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Instructions for manuscripts in English

Manuscripts submitted to Le Travail humain/Human Work should be associated to the journal’s headings: theories or methodologies, synthesis, empirical research, ergonomic practices, techniques (analysis or design of work). The relevance of the paper to the study of work activity must be clear.

The lenght of the manuscripts must be between 16 and 24 pages, according to a template that can be downloaded from the journal’s website ( or requested from the Executive Director ( Manuscripts, anonymised, are sent to the Executive Director by e-mail, in .doc format. Authors’ names and affiliations should be listed in a separate file, together with the title of the manuscript. References should follow the APA standards, 7th edition.

A manuscript may include a small amount of previously published data. If this is the case, the previous publication must be mentioned on the first page as a note. The Executive Director should also be explicitly informed of this in the cover letter. When a manuscript is accepted, the journal reserves the exclusive right to publish it.

Research published in Le Travail humain/Human Work must comply with the ethical rules laid down by the Research Ethics Committee or the Personal Protection Committee. The article must mention the authorization number given by these committees. If the study has not been supervised by such a committee, the reasons for this must be explained by the authors in the cover letter.