ISSN 0103-6513 printed version
1. SCOPE AND POLICY
Production journal aims to foster knowledge creation and its dissemination in operations and production engineering field.
2. MANUSCRIPT EVALUATION PROCESS
The evaluation process for manuscripts submitted to the Production journal comprises the following steps:
Manuscript submission implies that its publication has been approved by all coauthors, if applicable, and the responsible authorities of the institution where the study/research was performed (by signing a term of publishing rights).
3. MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION
Production journal only accepts manuscripts in English.
3.2 Manuscript size
Manuscripts shall have from 4,000 to 8,000 words, including references.
3.3 Manuscript structure
Production Journal does not allow addition or removal of authors after manuscript submission.
3.3.2 Title page
The title should be concise but informative and should not contain more than 15 words.
Keywords should always be provided without repeating terms from the title. It is mandatory to include between three to five keywords per manuscript.
3.3.3 Paper structure and topic organization
All Sections and Sub-sections should be numbered beginning with the Introduction.
3.4 Cover Letter
Submissions must be accompanied by a Cover letter, which states the adherence to the Editorial scope of the journal, its main results and its original contribution to the theory.
3.5 Units, notes, abbreviations, and other such considerations
Units of measurement should always follow the standard defined by the International System (IS). Abbreviations used in the tables, figures, and other objects must be defined below such objects, even if they have previously been defined in the text.
3.6 Tables and equations
Tables should be compiled using the table resources in MS Word. Tables inserted as images cannot be accepted and will result in delayed evaluation and publication. They shall be numbered sequentially, presenting caption and sources in the manuscript. We will not accept items that are not properly cited in the text and vice versa. Tables for which no sources are cited are understood as originally produced by the authors, and under their responsibility Equations should always be carefully revised and sequentially numbered whenever necessary.
3.7. Figures and Illustrations
Images, figures and photographs should always be produced in 300 dpi resolution or higher. Figures should be inserted only in JPEG format. Data displayed must be in English and the smallest font must be legible after insertion in the file text. Figures and illustrations must display a caption and source as well as be referenced in the text. We will not accept figures that are not properly cited in the text and vice versa.
Production journal adopts the citation and reference style of the American Psychological Association - APA. The complete policy and tutorials can be found at http://www.apastyle.org.
3.9 Reference List
The reference list should be elaborated first alphabetically and then by chronological order, if necessary. Multiple references of the same author in the same year must be identified by letters ('a', 'b' and 'c', etc.) placed after the year of publication, according to the citations in the body text. All the bibliography/literature used and cited in the text must be in the list of references, as well as each reference in the list must be cited in the text.
3.10 File Format
Manuscripts should be prepared on MS Word 2007, or a later versions.
4. ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION
Manuscripts must be submitted using our submission system ScholarOne.
4.1 How to access the Submission system
4.2 How to submit a manuscript
After logging in, use the menu to access the "Author" then click on the link to "Start a new submission”. Follow the onscreen instructions starting with “Begin Submission”.
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