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  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
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Author Guidelines

Article writing instructions starting from Volume 1 number 2 October 2018

Article in Islamic Business and Management Journal be written in English or arabic based on standard academic writing. The article also can be short communication, review and original new concept on those related topics. Article written on format A4 paper size, times new roman 10, single space with normal margin, and maximum 15 pages. Manuscript written under following guideline:

Title, using bold and capital, fonts times new roman 14, align center and single space

Author, only original name without academic degree, font times new roman 12, single space following with affiliation in second line with affiliation

Abstract,This abstract section written both in English and arabic and should be typed in Italic font and font size of 10 pt and number of words of 150-200. Special for the abstract section, please use left margin of 2,5 cm, top margin of 3,0 cm, right and bottom margins of 2,0 cm. The single spacing should be used between lines in this article. The abstract should be typed as concise as possible and should be composed of: problem statement, method, scientific finding results, and short conclusion. The abstract should only be typed in one paragraph and one-column format. (10pt Normal Italic)

Keywords: author guidelines; fountain of informatics journal; article template (10pt Normal Italic)


Islamic Business and Management Journal is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarly articles from the disciplines of management. The published articles include the results of original scientific research (priority) and scientific review articles that are new (not a priority). Al Tijarah published by Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Darussalam Gontor.

The articles published in the Islamic Business and Management Journal is an article that has been through a process of review by peer-reviewers. Islamic Business and Management Journal only accepts articles that are derived from the results of original research (priority) and scientific review articles that are new (not a priority) (Ergun and Nor, 2009; Silalahi, 2006). The decision is accepted or whether a scientific article in this journal became the right of the Editors based on the recommendations of the peer-reviewers (Silalahi, 2006).

The introduction should contain (sequentially) General background, previous literature review (state of the art) as the basis for the statement of scientific novelty of articles, scientific novelty and statement of the problem or research hypothesis. At the end of the introduction should be written goal study that article. In a scientific article format is not allowed the existence of a review of the literature as in research reports, but is manifested in the form of the previous literature review (state of the art) to demonstrate the scientific novelty of the article.



1. Writing the Title, Author's Name and Address

Article title, author's name (without academic degrees), and the author's affiliation address written centering on the first page under the title of the article. The distance between the line between the title and the author's name is 2 spaces, while the distance between the author and affiliation address title abstract is 1 spaces. Keywords should be written below the text of the abstract for each language, arranged in order of the alphabet and are separated by a semicolon with a number of words 3-5 said.

In addition to the address of the affiliate, the author must include an email address (see example). The main author's name written on the first order. Communication concerning the revision of the article and a final decision will only be communicated via email to the main author.

If the author's name consists of two words, the first name should not be abbreviated. If the author's name consists of only one word, write the actual name in one word, however in the online version (HTML) will be written in two words that contain the same name (recurrent) for the purposes of  metadata indexing (Rivai and Sagala, 2009).


2. General Instructions for Script Writing

Texts written must contain the components of scholarly articles on the following: (a) the title of the article, (b) the author's name (no abbreviation and without academic degrees), (c) address the author's Affiliation, (d) abstract and key words, (e) introduction, (f) literature review, (g) research methods, (h) discussion, (i) conclusion, (j) acknowledgments (if any), and (k) references.

The title of the article should be written briefly and clearly, and should show the exact problem that are going to put forth, not give a multi-faceted interpretation, written with ‘Capitalize Each Word’ letters symmetrically. The titles are written with a maximum of 12 words. The article title should not contain abbreviations that are not commonly used.

Writing subtitles at the content of the article (introduction, literature review, research methods, discussion, and conclusion) should be numbered in order of format in capital letters in sequence starting with the letter A. Subtitles are written in bold Capitalize Each Word format and composed left-align without the bottom line. The distance between one subtitle and other subtitles is the next 2 spaces. The subtitles are written in bold with the format Sentence Case and composed left-align and using Arabic numerals format. The distance between one line subtitles with subtitle is 1 space.

Scripts can be written in the English  Language or Arabic with at least of 15 pages and a maximum of 20 pages including figures and tables. The manuscript should be written fitting with the template and camera ready (ready to print). Articles must be written in the writing field size A4 (210 x 297 mm) and with a left margin of 25 mm, right margin of 20 mm, bottom margin of 20 mm, and top margin of 30 mm. Manuscripts must be written in Verdana typeface with font size 9 pt (except for article title, author name and abstract title), a single space, and in the format of one column.

Words or unfamiliar terms used italics (Italic). We recommend that you avoid using the term alien to Indonesia-language article. A new paragraph starts 1,27 cm from the left, while the boundary between paragraphs is not given the space between. All numbers written with Arabic numerals, except at the beginning of the sentence

Tables and pictures are placed in the Group text after the table or image is referenced. Each image should be given the title of the image (Figure Caption) on the bottom of the picture and numbered ordinal Arabic numerals followed by the title of the image. Each table should be given the title of table (Table Caption) and numbered in order of Arabic numerals on the top of the table, followed by the title of the table. The pictures should be printed clearly can be guaranteed (font size, resolution and size of the line must be printed clearly unsure). The table may not contain the vertical stripes, while horizontal lines is possible but only on the essential parts only. Each equations should be written using the Equation Editor in MS Word or Open Office. 

