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  1. Should not be more than 250 words.
  2. The title of the page should include: Title, full name(s), one contact address, email address, and telephone number.
  3. Papers submitted are not restricted to but could broadly address the topics as listed in the Call for Paper. However, papers on specific issues from a particular business perspective are highly encouraged.

Full Paper

A) Format and Size

  1. Front page of the paper should comprise of the main title, name of author, institutional affiliation of author, mailing address, contact number as well as email address.
  2. Second page of the paper should comprise of the main title, abstract of not more than 250 words in a single paragraph as well as single spacing. Also please include not more than seven keywords.
  3. All papers in Malay and English should be in Microsoft Word format, Times New Roman, font size 12;  and Traditional Arabic, font size 16 for all papers in Arabic.
  4. Spacing: 1.5
  5. Margin:

Right = 3.0 cm
Left = 2.5 cm
Top = 2.5 cm
Bottom = 2.5 cm

B) Title

  1. The font size of the main title on the front page is 16.
  2. The font size of the other information on the front page is 14.
  3. The main title should be capitalized, bold, and centered at the top of the first page of your paper.
  4. If you choose to have a subtitle, it should be capitalized and centered directly below the main title.

C) Headings

  1. Headings must be capitalized, bold, and left justified.
  2. Sub heading must be capitalized and left justified.
  3. Use double space after the headings, before starting the next paragraph.
  4. Font size of the main heading should be 14, sub heading of 12.

D) Citation and Referencing

  1. All citations and references must follow APA System (i.e.using author-date system for citations).
  2. All references should be at the end of the text in alphabetical order.