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 ShuklaDirector General, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, India
Editorial Board
Prof. Suresh BhagavatulaProfessor, Entrepreneurship, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Bengaluru, India
Dr. Amit Kumar DwivediAssociate Professor and In-Charge, Department of Policy Advocacy,Knowledge & Research, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, India
Prof. Vishal K GuptaProfessor, Culverhouse College of Business, University of Alabama, Alabama, USA
Dr. Ajit K. MohantyEmeritus Fellow, Utkal University & Former Professor & ICSSR National Fellow Chief Adviser, NMRC, JNU, New Delhi, India
Prof. Minet SchindehutteAssociate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA
Dr. Veronica ScuottoAssociate Professor in Business Enterprise and Management, Department of Economics, Management and Institutions, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
Advisory Board
Dr. Masato AbeEconomic Affairs Officer, United Nations ESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand
Shri Santanu MitraSenior Economic Advisor, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, New Delhi, India
Dr. Michael H. MorrisProfessor, Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
Dr. Sailendra NarainFormer Chairman and Managing Director, Small Industries Development Bank of India, Mumbai, India
Prof. Ray SmilorProfessor of Emeritus, Neely School of Business, Texas Christian University, Texas, USA
Prof. Ramakrishna VelamuriProfessor and Dean, School of Management, Mahindra University, Hyderabad, India
Prof. Rebecca WhiteDirector, Entrepreneurship and James W. Walter Distinguished Chair of Entrepreneurship and Professor, Entrepreneurship Center, The University of Tampa, Tampa, USA
Editorial Office
Mr. Ganapathi BatthiniEntrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, India
Dr. Subrata BiswalEntrepreneurship 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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