Articles

Theoretical articles should be supported by a broad bibliography of research and should propose new models for relevant phenomena in the field of Business Administration. Empirical works should provide an advance in the field in terms of providing research that has a rigorous methodology and that is conducted with appropriate criteria and adequate analysis.

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GENERAL FORMATTING

Language of publication: RAE accepts submissions in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Length: A maximum of 8,000 words – for the complete text, including title, abstract, keywords, tables, figures and references.
• Font: Time New Roman, size 12.
Alignment: Justified.
Line spacing: 1.5.
Italics: Used for words and/or expressions from a foreign language which are not found in Portuguese dictionaries, as well as book titles and periodicals.
Bold: Used for headings and subheadings.
Quotation marks: Used for direct citations of up to 40 words.
Authorship: To preserve anonymity, the identification of the article’s authors is restricted to the registration form in the article submission system. There should be no identification of the author(s) within the article.

Titles, abstracts and keywords should be submitted in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

TITLE (E): Upper case + bold + justified. Respect the limit of 80 characters with spaces.
Título (P): Upper and lower case + bold + italic + justified.
Título (S): Upper and lower case + bold + italic + justified.
Term ABSTRACT (E): Upper case + bold. Text with at most 150 words in upper and lower case in a single paragraph.
Term KEYWORDS (E): Upper case + bold. Respect the limit of five keywords in lower case, always separated by commas.
• Term RESUMO (P): Upper case + bold + italic.
• Term PALAVRAS-CHAVE (P): Upper case + bold + italic.
Term RESUMEN (S): Upper case + bold + italic.
• Term PALABRAS CLAVE (S): Upper case + bold + italic.

Attention: Avoid the use of abbreviations in titles.

• Article sections:
Section Heading: Upper and lower case + bold + justified.
First Subheading: Upper and lower case + bold + justified.
Second Subheading: Upper and lower case + bold + gray.

Attention: Headings and subheadings should not be numbered.

Paragraphs: The first paragraph of each section should not be indented, the others should be indented 1.25 cm.
Footnotes and endnotes: RAE does not publish footnotes or endnotes. When relevant, insert the content in the text.
Acknowledgements: Acknowledgements to financial institutions and the owners of authors’ rights, for reproductions, should be sent in a separate file; after approval, when the article is published, the acknowledgement(s) will be inserted at the end of the article.

Example of a note referring to a copyright, in the case of already published texts:

Version modified from the original published by Jean-François Chanlat under the title “Langue et pensée dans le champ de la recherche en gestion: Constats, enjeux et atouts de la langue française”, in Gérer et Comprendre, n. 115, pp. 4-17, 2014. Reproduced with permission of Annales des Mineshttp://www.annales.org/index.html

Example of acknowledgement:

We wish to thank Fapemig, CNPq and CAPES

Abbreviations: When a term is presented for the first time in a text, it should be written out, followed by the abbreviation in parentheses. Subsequent mentions may be abbreviated without explanation. The article should not alternate between the written out and abbreviated forms.

Example:

Supply Chain Management (SCM).

Attention: 

Submit the complete text, including tables and figures in a single Word file.

The formatting of the submitted article is different from the format of the published article.


TABLES, EXHIBITS, FIGURES AND GRAPHS

Tables, exhibits, figures and graphs must be inserted after the References and in the text is necessary to mention where they are to be inserted. These elements should be submitted in an editable form. They should not be sent in separate files.

RAE does not publish attachments or appendices. If it is relevant, they should be incorporated in the text or as a table/exhibit, respecting in this case the formatting for tables/exhibits.

Tables

A visual representation of numeric and/or textual data. See the following example, entitled Table 4.

Table 4. PLS structural model 

Paths

β

t-value

f2

Ratings

PCCO → PCWO

0.66

150.46*

 

 

PCCO → RESP

0.25

20.78*

0.04

Small to medium

PCWO → RESP

0.19

20.29**

0.02

Small to medium

RESP → SAT

0.46

60.07*

0.13

Small to medium

RESP → OCB

0.34

40.37*

0.14

Small to medium

SAT → TOI

-0.45

70.18*

0.15

Small to large

SAT → OCB

0.38

50.36*

0.18

Small to large

Note: n = 218. Bootstrapping 1000 samples.
β = Standardized coefficients
f= Effect size
*p < 0.01; **p < 0.05

Exhibits

These contain just text information. See the following example, entitled Exhibit 1.

Exhibit 1. Geographic-institutional diversity of researchers

Researchers

Country

Area of specialty

André Fontana de Menezes

Brazil

Organizational Studies

Carlos Eduardo Pereira

Portugal

Human Resources Management and Employee Relations

Diego Rodríguez-González

Spain

Social Management

Eduardo Pires da Silva Costa

Brazil

Operations and Logistics Management

Scarlett Smith

USA

Finance

 Figures

The types of figures used by the RAE are: graphs, diagrams and maps. We do not publish photographs. See the following example, entitled Figure 1.

Figure 1. Actors in social entrepreneurship: Government, enterprises, civil society and social businesses

Source: Based on Austin et al. (2012).

Graphs

These are diagrams that present statistical series, as illustrated below in Graph 1.

 Graph 1. Half Life of RAE – 2002. 

Retrieved from Sandes-Guimarães (2013).

Attention:  The excessive use of tables, figures, exhibits and graphs can make the text more difficult to read and understand.
Make sure that all the tables, figures, exhibits and graphs are referenced in the text.
When the diagram was prepared by the author you do not need to indicate the source.

 

EQUATIONS AND HYPOTHESES

Equations

They should be numbered using Arabic numerals and right aligned.

Examples:

x2 + y2 = z2                       (1)

(x2 - y2)/2 = z                     (2)

Hypotheses

Should be numbered with Arabic numerals and right aligned. The numbering should be preceded by the abbreviation "H".

Example:

H1: Top management leadership has a positive and significant influence on alliances and resources.

If you have any doubts about formatting articles, contact the RAE Editorial Office.


In case of doubts contact the Editorial Office.

 

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