Journal of Business & Technology

Journal of Business and Technology which is published semi-annually is the refereed journal of the Department of Commerce and Financial Management. The vision of the journal is to offer an academic platform to researchers to publish their novel , empirical and high-quality research work at national and international level. It proposes to encourage research connecting to modern trends and practices in finance, entrepreneurship, human resource management, marketing and emerging paradigms in related areas of management including social sciences, education and information, and technology. As a journal with a broad disciplinary readership, the journal aims to publish papers accessible to this readership.


Journal of Business & Technology - Vol. 01 No.01 (Download Here)

Journal of Business & Technology - Vol. 01 No.02 (Download Here)

 

Editorial Advisory Board


Professor D. M. Semasinghe, Ph.D. (Entrepreneurship)

Vice Chancellor, University of Kelaniya

 

P. N. D. Fernando, Ph.D.

Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya

 

S. M. A. K. Samarakoon, Ph.D. (Economics)

Head, Department of Commerce and Financial Management, University of Kelaniya

 

Editorial Board


Editor in Chief

H. A. K. N. S. Surangi, Ph.D. (Entrepreneurship), Lecturer, Department of Commerce and Financial Management, University of Kelaniya

 

Professor Sanjeev Prashar, Ph.D. (Marketing)

Indian Institute of  Management  Raipur, India

 

M. P. P. Dharmadasa, Ph.D. (International Business)

Head of the Department of International Business, University of Colombo

 

W. R. P. K. Fernando, Ph.D. (Stress Management)

Senior Lecturer (Grade I), Department of Commerce and Financial Management, University of Kelaniya

 

S . D. Edirisinghe, Ph.D. (Management)

Senior Lecturer (Grade I), Department of Commerce and Financial Management, University of Kelaniya

 

L. V. K. Jayatilake , Ph.D (Human Resource Management and Orgaizational Behaviour)

Senior Lecturer (Grade I), Department of Commerce and Financial Management, University of Kelaniya

 

Author Guidelines

 

Journal of Business and Technology,

Department of Commerce and Financial Management, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Submission Guidelines

The Journal of Business and Technology publishes research manuscripts in the field of management. Journal of Business and Technology is a peer-reviewed journal, and it is published twice a years.

Review process

Articles submitted to the journal should not have been published before in their current or considerably similar form, or be under concern for publication in another journal. Each paper submitted to Journal of Business and Technology is subject to the following review procedures

It is reviewed by the Editorial board for general suitability for publication. If it is judged suitable, two reviewers are selected, and a double-blind peer review process takes place. Strong manuscripts will be reviewed. There is an Editorial Board policy that weaker manuscripts or manuscripts that do not follow the Guidelines for Authors will be rejected before the review.

Manuscript requirements

Manuscripts could be Empirical Papers, Conceptual Papers, and Case Studies.

Submissions should be typed in Times New Roman font size 12, with 1.5 line spacing and with a 1-inch margin on all sides. The acceptable lengths for different types of articles published in proposed journal are as indicated below:

Research Paper (Empirical or Conceptual): 8000 to 10000 words

Case Study: 6000 to 8000 words.

Manuscript Title: The title of the paper should be in 16-point Times New Roman font. It should be bold typed, centered and fully capitalized.

Abstract: Following the cover page, there should be an 'Abstract' page, which should contain the title of the paper, the subtitle 'Abstract' and a summary of the paper in single space, not exceeding 200 words. The text of the paper should not start on this page, but on a fresh page with the title of the paper repeated.

Keywords: Abstract must be followed by a list of keywords, subject to a minimum of five. These should be arranged in alphabetical order and be separated by commas with a full stop at the end.

The body of Manuscript: Manuscript must be prepared on standard A4 size paper setting. It must be prepared on a 1.5 spacing and single column with a 1-inch margin set for top, bottom, left and right. It should be typed in 12-point Times New Roman font with page numbers at the bottom center of every page.

Headings: All section headings should be in 14-point Times New Roman font, and sub-section headings should be in 12-point Times New Roman font. These must be bold-faced, aligned left and fully capitalized. Leave a blank line before each heading.

References: References should be in the APA style.

Notes: Do not use footnotes. Minimize endnotes. If they are unavoidable, number them serially in the text using superscript and list them together on a separate sheet under the heading NOTES immediately following the text of the paper. Notes are not for citing a reference but for offering a significant explanation, which is important for understanding the text but is tangential to the main idea discussed therein.

Revised Manuscripts: At the end of the review process, the author is expected to incorporate the modifications suggested by the reviewers, if any, and submit a soft copy of the final revised manuscript.

Proofreading

Upon receiving the proofs, the Author/Editor agrees to promptly check the proofs carefully, correct any typographical errors, and authorize the publication of the corrected proofs.

How should papers for journal be submitted?

Prospective authors should send their manuscript(s) as an email attachment in MS-Word format to

Copyright

Submission of a manuscript implies that authors have met the requirements of the editorial policy and publication ethics. Authors retain the copyright of their articles published in the journal. The author is only required to grant Journal of Business and Tecnology’s publication right.

Contacts Journal of Business and Technology

Editor in Chief

Department of Commerce and Financial Management, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya

Tel :+94112-914485

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