Author Guidelines

The Guidelines for Writing Article

The article employs single-spaced (1 space), uses A4 paper size, Calibri typography, 11 pts font size, except for tables, graphics, pictures, etc, which adjusts the author's requisite, or, unless the formats are specific in each article section (eg. , references, etc). The length of the article including abstracts, correspondence, content, and references is 4,500 to 5,500 words. Table is presented in the middle of the text with its information is aligned with the left margin and located above the table flat table placed above the table. Pictures and graphs are presented in the middle of the text with the information is placed on the bottom of the objects. Each table, picture, and graph is counted as 200 words. The entire manuscript (including tables, images and mathematical equations) is written in an editable format for editors.

Systematic of the Article

The followings are the instructions for each section of the manuscript and other things required in writing the manuscript.


The title consists of a maximum of 15 words with initial capital letters for each word.

Identity of Author

Authors name are written sequentially lengthwise from the first author without academic degree. Authors addresses are written complete including the name of the institution, the road, and the country. Write the phone/ mobile phone number and email correspondence.


Abstract is written both in Indonesian and English and containing 150-200 words in a paragraph. The abstract for research result article contains: research objectives, population, sampling techniques, samples, methods used, key findings, and conclusions, unless, for foreign authors, abstract is written in English.


Keywords are mentioned below the abstract, written in English or Indonesian, containing 3 to 6 words or phrases. The keywords contain words or phrases which are often used in manuscripts and considered to represent and / or relate to the topic discussed.


Introduction contains brief and concise research backgrounds, and objectives. Theoretical support is included in this section, similar research that has been done can be stated. Introduction is written without subtitles / sub chapters and stating the outset of articles substance containing topics, gap phenomena / research gap / theoretical gap, problems, objectives, originality, grand theory / theory used in the study, and hypothesis formulation. The presentation should be coherent chronologically and the logical relationship between one paragraph and the following paragraph should be clear.


This section contains a complete and detailed description of the steps undertaken in conducting of research. This section describes the types of research and data types, population and sample, operational research variables, the data used (types and sources), data collection technique, and data analysis technique (model analysis).

Result and Discussion

Results and Discussion is a section that contains all scientific findings obtained as research data. This section is expected to provide a scientific explanation that can logically explain the reason for obtaining those results that are clearly described, complete, detailed, integrated, systematic, and continuous.


Conclusion answers the objectives of research or study based on more comprehensive meaning of results and discussion of research. Suggestions are addressed for practical action (to the participating institution), for the development of new theories, and for further research. The discussion of the research results obtained can be presented in the form of theoretical description, both qualitatively and quantitatively. In practice, this section can be used to compare the results of the research obtained in the current research on the results of the research reported by previous researchers referred to in this study. Scientifically, the results of research obtained in the study may be new findings or improvements, affirmations, or rejection of a scientific phenomenon from previous researchers.


Manuscripts are written by using standard citation application (Mendeley/ Endnote/Zotero). Reference uses APA6 (American Psychological Association) style reference manager. The references used had better be the latest references published in the last 10 years since the article is written. The total literature required is 18 or more and at least 80% of them are primary sources (for example, scientific journals). References are arranged alphabetically, chronologically and typed in indentation style, single-spaced, for example:

References from journal:

Demiralp, I., D Mello, R., Schlingemann, F. P., & Subramaniam, V. (2011). Are There Monitoring Benefits to Institutional Ownership? Evidence from Seasoned Equity Offerings.

Journal of Corporate Finance, 17(1), 1340-1359.

References from book:

Ferdinand, A. (2011). Metode Penelitian Manajemen, Pedoman Penelitian untuk Penulisan Skripsi, Tesis, dan Disertasi Ilmu Manajemen. Semarang: Badan Penerbit Undip.

References from internet: Tindak Tegas Penipu Laporan Keuangan Bakrie. Accessed on January 27, 2011.

References from Proceeding:

Khafid, M. (2015). Factors Affecting Earnings Persistence (Institutional Ownership as a Moderating Variable). Proceeding, Airlangga Accounting International Conference.

References from Unpublished Works (Thesis, Dissertation, etc):

Wahyudin, A. (2012). Pengaruh Ownership Structure terhadap Debt Policy dengan Prinsip-Prinsip Corporate Governance sebagai Variabel Intervening. Dissertation. Economics Doctoral Study Program Postgraduate Program of Diponegoro University.

State Documents:

Peraturan Bank Indonesia Nomor: 11/25/PBI/2009 Tentang Penerapan Manajemen Risiko bagi Bank Umum.


The citation in manuscript articles is written in the format of names (one word) and years, such as: Fachrurrozie (2011) if its written in the commencement of a sentence, and (Yanto, 2012) if its written in the end of a sentence. If there are more than two authors used et al. After the first author's name, such as: Asrori, et al. (2010). For more than one reference, citations are based on chronology of the year or alphabets if there is the same year. Example: (Asrori, 2010; Kiswanto, 2010; Mukhibad, 2010; Yanto, 2010)) or (Niswah, 2008, Wahyudin, 2009, Khafid, 2010). The source of citations taken from the work of the agency should mention the acronyms of the institution concerned, for example, (IAI, 2013)


Table or picture is presented in the body of the text. Each table or picture is given a serial number, the corresponding title to the contents of the table or picture, and the quotation source (if relevant). Table uses the font size according to the writer's requisite, single line spacing, table headings which is loocated on top, starting from the left margin, while the figure is presented by taking the middle position from the right-left, the title should be underneath the figure positioned in the middle.