Author Guidelines

1. Articles should be saved in ‘‘MS Word’’ format and then submitted to the website of Tarsus University Journal of The Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences by logging with membership.

2. It should not be covered the information about the author(s) in the manuscripts that submitted to the journal for publishing. The information which include first name, second name, title, affiliation, e-mail accounts, ORCID ID and full address of the author(s) should be written in the ‘Author Information and Contact Form’ which is downloaded from the ‘Template and Forms’ section on the website of the Journal and then should be uploaded as a separate file to the system.

3. It is expected to be submit the wet signed ‘Copyright Form’ which indicates that authors read the publishing policy of the journal and declare that manuscript is sent to the publishing process via mail/fax or uploading to the system.

4. It is need to be uploaded the ‘‘Similarity Report’’ which can be taken from the Ithenticate or Turnitin to the system in the application process as a required for plagiarism policy of the journal.

5. When uploading your study to our journal, you should also upload the ‘Ethics Committee Permission’ document with your manuscript file. If your study is not included in the study group that requires ethics committee approval, you need to sign the declaration form and state this in the manuscript. Information on studies that require the Ethics Committee's Permission can be accessed from ‘Ethical Principals and Publishing Policy’ section of our journal website. While using the scales, survey and photographs that belong to the other researchers it should be obtained the permission from the owners as well. In case reports, it should be stated that the ‘‘Informed Consent Form’’ was taken. It should be noted that copyright regulations are complied with for the ideas and works of art used. Information all about these should be mentioned under the titled of Research and Publication Ethic Statement. Funds and Disclosure Statement just before the ‘References Section’.

6. For submitting manuscripts, firstly ‘Article Template’ which obtained from the ‘Template and Forms’ section need to be downloaded and then manuscript adjusted in accordance with the template.

7. The title of the manuscript should be Turkish if the language of the manuscript is Turkish, for English should be vice versa. It should be written in Times New Roman, 14 point, centered and CAPS. If the study is derived from the thesis or is an extended version of a paper, an asterisk (*) should be indicated at the end of the title. Then 1.5 lines of space should be left.

8. The adjustment of the cover page is as follows: If the language of the article is Turkish, first the Turkish Abstract; If the language of the article is English, the English Abstract should be written first. The title of the abstract should be centered, Times New Roman, 10 font size, 6 pt spacing before and after. The abstract should be written in Times News Roman font, 10 points, 150-250 words, and single line spacing. In the abstract, the scope, purpose, method and result of the study should be given briefly. In a new paragraph after the abstract, the title of Keywords (Times News Roman font and 10 font size and justified to the right) should be included and minimum 3, maximum 5 keywords should be written. One line space should be left after the keywords and the second language information of the study should be written. If the language of the article is Turkish, English; If the language of the article is English, the title should be in Turkish (Times New Roman 12 Points, centered, Only First Letters Capitalized) followed by a blank line. After that, if the language of the article is Turkish, the second Abstract (Abstract) is in English; If the article language is English, the second Abstract should be written in Turkish as centered and Times New Roman, 10 font size, 6 pt spacing before and after. In a new paragraph after the abstract, the title of Keywords (Times News Roman font and 10 font size and justified to the right) should be included and minimum 3, maximum 5 keywords should be written. INTRODUCTION should start from the next page after the cover information of the study is included.

9. ENTRY title should be left justified, 11 pt., capital letters and bold, 6 pt. spacing before and after. The first line after the title should be indented 1 cm from the left. The length of the article should not exceed 30 pages, including appendices and bibliography. Margins should be top 2.5 cm, right 2.5 cm, left 2.5 cm, bottom 2.5 cm, and the spacing between paragraphs should be 0 pt first and then 0 pt. Indents; right and left: 0, the first line should be 1 cm. Footnotes should be written in 9 points. All content of the article will be written in Times New Roman font and 11 points. In the titles, the spacing should be 6 pt before and after. Line spacing in text is 1.5; paragraph spacing should be 0 before and after. The arrangement of the headings in the text is as follows: 1. LEVEL HEADING: Numbered, Left Justified, Bold, 11 pt, 6 pt spacing before and after, ALL CAPS, the first line should be indented 1 cm from the left (Example: 1. METHOD OF RESEARCH). Level 2 Subtitle: Numbered, Left Justified, Bold, 11 pt, before and after 6 pt spacing, Only First Letters of Words Capitalized, first line should be indented 1 cm from the left (Example: 1.1. Hypothesis Development). 3rd Level Subtitle: Numbered, Left Justified, Bold, Italic, 11 pt, 6 pt spacing before and after, First Letters of Words Only Capitalized, first line should be indented 1 cm from the left (Example: 1.1.1. Hypothesis Development). Level 4 Subtitle: Numbered, Left Justified, Italic, 12, font size, before and after 6 pt spacing, Only First Letters of Words Capitalized, first line should be indented 1 cm from the left (Example: 1.1.1.1. Hypothesis Development).

10. The regulations regarding the tables and figures included in the text are as follows: TABLES: Make sure that the table does not exceed the page DIMENSIONS. Table title and content should be written in Times New Roman font with 10 points. The examples in the template can be used. FIGURES: 10 point Times New Roman font is used in the figures. Figure, picture and graphic titles should be written below the image in centered and bold. For subtitles such figures, pictures, graphics, etc., both the before and after options must be 0 pt in the spacing section of the paragraph tab.

