Submission Procedure

In order for an author to submit their research article to JEMSPRO, it is a requirement for them to go through the author guidelines and ensure that their work is not under consideration in another journal. The submitted articles should be in English, and the authors must have permission to publish the research work from the co-authors.  The submission of articles is through the submit page whereby authors are required to give information about the author and article. The submitted manuscripts will undergo a similarity check before the blind peer review.  JEMSPRO utilizes e-mail in updating authors on the status of their manuscript.

Submission Guidelines

The publisher accepts manuscript submissions of empirical articles (qualitative & quantitative), book reviews as well as theoretical and review articles. The manuscript specifications depend on the scholarly work submitted. The manuscript should have the following:

Section Content
Title Manuscript's full title
Abstract Purpose, Methodology, Findings, Practical Implications, Contribution, Keywords, Paper Type
Introduction Orientation and Objectives
Literature Review Summary of previous research findings
Methodology Research approach, strategy and method
Findings and Discussion Results in line with the study objectives and discussion with reference to previous research findings
Conclusion Summary of results and their significance to study objectives
Recommendations Directions that can be undertaken based on the study findings
Acknowledgements Those who contributed to the research work
References Works cited by the author. The manuscript should adhere to APA referencing style.
Conflict of interest Where applicable, authors are required to state any conflict of interest.


Article's Specifications

Authors should ensure that there submitted article adheres to the following guidelines.

  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • The text is single-spaced and uses Times New Roman 12-point font.
  • All illustrations, figures and tables are within the text at the appropriate point.
  • The text adheres to APA referencing style.

Publication Procedure

Once the journal accepts a manuscript for publication, the editorial board works on the preparation of the manuscript for online publication. The corresponding author will be given an opportunity fo a final review of the article before it is published.  The author will have three working days to make minor revisions to the manuscript before it is finally published.

Article Processing Fees
The published articles by JEMSPRO are open access. The journal does not charge scholars to access the articles. As a result, the publisher charges article processing fees to cater for the blind peer review, journal publication and online hosting.  The journal does not charge author (s) open access fees, submission fees, page charges or charges for colour figures. The submitting author will pay the article processing fees before the article is published.

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