General Guideline

The author should submit the manuscript in format to the journal of Strategic Management Business Journal. All manuscripts must be prepared to refer to the below guidelines:

  1. Download manuscript templates here.
  2. The manuscripts have never been published in any journal.
  3. Manuscripts are individual or group research (empirical, unempirical/systematic literature review, or conceptual development).
  4. The text similarity index is not more than 20% (Excluding quotes and bibliographic).
  5. The editor owns the right to revise the sentences without changing the meaning (summarizing, paraphrasing, and synthesizing).
  6. The article should be between 10 and 15 pages and typed in format page 21 cm x 29.7 cm, Times New Roman 12, and single space.
  7. Follow the submission online procedure.
  8. It does not use footnotes or endnotes, but running notes and using APA (American Psychological Association).
  9. The Article must be written in Microsoft Word.


  1. The title is written in English.
  2. The title is written in upper and lowercase letters centered in the upper half of the page.
  3. The title must not exceed 15 words and should not contain abbreviations or words that serve no purpose.
  4. The title must mention the results of the study.
  5. There must be no subheading, and the title may take up one or two lines.
  6. The title is written in Times New Roman 14, Bold, justified.
  7. The initial letter of every word in the title must be capitalized.

Name of author and institution of the author

  1. The author’s name is completely written without an academic title or indication of position and stratification.
  2. The author can be an individual or a team. All the authors should be list.
  3. Write author(s)’s institutional affiliation and email address below the title.


  1. The abstract is written in English.
  2. The abstract writing in the manuscript requires a total of 150 words.
  3. The abstract must explain a) research objectives, b) research design and method, c) research results, d) implications and general conclusions. Abstract writing stands alone and starts from the left with the justified location.


  1. A maximum of 5 keywords is allowed in the manuscript.
  2. Write words or terms that reflect the concept within the articles.
  3. It may consist of several words/terms.
  4. Keywords are written under the abstract with a distance of one line and are italicized.


  1. The introduction consists of background, the purpose of the study, and research urgency.
  2. Statement of the problem and/ or hypothesis must not be written in subheading but research question, integrated with paragraph, part of the introduction.


  1. Practical methods.
  2. It consists of research type/approach, location, population and sample, sampling drawing techniques, data collection techniques, and data analysis techniques.

Results of the study

  1. All tables, graphics, and figures are thoroughly discussed, placed in the center, and appropriate interpretations are highly desirable (description is not repetitive from tables, graphics, and figures).
  2. Tables use three horizontal lines; the size of the table and illustrations should be adjusted to the size of the paper.
  3. Tables and graphics are made in the format of MS Word/Excel.
  4. Every table consists of a table number and table title written above the table.


  • The conclusion does not repeat what has been discussed in the results section.


  1. References are written must be cited in writing.
  2. Book citation is at least from the last 10-year publication, whereas, for journals, it is at least from the last 5-year publication.
  3. Using APA style (APA 6th or 7th).
  4. use Reference Management Software (EndNote or Mendeley)


  1. Filling in the statement form of responsibility upon all content of the article.
  2. Signing the statement that the article is not being proposed to another journal. And will not be submitted to another journal during the editing and reviewing process. See
  3. Signing the statement of plagiarism-free. See
  4. The editorial staff has the right to edit the article without changing the content and the author's main idea.