Author Guidelines

As-Shaff: Jurnal Manajemen dan Dakwah is a scientific journal published by STAI DDI Kota Makassar on regularly (Mei and November). This journal receives manuscripts from field and literature research on the da'wah studies, management science, human resource management, Islamic finance institutional management, Islamic pilgrimage management, religious tourism management, and the dynamics of Islamic management.

Editors invite experts, practitioners and enthusiasts in psychology to write a research article in this journal. Articles should be original, research-based, unpublished and not under review for possible publication in other journals. All submitted papers are subject to review of the editors, editorial board, and blind reviewers. Submissions that violate our guidelines on formatting or length will be rejected without review.

The article has been formatted according to the pattern of writing scientific journal articles. Writing articles follow the rules set out in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Articles sent to the Editor of As-Shaff: Jurnal Manajemen dan Dakwah via submission Open Journal Systems (OJS) on

General instructions

  1. Articles are formatted according to the writing pattern of scientific journal. Writing articles follow the rules set out in Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.
  2. The article is an original work (no plagiarism) and has never been published in a journal printed/online.
  3. Articles for As-Shaff: Jurnal Manajemen dan Dakwah sent to Editors via submission Open Journal Systems (OJS) on
  4. Articles typed in Garamond letters with 1.5 spacing in Microsoft Word format with a page size A4 (210 x 297 mm). The length of the article ranged between 6000-8000 words, or about 20-25 pages, including pictures, graphs, and tables (if any). Articles written in Bahasa Indonesia or English by using the rules of good grammar and correct. Articles in English in general use the past tense.
  5. Article is written in Indonesian or English using grammatical rules. In general, English article  is in the past tense.
  6. The article is the result of research in various issues in the field of the da'wah studies, management science, human resource management, Islamic finance institutional management, Islamic pilgrimage management, religious tourism management, and the dynamics of Islamic management with various multidimensional perspective and approach.
  7. Because of "Blind Review" system, the the author  hoped  not to includ the name, the name and address of the institution and email address in the cover of article. The author's name, name of the institution, as well as the email address listed at the time of registration on the OJS author. To facilitate the communication should include active mobile number.



The content and systematics of articles written using the format presented in a narrative essay in the form of a paragraph, without numbering in front subtitles, and should include these components:

  1. The title, provided that: a) The title is the formulation of a brief discussion of content, compact, and clear. May use the title of creative and attract readers (maximum 14 words). b) The title is written in English or Indonesian. c) The title is typed in bold capital letters (capital, bold).
  2. Abstract written in English and Indonesian. Abstract is the essence of the subject of the whole article. Abstract written in one paragraph within one space, with a maximum length of 200 words. Abstract presented briefly and clearly, it must contain four (4) elements, namely: Reasons for the selection of topics or the importance of the research topic, the hypothesis, research methods, and a summary of the results. Abstracts must be terminated with a comment about the importance of the results or a brief conclusion.
  3. The keyword contains basic words in the study, can be drawn from the research variables, characteristics of the subjects, and the theory of the referenced (minimum three words or combinations of words, written in alphabetical order).
  4. Introduction (untitled) contains background of the problems, objectives and benefits of the research, the study of theory, and concludes with the hypothesis (number of pages approximately 20%).
  5. The method contains the identification of the variables, the research subjects, research instruments and methods of research including data analysis techniques used (the number of pages approximately 20%).
  6. The result shows exposure data analysis, consisted of descriptive statistics, test results of the assumptions and results of hypothesis testing are presented sequentially or integrated (number of pages approximately 20%).
  7. Discussion contains an explanation of the results of research associated with the results of previous studies, critically analyzed and linked to relevant recent literature (page number approximately 30-40%).
  8. Conclusions and suggestions answers from the research objectives written concise, clear, and compact based on the results of research and discussion (approximately 1 page).
  9. Bibliography contains reference sources written alphabetically and chronologically, Referral sources are published literature in last 10 years (especially of the journal). Referral preferred are the primary sources in the form of books, reports (including thesis, dissertation), or research articles in scientific journals and magazines.

The following are examples of bibliography writing:

1.    Journal article writing without a Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

Finkelstein, D. M., Kubzansky, L. D., & Goodman, E. (2006). Social status, stress, and adolescent smoking. Journal of Adolescent Health, 39, 678–685.

2.    Journal article writing with a Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

Julianto, V & Subandi, M.A. (2015). Membaca Al Fatihah reflektif intuitif untuk menurunkan depresi dan meningkatkan imunitas. Jurnal Psikologi, 42(1), 34-46.

3.    Article from magazine

Chamberlin, J., Novotney, A., Packard, E., & Price, M. (2008, May). Enhancing worker wellbeing: Occupational health psychologists convene to share their research on work, stress, and health. Monitor on Psychology, 39(5). 2629.

4.    Article from online magazine

Clay, R. (2008, June). Science vs. ideology: Psychologists fight back about the misuse of research. Monitor on Psychology, 39(6). Diunduh dari: tanggal 10 Agustus 2012.

5.    Article from newspaper without writer

Six sites meet for comprehensive antigang initiative conference. (2006, November/December). OJJDP News @ a Glance. Diunduh dari: tanggal 10 Agustus 2012.

6.    Unpublished Thesis or Disertation

Julianto, V. (2013). Pengaruh membaca Al Quran. (Tesis tidak dipublikasikan). Fakultas Psikologi Universitas Gadjah Mada,Yogyakarta.

7.    Citation from Book

Azwar, S. (2012). Penyusunan skala psikologi (ed.2).Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar.

Shotton, M. A. (1989). Computer addiction? study of computer dependency. London,England: Taylor & Francis.

8.    Citation from Book with Editor

Cone, J. D. (1999). Observational assessment: Measure development and research issues. Dalam P. C. Kendall, J. N. Butcher, & G. N. Holmbeck (Eds.), Handbook of research methods in clinical psychology (hlm. 183223).New York: Wiley.

Sutopo, A. S., & Pranajati, R. A. (1993). Mengolah data kuantitatif. Dalam T.D. Hastjarjo & A.F. Helmi (Eds.), Metode Penelitian Psikologi (hlm. 215-235).Yogyakarta: Wijaya Press.

9.    Citation from university unpublished

Blackwell, E., & Conrod, P. J. (2003). A five dimensional measure of drinking motives. Naskah tidak dipublikasikan, Department of Psychology,University ofBritish Columbia,Vancouver,Canada.

Nuryati, A., & Indati, A. (1993). Faktor faktor yang memengaruhi prestasi belajar. Naskah tidak dipublikasikan, Fakultas Psikologi, Universitas Gadjah Mada,Yogyakarta.

10.  Manuscript writing from abstact in printed edition

Woolf, N. J., Young, S. L., Fanselow, M. S., & Butcher, L. L. (1991). MAP-2 expression in choliboceptive pyramidal cells of rodent cortex and hippocampus is alterded by Pavlovian conditioning [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 17480.

11.  Manuscript writing from abstact in electronic edition (online):

Lassen, S. R., Steele, M. M., & Sailor, W. (2006). The relationship of school-wide positive behavior support to academic achievement in an urban middle school [Abstract]. Psychology in the Schools, 43701-702. Diunduh dari:

12.  Citation from the same author and the same year with two books

Azwar, S. (2012a). Penyusunan skala psikologi (ed.2).Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar.

Azwar, S. (2012b). Reliabilitas dan validitas (ed.4).Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar.

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.