International Journal of Small and Medium Enterprises (IJSMEs) is a Double-Blind Peer-Reviewed Refereed International Journal. The initiative is the result of close cooperation between "CRIBFB (USA) " and "Small and Medium Enterprises Society [Affiliated Societies]".

Aims and Scope

The Journal aims to serve as a leading platform for disseminating high-quality research and knowledge related to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This journal is dedicated to advancing the understanding of various aspects that impact SMEs, such as entrepreneurship, innovation, management practices, marketing strategies, financial issues, and policy frameworks. By providing a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach, the journal aims to foster scholarly discussions and promote practical insights that can contribute to SMEs' growth, sustainability, and competitiveness worldwide. Through its publications, the Small and Medium Enterprises Journal seeks to bridge the gap between academic research and real-world challenges SMEs face, making it a valuable resource for academics, practitioners, policymakers, and all those interested in the SME sector. 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 strives to keep a continuous publication schedule so that articles are published online as soon as they are ready and as quickly as possible, as often as a daily publication that has published 1 volume and 1 issue yearly since 2021.

Section Policies



  • 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.


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  • 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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