A Global Benefit for All ICSB Members

Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM)

  • Edited By: Dr. George T. Solomon
  • 2 yr Impact Factor: 2.876
  • 5 yr Impact Factor: 4.342
  • ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 48/194 (Management)
  • Online ISSN: 1540-627X

The primary purpose of JSBM is to publish scholarly research articles in the fields of small business management and entrepreneurship. As the official journal of the ICSB, JSBM is recognized as a primary instrument for projecting and supporting the goals and objectives of this organization, which include scholarly research and the free exchange of ideas. The Journal, which is circulated in 60 countries around the world, is a leader in the field of small business research.

In 2016, 4,200 institutions purchased access to the latest content in JSBM via either a Wiley License or a traditional (title-by- title) subscription. At the end of 2016, 1,370 individuals were registered to receive automatic alerts when new content appears.

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4,200
Number of institutions
worldwide where JSBM
is available

12,000
Unique visitors each
month to the JSBM
Wiley Online Library

109
Average number of
downloads per article

Call for Publisher Proposals

ICSB is seeking a New Publisher for its Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM),effective with Volume 58, January 2020.  The primary purpose of JSBM is to publish scholarly research in the fields of small business management and entrepreneurship. As the official journal of the ICSB, JSBM is recognized as a primary instrument for projecting and supporting the goals and objectives of the organization, which includes scholarly research and the free exchange of ideas. The journalis available to individual subscribers and through thousands of institutions in over 230 countries and territories.

Who May Apply?

We invite global publishers who specialize in academic publications to submit a proposal to publish JSBM.

JSBM’s Market Profile and Target Audience

Impact Factor

2.876

5-year Impact Factor

4.342

ISI Ranking in Management

48 out of 194

Type of Review

Double-blind peer review

Total Submissions

720+

Acceptance Rate

8.00%

Time to Review

7 weeks to first decision

Time to Early View Publication

60 days

Contact Us for More Information​

Please contact Dr. Geralyn Franklin, ICSB President-Elect, at geralynf@icsb.org to receive a complete RFP with specific requirements for submitting a proposal.

JSBM Staff

Editor-in-Chief

Dr. George T Solomon

Associate Professor of Management, The George Washington University (GWU)
Director, Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence (CFEE)
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM)
Email: gsolomon@gwu.edu
Phone: (202) 994-3760
Office: Duqués Hall 315 D

In addition to his role as Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM), Dr. Solomon also serves as Director of the GW Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence , and Chair of the Wilford White Fellows for the International Council of Small Business (ICSB). He is the Past President of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) and ICSB. From 1976 until 2004, Dr. Solomon held various managerial positions at the Small Business Administration (SBA), including Director of the Office of Special Initiatives and Deputy Associate Administrator for Business Initiatives Education and Training. Dr. Solomon has published and edited over 130 articles, books of readings, book chapters, reference materials, and proceedings articles in both the areas of entrepreneurship and small business management and organizational behavior and dynamics. Dr. Solomon received his Doctorate of Business Administration from The George Washington University School of Government and Business Administration, with a major in Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management and Organizational Behavior and Development. He was the first individual at that time to receive a doctorate in entrepreneurship/small business management from a major accredited school of business. He received his M.B.A. from Suffolk University, B.B.S. from Central Connecticut State University, and A.S. from Norwalk Community College.

ICSB Journal Manager

Sergio Donofrio

Email: sergio@gwu.edu
Phone: (202) 994-3760

Mr. Sergio Donofrio has been affiliated with ICSB since 1990. He led the way with Dr. Erik Winslow to bring the ICSB International Office to GWSB in 2000. He  returns to ICSB as the ICSB JSBM Journal Manager taking over the role of Mr. Michael Battaglia

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Duties of an Associate Editor include receiving and reviewing original and revised manuscripts assigned by the Editor within a particular area of expertise. Associate Editors invite, assign and manage the peer review process for manuscripts in their are of expertise. AE’s also provide recommendations and issue decisions directly to authors (accept, reject, minor revision, major revision).

