IM Style Guide

Abstract: The abstract must not exceed 100 words.

Length:

Articles should not exceed 6000 characters or 30 pages (including references; excluding tables, figures, and appendices). Please use double-spacing, North American letter-size format (215.9 × 279.4 mm; 8.5 × 11 in), and font size 12.

Research notes should not exceed 4000 characters or 20 pages (including references; excluding tables, figures, and appendices). Please use double-spacing, North American letter-size format (215.9 × 2794 mm; 8.5 × 11 in), and font size 12.

The commentary should not exceed 2000 characters or ten pages (including references). Please use double spacing, North American letter-size paper (215.9 mm × 279.4 mm), and font size 12.

The book review should not exceed 1000 characters or five pages (including references), double spaced, on North American letter-size paper (215.9 mm × 279.4 mm), and font size 12.

Titles and headings: Titles and headings must be short. They must not be numbered (i.e., do not use I, II, A, B, etc.).

Tables, graphs, figures, and maps: These should be numbered and presented on separate pages. The location of the tables must be indicated clearly in the body of the text. Tables, graphs, figures, and drawings must be printed in black on a white background.

Quotations: If quotations exceed five typed lines, they should be indented five spaces and should not have quotation marks.

References:

In text: Author, date (Dupont, 1987), or (Dupont, 1987; Smith, 1990; Faucher, 1988), or (Dupont, 1987, p. 10-13; Smith, 1990, chap. 2).

In notes: They should be numbered and presented at the bottom of the page. Again, give only the name, date and, if necessary, appropriate pages.

Reference list:

Article in a journal:

Bogner, William C.; Thomas, Howard (1996). “Sustaining international linkages: A dynamic competence view,” International Management, Vol. 1, No 1, p. 1-14.

Erutku, Can; Vallée, Luc (1996). “Analyse des perceptions et des préférences des travailleurs quant à leur manager,” Management international, vol. 1, no 1, p. 23-33.

Article in a collection:

Toulouse, Jean-Marie; Bourdeau, Gilles (1995). “Taux de croissance et stratégies des nouvelles entreprises technologiques,” in A. Noël, P. Very and M. Wissler (Eds), Perspectives en management stratégique, Economica, Tome III, p. 365-392.

Book:

Deulceux, M. (1996). Les grandes politiques européennes, Montreal: Les Publications du CETAI, HEC Montréal, 194 p.

Gauthier, Gilles; Huppé, François (1991). Cost-benefit analysis: An extensive bibliography, Montreal: Gaëtan Morin Éditeur, 324 p.

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