UTG JOURNAL OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
JOURNAL OF THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION,
UNIVERSITY OF THE GAMBIA,
ISSN 0796-1782 (Hard copy)
ISSN 0796-1855 (e-version)
About the Journal
The University of The Gambia Journal of Business and Public Administration (UTG-JBPA) is an official journal of the School of Business and Public Administration, University of The Gambia. It is a biannual double blind peer-reviewed journal established with the primary objective of providing a platform for the dissemination of original theoretical and empirical research findings on contemporary issues in disciplines like Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Development Studies, Political Science, Local Government Administration, Public Policy, International Development and other cognate disciplines.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The journal therefore calls for papers for publication in its maiden edition. Manuscripts submitted for publication in JBPA are considered on the understanding that they are not being considered for publication elsewhere and have not been published. The publisher of JBPA does not accept responsibility for accuracy of the
contents as opinions expressed in articles published by JBPA are solely those of the author(s).
Articles intended for publication in JBPA may be submitted online, preferably in Microsoft Word (2003 or 2007) format. Submissions may also be sent by post and in such cases three copies of the article should be sent to the address stated below.
Prospective author(s) should adhere strictly to the guidelines hereunder:
(i) Paper should be original in content and of good quality;
(ii) Paper to contain an abstract of not more than 250 words;
(iii) The main text: font is 12-point typed in Times New Roman; not more than 8000 words (including all elements, abstract and references); double-line spacing
(iv) The recommended style of referencing is the American Psychological Association (APA) 6 th edition;
(v) Paper submitted should contain the following information: short and informative title, name of author(s), and institutional affiliation and email address of the contributor;
(vi) Author(s) should arrange their names such that the family/surname comes last
(vii) Paper submitted for publication should not have been submitted for assessment or publication elsewhere;
(viii) Authors to include in the paper a short Biography; and
(ix) Tables and figures must be numbered, titled and sources provided.
All Correspondence by Authors to:
Editor-in-Chief, UTG Journal of Business and Public Administration (UTG-JBPA), School of Business and Public Administration, University of The Gambia, Kanifing Campus, MDI Road, Gambia
Fees and Charges
Upon acceptance of an article, the author is expected to pay a publication fee of GMD 6,000 or the sum of US$150 only.
All payments must be made in favour of:
Bank Name: Guaranty Trust Bank (Gambia) Ltd
Bank Address: 56, Kairaba Avenue, Kanifing, Gambia
Account Number: 201-124549-110-210
Swift Code: GTBIGB2L
Intermediary Bank Name: CITI Bank, New York
Intermediary Bank Swift Code: CITIUS33