The Gateway International Journal of Innovative Research encourages theoretical and empirical research papers, articles, cases of relevance to both academicians and practitioners. In addition, the journal invites manuscripts, covering application of theory to real life management activities, where the findings would be of interest to researchers, executives, academicians and management students. Papers based on theoretical/empirical research and experience should satisfy good quality research and must reflect the practical applicability/policy implications of the research.
The following guidelines need to be taken into account.
Authors will be required to submit, MS-Word compatible (.doc, .docx), papers electronically after logging in at our portal and accessing the submit a paper link, available at Online Submission. Once the paper is uploaded successfully, our automated Paper Submission System assigns a Unique Paper ID, acknowledges it on the screen, and also sends an acknowledgment email to the author at her/his registered email ID. The authors must quote /refer to the paper ID in all future correspondences.
Paper Format and Page Layout
Format: MS-Word (.doc, .docx)
Language: English only
Length: From 2000 to 6000 words
Column: Double column
Spacing: Single-line spacing
Font Size: 12, Font Type: Times New Roman).
Margin: Top 1.52 cm”, Bottom 1.27 cm”, Left 2.03 cm”, and Right 2.03cm”.
Page layout: Portrait with 0.5 Header and Footer margins
Gateway International Journal of Innovative Research will not consider any kind of plagiarism in the publication. Plagiarism is an offensive act that is punishable also. At any stage if we find plagiarism in the manuscript, we immediately inform the author and asked for further revision if required otherwise the submitted manuscript is rejected accordingly.
- How to handle plagiarism:
- The submitted manuscript undergoes the plagiarism check through the software, and if the plagiarism is above 10%, the decision of revision is sent to the author immediately.
- If plagiarism is less than 10%, the manuscript is assigned with a paper id and forwarded to the reviewer for further process.
- Before final publication, we again check the plagiarism to maintain the standard and quality of the manuscript. If we find plagiarism again at this stage, again asked for further revision and send it back to the author.
Citation in text: Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). The references in the reference list should follow the standard APA reference style of the journal and citation of a reference.
Citation in text: – (Author, year)
For reference: Author, A., & Author, B. (year). Title of article. Journal Title, Volume(Issue), page range. DOI
Example: – Abdullah, A.G.K. and Ling, Y.L. (2015). Spirituality at workplace and commitment to change: The case of secondary school teachers in Malaysia. International Journal of Current Research in Life Sciences, 4(4),180-183. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0972262918821241.
Author, A., & Author, B. (year). Title of book. Publisher.
Example: Brown, B. (2010). The gifts of imperfection: Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be and embrace who you are. Hazelden.
Edited book chapter with a DOI
Author, A., & Author, B. (year). Title of chapter. In E. Editor & A. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp. xx–xxi). Publisher. DOI.
Example: Singh, A. A., Hwahng, S. J., Chang, S. C., & White, B. (2017). Affirmative counseling with trans/gender-variant people of color. In A. Singh & L. M. Dickey (Eds.), Affirmative counseling and psychological practice with transgender and gender nonconforming clients (pp. 41–68). American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/14957-003.
Webpage on a website
Author, A., & Author, B. (year). Title of page. Site Name. URL
Group Author. (year). Title of page. URL
Example: American Psychological Association. (n.d.). APA divisions. https://www.apa.org/about/division/