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Author Guidelines

TEMPLATE AVAILABLE ON MICROSOFT WORD (doc): IC_Word_EN

PLANTILLA DISPONIBLE EN MICROSOFT WORD (doc): IC_Word_ES

PLANTILLA DISPONIBLE - MICROSOFT WORD (doc): IC_Word_CAT

Intangible Capital accepts reviewing scientific articles related to the journal's focus and scope. The contributions must be written in English, Spanish or Catalan, and they must be original (not published in another journal or any other media). Along the reviewing process, it is forbidden that the contribution follows a parallel reviewing process in another journal. The articles may be sent in Word 97-2004 (doc), Word 2007 (docx) or Open Office (odt) formats. The journal's editorial team will acknowledge the receipt of originals. In order to follow the formatting instructions, it is strongly recommended to use the journal's templates for contributors, available on doc, docx and odt formats. There is no limit to the length of the contributions. In addition to respecting the template formatting, contribution must comply the following norms:

 

  • Title (and optionally, subtitle): The title must adequately describe the contribution's content. Authors: Authors must NOT include the author's names or any other information about them in the paper. Authors should include the author's names, their institutional affiliation and their e-mails in the intranet during the submission process.

 

Abstract: To produce a structured abstract for the journal, please complete the following fields about your paper. There are four fields which are obligatory (Purpose, Design/methodology/approach, Findings and Originality/value); the other three (Research limitations/implications, Practical implications, and Social implications) may be omitted if they are not applicable to your paper. Abstracts should contain no more than 300 words. Write concisely and clearly. The abstract should reflect only what appears in the original paper.

 

  1. Purpose: What are the reason(s) for writing the paper or the aims of the research?
  2. Design/methodology/approach: How are the objectives achieved? Include the main method(s) used for the research. What is the approach to the topic and what is the theoretical or subject scope of the paper?
  3. Findings: What was found in the course of the work? This will refer to analysis, discussion, or results.
  4. Research limitations/implications (if applicable): If research is reported on in the paper this section must be completed and should include suggestions for future research and any identified limitations in the research process.
  5. Practical implications (if applicable): What outcomes and implications for practice, applications and consequences are identified? How will the research impact upon the business or enterprise? What changes to practice should be made as a result of this research? What is the commercial or economic impact? Not all papers will have practical implications.
  6. Social implications (if applicable): What will be the impact on society of this research? How will it influence public attitudes? How will it influence (corporate) social responsibility or environmental issues? How could it inform public or industry policy? How might it affect quality of life? Not all papers will have social implications.
  7. Originality/value: What is new in the paper? State the value of the paper and to who Notes: Footnotes or endnotes will NOT be accepted.

 

References: Whenever the authors make reference to another author's ideas or results, they must indicate its origin using the adequate citation. The citations must be written in text using ISI WEB style (see template).

Thanks: Before the references section, authors can thank to people or institutions that have helped or financed the research presented in the article.

Tables and figures: Tables and figures must be correlatively numbered, following their order of appearance in the text. They must include captions that adequately describe the table's or figure's contents, and they should include the source of information used to build the table or figure.

Appendices: If needed, authors can add appendices to the document that include complementary material useful to other researchers (e.g., questionnaires used in surveys or econometric models). Appendices will be placed after the bibliographical references section, and they must be labeled using capital letters (Appendix A, B, ...), and should have a title descriptive of its contents.

As soon as the paper fits the guidelines for authors, the peer review process will start, following the policies described in the peer review process section. The process ends when the article is accepted or rejected. Intangible Capital takes no compromise about dates of publication, and disclaims any responsibility about the contents of the contributions sent to the journal.

The journal reserves the right to make modifications to the article's contents, always noticing the authors and respecting their criteria.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  3. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  4. I have read and accept author payment system of the journal.
 

Copyright Notice

From the moment that the article is published in this journal, the authors hand over their rights of publishing, exploitation and copy their work to Intangible Capital. In turn, Intangible Capital commits to publish the article on an open access basis from the beginning of its publication. Intangible Capital allows the authors to publish their work in other media, as far as they inform of that fact Intangible Capital. When publishing their work in another sources, authors must include the bibliographical reference of the work in Intangible Capital, Intangible Capital's ISSN, and a link to the main page of Intangible Capital. Optionally, they can also include a link to the address of the article in Intangible Capital.

 

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Intangible Capital, 2004-2014

Online ISSN: 1697-9818; Print ISSN: 2014-3214; DL: B-33375-2004

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