NOTES FOR AUTHORS
SCOPE AND POLICY
The purpose of the Product: Management & Development is to the publication of original papers and review papers covering technological and scientific research related to management of product development.
The Journal publishes original contributions in the form of full-length articles and review articles. Authors must agree not to publish elsewhere an article submitted and accepted by the Journal. Articles previously published in proceedings of conferences can also be considered for publication. By submitting a manuscript, the authors agree that the copyright for their article is transferred to Product: Management & Development if and when the article is accepted for publication. Three to five referees will review each manuscript submitted. It will be the responsibility of the Editors to interpret the assessment.
Manuscript submission implies that its publication has been approved by all coauthors, if applicable, and the responsible authorities of the institution where the research was performed. Authors are responsible for the manuscript content published in the Journal.
Manuscripts must be submitted to the Editor by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). It is imperative that the electronic file contains all figures, graphics, tables and mathematical equations appearing in the article, in open format to editing. Manuscripts should be submitted only in English.
A manuscript submitted for publication should be accompanied by a cover page containing the full name of the author(s), the author for contact, institution address, phone number, e-mail address.
Three (3) files must be uploaded to the online submission:
1. a PDF version of the manuscript
2. the MS Word version used to generated the PDF
3. cover page containing the full name of the author(s), the author for contact, institution address, phone number, e-mail address.
The papers should be writes in the third person in an objective, formal and impersonal style. SI units should be used.
Manuscripts should be typed doubled-space, with 2,5 cm margins and font Times New Roman with point size 12. The pages should be numbered and not to excess twenty-five (25), including tables, figures and bibliographical references.
Manuscripts should be begin with title, followed by an abstract of the not more than 200 words: covering the aims of the work, methods used, results obtained and main conclusions reached. From three to five keywords, for information retrieval purposes, should be indicated. The manuscripts should not contain the authors’ names. The body of the paper should be organized into logical sections sequentially numbered with no more than two grades of subheadings: title, abstract and keywords; text; attachments; acknowledges, bibliographical references. Do not include footnotes.
References should be cited in the text by giving the last name of the author(s) and the year of publication. Either use “Recent work (NONAKA; TAKEUCHI, 2000)…” or “Recently Nonaka;TakeuchiI (2000)…”. With four (4) or more names, use the form “Nonaka et al. (2000)…”. If two or more references would have the same identification, distinguish them by appending “a”, “b”, etc., to the year of publication.
Acceptable references include journal articles, numbered papers, dissertations, thesis, published conference proceedings, preprints from conferences, books, submitted articles, if the journal is identified, and private communications.
Manuscripts (ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION) should be sent to:
Product: Management & Development
Mario Orestes Aguirre González