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Author Guidelines

How to submit

The article submission guide on JAB can be downloaded at the following link: Submit artikel (Bahasa Indonesia) or Submit an article (English)

Article Template

The article template in .doc format can be downloaded here:

TEMPLATE ARTIKEL (Bahasa Indonesia)

If you have trouble downloading the article template, please contact us via email:

Upload the revised manuscript file

How to upload the revised manuscript file can be seen at Panduan Upload Naskah Revisi or GUIDE TO UPLOAD REVISED VERSION. If you have trouble downloading the article template, please contact us via email:

Please read the guidelines below.

Only manuscripts of sufficient quality that meet the focus and scope of business administration will be reviewed. As part of the submission process you will be required to warrant that you are submitting your original 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. The manuscript should be based on or the result of the latest research (5 years maximum) either independent or group research. Articles are allowed to be written in Bahasa or English. Here are some other provisions to note:

Preparing your manuscript

Article Text - The length of the article ranges from 4000 - 6000 words with single line spacing written in word processing program (Microsoft Word) with the Times New Roman font type and in size 12 pt.

Writing Structure – Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you carefully read and adhere to all the guidelines of writing and formatting your article provided below.

Research Article:

(1) Title;

(2) Author's Name without an academic degree. The author's institution is written on the first page footer;

(3) Abstract in English should not be more than 200 words with keywords of 3-6 words/phrases;

(4) Introduction, contains explanations about research problems, research objectives, summary of theoretical studies related to the problem or research question. Preliminary presentation is narrative;

(5) Literature review, describes theories, findings, and other research materials that form the basis of research for researchers in developing a research framework;

(6) Method, describes the design of research design, population and sample, data collection techniques and instrument development, data analysis techniques. The presentation is done narratively;

(7) Result and Discussion, presents data and data analysis results and their interpretation and implications for theory, previous research and policy in business organizations;

(8) Conclusions and suggestions; and

(9) Reference List.

Conceptual (Non-Research) Article:

(1) Title;

(2) Author and institution name;

(3) Abstract and Keywords;

(4) Introduction;

(5) Discussion;

(6) Closing; and

(7) Reference List.

The provisions in clauses (1), (2), (3), and (7) are similar to the writing of Research Article.

The Tittle: The title of the article is written in propercase letters all in bold on the center margin.

Quotes: Direct quotes less than or equal to 40 words, entered in sentences with quotation marks ("...."). Direct quotes of over 40 words are typed indented on the right and left sides with tight spacing (1 space). Indirect quotes are written in sentences without quotation marks. In all of these citation forms, the author's name and book year are included.

TablesTables or graphs are created with WordPaper or Microsoft Word word processing programs. Tables or charts are only used if it really helps the reader to understand the substance of the material. If the material can be described in a narrative, the table or chart should not be used.

Reference Style: Writing citations and reference lists according to the APA (American Psychological Association) format. The reference list is arranged alphabetically by referring to the following example:


Bryman, A. (1989). Research Methods and Organization Studies (First). New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.

Gorelick, C., Milton, N., & April, K. (2004). Performance Through Learning: Knowledge Management in Practice. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth–Heinemann.

Barney, J. B., & Clark, D. N. (2007). Resource-Based Theory: Creating and Sustaining Competitive Advantage. New York: Oxford University Press Inc.


Articles from Journal, Magazine or Newspaper

Alipour, M. (2012). The effect of Intellectual Capital on firm performance: an investigation of Iran insurance companies. Measuring Business Excellence, 16(1), 53–66.

Bardhan, I. R., Krishnan, V., & Lin, S. (2013). Research Note-Business Value of Information Technology: Testing the Interaction Effect of IT and R&D on Tobin’s Q. Information Systems Research, 24(4), 1147–1161. Retrieved from

Cao, D., Berkeley, N., & Finlay, D. (2014). Measuring Sustained Competitive Advantage From Resource-based View: Survey of Chinese Clothing Industry. Journal of Sustainable Development, 7(2), 89–104. jsd.v7n2p89


Paper, Thesis, or Dissertation

Martinette, L. A. (2006). The Relationship Between Learning Orientation And Business Performance: The Moderating Effect Of Sources Of Competitive Advantage. In PhD Thesis. Nova Southeastern University.

Trivedi, Shilpa M. (2010). An analysis of Financial Performance of State Road Transport Corporation in Gujarat. In Thesis PhD. Saurashtra University.


Unido. (2013). The Industrial Competitiveness of Nations: Looking back, forging ahead. Vienna. Retrieved from

Writing citations and bibliographies is recommended using the following reference managers:

Submit your articles by online submission. JAB Published by Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Diponegoro, Jalan Profesor Haji Soedarto, Sarjana Hukum, Tembalang, Semarang, Kotak Pos 1269, Telepon (024) 7465407, Fax (024) 7465405, Website:, Email:


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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Starting from 2022, the author(s) whose article is published in the Jurnal Administrasi Bisnis (JAB) attain the copyright for their article and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. By submitting the manuscript to JAB, the author(s) agree with this policy. No special document approval is required.

The author(s) guarantee that:

  • their article is original, written by the mentioned author(s),
  • has never been published before,
  • does not contain statements that violate the law, and
  • does not violate the rights of others, is subject to copyright held exclusively by the author(s), and is free from the rights of third parties, and that the necessary written permission to quote from other sources has been obtained by the author(s).

The author(s) retain all rights to the published work, such as (but not limited to) the following rights:

  • Copyright and other proprietary rights related to the article, such as patents,
  • The right to use the substance of the article in its own future works, including lectures and books,
  • The right to reproduce the article for its own purposes,
  • The right to archive all versions of the article in any repository, and
  • The right to enter into separate additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of published versions of the article (for example, posting them to institutional repositories or publishing them in a book), acknowledging its initial publication in this journal (Jurnal Administrasi Bisnis).

Suppose the article was prepared jointly by more than one author. Each author submitting the manuscript warrants that all co-authors have given their permission to agree to copyright and license notices (agreements) on their behalf and notify co-authors of the terms of this policy. Jurnal Administrasi Bisnis (JAB) will not be held responsible for anything that may arise because of the writer's internal dispute. Jurnal Administrasi Bisnis (JAB) will only communicate with correspondence authors.

Authors should also understand that their articles (and any additional files, including data sets, and analysis/computation data) will become publicly available once published. The license of published articles (and additional data) will be governed by a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Jurnal Administrasi Bisnis (JAB) allows users to copy, distribute, display and perform work under license. Users need to attribute the author(s) and Jurnal Administrasi Bisnis (JAB) to distribute works in journals and other publication media. Unless otherwise stated, the author(s) is a public entity as soon as the article is published.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are no required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process.

Article Processing Charge (APC): 400000.00 (IDR)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.