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Detail instructions for authors

Submissions must be in English. The author is responsible for scientific accuracy, originality, and the formal appropriateness of the article. If the submitted article has been published in another journal in any form (article, working paper, etc.), it cannot be accepted. The editorial board has the right to refuse publication of the article. We recommend that the author(s) define the thematic field in which the article fits, but the board of editors makes the final decision regarding its positioning. Published articles are available under the license CC BY-NC 4.0.

In case that instructions are not respected, the article will be returned to the author. Authors are encouraged to use a template that is downloadable on our website.

Article headline should be written in font size 16 bold letters and aligned to the left margin.

The author’s name should be written without titles or degrees and in font size 12 bold with a single space, size 10, between it and the text of article. Below name should be an affiliation: the university, faculty, department, country, ORCID code and e-mail address.

The abstract shall be in English. Below names and affiliations there will be an English abstract ranging between 250 to 300 words. Below the abstract there will be given key words in English and JEL Classification codes (see http://www.aeaweb.org/jel/guide/jel.php).

The text of the article should be divided into chapters. Titles of chapters must be numbered (with the exception of the introduction and conclusion), written in bold type, and arranged from the left margin. Only two levels of chapter numbering are allowed. It is necessary to follow the format described below:

  • Arrangement into blocks
  • Font style: Arial
  • Font size: 10
  • Indent each new paragraph 0.5 cm
  • Spacing: single
  • Do not use footnotes
  • Do not include page numbers

Charts and graphs are to be numbered and the references must be in the text. The name of a chart (Tab. 1:) or a graph (Fig. 1:) should be written in font size 10 bold, aligned from the left margin and without underlining. Pictures and graphs must be visible and clear even in a black and white version. The source from which the author obtained the material should be written under every chart and graph. Tables and graphs are to be sent as a separate file in MS Excel as well.

Formulas are to be numbered. The number should be written in font size 10 Arial in parentheses, aligned to the right margin and next to the formula.

Length of article: maximum length is 15 pages of A4 format including abstract.

References to literature – the journal uses APA citation style that refers to the works of authors by name and year of publication (e.g. Novák, 2014; Sixta & Žižka, 2009). You may find details at http://www.library.cornell.edu/resrch/citmanage/apa. It is also possible to use citation generator at http://citationmachine.net. The list must contain only sources used in the text. Footnotes are not allowed. If a source has DOI identifier, it must be included in the list of references. See the following example of how to complete references:


Sixta, J., & Žižka, M. (2009). Logistika: Metody používané pro řešení logistických projektů. Brno: Computer Press.

Edited book:

Hula, R., Reese, L., & Jackson-Elmoore, C. (Eds.). (2012). Reclaiming Brownfield: A Comparative Analysis of Adaptive Reuse of Contamined Properties. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing.

Chapter in edited book/article in proceedings:

Žižka, M. (2013). Measurement Analysis. In P. Budaj (Ed.), Operations Management: Dimensions for Increasing Process Performance (pp. 73-100). Fribourg: S.E.C.T.


Šoltés, V., & Gavurová, B. (2014). The Functionality Comparison of the Health Care Systems by the Analytical Hierarchy Process Method. E&M Ekonomie a Management, 17(3), 100-117. https://dx.doi.org/10.15240/tul/001/2014-3-009.

Electronic and online materials:

CZSO. (2014). Industrial production decreased. Retrieved October 9, 2014, from http://www.czso.cz/csu/csu.nsf/enginformace/cpru100714.docx.

Review. A double-blind peer review is arranged by the editorial board.

A template of an article may be downloaded here

Below name should be an affiliation.