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Journal of Business Ethics Education


1. Manuscripts should conform to the standards set by the most recent edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Manuscripts can be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word (other Microsoft formats and Adobe PDF format is acceptable for figures and exhibits) to the publishing editor: [email protected]. Hard copies of audio/visual material and software should be sent to the postal address: The JBEE, NeilsonJournals Publishing, 151 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh EH9 2EY, Midlothian, UK.

2. The title page should contain the name, institutional affiliation, postal address, telephone number, fax number, country code, and electronic mailing address of each author. The second page should include the manuscripts title and an abstract that is 150 words or fewer. The manuscript should begin on the third page. All materials or references that allow the blind reviewer to identify the author(s) should be completely removed from the abstract and manuscript, and appear only on the title page. Authors should bear in mind that abstracts will be used to publicize the content of their article and should therefore emphasize the value of the article's contribution to learning. Authors should also attempt to make the abstract understandable to both academics and laypersons alike.

3. Case studies which are submitted to the Journal must be accompanied by a teaching note which outlines relevant analytical insights, learning points and teaching strategies. Both the case study and teaching note will be peer reviewed.

4. Each article should include subject keywords aimed to assist with article categorization and computerized search engines.

5. Articles should be typed using font size 12 on A4 paper.

6. Apart from diagrams, other illustrations, and teaching notes, authors are encouraged to use one continuous document.

7. Each page should be numbered and line spacing should be double spaced.

8. Authors should use footnotes instead of endnotes.

9. Any diagrams, graphs or other illustrations should be clearly named and supplied at the end of the document, or in a separate file if other formats have been used. Diagrams, graphs and illustrations should be provided in a form suitable for immediate reproduction for publication. The location of the diagrams in the main text of the article should be indicated by an insertion of the type: {table 1.2 near here} etc. In cases where diagrams, graphs and illustrations are based on basic statistics which are not in the public domain, the data should be submitted along with the article. The data will not be published.

10. Where mathematical symbols are used, authors should attempt to use conventional form of notation. Roman alphabet is preferred to Greek. In cases where fractions are used, authors should use x/y as opposed to x over y.

11. Tables should clearly labeled, titled and as far as possible be self-explanatory. Units of measure must be clearly defined.

12. References should be listed in alphabetical order at the end of the article. They should comply with the following style.

Adams, J., Tashchian, A. and Shore, T. (1999), “Frequency, Recall, and Usefulness of Undergraduate Ethics Education”, Teaching Business Ethics, 3 (3): pp. 241-253.
Kohlberg, L. (1984), The Psychology of Moral Development: The Nature and Validity of Moral Stages, San Francisco: Harper & Row.
CBS News (2007), “Exposing the truth at Abu Ghraib”, 60 Minutes interview (24 June). Available at stories/2006/12/07/60minutes/main2238188.shtml

13. On acceptance of an article for publication, authors are required to check the proofs of their article for any errors. Alterations must be kept to a minimum.