2016 / TBA
2015 / Martie-Louise Verreynne
2014 / Marco Cucculelli
2013 / William Jackson III
2012 / Marko Grunhagen
2011 / Alan Carsrud – Howard Van Auken

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH BOARD (IRB)

The Internationally Based Research Board (IRB) was established by the Editor as a special committee designed to provide periodic input on journal topics, current trends in research and input on the overall quality of the journal. The IRB meets periodically to provide insight and input to the JSBM editorial office and the ICSB Senior Vice President for Publications and Research.

Ayman El Tarabishy, Ph.D., George Washington University, USA
Brian Gibson, Ph.D., University of New England, Australia
Charles Matthews, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, USA
Donald F. Kuratko, Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington, USA
Friederike Welter, Ph.D., IfM Bonn and Universität Siegen, Germany
G. Dale Meyer, Ph.D., University of Colorado- Boulder, USA
Geralyn McClure Franklin, Ph.D., United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Howard Lin, Ph.D., Ryerson University, Canada
Hugo Kantis, Ph.D., Uniersidad Nacional de General Sarmiento, Argentina
J. Hanns Pichler, Ph.D., Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria
Jeffrey Cornwall, D.B.A., Belmont University, USA
Jerome Katz, Ph.D., St. Louis University, USA
K. Mark Weaver, Ph.D., Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, USA
Karen L.Orengo Serra Ph.D., University of Puerto Rico, PR
Niels Bosma , Ph.D.,Utrecht University , Netherlands
Patricia Greene, Ph.D.,Babson College, USA
Roy Thurik, Ph.D.,Erasmus University Gallen, Netherlands
Thierry Volery, Ph.D.,University of St-Gallen, Switzerland
Victoria Calvert, Mout Royal University, Canada
Zulma Quinones, Ph.D., Inter American University of Puerto Rico-San German, PR

