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Author Guidelines

Article types

The journal welcomes all original submissions of articles and reviews that comply with the Aims and Scope of the journal.

All submissions must be original papers, and not be under consideration by a journal elsewhere.

If the paper contains anything that has already been published (e.g. figures) then this must be declared and authors are responsible for obtaining relevant permissions to republish. Evidence of permission granted must be available if requested – see in Reproduction of copyright material.

Template of a manuscript

The paper should be submitted using a template prepared for this journal, author(s) can access the template in this link.

Title page should include a title of the paper, authors names, institutional affiliations, addresses, e-mails, contact number, ORCID, identification of the corresponding author, abstract and key words of the paper. Acknowledgements, Funding, Disclosure statement, or Contribution are allowed to be added in the manuscript.

General guidelines

English and Indonesian articles are accepted. Authors are responsible for the language quality in their article. For all manuscripts non-discriminatory language is mandatory. Sexist or racist terms must not be used.

Authors should provide the following information:

  • Full name

  • Affiliation (where the author was positioned when the research was undertaken – if authors change affiliation before publishing this should be given as a footnote)

  • Address

  • Email address

  • Contact Number

  • ORCiD, this is not mandatory, but highly recommended for the benefit of authors: unique author identifier that ensures that all your works are correctly attributed to you – see

  • Clear identification of the corresponding author (who will be responsible for ensuring that the correct version is submitted and that all authors agree to publication and approve any corrections during peer review and after acceptance).

Each article must comprise:

  • An informative title: ensure that it clearly explains what the article is about (not exceed 15 words)

  • An abstract of maximum 200 words: this should summarize the article, not simply introduce the topic

  • Between 3–6 keywords

  • The main body of text should not exceed 4000–6000 words and should comprise:

    • An introduction to the topic, describing the research question being addressed. Theoretical framework can also be explained in this section.

    • Methodology

    • Results of the research

    • Discussion and interpretation of results obtained

    • Conclusions

    • Acknowledgements, funding, declarations of conflict of interest, authors' contribution, etc.

    • References

Text sections may be numbered sequentially for clarity. Introduction, Conclusions, References are not numbered. Authors must adhere to SI units. Units are not italicized. When using a word which is or is asserted to be a proprietary term or trade mark, authors must use the symbol ® or TM.


Formulas, equations and their components presented in the text must be written in Equation Editor. The size of basic symbols in equations should correspond to the letter size of the main text – 12 pt; indexes should be in 12 pt. For more details see the Template of the Manuscript.


Tables should be created in Word or Excel and should be designed so that they easily fit a regular journal page. Each table should be numbered sequentially throughout the article and mentioned in the main text. Each table must have an informative caption to describe the table. They may have footnotes if explanations of abbreviations, etc., are required. Table used center alignment, with black and white (no colored table). If you are using colored table than used gray gradation rather than solid color. The text size for the table’s main text and title is 11pt Arial.


Each figure should be numbered sequentially throughout the article and mentioned in the main text. Each figure must have an informative caption to describe the figure.

Please be sure that all figures are at the appropriate resolution: 1200 dpi for line art, 600 dpi for grayscale and 300 dpi for colour.

Diagrams, charts and schemes: font – Arial from 8 to 11 pt, line thickness – from 0.3 to 2 pt. Figure title is 11pt Arial.

Author Contributions and Acknowledgments

Each person who made an intellectual contribution to the research, and the evaluation/analysis and to the writing of the article should be named as an author.

People who contributed to the work (but do not fulfill the authorship criteria) should be listed in the Acknowledgments, along with their contributions. You must ensure that anyone named in the acknowledgments agrees to being named.

Conflict of Interest

Authors must also provide a disclosure statement within the article which will acknowledge any financial, professional, personal interest or benefit they have arising from the direct applications of their research.


Please supply all details required by any funding and grant-awarding bodies as Funding in a separate paragraph as follows:

  • For single agency grants:

    • This work was supported by the <Funding Agency> under Grant [number xxxx].

  • For multiple agency grants:

    • This work was supported by the <Funding Agency #1> under Grant [number xxxx]; <Funding Agency #2> under Grant [number xxxx]; and <Funding Agency #3> under Grant [number xxxx].


The Journal uses the APA Style (author–date method) short reference system for citations in the text with an alphabetical list at the end of the paper. Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list and vice versa. Please check if all names and surnames of the authors, also the details (title, year, volume, pages, etc.) in the list of references are correct.

In the text use the following style examples:

  • This was discussed by Smart (2016)…" – single author item

  • This was discussed in full (Smart, 2016)" – single author item

  • This was discussed in full (Smart & Burkart, 2016) – two authors

  • This was discussed in full (Smart et al., 2016)…" – 3 or more authors

  • This was discussed in full (P. Smart, 2016; S. Smart, 2017)…" where items have similar author names

  • This was discussed in full (Smart, 2016a, 2016b)…" where two or more items are published in the same year

Reference examples:


Montgomery, D. C. (2012). Introduction to statistical quality control (7th ed.). Wiley.

