Aims and Scope

International Journal of Small and Medium Enterprises (IJSMEs) is a refereed double-blind peer-reviewed journal. The subject areas include, but are not limited to the following fields:

  • Technology/ICT for SMEs
  • Joint Venture
  • Organizational Design and Rules
  • Value Chain Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Capital Formation
  • Family-Owned Businesses
  • SMEs Banking
  • SME Cluster Development
  • Performance Measurement and Business Improvement
  • Impacts of market structure and market competition on SMEs
  • Recruitment, training, and development for SMEs
  • Innovation in International SMEs
  • Business Models
  • Women Entrepreneurship
  • Branding of SMEs Products & Services and Other Relevant Issues

Subject Area – Business, Management and Accounting. Subject Category – Management of Technology and Innovation (1405); Marketing (1406);

Subject AreaSocial Sciences. Subject Category – Development (3303).

Publication Schedule: IJSMES has published two issues annually since 2023. The exact schedule of publication for each issue is as the following:

1. January-June

2. July-December

Section Policies

Articles

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  • Original Articles

Original full-length research papers, clearly state their objective or hypothesis, the experimental design and methods used, the essential features of any interventions, the main outcome measures, the result from the study, and a section placing the results in the context of published literature.

  • Review Articles

Provide a summary of evidence derived from primary studies that have been selected and synthesized according to the author's personal and professional perspective.

  • Case Reports

Report of a single case

  • Short Communications

Report results of a pilot study or preliminary findings from a study. The scope of this section is intended to be wide and to encompass methodology and experimental data on subjects of interest to the readers of the Journal.

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