EDITORIAL REVIEW BOARD

FrankAgbolaThe University of Newcastle, AustraliaAustralia                                                                                                                       
DavidAhlstromChinese University of Hong KongHong Kong                                                                                                                       
NaveedAkhterJönköping International Business SchoolSweden                                                                                                                          
CarlosAlbornozUniversidad del DesarrolloChile                                                                                                                           
JoaquinAlegreUniversity of ValenciaSpain                                                                                                                           
RocioAliaga-IslaUniversity of LiegeBelgium                                                                                                                         
GryAlsosUniversity of NordlandNorway                                                                                                                          
FarzadAlviTecnologico de MonterreyMexico                                                                                                                          
JimAndersénHogskolan I SkovdeSweden                                                                                                                          
SemraAşcıgilMiddle East Technical UniversityTurkey                                                                                                                          
RonnyBaierl SRH Hochschule Berlin – The International Management UniversityGermany                                                                                                                         
Brent L.BakerUniversity of Louisiana at LafayetteUnited States                                                                                                                   
A. ErinBassUniversity of Nebraska OmahaUnited States                                                                                                                   
MassimoBau’Jönköping International Business SchoolSweden                                                                                                                          
MatthiasBaumUniversity of GiessenGermany                                                                                                                         
RicardoBelchiorInstituto Superior de Economia e Gestão – Universidade Técnica de LisboaPortugal                                                                                                                        
JoernBlockUniversität TrierGermany                                                                                                                         
AnaBojicaUniversity of GranadaSpain                                                                                                                           
RubenBolingUniversity of North GeorgiaUnited States                                                                                                                   
NathanielBosoLoughborough UniversityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
ThomasBoultonMiami UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
BeverlyBrockmanUniversity of Tennessee at ChattanoogaUnited States                                                                                                                   
RoyBroersmaMaastricht UniversityNetherlands                                                                                                                     
JohanBruneelKU Leuven KulakBelgium                                                                                                                         
PeterBryantIE Business SchoolSpain                                                                                                                           
JaniceByrneIESEG School of ManagementFrance                                                                                                                          
Maria-del-MarCamacho-MiñanoComplutense University of MadridSpain                                                                                                                           
SaraCarterUniversity of StrathclydeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
José C. CasillasUniversity of SevilleSpain                                                                                                                           
DonellaCasperszUniversity of Western AustraliaAustralia                                                                                                                       
GavinCassarINSEADFrance                                                                                                                          
Hsiang-LanChenNational Kaohsiung First University of Science and TechnologyTaiwan                                                                                                                          
SimoneChlostaUniversity of SiegenGermany                                                                                                                         
DavidChoiLoyola Marymuunt UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
Chih-LungChouHwa-Hsia Institute of TechnologyTaiwan                                                                                                                          
SanjibChowdhuryEastern Michigan UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
RezaChowdhuryUniversity of Northern British ColumbiaCanada                                                                                                                          
FrancescoCiampiUniversity of FlorenceItaly                                                                                                                           
KeshaCokerEastern Illinois UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
ThomasCooneyDublin Institute of TechnologyIreland                                                                                                                         
EulogioCordon-PozoUniversity of GranadaSpain                                                                                                                           
JoaoCorreia LeitaoUniversity of Beira InteriorPortugal                                                                                                                        
AnnalisaCroce Politecnico di MilanoItaly                                                                                                                           
EvelienCroonenUniversity of GroningenNetherlands                                                                                                                     
DeniseCumberlandUniversity of LouisvilleUnited States                                                                                                                   
DouglasCummingYork UniversityCanada                                                                                                                          
DeclanCurranDublin City UniversityIreland                                                                                                                         
Olufunmilola (Lola)DadaInstitute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise DevelopmentUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
AlfredoD’AngeloUniversita Cattolica del Sacro CuoreItaly                                                                                                                           
NikolaosDaskalakisUniversity of BrightonUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
Saskiade KlerkUniversity of New South WalesAustralia                                                                                                                       
HannahDeanLeeds UniversityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
AntonioDurendezTechnical University of CartagenaSpain                                                                                                                           
PrescottEnsignUniversity of OttawaCanada                                                                                                                          
MurielFadairoUniversité de LyonFrance                                                                                                                          
ElisabeteFélixUniversidade de ÉvoraPortugal                                                                                                                        
LloydFernaldUniversity of Central FloridaUnited States                                                                                                                   
RiccardoFiniUniversity of BolzanoItaly                                                                                                                           
IvanaFirst KomenUniversity of RijekaCroatia                                                                                                                         
GregoryFleetUniversity of New BrunswickCanada                                                                                                                          
RichardFlightEastern Illinois UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
JorgFreilingLEMEX – Chair for Small Business & EntrepreneurshipGermany                                                                                                                         