Any data or quotes a statement from another library then the author is obligated to write the source reference. References or citations written in the description/text by way of the author's name and year (Gomez-Mejia et al., 2001). If more than two authors, only the first author's name followed by a written "et al." or "et al." (Noe et al., 2000). All that is referred to in the text should be listed in the References section, and vice versa, all rendered in the References should be referenced in the text. The references must be written using APA 6th Edition (American Psychological Association).

 a. books:

Dessler, G. (2003). Human Resource Management. Ninth Edition. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall Inc.

 b. scientific journal:

Hudiwinarsih, G. (2010). Auditors’ Experience, Competency, and Their Independency as the Influence Factors in Profesionalism. Journal of Economics, Business, and Accountancy Ventura. 13(3), 253-264.

 c. proceedings of the seminar:

Dewi, A. R. (2003). Pengaruh Konservatisme Laporan Keuangan terhadap Earnings Response Coeficient. Prosiding Simposium Nasional Akuntansi VI Surabaya (pp. 119-159). Surabaya, Indonesia: Departemen Akuntansi. Universitas Airlangga.

 d. dissertation/thesis:

Natsir, M. (2008). Studi Efektivitas Mekanisme Transmisi Kebijakan Moneter di Indonesia MelaluiJalur Suku Bunga, Jalur Nilai Tukar, dan Jalur Ekspektasi Inflasi Periode 1990:2-2007:1. Disertasi. ProgramPasca Sarjana Universitas Airlangga. Surabaya.

 e. handbook:

Jacobs, Ronald L. (2014). System Theory and HRD. In Chalofsky, Neal E., Rocco, Tonette S., & Morris, Michael Lane. (Ed). Handbook of Human Resource Development (pp.21-39).1st Edition. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

 f. website:

Hafiduddin, Didin. (2008). Mewujudkan Manajemen Zakat Modern dan Profesional. (Online). (, diakses 8 September 2015).


Manuscripts that fit with the format and template of Islamic Business and Management Journal should be submitted through Online Submission System after registering as a Writer and/or a Reviewer in the section "Register". Manuscripts that do not fit the clue-writing Islamic Business and Management Journal will be returned to the author in advance prior to the resumed review process. To make it clearer, article writing template and instructions can be downloaded at the following address:




Research methods used in the completion of the research is written in this section.



Results and discussion contains the findings of research and scientific discussion. Write down the findings and support with sufficient data. The findings must be explained scientifically. In addition, it should be explained also the comparison with the results of other researchers about the same subject. Research results and findings should be able to answer the research hypothesis in the introduction.



1. Summary

The conclusion contains summary and suggestions. A summary describing the answers from the hypothesis and/or research purposes or scientific findings gained. Conclusion not contain looping from the results and discussion, but rather to the summary of the results as expected on the purpose or hypothesis. When necessary, at the final conclusion can also be written things that will be done related to the idea of further such research.

 2. Suggestions

The suggestion is given with regard to the conclusions that have been presented. Suggestions can be addressed to research partners, communities, Governments, and other interested parties, including further research.



Dessler, G. (2003). Human Resource Management. Ninth Edition. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall Inc.

Dewi, A.R. (2003). Pengaruh Konservatisme Laporan Keuangan Terhadap Earnings ResponseCoeficient. Prosiding Simposium Nasional Akuntansi VI Surabaya (pp. 119-159).  Surabaya, Indonesia: Departemen Akuntansi. Universitas Airlangga.

Ergun, Ugur dan Abu Hassan Shaari Mohd.Nor. (2009). An Empirical Study on Determinants of External Linkages of Turkish Stock Market Under European Union Accession Conditions. European Journal of Social Sciences.  9(3), 475-481.

Gomez-Mejia, et al. (2001). Managing Human Resources, Student Value Edition. 7th Edition. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Hafiduddin, Didin. 2008. Mewujudkan Manajemen Zakat Modern dan Profesional. (Online). (, diakses 8 September 2015).

Hudiwinarsih, G. (2010). Auditors’ Experience, Competency, and Their Independency As The Influencial Factors In Professionalism. Journal of Economics, Business and Accountancy Ventura. 13 (3), 253-264.

Jacobs, Ronald L. (2014). System Theory and HRD.In Chalofsky, Neal E., Rocco, Tonette S., & Morris, Michael Lane. (Ed). Handbook of Human Resource Development (pp.21-39). 1st Edition. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Miles, MB. danHuberman, AM. (1994). Qualitative Data Analysis (2nd Edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Natsir, M. (2008). Studi Efektivitas Mekanisme Transmisi Kebijakan Moneter di Indonesia Melalui Jalur Suku Bunga, Jalur Nilai Tukar, dan Jalur Ekspektasi Inflasi Periode 1990:2-2007:1. Disertasi. ProgramPascasarjana Universitas Airlangga. Surabaya.

Noe, et al. (2000). Human Resource Management. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Rivai, V. dan E.J. Sagala. (2009). Manajemen Sumber Daya Manusia untuk Perusahaan: Dari Teori ke Praktik. Jakarta: RajaGrafindo Persada.

Silalahi, U. (2006). Metode Penelitian Sosial. Bandung: Unpar Press.

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