This document provides details on typesetting and layout requirements pertaining to final manuscript submission to Journal of Global Business Insights.

Formatting Requirements

  • All papers are assumed to be original and not under consideration for publication.
  • All manuscripts must be prepared in English and free of grammatical, spelling, and/or punctuation errors. Authors should use straightforward declarative sentences, making every effort to help readers understand the concepts presented. Please explain any acronyms or abbreviations.
  • All papers must be copy edited and must be free of grammatical and spelling errorsPlease make sure the paper is thoroughly edited and proofread before submission. Non-native authors may consider using professional copy-editing services such as CopyEditGlobal, Peerwith, Scribendi, and  Charles Worth Group. These companies are not affiliated with JGBI.
  • Papers may be structured as follows: abstract (max 250 words, followed by max 6 keywords, which define the subject matter); introduction; literature review; methods; findings; conclusions, implications, and further research; and references. Avoid abbreviations, diagrams, and reference to the text in the abstract.
  • All files should be submitted as a Word document (.doc or docx). Please use Microsoft Word to create your manuscript.
  • All references cited in the article must be listed in the references and the names must be spelled correctly in both places (this is one point that often is overlooked).
  • Please perform a cross check to make sure that all citations used in the manuscript are included in the references and all articles in the references are cited in the manuscript.
  • Please make sure that all tables, figures, and charts are complete, accurate, correctly titled, and are correctly referenced in the text.
  • If any table, figure or chart is taken directly from another publication, you need to include a release (permission to publish) from the original publisher.
  • Please do NOT include the AUTHOR(s)’ NAME(s), AFFILIATION and ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS in the file name BEFORE your paper accepted.
  • Please use APA (6th edition) style for in-text citations, tables (if any), figures (if any), and reference list.
  • The rest of the formatting steps below will help you format your paper according to our formatting requirements.
    • Formatting Guidelines
    • Template of full paper (docx)*

      *We suggest you to download and use our Word template while formatting your paper. You can simply copy and paste your information into our template. It is the simplest and best way to format your manuscript.