SMS is pleased to share the Top 10 most cited articles for 2023 in the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Congratulations to all authors!


Knowledge-based theory, entrepreneurial orientation, stakeholder engagement, and firm performance – Mathew Hughes, Paul Hughes, Ian Hodgkinson, Yi-Ying Chang, Che-Yuan Chang

Are family female directors catalysts of innovation in family small and medium enterprises? – Jonathan Bauweraerts, Emanuela Rondi, Paola Rovelli, Alfredo De Massis, Salvatore Sciascia

Founder team prior work experience: An asset or a liability for startup growth? – Niron Hashai, Shaker Zahra

The CEO beauty premium: Founder CEO attractiveness and firm valuation in initial coin offerings – Massimo G. Colombo, Christian Fisch, Paul P. Momtaz, Silvio Vismara

The influence of women on SME innovation in emerging markets – Kristen Madison, Curt B. Moore, Joshua J. Daspit, Joyce Komakech Nabisaalu

Microfinance and entrepreneurship at the base of the pyramid – Jasjit Singh, Pushan Dutt, Arzi Adbi

From tensions to synergy: Causation and effectuation in the process of venture creation –Tamara Galkina, Irina Atkova, Man Yang

Time to unicorn status: An exploratory examination of new ventures with extreme valuations – Suresh Kotha, Seowon Joseph Shin, Greg Fisher

The impact of customer ties and industry segment maturity on business model adaptation in an emerging industry – Lien Denoo, Helena Yli-Renko, Bart Clarysse

Marketplace lending of small- and medium-sized enterprises – Douglas Cumming, Lars Hornuf

Entrepreneurial strategies during institutional changes: Evidence from China’s economic transition  – You (Willow) Wu, Charles E. Eesley, Delin Yang

In pursuit of diversification opportunities, efficiency, and revenue diversification: A generalization and extension for social entrepreneurship – Jiaju Yan, Nick Mmbaga, David Gras


Fostering and supporting rigorous and practice-engaged strategic management research is central to the SMS mission. SMS is proud to publish three leading journals focused on top-quality work applicable to researchers and practitioners in the field.

Published Date
12 April 2024

Article Type
Journals News


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