Full Paper Guidelines

Global trends in Management, IT and Governance in an e-World (e-MIG 2017)

e-mig2017.ukzn.ac.za

Mauritius

November 8th to 10th, 2017

Full paper submission guidelines: Only for those who want to publish their paper in the e-MIG Online Proceedings

 

Submitting a full Paper - guidelines

  • Once you have received an email from the conference organisers telling you that your abstract has been selected for submission as a paper, the author is advised to finalise and submit the full paper by the 10th of July 2017, only if you are publishing your paper in the online e-MIG conference proceedings.
  • Please note that this is a FINAL date. NO LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
  • Only those papers received by the due date will be sent for review for inclusion in the online e-MIG conference proceedings.
  • Earlier submission is encouraged as it helps us to manage the review process in a timely manner. This is of particular importance if you will need a visa to attend the conference.

 

Below is a summary of what you need to consider when submitting your full paper.

 

  • Papers must not exceed 5000 words in length, including abstract, figures, references and appendices for a maximum of 10 pages.
  • References should follow the Harvard referencing style, which means that primary references in the text should be in the format (Fergus 1999) and should then be listed at the end of the paper as per the following examples:

Brooks, I. and Weatherston, J. (1997) The Business Environment: Challenges and Changes, Prentice Hall, London.

Doherty, N. and Delener, N. (2001) “Chaos Theory: Marketing and Management Implications”, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, Fall, Vol 9, No. 4, pp 66–75.

(for more info on this, please see the Conference template)

  • Before submitting your paper, please ensure that it has been carefully read for typographical and grammatical errors.
  • Papers can be produced in any PC or MAC version of Microsoft Word.
  • Final papers must NOT be sent in PDF format and should NOT be zipped.
  • Papers should be submitted as a .doc or .rtf  to the EasyChair site for the conference available at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=emig2017 . If you do not already have an account on EasyChair, you will have to register for a free account, and then complete your submission.
  • Full papers must have a paper title, but NO author name(s) and contact details on them, due to the double-blind review process to be followed.
  • Papers are reviewed on the basis that they do not contain plagiarised material, and have not been submitted to any other conference at the same time (double submission).
  • Please note that all papers will be checked for plagiarism using the TurnItIn tool. Plagiarism is not tolerated and should any paper be found to contain excessive plagiarism (over 10%), during the review process, will not be allowed to participate in the conference.
  • Once the full papers have been reviewed, authors will be notified by email and the reviews returned by the 15th of August 2017.
  • If there are any further changes suggested, authors will have to submit final papers by 8th of September 2017, if they want their paper to be included in the Online Conference Proceedings.
  • For Final publication in the Online Conference Proceedings, authors will be required to submit:
    • the final paper with the title, author(s), contact details, affiliation abstract, keywords and paper text commencing with an introduction as per the Conference template to the EasyChair site available at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=emig2017, and
    • email, in .doc or .rtf format, their final abstract, a small photo and a short biography of the presenting author/s (less than 150 words).

 

Full paper content guidelines

Purpose

The use of trustworthy, high-quality scholarly research benefits both its author and the global information community. These recommended guidelines will help maintain an equitable balance of the interests of all participants in ensuring high quality, scholarly conference proceedings content.

Conference Proceedings Content with Respect to Conference Scope

Submitted papers are expected to fit within the subject matter scope of the conference as stated publicly in the conference’s Call for Papers.

Papers on topics that do not fit within the scope of the conference Call for Papers or do not otherwise further the mission of conference proceedings publishers are considered out-of-scope. The conference organisers and their sponsors retain the right to preclude these papers from acceptance.

Written Quality Requirements of Conference Proceedings Content

 Conference content may be presented in full (i.e., a complete research paper), or in some abbreviated, representative form (e.g.as an abstract or digest of the original research paper).

The content of the paper should be of sufficient written English quality to enable readers to follow the narrative easily. Papers should contain most (if not all) of the standard elements found in research papers. A conference article or paper should have the following elements:

a)      Abstract – a brief and objective summary that previews the rest of the paper it describes. It should be succinct yet provide enough information about the paper to facilitate a decision on whether the entire paper could be read with profit.

b)      Introduction – an introductory statement of the purpose of the paper, usually describing the hypothesis that will be tested/qualitative based study and a summary of related previous work by others.

c)       Methods – the methods that are used to test the hypothesis should be given in sufficient detail that another researcher in the field could duplicate the testing/qualitative based research methods.

d)      Results – the hypothesis should be tested and data representing the results of the testing presented/qualitative based research with theories emerging from grounded data or other related theories.

e)      Conclusion – the data should be discussed and the results interpreted, and conclusions given.

f)       References. References should be listed in alphabetical order by the author's last name. For more on this, kindly refer to the Conference template provided

 

Conference Content Intended to Deceive: Plagiarism

All conference content is presumed to be submitted to the conference organisers in good faith. The author(s) is/are responsible for providing appropriate content to the conference that is new, original, and in no way intended to deceive.

eMIG 2017 conference template


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