Book chapter

Slack, B. (2007). The terminalisation of seaports. In J. Wang, D. Olivier, T. Notteboom, & B. Slack (Eds.), Ports, cities, and global supply chains (pp. 41–50). Ashgate.

Journal article

Badami, M. G., & Haider, M. (2007). An analysis of public bus transit performance in Indian cities. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 41(10), 961–981.

Conference proceedings

Saraiji, R., Harb, A., & Hamdan, M. O. (2011). Performance of LED street lights in hot environments. In K. Domke & C. A. Brebbia (Eds.), Light in engineering, architecture and environment (pp. 147–158). WIT Press.

Brown, S., & Caste, V. (2004, May). Integrated obstacle detection framework. Paper presented at the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Detroit, MI.

Thesis or dissertation

Suwetwattanakul, C. (2010). Developing a knowledge sharing model for the implementation of the learning organization in Thailand (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

Internet documents

Bown, J. (2019, December 17). How charity apps may be making us more generous. BBC News.

Non-book and other formats

Sidra Intersections. (2008). User guide-introduction. Akcelik & Associates Pty Ltd.


European Committee for Standardization. (2005). Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-9: Fatigue (EN 1993-1-9).

International Organization for Standardization. (1998). Ergonomics of the thermal environment – Instruments for measuring physical quantities (ISO 7726:1998). Geneva, Switzerland.


European Parliament, & Council of the European Union. (2009). Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC.

Supplemental online material

The journal can accept supplementary files that support the submitted article (e.g. audio, movie, or text files: for example a survey questionnaire which is described in the article). Supplemental information should be provided with the submission. It will not be formally reviewed but will be considered to determine whether it is required by the article. Please note that authors take fully responsibility for the content of any supplemental information, and a disclaimer on the supplemental information must clearly state that they have not been formally reviewed.


We encourage all researchers to archive and share their data. Several grant funders now require this, and we believe that it benefits research by enabling other researchers to reuse and reinterpret data for the benefit of all. We encourage all authors to make their data available in suitable repositories (for example FigShare, or other similar repository) where the item will be safely archived and given a unique reference number (DOI or similar), so that it can be cited in the authors' articles. They should then be referenced in the article (see an example ‘Data sets in repositories’ in References).

Reproduction of copyright material

If you wish to include any material in your manuscript in which you do not hold copyright, you must obtain written permission from the copyright owner, prior to submission. Such material may be in the form of text, data, table, illustration, photograph, line drawing, audio clip, video clip, film still, and screenshot, and any supplemental material you propose to include. This applies to direct (verbatim or facsimile) reproduction as well as “derivative reproduction” (where you have created a new figure or table which derives substantially from a copyrighted source).

You must ensure appropriate acknowledgement is given to the permission granted to you for reuse by the copyright holder in each figure or table caption. You are solely responsible for any fees which the copyright holder may charge for reuse.

The reproduction of short extracts of text for the purposes of criticism may be possible without formal permission on the basis that the quotation is reproduced accurately, and full attribution is given.

Publication Ethics

The journals published by Journal MABIS all adhere to the Core Practices of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE, and follow their guidelines in respect of publication ethics and managing problems when they arise.

All authors are expected to comply with good practice in regard to their research and the reporting of their research. See further in the Journal policies.

Authors' responsibilities include the following issues:

Plagiarism. The unattributed copying of another published or unpublished work, or the theft of the ideas of another researcher is considered a serious offence. If suspected authors will be contacted and – if under review – the article will be held until the issue is resolved. Note that all articles are checked for plagiarism when submitted.

Authorship: all people who comply with the definition of authors (above) should be named as authors on the article, and, similarly, nobody who does not comply should be included as an author. Authors may not be added or deleted after submission without full explanation and written consent of all authors.

Conflict of Interest: all authors must declare if they have any conflict of interest that may have biased either their research or the article submitted.

Misleading or misreporting of findings: authors are required to ensure that they do not selectively, or incorrectly, report their findings, or use language to mislead the readers.

In all cases, the publisher reserves the rights to contact the authors' institutions is serious misconduct has been identified, and to retract any articles in which serious misconduct has been identified.

Corrections after publication

If any errors are discovered after publication the journal editors, Journal MABIS will determine the right method of correction. See the Journal policies.


Copyright Notice

During submission you will be asked to sign various warranties about the article (see Journal policies). These include affirming that it is original and does not infringe any legal or personal rights (e.g. copyright, libel or privacy). Authors retain copyright in their articles, but grant Jurusan Manajemen Fakultas Bisnis dan Ekonomika the right of the first publication.

All papers will be published open access under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license. This ensures that they receive the maximum dissemination because there are no barriers to access. This license allows readers to disseminate and reuse the paper, but always requires them to grant the authors and the first publication full credit.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 500000.00 (IDR)
Journal MABIS have an article submission charge of IDR 500.000*. If the submitted article was accepted, author(s) are not required to pay further publication fee. For each article submitted, author(s) need to make a payment to Bank BCA - 0884384369 (Misrianti). This charge includes all costs of the peer-review process, systems, typesetting, web publication and long-term archiving. Proof of payment need to be submitted using the the following payment confirmation form:

*Applies starting in January 2022