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International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research

International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research

ISSN: 1355-2554

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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2018 Impact Factor: 2.391*

CiteScore 2018: 3.23
CiteScoreTracker 2019: 4.74 (Updated Monthly)

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Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) logo.The International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research (IJEBR) 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.

The journal 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 which 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.

Abstracted and indexed in

  • Scopus
  • Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunites in Management
  • Emerald Management Reviews
  • Publication Forum
  • Australian Business Deans Council Journal Quality List (B)
  • Association of Business Schools (United Kingdom)
  • ReadCube Discover
  • BFI (Denmark)
  • CNRS (France)

International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Business, Management & Strategy eJournals Collection. For more information, please email [email protected] or visit the Emerald Business, Management & Strategy eJournals Collection page.

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* 2018 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2019)

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