Aims 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

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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Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer-Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

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

Publication Frequency

Semiannual, published in June and December

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.