Call for Papers

JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

UNIVERSITI UTARA MALAYSIA

Dear Prof./Sir/Madam/Miss

The secretariat of Journal of Technology and Operations Management (JTOM), Universiti Utara Malaysia would like to invite you to submit a paper to be considered for publication in our Journal of Technology and Operations Management. The Journal of Technology and Operations Management is a refereed journal published by Universiti Utara Malaysia in July and December of each year. Its main objective is to provide a channel for the publications of articles based on empirical research, original thoughts, comparative study and commentaries in management and technology related fields. This journal would benefit not only academicians, but also managers, postgraduates, and practitioners.

Manuscripts should be written as accurately as possible and should be double spaced, with wide margins, and printed on one side of the paper only. All pages should be numbered in sequence. Tables, figures and footnotes should be numbered consecutively in the text in Arabic numerals. Two copies of the paper should be submitted to the Chief Editor. Manuscripts will be reviewed by a panel of referees. Notification of the acceptance will be emailed or posted to the corresponding author. Papers already accepted or under consideration for any journal publication should NOT be submitted.

The first page of your paper should contain the title, name(s), affiliation(s), address(es), telephone number(s), fax number(s), and email address(es).

Abstract

The abstract should be brief, self-contained, explicit and not more than 200 words. Local contributors are required to submit two (2) abstracts, one in Malay and the other in English.

References

All papers for this journal are to be submitted following the style of the American Psychological Association (APA) reference citations.

Publication

The contributor or the main contributors (if more than one author) will receive a complimentary copy of the issue in which his/her article appears and 10 off-prints. The copyright of the published material would automatically be transferred to the publisher to ensure the widest possible dissemination of information.

Kindly submit your papers to:

Chief Editor

Journal of Technology and Operations Management

Faculty of Technology Management

Universiti Utara Malaysia

06010 UUM Sintok

Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia

Email: has1218@uum.edu.my, faisal@uum.edu.my, norezam@uum.edu.my

 

NOTES FOR CONTRIBUTORS

Manuscripts

Manuscripts should be written as accurately as possible and should be typed in double-spacing on one side of an A4 paper with margins at least 25mm. Each manuscript should not exceed 25 pages. Manuscripts will be reviewed by a panel of referees. Comments will be made available to the contributors without disclosing the referees’ names. The first page of your paper should contain tile title, name(s), affiliation(s), address(es), telephone number(s), fax number(s) and email address(es).

Review of Manuscript

All contributions are refereed. Authors wishing an anonymous review should submit a separate title page.

Endnotes

Footnotes should not be used. Endnotes should be used instead.

Cover Letter

Manuscripts should be accompanied by a covering letter stating that the material has not been published, and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Abstract

The abstract should be brief, self-contained, explicit, and should not exceed 200 words. Local contributors are required to submit two (2) abstracts, one in Malay and the other in English.

References

References should be carefully checked. The references are to be cited in the text in the author-date format-APA style (6th Edition). A reference list, only of work cited, should be provided at the end of the text arranged in alphabetical order. Examples of the format for books and journals are follows:

Journal Article, One Author

Burns, J. (2004). The dynamics of accounting change: Inter-play between new practises, routines, institutions, power, and politics. Accounting, Auditing, and Accountability Journal, 13(5), 566-96.

Journal Article, Two Authors

Burns, J., & Scapens, R. (2004). Conceptualising management accounting change: An institutionalist frame work. Management Accounting Research, 11(1), 3-25.

Book, Two Authors

Emmanuel, C. & Otley, D. (1990). Accounting for management control. London: Chapman and Hall.

Edited Book

Clegg. S. & Hardy, C. (1996). Conclusions: Representations. In S. C. Clegg, V. G. Hardy, & W. Nord (Eds.), Handbook of organisational studies. London: Sage, 59-71.

Electronic Sources

Fredrickson, B. L. (2000, March 7). Cultivating positive emotions to optimise health and well-being. Prevention & Treatment, 3, Article 0001. Retrieved November 20, 2000, from http://journals.apa.org/prevention/volume3/pre0030001.html

Abbreviations

Full journal title should be used, for the first citation in any article. Accepted abbreviations or acronyms may be used for subsequent citations.

Tables

Tables should be numbered with Arabic numerals.

Illustrations

Illustrations must be in a camera-ready form. Captions should be typed double-spaced in sequence on a separate sheet of paper. Photographs, if any, should be large, clear, glossy prints, showing high-contrast. Each should be identified on the back, complete with the author’s name and the number of the illustrations.

Contributors

Contributors must provide their full names, academic qualifications, and addresses. A contributor will receive a complimentary copy of issues in which his/her article appears and 10 off-prints.

Submission of Manuscript

Manuscript and enquiries should be directed to: Chief Editor, School of Technology Management and Logistics, UUM College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 UUM SINTOK, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia.

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