The Journal of Entrepreneurship (JoE) is India’s leading scholarly outlet for research in the area of entrepreneurship and small business. With over 30 years of publication history, JoE continues to be published tri-annually in March, July and November by Sage Publications and is read and referred the world over.

Editor – Sunil Shukla, Director General

Aims and Scope

The Journal of Entrepreneurship is a multidisciplinary forum for the publication of articles, research and discussion of issues that bear on and enfold the field of entrepreneurship. Topics appropriate and related to entrepreneurship include entrepreneurship theories, entrepreneurial behavioural, entrepreneurial strategy, entrepreneurial ventures, family business, social entrepreneurship and international entrepreneurship. Disciplinary boundaries that straddle entrepreneurship theory and research include economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, history, management and others. The journal particularly welcomes articles that advance our understanding of entrepreneurship phenomenon across different national and cultural contexts and are well articulated and substantive. The journal is peer reviewed.

Editorial and Advisory Board

Dr. Sunil Shukla Director General, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, India
Editorial Board
Prof. Suresh Bhagavatula Professor, Entrepreneurship, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Bengaluru, India
Dr. Amit Kumar Dwivedi Associate Professor and In-Charge, Department of Policy Advocacy,Knowledge & Research, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, India
Prof. Vishal K Gupta Professor, Culverhouse College of Business, University of Alabama, Alabama, USA
Dr. Ajit K. Mohanty Emeritus Fellow, Utkal University & Former Professor & ICSSR National Fellow Chief Adviser, NMRC, JNU, New Delhi, India
Prof. Minet Schindehutte Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA
Dr. Veronica Scuotto Associate Professor in Business Enterprise and Management, Department of Economics, Management and Institutions, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
Advisory Board
Dr. Masato Abe Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations ESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand
Dr. Michael H. Morris Professor, Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
Dr. Sailendra Narain Former Chairman and Managing Director, Small Industries Development Bank of India, Mumbai, India
Dr. Philippe Regnier Professor and Dean (Research), School of Management Fribourg, University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland
Prof. Ray Smilor Professor of Emeritus, Neely School of Business, Texas Christian University, Texas, USA
Prof. Ramakrishna Velamuri Professor and Dean, School of Management, Mahindra University, Hyderabad, India
Dr. Balagopal Vissa Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, The André and Rosalie Hoffmann Chaired Professor of Family Enterprise, INSEAD, Singapore
Prof. Rebecca White Director, Entrepreneurship and James W. Walter Distinguished Chair of Entrepreneurship and Professor, Entrepreneurship Center, The University of Tampa, Tampa, USA
Editorial Office
Mr. Ganapathi Batthini Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, India
Dr. Abdul Razak Associate Faculty, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, India

Guidelines for Authors

Manuscript Submission Guidelines: The Journal of Entrepreneurship (JOE)

This Journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics

The Journal of Entrepreneurship is hosted on SAGE Peer Review; a web based online submission and peer review system. Please read the Manuscript Submission guidelines, and then visit to login and submit your article online.

Please note that manuscripts not conforming to these guidelines may be returned. 

Submission is a representation that the manuscript has not been published previously and is not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. A statement transferring copyright from the authors (or their employers, if they hold the copyright) to the Editor will be required before the manuscript is accepted for publication. The JoE will supply the necessary forms for this transfer.

Subscription Information

Thrice a year: March, July and November

ISSN: 0971-3557 (Print)

ISSN: 0973-0745 (Online)

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