Submission Guidelines

Submissions to the Cyrus Chronicle Journal (CCJ) should be no more than 7000 words and are subject to certain standard tests. Authors should email manuscripts in Microsoft Word format (not as latex or PDF) to

By submitting a paper, authors agree:

  1. To allow the Journal to test for originality;
  2. That the paper has not been submitted for publication elsewhere;
  3. That on acceptance, its copyright will be transferred to the Journal.

Title/Abstract page:

  • The manuscript should start with a page that includes the title and an abstract of up to 500 words.
  • This should not contain any information that identifies the author(s).


Include five keywords

The body of the paper:

  • Introduction: state clearly the objective of the paper and its research approach and method.
  • Literature Review: limit this to the articles, books, and other sources that have a direct relationship to the paper’s subject.
  • Theoretical Model: explain the potential usefulness of any theoretical model used.
  • Empirical Section: provide appropriate citations to the statistical methods and procedure used.
  • Conclusion: summarize key findings, their importance to the field, and any potential for further research.

Style of presentation:

  • The text should be double-spaced and fully justified, with 1-inch margins (2½ cm) on all sides.
  • References, Endnotes, and appendices should be single spaced.
  • Font type should be 12-point Times New Roman.
  • Pagination should start with the Abstract Page.
  • Use endnotes instead of footnotes; they should be concise.
  • Citations to the literature should be included in the text, not in the endnotes, for example:  “Several studies (AAA and & BBB, 1976; CCC, 2003a, 2003b) concur with this finding”.
  • For articles with three or more co-authors, cite the first author’s last name followed by “et al.”  For a direct quotation give author’s last name, date and page number, for example, “XYZ, 2000, 50”.
  • Figures and tables should be placed at the end.


  • Journal/Periodical articles

Asgary, Nader and Li, G. (2014). ”Corporate Social Responsibility: Its Economic Impact and Link to the Bullwhip Effect” Journal of Business Ethics, 81, 1, 223–234.

Financial Times. (1996). “Survey – Czech Republic: Message from the people. December 6, 3.

  • Books

Dunning, John H., Ed. (2003). Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenge of Global Capitalism. Oxford University Press.

Stiglitz, Joseph E. (2006). Making Globalization Work. W. W. Norton.

Tagi Sagafi-nejad, in collaboration with John H. Dunning (2008). The UN and Transnational Corporations: From Code of Conduct to Global Compact (Indiana University Press for the UN Intellectual History Project).

Rainey, Hal G. (2014). Understanding and Managing Public Organizations. Jossey-Bass.

  • Chapter in Edited Book

Rainey, Hal G. (1993). “Toward a Theory of Goal Ambiguity in Public Organizations”. In J. L. Perry, ed., Research in Public Administration, Vol. 2, pp. 278–294. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.

Thank you!