LauraGallowayHeriot-Watt UniversityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
MarioGeisslerChemnitz University of TechnologyGermany                                                                                                                         
MickaelGéraudelUniversity of LuxembourgLuxembourg                                                                                                                      
AlexandraGerbasiUniversity of SurreyUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
MichaelGielnikNUS Business SchoolSingapore                                                                                                                       
MichaelGoldsbyBall State UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
ChrisGravesThe University of AdelaideAustralia                                                                                                                       
DenisGregoireHEC MontréalCanada                                                                                                                          
DietmarGrichnikUniversity of St. GallenSwitzerland                                                                                                                     
LucaGrilliPolitecnico di MilanoItaly                                                                                                                           
ElissaGrossmanUniversity of Southern CaliforniaUnited States                                                                                                                   
MaribelGuerreroOrkestra. Basque Institute of CompetitivenessSpain                                                                                                                           
LisaGundryDePaul UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
VishalGuptaBinghamton UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
RobertHamiltonUniversity of CanterburyNew Zealand                                                                                                                     
RainerHarmsUTwenteNetherlands                                                                                                                     
DianaHechavarriaUniversity of CincinnatiUnited States                                                                                                                   
TeresaHoganDublin City UniversityIreland                                                                                                                         
YujiHonjoChuo UniversityJapan                                                                                                                           
ChristianHoppUniversity of ViennaAustria                                                                                                                         
EstherHormigaUniversity of BarcelonaSpain                                                                                                                           
HannaHottenrottTechnische Universitat MunchenGermany                                                                                                                         
DildarHussainESC Rennes School of BusinessFrance                                                                                                                          
JolienHuybrechtsMaastricht UniversityNetherlands                                                                                                                     
FarrukhIjazUniversity of Management and TechnologyPakistan                                                                                                                        
AmyIngramClemson UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
Sarah JackLancaster UniversityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
FrankJanssenUniversité Catholique de LouvainBelgium                                                                                                                         
MariaJellUniversity of ViennaAustria                                                                                                                         
ColinJonesUniversity of TasmaniaAustralia                                                                                                                       
RachidaJustoIE Business SchoolSpain                                                                                                                           
ManishKackerMcMaster UniversityCanada                                                                                                                          
NadineKammerlanderOtto Beisheim School of ManagementGermany                                                                                                                         
DmitryKhaninUniversity of La VerneUnited States                                                                                                                   
FaizaKhojaUniversity of Houston-DowntownUnited States                                                                                                                   
EwaldKiblerUniversity of TurkuFinland                                                                                                                         
PhilKimBabson CollegeUnited States                                                                                                                   
KimKlyverUniversity of Southern DenmarkDenmark                                                                                                                         
AkinKocakAnkara UniversityTurkey                                                                                                                          
MichaelKrushNorth Dakota State UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
AndreasKuckertzUniversity of Duisburg-EssenGermany                                                                                                                         
CalebKwongUniversity of EssexUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
MartinLackéusChalmers University of TechnologySweden                                                                                                                          
WadidLamineToulouse Business SchoolFrance                                                                                                                          
Sungjoo LeeAjou University, KoreaKorea, Republic of                                                                                                              
DennisLeydenUniversity of North Carolina at GreensboroUnited States                                                                                                                   
XiaohuaLinRyerson universityCanada                                                                                                                          
FranciscoLiñánUniversity of SevilleSpain                                                                                                                           
JosephLiPumaEMLYON Business SchoolUnited States                                                                                                                   
SusanaLopez-BayonUniversity of OviedoSpain                                                                                                                           
JoseLopez-GraciaUniversity of ValenciaSpain                                                                                                                           
MelihMadanogluFlorida Atlantic UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
AntoniaMadrid-GuijarroTechnical University of Cartagena UPCTSpain                                                                                                                           
YprgosMarinakosUniversity of New MexicoUnited States                                                                                                                   
JosephMatthesMarquette UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
ReneMauerRWTH Aachen UniversityGermany                                                                                                                         
AodheenMcCartanUlster UniversityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
AlexMcKelvieSyracuse UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
BrinjaMeisebergWWU MuensterGermany                                                                                                                         
LuisMendesUniversity of Beira InteriorPortugal                                                                                                                        
MicheleMeoliUniversity of BergamoItaly                                                                                                                           
JakeMessersmithUniversity of Nebraska-KearneyUnited States                                                                                                                   
MoriahMeyskensUniversity of San DiegoUnited States                                                                                                                   
MorganMilesUniversity of CanterburyNew Zealand                                                                                                                     
ErikMonsenUniversity of VermontUnited States                                                                                                                   
AndreaMoroUniversity of LeicesterUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
