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  • Referencing Guide [Click on the link 'Referencing Guide' to download source document]
Author Guidelines are devided into three groups of research.

Download, documentation to be completed and submitted in Step 4 of the submission process:

Review policy and timelines

  1. Immediate notification if submitted successfully
  2. Notification within 3 weeks if not accepted for further review
  3. Notification within 3 months if accepted for publication, if revisions are required or if rejected by both reviewers.
  4. Publication within 6 months after submission.


Write with precision, clarity and economy. Use the passive voice and third person whenever appropriate. Note in particular that the SI requires:

  1. The use of the term mass rather than weight; and,
  2. When one unit appears in a denominator, use the solidus (example: g/m2); for two or more units in a denominator, use negative exponents (example: kJm-2yr-1)
  3. Footnotes should be avoided. Please insert references or personal communications in the references list.

Manuscript arrangement

  • Title: Informative but concise
  • Author: Name(s), include full first name, for example Gert P. Roux, not G.P. Roux. Include authors' qualifications, affiliations and their department details
  • Address: Include email, postal address and telephone number of corresponding author
  • Abstract: Not more than 150 words and should state concisely the scope of the work and the principal findings.
  • Key words: Use five (5) words not already included in the title
  • Original Article Structure

We also ask that you upload a brief biographical note (entered into the ‘Bio statement’ box during the submission process). This note will appear online in our ‘About the Author’ section should your article be published with us.

Submissions and correspondence
All submissions must be made online at and correspondence regarding manuscripts should be addressed to:

The Editor, SA Journal of Human Resource Management. email:

Note: Ensure that the article ID [reference] number is included in the subject of your email correspondence.

ISSN: 1683-7584 (print) | ISSN: 2071-078X (online)

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