Author Guidelines

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(Revised on August 2018)

Indonesian Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship (IJBE) publishes information of empirical research and reviews in business and entrepreneurship. IJBE can receive and publish a journal that meets the criteria as 1) original and significant research in business and entrepreneurship 2) in-depth review and research that can foster mutual interest to find the right application, 3) article has not been published in magazines or other journals, and the article must be original and do not contain any plagiarism.

Articles Writing Format

Front page:

The title, written with several important words carefully, right, good, interesting, and well organized, and coherently. Title must be written in capital letters (12pt). Number of words in the title should be no more than 15 words.

The author, contains the name (without a title), institution / company where the author works, address (fax / phone, email or postal code), and include contact detail to correspondence with the author (10pt).

Abstract, contains a brief description of the reason for the research, the approach or method used, important results and policy implications in English and Indonesian. As much as possible do not insert formulas and references. The abstract should be no more than 200 words by using single-spaced, Times New Roman font, size of 10pt (italic), and easily understood by all parties. There should be maximum five keywords that reflect the content of the article.


Page Contents:

The articles should be minimum of 10 pages and maximum of 12 pages. The article should be typed in rich text format (.rtf)/Microsoft Word (.doc), A4 size (21 x 29.7 cm), spaced 1 cm using Times New Roman 11 pt, except for the section title, which is 12 pt (capital) and 10 pt for the tables, left margin 4 cm, right margin 3 cm, upper margin of 3 cm, and the bottom margin 3 cm. The article consists of several chapters separately and do not use encoding either the title or subtitle. The chapters are:

Introduction, describes the arguments on why the submitted article contains an interesting research and why it is important to be conducted. To answer that, the introduction should contain the background, state of the art of the research that was previously conducted in the same topic and gap analysis to show where the research contributions were made to the development of the topic discourse (novelty). The Introduction section concludes the objectives of the research to be achieved. The entire introduction should be presented in a straightforward and concise manner with a portion of no more than 20 percent of the total pages.

Methods, includes 1) the types and sources of data that describes data and information collection techniques, and 2) data analysis methods (example: contains data retrieval techniques (sample) and analysis of the data used and contains the framework of research in the form of a flow chart of research).The overall methods should be presented in a straightforward and concise manner with at least 20 percent of the total pages.

The results,  consist of two major parts of the results and the discussions without having to firmly separate between the parts. Divisions of sub-sections in Results and Discussions should illustrate and follow the sequence of the research objectives. The results present the empirical findings of the research conducted, while the discussions discuss the findings obtained. Discussions of findings do not only present the story behind the data but also compare the results obtained with those of the previous studies. Comparison with other research results also serves to indicate the position of the research conducted in the middle of the discourse of relevant topics. At the end section, the managerial implications of the results and discussions should be presented, especially for the business world. The overall Results and Discussions should be presented in a straightforward and concise manner with at least 50 percent of the total pages.

Conclusions and Recommendations, conclusion should be in the form of response from the intended purpose and is not intended as a summary of the results. Advice is in the form of follow-up (implication) to be done in connection with the findings or conclusions of the author. The overall conclusions and recomendations should be presented in a straightforward and concise manner with at least 10 percent of the total pages.

Acknowledgments (optional), containing a thank you to those who deserve (donors/sponsors), materials contributor, and research facilities.

References, references used is listed in alphabetical order by the author's name with the usual format of bibliography. The references used should be within the last 10 years with 80% journal references. Check each reference against the original source (authors name, volume, issue, year, DOI Number). Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. Use other published articles in the same journal as models. IJBE has to adapt reference Harvard model.Examples of references are as follows:


Novianti T, Hendratno EH. 2008. Analisis penawaran ekspor karet alam Indonesia ke negara Cina. Jurnal Manajemen & Agribisnis 5(1):40–51.

Rindayati W, Hutagaol MP, Siregar H. 2007. Dampak desentralisasi fiskal terhadap kinerja fiskal daerah dan ketahanan pangan di wilayah provinsi Jawa Barat. Jurnal Manajemen dan Agribisnis 4(2):103–117.

Wilkinson MJ et al. 2000. A direct regional scale estimate of transgene movement from genetically modified oilseed rape to its wild progenitions. Mol Ecol 9:983–991.


Daryanto A. 2009. Dinamika Daya Saing Industri Peternakan. Bogor: IPB Press.

Saragih B. 1998. Agribisnis Berbasis Peternakan. Frans BM, editor. Bogor: Pusat Studi Pembangunan LP-IPB.

Wheelen TL, JD Hunger. 2003. Manajemen Strategis. Ed. ke-5. Julianto Agung, penerjemah. Yogyakarta: Andi.

[FMIPA IPB] Fakultas Matematika dan Ilmu Pengetahuan Alam, Institut Pertanian Bogor. 1996. Katalog program Sarjana FMIPA 1995-1999. Bogor: FMIPA IPB.

[Depdikbud] Departemen Pendidikan Dan Kebudayaan, Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa. 2001. Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia. Ed. ke-3. Jakarta: Balai Pustaka.


Wery, Sudirman LMI, Gunawan AW. 1994. Pertumbuhan dan Perkembangan  Schizophyllum Commune In Vitro Dan In Vivo. Di dalam: Peranan Mikrobiologi dalam Industri Pangan. Prosiding Pertemuan Ilmiah Tahunan; Bogor, 20 Agu 1994. Bogor: Perhimpunan  Mikrobiologi Indonesia Cabang Bogor. hlm 170-177.

Thesis, Dissertation

Astriani  A. 2003. Fungsi biaya dalam usaha perbenihan ikan mas: kasus Kabupaten Bandung [tesis]. Bogor: Sekolah Program Pascasarjana, Institut Pertanian Bogor.


Fauzi. 2003. Kelembagaan yang handal dalam pengembangan agroindustri di Bogor.  [23 November 2008].


Khomsan  A. 2008 Apr 11. Hilangnya identitas gizi dalam pembangunan. Kompas, Rubrik Opini:4 (kolom 3–7).

Format Figures and Tables

Number and title of the picture must be written below the image, while the number and title of the table must be written above the table. It is recommended that the tables and graphs are not in the form of picture (image). Try creating tables and graphs in Microsoft Office Excel and Microsoft Office Word. Decimal indicated by a point and not a comma  (eg 10.5 cm instead of 10,5 cm); number of thousands / millions are indicated by a comma, not a dot (eg Rp10,500 instead of USD 10.500); Large numbers can be replaced with the title word (eg 2 million instead of 2,000,000).

Mathematical Model format

For the convenience in reading the journal, it is recommended to limit the number of mathematical models written in the article, for the case of extensive use of mathematical models, place it in the appendix (appendix). It is recommended to use Microsoft Equation Models for the equations and mathematical symbols. The units of measurement suggested are the metric system (eg, m, m2, liters, and oC). The word percent is expressed by the character %, written without spaces from the preceding number (eg 10%).

Send the article to:

IJBE Editor Team

Cooperation and Quality Assurance Division

Jl. Raya Pajajaran Bogor 16151

Telp. 0251-8313813 (hunting), Fax. 0251-8318515

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Contact Person :

+62-813-8406-8075/+62-856-983-8450 (WhatsApp available)


Manuscript Template

Manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines in the MS Word article template --> Download


Article Processing and Submission Charges Policy

IJBE has article processing charges as mentioned in guidelines author. Author whose work is accepted for publication is subjected to pay IDR 1.500.000 per printed article. Meanwhile, IJBE Information does not apply any submission charge.