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Author Guidelines

Review and Publication Process

A full double-blind refereeing process is used that comprises of the following steps.

  • Paper is sent to 2 reviewers for review.
  • The reviewers’ recommendations determine whether a paper will be accepted / accepted subject to change / subject to resubmission with significant changes / rejected.
  • For papers which require changes, the same reviewers will be used to ensure that the quality of the revised paper is acceptable.
  • If the paper is accepted by the reviewers, acceptance letter will be provided.
  • Author/Corresponding Author will be notified about the possible date of publication (only online).
  • The review process takes maximum three weeks.

Style of Manuscripts

Manuscripts should be written in clear, concise and grammatically correct Turkish or English (with 12 font size, Cambria font style, typed in 1.5 spacing) so that they are intelligible to the professional reader who is not a specialist in any particular field. Manuscripts that do not conform to these requirements and the following manuscript format may be returned to the author prior to review for correction. The entire manuscript, including references, should be typed single spaced on one side of the paper. All pages should be numbered consecutively in the bottom right starting from the title page. The manuscript should be presented in the following order.

Title and Authorship Information

Title should be a brief phrase (capitalize first letter of each word in the title) describing the contents of the paper. Title Page should include the authors’ full names and affiliations, the name of the corresponding author along with phone, fax and E-mail information.

Abstract

All manuscripts should not exceed 150 words and should describe the scope, hypothesis or rationale for the work and the main findings. Complete sentences, active verbs, and the abstract should be written in the past tense. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations should be avoided. No literature should be cited.

Keywords

Key words (3-5 words) should be provided below the Abstract to assist with indexing of the article. These should not duplicate key words from the title.

Jel Classification

Submitted manuscripts must involve at least one or at most three JEL code (Journal of Economic Literature) at two digit level (i.e., Q11). For the JEL codes which should be chosen according to the subject of the manuscript, the JEL list given in the web address of https://www.aeaweb.org/econlit/jelCodes.php?view=jel can be used.

Introduction

This section should include sufficient background information, provide a clear statement of the problem, the relevant literature on the subject, and the proposed approach or solution and the knowledge gap. The aims of the manuscript should be clearly stated. The introduction should not contain either findings or conclusions. It should be understandable to colleagues from a broad range of scientific disciplines.

Materials and Methods

This should be complete enough to provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be repeated by others. However, only truly new procedures should be described in detail; previously published procedures should be cited, and important modifications of published procedures should be mentioned briefly. Capitalize trade names and include the manufacturer’s name and address. Subheadings should be used. Methods in general use need not be described in detail.

Results

Results should be presented in a logical sequence in the text, tables and figures; repetitive presentation of the same data in different forms should be avoided. The results should not contain material appropriate to the Discussion. It should be written in the past tense when describing findings in the authors’ experiments. Results should be explained, but largely without referring to the literature.

Discussion

The discussion should consider the results in relation to any hypothesis advanced in the Introduction and place the study in the context of other work. Results and Discussion sections can be combined.

Conclusions

If an optional conclusion section is used, its content should not substantially duplicate the abstract.

Acknowledgment

The acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc should be brief.

References

Authors are gudied to follow APA (American Psyhological Association) Refrences style while submitting paper to Journal of Accounting, Finance and Auditing Studies (JAFAS):

Journal paper:

1.Sainaghi, R. (2008). Strategic position and performance of winter destinations.Tourism Review, 63(4), 40-57.

  1. Shepherd, R., Barnett, J., Cooper, H., Coyle, A., Moran-Ellis, J., Senior, V., & Walton, C. (2007). Towards an understanding of British public attitudes concerning human cloning. Social Science & Medicine, 65(2), 377-392. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.03.018

Books:

  1. King, M. (2000). Wrestling with the angel: A life of Janet Frame.Auckland, New Zealand: Viking.

Chapters in Book:

  1. Helber, L. E. (1995). Redeveloping mature resorts for new markets. In M. V. Conlin & T. Baum (Eds.),Island tourism: Management principles and practice (pp. 105-113). Chichester, England: Wiley.

Titles of journals should be given in full. ‘In press’ can only be used to cite manuscripts actually accepted for publication in a journal. Citations such as ‘manuscript in preparation’ or ‘manuscript submitted’ are not permitted. Data from such manuscripts can only be mentioned in the text as ‘unpublished data’.

A Report:

  1. Holmes, P. (2000).The intercultural communication experiences of ethnic Chinese students in a Western tertiary institution: Implications for education providers (Working paper 2000-14). Hamilton, New Zealand: University of Waikato, Department of Management Communication.

Conference Proceedings:

  1. Shobhadevi, Y. J., & Bidarakoppa, G. S. (1994). Possession phenomena: As a coping behaviour. In G. Davidson (Ed.),Applying psychology: Lessons from Asia-Oceania (pp. 83-95). Carlton, Vic., Australia: Australian Psychological Society.

A Thesis:

  1. Dewstow, R. A. (2006). Using the Internet to enhance teaching at the University of Waikato(Unpublished master’s thesis). University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Refrences for Figures (Including Images) and Tables:

From a journal:

Figure 1. Name of Picture. From [Adapted from] “Title of article,” by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, year, Title of Journal, Volume, p. xx. Copyright Year by Publisher. Reprinted with permission.

From a book:

Figure 2. Name of Picture. From [Adapted from] Title of Book (p. xx), by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, year, Place of Publication: Publisher. Reprinted with permission.

From a webpage:

Figure 3. Name of Picture. From [Adapted from] Title of webpage, by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, year, Retrieved from… website: http://…. Reprinted with permission.

Tables From a journal:

From [Adapted from] “Title of Article,” by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, year, Title of Journal, Volume, p. XX. Copyright Year by Publisher. Reprinted with permission.

Tables From a book:

From [Adapted from] Title of Book (p. xx), by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, year, Place of Publication: Publisher. Reprinted with permission.

Figures / Illustrations / Photographs

Graphics should be supplied as high resolution (at least 300-600 dp.i.) electronic files. Digital images supplied only as low-resolution print-outs cannot be used. Graphs, diagrams, chromatograms, photos, etc. should be prepared as clear, original positives, suitable for reproduction. All figures should be embedded within the manuscript, and must be captioned and numbered sequentially.

Tables and Equations

Tables and equations should not be submitted in a format exceeding the A4 page size (in portrait form). All tables should be embedded within the manuscript, and must be captioned and numbered sequentially. Each table should be on a separate page, numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and supplied with a heading and a legend. Tables should be self-explanatory without reference to the text.

Proofs

Proofs will be sent via e-mail as an Acrobat PDF file (e-mail attachment) and should be returned within 3 days of receipt. Page proofs are considered to be the final version of the manuscript. With the exception of typographical or minor clerical errors, no changes will be made in the manuscript at the proof stage.

Check List

We recommend that you ask a colleague to read over your paper prior to submission to ensure it is of a high standard and conforms to a high level of scientific writing.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
  3. Manuscript has been made in the light of Journal’s author guidelines.
  4. Author(s) did not mention his or her name and affiliation in the main text.
  5. Author(s) has read all the terms and conditions of the journal.

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