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The International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research has a unique focus on publishing original research related to the human and social dynamics of entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurial management in small and growing organizations.

ISSN: 1355-2554
eISSN: 1355-2554

Aims and scope

The International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research (IJEBR) has an international perspective on entrepreneurship and publishes conceptual papers and empirical studies which bring together issues of interest to academic researchers and educators, policy-makers and practitioners worldwide.

The editorial team encourages high-quality submissions which advance the study of human and behavioural dimensions of entrepreneurship and smaller organizations. Examples of topics which illustrate the scope of the journal are provided below.


  • Nascent entrepreneurship and new venture creation
  • Management development and learning in smaller businesses
  • Enterprise and entrepreneurship education, learning and careers
  • Entrepreneurial psychology and cognition
  • Management and transition in smaller, growing and family-owned enterprises
  • Corporate entrepreneurship and venturing
  • Entrepreneurial teams, management and organizations
  • Social, sustainable and informal entrepreneurship
  • National and international policy, historical and cultural studies in entrepreneurship
  • Gender, minority and ethnic entrepreneurship
  • Innovative research methods and theoretical development in entrepreneurship
  • Resourcing and managing innovation in entrepreneurial ventures

There is constantly increasing academic, business and policy interest in the contributions that entrepreneurship and small businesses make to economic and social growth and regeneration in both national and global contexts. The human dimensions of entrepreneurship are central to this.

IJEBR provides an internationally recognized platform for exploration and debate centring on research which is relevant to scientific, policy, commercial and social concerns, and which makes a wider impact beyond the academic community.

This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
Find out about our responsible management goal