Instructions for Authors

6 pages maximum (with abstract and references)






  1. The title of the paper is written in English  (as given below) using Times New Roman, font size 12, centered, bold, CAPITAL LETTERS.
  1. The name of the author/s is written using Times New Roman, font size 11, centered bold. If there are two or more authors, the order of information is: name, institution, country and e-mail of the first author and below are the names, institution, country and e-mail of the following authors.
  1. The literature shall be cited in APA style. Authors shall include at least 10 sources of citation (of which at least 5 from the last 5 years, except capital sources). Please follow the link for citation instructions:
  1. The abstract is written in English, using Times New Roman, font size 10, justified.  

The spacing in the text is :    Before = 0 pt.     After = 0 pt.    Line Spacing = SINGLE.

  1. The text is written using Times New Roman, font size 10, justified. The spacing in the text is single. The headings in the text are written in capital letters.
  1. The tables and graphs in the text shall be converted into pictures. The numeration and description of the tables, graphs and pictures shall be given above the table/graph/picture.
  1. The author should include 3-5 keywords. Below the keywords, the author shall indicate the field of the paper, as follows:
  • Medical Sciences and Health,
  • Social Sciences and Humanities
  1. The abstracts should not be less than 15 lines and not more than 30 The full paper should not be longer than 6 pages. 
  1. Please, do not include headers, footers, page breaks and/or page numbers. 
  1. Please submit the abstract/full paper in word format. The papers should be sent to 





 Name and surname of the first author

Institution, country and e-mail address of the first author  

Name and surname of the second author

Institution, country and e-mail address of the second author  

Abstract:   The abstract should be written within the frames of 25 – 40 lines. The abstracts should avoid any abbreviations and mathematical formulas.

The abstract is a summarization of the full report, written in one paragraph, and should include next elements:

  1. Purpose
  2. Methodology
  3. Results
  4. Conclusions
  5. Recommendations
  6. Additional data

Keywords: should include 4-6 key words that summarize the contents of the paper

Field: Please state the field of the paper                    



Use A4 paper, Portrait, margins Normal. Alignment Justify, Line Spacing Single, Paragraph Before 0 pt, After 0 pt, Indentation Right/Left 0 pt.

Introduction is the first section of an IMRAD paper. Its purpose is to state clearly the problem investigated and to provide the reader with relevant background information. State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

The purpose of the Introduction should be to supply sufficient background information to allow the reader to understand and evaluate the results of the present study without any need to refer to previous publications on the topic. Much of the Introduction should be written in the present tense. /Times New Roman, 10/ 


Materials and methods are the second section of an IMRAD paper. Its purpose is to describe the experiment in such retail that a competent colleague could repeat the experiment and obtain the same or equivalent results. Provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described.


Results are the third section of an IMRAD paper. Its purpose is to present the new information gained in the study being reported. It should be clear and concise. The Results are core of the paper. You shouldn`t start the Results section by describing methods that you inadvertently omitted from the Materials and Methods section. The Results must be written in past tense.


The final section of an IMRAD paper is the discussion. Its purpose is to fit the results from the current study into the preexisting fabric of knowledge. The important points will be expressed as conclusions. This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.

Many papers are rejected by journal editors because of a fault Discussion.


The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section. Conclusions should provide a summary of important findings and their impli-cants to the area of research that is the forms of the article.


State the acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references and do not, therefore, include them on the title page, as a footnote to the title or otherwise. List here those individuals who provided help during the research (e.g., providing language help, writing assistance or proof reading the article, etc.). They should be brief.


All manuscripts should be formatted using the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style. For additional examples, consult the most recent edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Reference list should only include works that have been published or accepted for publication. Unpublished works should be only mentioned in the text. Reference list should be with the bibliographic details of the cited books, book chapters, or journal articles.

Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last names of the first author of each work in the format hanging, /Times New Roman, 10/


Adler, N. J., & Gundersen, A. (2007). International dimensions of organizational behavior. Cengage Learning.

Avolio, B. J., Bass, B. M., & Jung, D. I. (1999). Re‐examining the components of transformational and transactional leadership using the Multifactor Leadership. Journal of occupational and organizational psychology, 72(4), 441-462.

Avolio, B. J., Walumbwa, F. O., & Weber, T. J. (2009). Leadership: Current theories, research, and future directions. Annual review of psychology, 60, 421-449.

Bolman, L. G., & Deal, T. E. (2017). Reframing organizations: Artistry, choice, and leadership. John Wiley & Sons.

Burke, W. W. (2017). Organization change: Theory and practice. Sage Publications.

Cameron, E., & Green, M. (2015). Making sense of change management: A complete guide to the models, tools and techniques of organizational change. Kogan Page Publishers.

Ceulemans, K., Lozano, R., & Alonso-Almeida, M. (2015). Sustainability reporting in higher education: Interconnecting the reporting process and organisational change management for sustainability. Sustainability7(7), 8881-8903.

Conger, J. A., & Kanungo, R. N. (1998). Charismatic leadership in organizations. Sage Publications.

Doppelt, B. (2017). Leading change toward sustainability: A change-management guide for business, government and civil society. Routledge.

Goldstein, I. L. (1991). Training in work organizations. Consulting Psychologists Press.

Hayes, J. (2018). The theory and practice of change management. Palgrave.

Lines, B. C., Sullivan, K. T., Smithwick, J. B., & Mischung, J. (2015). Overcoming resistance to change in engineering and construction: Change management factors for owner organizations. International Journal of Project Management33(5), 1170-1179.

Lozano, R., Ceulemans, K., & Seatter, C. S. (2015). Teaching organisational change management for sustainability: designing and delivering a course at the University of Leeds to better prepare future sustainability change agents. Journal of Cleaner Production106, 205-215.

Rainey, H. G. (2009). Understanding and managing public organizations. John Wiley & Sons.

Stewart, D. W., & Shamdasani, P. N. (2014). Focus groups: Theory and practice (Vol. 20). Sage publications.

Tang, K. N. (2019). Change management. In Leadership and Change Management (pp. 47-55). Springer, Singapore.

Todnem By, R. (2005). Organisational change management: A critical review. Journal of change management5(4), 369-380.

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