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Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development


ISSN: 1462-6004

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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CiteScore 2016: 2.01
CiteScoreTracker 2017: 0.94 (Updated Monthly)

Journal history

Previously published as Small Business and Enterprise Development
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Editorial objectives

The objectives of this journal are as follows:

  • On a international basis, to provide a bridge between theory and practice of small business and enterprise development.
  • To disseminate the results and findings of high quality research and best practice.
  • To assist and inform those responsible for the management of SMEs.
  • To guide the formulation, development, implementation and evaluation of enterprise policy.

Journal of Small Business & Enterprise Development is a major international research journal dedicated to the formulation, development, implementation and evaluation of enterprise policy. Theoretical research articles and evidence-based case studies seek to explore best practice, investigate strategies for growth, and to assist and inform those responsible for the management of SMEs. Papers accepted for publication are double-blind refereed to ensure academic integrity.

Editorial criteria

Contributors are encouraged to identify issues and questions raised by their work and to develop the practical and research implications for those involved in the field of small business and enterprise development.

Coverage

  • Research in SMEs, entrepreneurship and family-run businesses
  • Case studies on real-life small business experiences
  • Small Business growth and successful enterprises
  • Practical advice from small business advisors
  • Recruitment, training and development for SMEs
  • Performance measurement and business improvement
  • Government initiatives and enterprise policy
  • SME financing and venture capital.

Topicality

By encouraging debate on the key issues facing SMEs, the journal offers detailed analysis and critical assessment of current best practice, discusses the implications of latest research findings and explores opportunities to break down the barriers that restrict the growth of SMEs.

Key benefits

Aims to enhance performance of enterprises and small businesses through detailed investigation and empirical analysis of the latest advances in entrepreneurship and SMEs.

Key journal audiences

This journal is aimed at practitioners and academics with an interest in the development of small businesses, in particular:

  • Entrepreneurs
  • SMEs Managers
  • Owner-mangers
  • Family-run Businesses
  • Small Business Advisors
  • Enterprise/Business Support Agencies
  • Government
  • Enterprise and Small Business Researchers
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate students

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development is ranked, indexed and abstracted in:   

  • ABI Inform
  • Cabells
  • Emerald Management Reviews
  • Publication Forum
  • ReadCube Discover
  • SCOPUS
  • TOC Premier
  • Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • BFI (Denmark)

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Business, Management & Strategy eJournals Collection. For more information, please email collections@emeraldinsight.com or visit the Emerald Business, Management & Strategy eJournals Collection page.

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This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. More on Emerald's approach is available in our Publication Ethics guidelines.
 


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