An article, double-spacing should not exceed 70,000 characters (Attachments, notes and bibliography included). It must be saved in Word or RTF format. For articles submitted in French, each article should be preceded by an English and a French summary of ten lines maximum with three to five keywords in French and English. An English title must be provided. For articles submitted in English, each article should be preceded by an extended abstract (about two pages) in French, a short English summary (approximately ten lines) and three to five key words in French and English. A French title must be provided. Articles should respect the following form:


A first cover page includes:

  • At the top, the title of the article in French: Calibri 16, bold, centered;
  • After two line breaks, the title of the article in English: Calibri 17, normal, centered;
  • Then 4 line breaks and the name of the author: Calibri 12, bold, centered;
  • An asterisk referring to a footnote allows to specify contact information in the footnote at the bottom of the page (mailing address, e mail , etc.) and functions of the author  (footnotes at the bottom of the page: Calibri 10);
  • “<<Summary>> in Calibri 12 bold, the body of the abstract in Calibri 11. Then, “keywords” in Calibri 12 and words in Calibri 11. The summary takes about 100-300 words and up to 5 keywords maximum
  • Identical presentation for the English version (Abstract and Key-words).


  • Texts must be typed entirely in French on ordinary A4 paper, one sided, Calibri 11, single spacing, margins 2.5 cm, up, down, right, left. No line breaks. 6pts spacing after each paragraph.
  • The paragraph numbering is done in Arabic numerals, according to the level system (up to 3 levels):
    • 1. Section title (Calibri 12, bold);
    • 1.1. Sub section (Calibri 12, bold);
    • 1.1.1. Paragraph (Calibri 12, bold).
    • For each title: 18pts spacing before and 12 pts after.
  • The diagrams, graphs and tables should be numbered, include a title in bold (Calibri 11) on the top end and the reference in italics at the bottom end (Calibri 10).
  • References in the text should be cited between brackets as follows:  name (s) of the author(s) and the year of the reference [eg (Porter 1982)]. References to or citations from unpublished articles are to be avoided.
  • The notes should be included at the bottom of the page, character Calibri 10.
  • The bibliographical references, grouped at the end of the text, must respect the International practices. Authors should be listed in alphabetical order, indicating the name, the initial of the first name, date of publication, title of the book and page (s) cited, place of publication, publishing house and the possible collection. For an article: title of the journal, volume, number and the pages concerned. In case several works by the same author are published the same year the following subscript is added: 1997a, 1997b, etc.


    • Reference to an article:
      • HOOD, C. (1991). “A public management for all seasons? “, Public Administration ,  69, 1, p. 3-19.
    • Reference to a book:
      • OSBORNE, D.; GAEBLER, T. (1992). Reinventing government: how the entrepreneurial spirit is transforming the public sector?, Addison-Wesley, Reading: MA.
    • Reference to an article in a collective work:
      • GUERET-TALON, L. (2008). “De la qualité au développement durable: un défi du management public”, in HURON, D.; SPINDLER, J. (ed.), Le management public en mutation, L’Harmattan, Paris, p. 335-360.
    • Reference to a communication:
      • DESMARAIS, C.; EDEY-GAMASSOU, C. (2011). “La motivation de service public à l’aune du service public à la française”,  AIRMAP-PMP Conference, June, University of  Versailles-Saint Quentin.

Authors are requested to respect the reference order’s rules


The authors should send their article to Revuegmp@gmail.com

The items are anonymously expertized by two rapporteurs