Focus and Scope

The scope of IJSMEs includes the fields in the Small Medium Enterprises such as entrepreneurship, family-owned businesses, SMEs banking, performance measurement and business improvement, innovation in international SMEs, business models, women entrepreneurship, branding of SMEs products & services

Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.

Publication Frequency

Frequency: 2-4 issues per year.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


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