Authors should observe
the following guidelines for submitting manuscripts:
- All submissions must be transmitted as a single Microsoft Word file attachment to an email message addressed to: Kara.firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions sent via
the single-file attachment should include the following and in this sequence:
- The first page should
list the following information: title of manuscript, author(s) name(s),
institutional affiliation(s), mailing address(es), email address(es), phone
number(s), and fax number(s). Also, it should include the category (Research,
Practice, Education/Development, Reviews, Notes, or Dialogue) for which the
attached manuscript is being submitted and a brief statement indicating that
the attached manuscript has never been published and is not currently under
- A 100-word biography
of each author on a separate page or, if necessary, pages (a page should easily
accommodate two biographies). A biography should include the author’s name,
position title, institutional affiliation, and email address at a minimum.
- A cover page that
includes only the title of the manuscript. No additional information should be
set out on this page. Nota bene: Author name and identifying information should
not appear on this or any subsequent pages. Also, the “Summary,”
which is listed under the menu “File/Property/Summary” in Microsoft
Word, should be deleted in order to maintain the integrity of the double-blind
- A 100- to 150-word
abstract for all manuscripts submitted for categories Research, Practice and
Education/Development, unless a manuscript for Education/Development is an
instructional material – e.g., a case, simulation, or leadership development
exercise. For submissions for Research, abstracts should discuss the purpose,
methods, results, and conclusions that are described fully in the manuscript.
For submissions for Practice and Education/Development, abstracts should
provide a summary of the manuscript. A list of 3-5 key words that best express
the content of the manuscript should be included, in alphabetical order, at the
end of the abstract.
- The manuscript itself,
including all illustrations, figures, tables, and other materials placed where
they are intended to appear in the manuscript.
- Notes should be kept
to a minimum and used only to make substantive points that add to the
manuscript. They should be double-spaced and observe APA format.
- References should be
doubled-spaced, listed in alphabetical order, and observe APA format.