Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur

A State University established under Uttar Pradesh State University Act 1973 (Accredited A++ by NAAC)

Full-Length Paper Guidelines

1. Keep papers within 5000 words (2000 for work in progress), including abstract, figures, references, and appendices.
2. Carefully proofread for typographical and grammatical errors, especially if English isn't your first language.
3. Submit papers as Word (.doc) files, not PDFs or zipped files.
4. Use Microsoft Word with Times New Roman 12-pt font, A4 page size, 2.54cm margins, and no headers/footers/page numbers.
5. Avoid multiple columns; use bold for the title only.
6. Format author names and affiliations correctly.
7. Include 250-word abstract and up to 5 keywords.
8. Limit heading levels to three, with specific numbering.
9. Use Times New Roman 12-pt font, single-spaced, fully justified for the main text.
10. Use normal capitalization; italics are acceptable; avoid bold for emphasis.
11. Include bulleted or numbered lists when necessary.
12. Place figures and tables close to their references in the text, with titles and references.
13. Avoid color diagrams; use .jpg image format if needed.
14. Acknowledge financial support if applicable.
15. Avoid footnotes and endnotes.
16. Follow Harvard referencing style for in-text citations and the reference list.
17. Provide proper references with authors, publication years, titles, publishers, and page numbers. Examples

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

Brown, S.L. and Eisenhardt, K.M. (1998) Competing on the Edge: Strategy as Structured Chaos, Harvard Business School Press, Boston.

Clutterbuck, D. and Crainer, S. (1990) Makers of Management: Men and Women who Changed the Business World, MacMillan, London.

Conner, D.R. (1998) Leading at the Edge-of-chaos: How to Create the Nimble Organization, John Wiley, New York.

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

Dolan, S.L., Garcia, S. and Auerbach, A. (2003) “Understanding and Managing Chaos in Organisations”, International Journal of Management, Vol 20, No. 1, pp 23–35.

Evans, D. (1998) The arbitrary ape, New Scientist, Vol 159, No. 2148, 22 August, pp 32–35.

Farrell, W. (1998) How Hits Happen: Forecasting Predictability in a Chaotic Marketplace, Harper Business, New York.

Fitzgerald, L.A. and van Eijnatten, F.M. (1998) “Letting Go For Control: The Art of Managing the Chaordic Enterprise”, The International Journal of Business Transformation, Vol. 1, No. 4, April, pp 261-270.

Goldberg, J. and Markoczy, L. (1998) “Complex Rhetoric and Simple Games”, [online], Cranfield University, /complex.htm.

McElwee, M. (1998) “Chaos Theory and Complexity as Fountainheads for Design of an Organization Theory Building Workshop”, Paper read at XIVth World Congress of the International Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada, July.