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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Only manuscripts of sufficient quality that meet the aims and scope of Journal of Social Sciences & Business Management will be reviewed.

There are no fees payable to submit or publish in this journal.

As part of the submission process you will be required to justify that you are submitting your original work, that you have the rights in the work, that you are submitting the work for first publication in the Journal and that it is not being considered for publication elsewhere and has not already been published elsewhere, and that you have obtained and can supply all necessary permissions for the reproduction of any copyright works not owned by you.

Aims & Scope: RADS Journal of Social Sciences and Business Management (JSSBM) is a refereed, bi- annual journal of, Jinnah University for Women. The journal acts as a prospect for social scientists and business management researchers to inspect and converse issues prevailing either locally or globally. The methodical investigations about social & business phenomena in various contexts is an endeavor to create awareness about the central issues confronting in social & business arenas and to advocate solutions that are based on theoretical, methodological or empirical research findings. JSSBM core objective is to endorse interdisciplinary research in business, management and social science; and aim to become the primary publisher for business and social science in the academic world.  JSSBM publishes novel research articles. National and international conference issues devoted to noteworthy topics in business, management and social science will intermittently be published by JSSBM.

Formatting: The preferred format for your manuscript is Word. Articles should be in English and 1.5 spaced in a MS Word format and is 6,000 to 8,000 words, together with up to four to five keywords. Submissions should include: author(s) full name, affiliation and contact details; up to four to five keywords.

Format of MSS

Each manuscript should contain:

  1. title page with full title and subtitle (if any).
  2. abstract of 100-150 words
  3. up to 4 to 5  key words
  4. main text and word count. Text to be clearly organized, with a clear hierarchy of headings and subheadings and quotations.
  5. All Tables and Figures shall be placed relevantly with the text; appendix shall be placed in the end of the paper.

Artwork, figures and other graphics and Referencing: All graphical illustration as well as referencing shall be done as per APA format.

Plagiarism policy: Manuscripts should be check for plagiarism before submission and not more than 19% of plagiarized matter should be present. The editorial body also scrutinizes the manuscripts for plagiarism and if found more than 19%, the respective authors are informed and required to modify the content of the manuscript. 

Article Processing Cost: RADS Journal of Social Sciences & Business Management does not charge article processing cost neither the submission charges.

Waiver Policy: Since the RADS Journal of Social Sciences & Business Management does not charge article processing cost neither the submission charges therefore the waiver policy in not applicable.

 Peer Review: All manuscripts are subject to single-blind system for peer-review; the reviewer(s) identities remain anonymous to authors. The review process may take 2-8 weeks. Decisions will be made as fast as possible, and reviewer(s) comments sent to the author immediately.

Copyright: Authors are required to sign the copyright forms.