Author Guidelines

IFJIR highly recommends, the article shall be written in good English (either American or British is accepted, but not a mixture of both).

General Guidelines:

Your manuscripts should be prepared in Microsoft Word file format and compiled in the following order: title page (Includes: Title, Author’s name, Picture, Email-address, Affiliation details and ORCiD Id; Manin Manuscript (Includes: abstract; keywords; main text introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion; acknowledgements; declaration of interest statement; references; appendices (as appropriate).

Word Limits

Please include a word count for your paper.

  • Research Paper: 6000-8000 words
  • Conceptual Paper: 4000-6000 words
  • Literature Review: 5000-7000 words

All Words Count Including References.

  • The manuscript shall be formatted for an A4 size page with double columns.
  • The body text shall have both the left and right margins justified with single line spacing.
  • The font type shall be Calibri and Font size: (Title- 16 points BOLD and Capitalize Each word, Author’s name 12 points, rest of the font size should be 11 points.
  • Paragraph Spacing before and after is 0 pt i.e. no blank lines between paragraphs
  • The first paragraph in each section or subsection is not indented but the following paragraphs are first-line indented 10mm.

Sections and subsections are formatted to three levels:


Heading 1 (Section Heading): Capitalize Calibri; Size - 11; Bold. Double-spaced before and single-spaced after

1.1 Background of the study

Heading 2 (Subheading): Capitalize Each Word. Calibri; Size - 11; Bold; capitalize each word, no space before single-spaced after

1.1.1 Industry Background/Details

Heading 3 (Sub-subheading): Capitalize Each Word. Calibri; Size – 11 Bold, Italicized; Centered, Capitalize the first word, single-spaced before and after.

Authors’ Names and Affiliations

The author’s name is provided below the title and followed by the author’s affiliation. Please state the given name and family name clearly. If the article was written by more than one author, append their name to the first author. If the authors are with different affiliations, assign a sequential superscript number (beginning with “1”) immediately after the author's name and precedes the author’s affiliation. However, authors with the same affiliation will bear the same number. Front size for the author’s affiliation and email address is 10 points.

Corresponding Author’s E-mail

An email address of the author who is willing to handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing, publication, and post-publication is stated at the first page after given all the details for all authors. Clearly, indicate by placing an asterisk (“*”) after the author’s name and before the email address.

The email address should use Calibri font size, 10pt Italic.


A concise and factual abstract is required (between 200 to 250 words) in one (1) paragraph. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the methodology, the outcome, and major conclusions.


Immediately after the abstract, provide between 3 to 5 keywords to clearly describe the subject matter, avoiding general and plural terms as well as multiple concepts. The keywords are listed in the lower case, alphabetical order, separated by “;” and left and right margin justified (font size 11 pt).

JEL Code. Authors should add at least 2 and at most 4 JEL classification numbers. An information guide for the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) can be found at

Figures and Tables

Figures are numbered consecutively, and the caption is placed cantered below the figure. Similarly, tables are numbered consecutively in order of their appearance in the text. However, place the caption above the table body. Avoid vertical rules. Present figures and tables after the text which they are referenced as “Figure 1:” or “Table 1:”.


A conclusion section is required and should clearly discuss the advantages, limitations, possible applications and recommendations for future research.


Please acknowledge any organizations that have sponsored or supported this research. Individuals other than the authors who have given direct assistance could be acknowledged.


Responsibility for the accuracy of bibliographic citations lies entirely with the authors. Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). Citations in the text and reference list should follow the APA- 6th edition referencing style



Hossin, M. S., Ali, I., & Sentosa, I. (2020). Human Resource Management Practices from Islamic Perspective; A Study on Bangladesh Context. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 10(6), 391–405.

Rahman, I. K. A., Hussain, M. D., & Hossin, M. S. (2019). Microfinance Governance: A Multi-Theoretical Approach for Ascertaining the Wider Stakeholder Influencing Forces. Asian Academy of Management Journal24(1), 203-216.

Karim, W., Haque, A., Anis, Z., & Ulfy, M. A. (2020). The movement control order (mco) for covid-19 crisis and its impact on tourism and hospitality sector in Malaysia. International Tourism and Hopitality Journal3(2), 1-7.

Conference Paper/Proceeding

Williams, J., & Seary, K. (2010). Bridging the divide: Scaffolding the learning experiences of the mature age student. In J. Terrell (Ed.), Making the links: Learning, teaching and high quality student outcomes. Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators (pp. 104-116). Wellington, New Zealand.

MacColl, F., Ker, I., Huband, A., Veith, G., & Taylor, J. (2009, November 12-13). Minimising pedestrian-cyclist conflict on paths. Paper presented at the Seventh New Zealand Cycling Conference, New Plymouth, New Zealand. Retrieved from                        PedCycleConflicts.pdf


Mann, D. L. (2010). Vision and expertise for interceptive actions in sport (Doctoral dissertation, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia). Retrieved from


Collier, A. (2008). The world of tourism and travel. Rosedale, New Zealand: Pearson Education New Zealand.

Airey, D. (2010). Logo design love: A guide to creating iconic brand identities. Berkeley, CA: New Riders.

Whitney, E., & Rolfes, S. (2011). Understanding nutrition (12th ed.). Australia: Wadsworth Cengage Learning.

Book Chapter

Palmer, F. (2007). Treaty principles and Maori sport: Contemporary issues. In C. Collins & S. Jackson (Eds.), Sport in Aotearoa/New Zealand society (2nd ed., pp. 307-334). South Melbourne, Australia: Thomson.


Matthews, L. (2011, November 23). Foodbanks urge public to give generously. Manawatu Standard, p. 4.

Little blue penguins homeward bound. (2011, November 23). Manawatu Standard, p. 5.

Rogers, C. (2011, November 26). Smartphone could replace wallets. The Dominion Post. Retrieved from

Act (statute/legistation)

Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992. (2013, December 16). Retrieved from


Ministry of Health. (2014). Ebola: Information for the public. Retrieved from


This journal applies a strict data sharing policy. Authors agree to make data and materials supporting the results of analyses presented in their paper available upon reasonable request. It is up to the author to determine whether a request is reasonable.

At the point of submission, you will be asked if there is a data set associated with the paper. If you reply yes, you will be required to provide the hyperlink, xls file,.cvs or other persistent identifier associated with the data set(s).