The Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, founded in 2007, is targeted at publishing the most influential managerially-oriented entrepreneurship research in the world. It is a research journal that publishes original work recommended by a developmental, double-blind review process conducted by peer scholars. Strategic entrepreneurship involves innovation and subsequent changes which add value to society and which change societal life in ways that have significant, sustainable, and durable consequences.
In 2019, across six key JCR scales (total citations, two-year impact factor, five-year impact factor, immediacy index, Eigenfactor score, article influence score), SEJ is 14th out of 226 in the Management category. SEJ is 14th out of 152 in the Business category.
In the most recent Journal Citation Report (released in June 2020), SEJ had a two-year impact factor of 6.200. SEJ has a five-year impact factor of 6.128.
In the last five years (2015 through 2019), SEJ received 1,739 original submissions from scholars based in 74 countries.
SEJ Announces 2021 Co-Editors
The SMS Board of Directors is excited to announce the appointment of Peter Klein as a Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Co-Editor. Klein is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. He has served two terms as an SEJ Associate Editor and is a Guest Editor for the journal’s upcoming Special Issue on Policy for Innovative Entrepreneurship.
We are also pleased that Melissa Graebner has been reappointed to a second term as SEJ Co-Editor. Graebner, Professor of Business Administration at the University of Illinois, joined the SEJ Co-Editor team in January 2018.
Klein and Graebner will work with continuing Co-Editor Gary Dushnitsky in reviewing journal submissions, managing and assigning AEs and reviewers, developing policies, guiding the journal’s strategic direction, and more.
Please join us in sending congratulations to Peter and Melissa!
Special Issue - Open Call: Catalyzing Change and Innovation in Women’s Entrepreneurship
This special issue intends to focus attention on the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship, and gender. We aim to stimulate scholarly conversations on how women entrepreneurs enact innovation through new products, processes, business models, and organizational practices. Interested authors should read the Full Call and submit their research from October 15, 2020, to November 15, 2020.
Special Issue - Open Call: Environmental Change, Strategic Entrepreneurial Action, and Success
The strategic role of environmental change remains under-emphasized and under-theorized in contemporary entrepreneurship and strategy research. In this Special Issue, we hope to stimulate, connect, and extend research of this kind to help make research on “Environmental Change, Strategic Entrepreneurial Action, and Success” an integrated and growing part of the core of entrepreneurship scholarship. Interested authors should read the Full Call and submit their research from August 1, 2021 to September 1, 2021.
Beware of Forged Acceptance Letters
The Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal does not charge an acceptance fee for papers. Any letter that appears to be from a Co-Editor of an SMS journal promising a manuscript's acceptance in exchange for money has been forged. All legitimate correspondence related to the review and acceptance of the paper will reference the manuscript number assigned by the submission system, ScholarOne.
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Special Issue - Open Call: Leading the Digital Transformation of Incumbent Firms: A Strategic Entrepreneurship Perspective
The purpose of this special issue is to discuss the role of strategic leaders in whether, how, when, and to what ends incumbent firms engage in digital transformation. We welcome contributions from scholars in other disciplines who can provide novel, theoretically rich insights into the research questions outlined in the full Call for Submissions. Interested authors should read the full Call and submit their research May 1, 2021 to July 1, 2021.
Special Issue - Open Call: Reframing Social Entrepreneurship Research: Embracing a Strategic Perspective
The purpose of this special issue is to study social entrepreneurship at a critical juncture in the development of this area of inquiry. To accomplish this purpose, we seek to attract research on social entrepreneurship that extends, develops, and/or tests theory in ways that will help frame ongoing research and serve as a critical input for practical and policy decisions. Interested authors should read the full Call for Submissions and submit their research January 1, 2021 to February 5, 2021.