How to format your references using the TÉKHNE - Review of Applied Management Studies citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for TÉKHNE - Review of Applied Management Studies. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
Stone, A. J. (2007). Chemistry. Water from first principles. Science (New York, N.Y.), 315(5816), 1228–1229.
A journal article with 2 authors
Boos, W. R., & Kuang, Z. (2013). Sensitivity of the South Asian monsoon to elevated and non-elevated heating. Scientific Reports, 3, 1192.
A journal article with 3 authors
Xie, W., Wang, H., & Wu, J. (2014). Similar morphological and molecular signatures shared by female and male germline stem cells. Scientific Reports, 4, 5580.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Mooley, K. P., Nakar, E., Hotokezaka, K., Hallinan, G., Corsi, A., Frail, D. A., Horesh, A., Murphy, T., Lenc, E., Kaplan, D. L., De, K., Dobie, D., Chandra, P., Deller, A., Gottlieb, O., Kasliwal, M. M., Kulkarni, S. R., Myers, S. T., Nissanke, S., … Singer, L. P. (2018). A mildly relativistic wide-angle outflow in the neutron-star merger event GW170817. Nature, 554(7691), 207–210.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
Szylar, C. (2013). Risk Management under UCITS III/IV. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Day, J. W., Kemp, G. P., Freeman, A. M., & Muth, D. P. (Eds.). (2014). Perspectives on the Restoration of the Mississippi Delta: The Once and Future Delta. Springer Netherlands.
A chapter in an edited book
Kessels, R. P. C., & Brands, A. M. A. (2010). Neuropsychological Assessment. In G. J. Biessels & J. A. Luchsinger (Eds.), Diabetes and the Brain (pp. 77–102). Humana Press.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for TÉKHNE - Review of Applied Management Studies.

Blog post
Carpineti, A. (2016, April 29). A Recent Supernova Was As Bright As One Hundred Million Suns. IFLScience; IFLScience.


This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
Government Accountability Office. (2003). Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures: Airport and Airway Trust Fund Excise Taxes (GAO-04-214R). U.S. Government Printing Office.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
Morr, R. (2015). Age Discrimination: Prejudice Suppression in the Selection Process [Doctoral dissertation]. Southern Illinois University.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
Kelly, F. (1984, November 11). ETHNIC ORAL HISTORY BECOMING BOOKLETS. New York Times, 11NJ13.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Stone, 2007).
This sentence cites two references (Boos & Kuang, 2013; Stone, 2007).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Boos & Kuang, 2013)
  • Three authors: (Xie et al., 2014)
  • 6 or more authors: (Mooley et al., 2018)

About the journal

Full journal titleTÉKHNE - Review of Applied Management Studies
ISSN (print)1645-9911

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