficulty of determining
copyright status. D-Lib Magazine, 14(7/8).
Kluger, J. (2008, January 28). Why we love. Time,
Delaney, K. J., Karnitschnig, M., & Guth, R. A. (2008,
May 5). Microsoft ends pursuit of Yahoo, reassesses its
online options. The Wall Street Journal, pp. A1,
Gibbs, J. T., & Huang, L. N. (Eds.). (2001). Children
of color: Psychological interventions with culturally
diverse youth. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
At the end of paper, include author profile(s), not
exceeding five lines each author, including name,
highest degree/university/year, current
position/university, and major achievements. For
J. Gnepa earned his Ph.D. at the University of
Wisconsin, Madison in 1989. Currently he is a professor
of international business at California State
University, Stanislaus, and Managing Editor of the
Journal of International Business and Economics.
Do not insert page numbers for the manuscript. ALL pages
in PORTRAIT format only. (No Landscape formats
permitted.) Please do not forget to run spelling and
grammar check for the completed paper. ICEI/SPM reserves
the right to edit/alter the manuscript.
Paper/Abstract Submission Methods:
Author(s) can submit their abstracts and complete papers
via E-mail at:
Authors will be notified about
acceptance of abstracts within a one week from the
receipt of abstract. The full paper should reach us
before the deadline. Paper submitted after the last
date will not be considered.
After the blind review process,
few papers would be selected for publication in the
form of conference proceedings. However, all the
contributors who have submitted full papers would be
eligible for paper presentation in the conference.
One person can present maximum
of two papers in the conference.