11. In the CONCLUSION and OFFERINGS section, the TITLE should be left aligned, 11 points- ALL CAPS and Bold, 6 pt spacing before and after, and then the first line should be indented 1 cm from the left.

12. RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION ETHICS STATEMENT, FUNDS, DISCLOSURE STATEMENT should be left aligned, 11 pt- ALL CAPITAL and Bold, 6 pt spacing before and after, and then the first line should be indented 1 cm from the left.

13. REFERENCES title should be written in Centered, ALL CAPS and Bold, 11 points, 6 pt spacing before and after. References should be written in alphabetical order, regardless of publication type (book, article, paper, etc.). The body text should be justified, Hanging (1 cm), 10 pt, 0nk, then 6pt, and single line spacing. APA 6th Edition can be used in the writing of the bibliography. All reference information in the bibliography should be written in the Latin alphabet (i.e. Arabic, Persian, Chinese, Russian, etc., the reference information written in an alphabet other than the Latin alphabet should be transcribed into the Latin alphabet and taken to the Bibliography).

14. Examples of citations in the text:
Single author (Bass, 1990: 35).
Two authors (Avolio and Bass, 2002: 25).
Three or more authors first cite (Chou et al., 2013: 65).
Reference to more than one work of the same author in the same year (Mardin, 1964a: 30) (Mardin, 1964b: 63).
If it will be shown in the sentence;
According to Sözbilir (2015: 15)…….. .
Kark and Boas (2013: 47) …… .
Chou et al., (2013: 10)…….. .
If a direct quotation is to be made, the page number(s) must be specified;
Sözbilir and Yeşil (2012: 286) determined that “personality traits have a positive and significant effect on innovative behaviors”.
It has been determined that “personality traits have a positive and significant effect on innovative behaviors” (Sözbilir and Yeşil, 2012: 286).

Examples of Bibliographies:

For books:
Bass, B. M. (1985). Leadership and performance beyond expectations. New York: FreePress.
Avolio, B. J. and Bass, B. M. (2002). Developing potential across a full range of leadership: Cases on transactional and transformational leadership. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.

For Translation Books:
Gujarati, D. (2006). Basic econometrics. (Translated by Ü. Şenesen and G. G. Şenesen). Istanbul: Literature.

For Edited Books:
Cocks, P., Daniels, R. V., and Heer N. W. (Ed.). (1976). The dynamics of Soviet politics. Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

For the Book Section in the Edited Book:
Brzezinski, Z. (1976). Soviet politics: From the future to the past? P. Cocks, R. V. Daniels, and N. W. Heer (Ed.). In The dynamics of Soviet politics (pp. 337-351). Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

For Journals:
Bass, B. M. (1990). From transactional to transformational leadership: Learning to share the vision. Organizational Dynamics, 18(3), 19-31.
Al-Ansari, Y., Altalib, M., and Sardoh, M. (2013). Technology orientation, innovation and business performance: A study of Dubai SMEs. The International Technology Management Review, 3(1), 1-11.

Online journal articles with defined DOI:
Alfers, L., Xulu, P., and Dobson, R. (2016). Promoting workplace health and safety in urban public space: reflections from Durban, South Africa. Environment and Urbanization, 28(2), 391-404. doi:10.1177/0956247816647845.

Conference Paper:
Akyol, A. A., Tekkök B., Kadıoğlu, Y. K. and Demirci, Ş. (2006, May-June). Archaeometric studies of early Roman ceramics in Tarsus-Gözlükule [Full text report]. In F. Bayram and A. Özme (Ed.), 22nd Archeometry Results Meeting (pp. 99-114). Canakkale, Turkey: T.C. Publications of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Encyclopedia Article:
İnalcik, H. (1992). In Bayezid I. Encyclopedia of Islam (Vol: 5, pp. 231-234), Istanbul: Turkish Diyanet Foundation Center for Islamic Studies.

Newspaper Article:
Bardakci, M. (2019). A very important regulation has been published regarding our history and historiography. Haberturk, Column. Location taken from https://www.haberturk.com/yazarlar/murat-bardakci/2532615-tarihimiz-ve-tarihciligimizialakadar-eden-cok-onemli-bir-yonetmelik-yayinlandi.

Movie picture:
Cristaldi, F. (Producer) and Fellini, F. (Director). (1973). Amarcord [Motion Picture]. Italy and France: FC Produzioni and PECF.

For Internet Resources:
Cossin, D. and Caballero, J. (2013). Transformational leadership: Background literature review. IMD. https://www.imd.org/uupload/IMD.WebSite/BoardCenter/Web/213/Literature%20Review_Transformational%20Leadership.pdf. Access Date: 01.01.2020

For Other Resources:
Banks Association of Turkey (2007, May). Information note on the program of restructuring the debts of small and medium-sized enterprises to the financial sector.
DPT (2000). Climate change special commission report. Eighth five-year development plan. Ankara.
Sudarsanam, S., Sorwar, G., and Marr, B. (2003, October). Valuation of intellectual capital and real option models. PMA Intellectual Capital Symposium.
Yilmaz, B. (2003). Turkey's competitiveness in the European Union: A comparison with five candidate countries – Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and the EU 15. Ezoneplus Working Paper No. 12.
Sarı, E. (2008). Cultural identity and politics: Interculturalism in Mardin. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Ankara University Institute of Social Sciences, Ankara.