PeterMorozUniversity of ReginaCanada                                                                                                                          
MichaelMorrisUniversity of FloridaUnited States                                                                                                                   
NadaMumdzievWebster University ViennaAustria                                                                                                                         
CharlesMurnieksOregon State UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
SamueleMurtinuPolitecnico di MilanoItaly                                                                                                                           
Meyyappan NarayananLakehead University Faculty of Business AdministrationCanada                                                                                                                          
RobertNasonConcordia UniversityCanada                                                                                                                          
JunichiNishimuraGakushuin UniversityJapan                                                                                                                           
MichelleO’DwyerUniversity of LimerickIreland                                                                                                                         
LaurelOfsteinWestern Michigan UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
MarcOrlitzkyUniversity of South Australia Business SchoolAustralia                                                                                                                       
G. TygePayneTexas Tech UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
WhitneyPeakeWestern Kentucky UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
RozennPerrigotUniversity of Rennes 1France                                                                                                                          
GiovanniPerroneUniversità degli Studi di PalermoItaly                                                                                                                           
TorstenPieperKennesaw State UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
JeffreyPollackNorth Carolina State UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
AnitaQuasPolitecnico di MilanoItaly                                                                                                                           
KathleenRandersonUniversity of de GrenobleFrance                                                                                                                          
HeikkiRannikkoAalto University School of BusinessFinland                                                                                                                         
LouisRaymondUniversité du Québec à Trois-RivièresCanada                                                                                                                          
KrishnaReddyThe University of WaikatoNew Zealand                                                                                                                     
MaijaRenkoUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoUnited States                                                                                                                   
IgnacioRequejoUniversidad de SalamancaSpain                                                                                                                           
ChristopherReutzelUtah State UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
AllanRidingUniversity of OttawaCanada                                                                                                                          
AnooshehRostamkalaeiLancaster UniversityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
GurjeetSahiUniversity of JammuIndia                                                                                                                           
MargariethaScheepersUniversity of the Sunshine CoastAustralia                                                                                                                       
LeonSchjoedtMahasarakham UniversityThailand                                                                                                                        
TakashiShimizuThe University of TokyoJapan                                                                                                                           
PhilippSiegerUniversity of BernSwitzerland                                                                                                                     
VivekSoundararajanUniversity of BirminghamUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
JohnSpillanUniversity of North Carolina at PembrokeUnited States                                                                                                                   
AndreSpithovenBelgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO)Belgium                                                                                                                         
UteStephanUniversity of SheffieldUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
JuliaSuessResearch Institute for Family BusinessAustria                                                                                                                         
DianeSullivanUniversity of DaytonUnited States                                                                                                                   
EthneSwartzFairleigh Dickinson UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
PaulSwierczGeorge Washington UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
StephenTeoRMIT University College of BusinessAustralia                                                                                                                       
MaiThaiHEC MontrealCanada                                                                                                                          
EleniThanouHellenic Open UniversityGreece                                                                                                                          
RoyThurikErasmus University RotterdamNetherlands                                                                                                                     
ErnoTornikoskiGrenoble Ecole de ManagementFrance                                                                                                                          
BorisUrbanUniversity of WitwatersrandSouth Africa                                                                                                                    
DavidUrbanoAutonomous University of BarcelonaSpain                                                                                                                           
SigridVandemaeleHasselt UniversityBelgium                                                                                                                         
RodrigoVarelaUniversidad IcesiColombia                                                                                                                        
FransVerheesWageningen URNetherlands                                                                                                                     
DominikaWachTU DresdenGermany                                                                                                                         
SaschaWalterChristian-Albrechts-University at KielGermany                                                                                                                         
Yu-Kai (Mike)WangSoochow UniversityTaiwan                                                                                                                          
XiaodanWangWestern Michigan UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
AnnaWatsonUniversity of HertfordshireUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                                                                            
ScottWeavenGriffith UniversityAustralia                                                                                                                       
DianneWelshUniversity of North Carolina GreensboroUnited States                                                                                                                   
StanfordWestjohnUniversity of AlabamaUnited States                                                                                                                   
TrevorWilmshurstUniversity of TasmaniaAustralia                                                                                                                       
DoanWinkelIllinois State UniversityUnited States                                                                                                                   
FlorianZapkauUniversity of DüsseldorfGermany                                                                                                                         
LeiZhangUniversity of South FloridaUnited States                                                                                                                   

Frank

Agbola

The University of Newcastle, Australia

Australia

David

Ahlstrom

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Naveed

Akhter

Jönköping International Business School

Sweden

Carlos

Albornoz

Universidad del Desarrollo

Chile

Joaquin

Alegre

University of Valencia

Spain

Rocio

Aliaga-Isla

University of Liege

Belgium

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Norway

Farzad

Alvi

Tecnologico de Monterrey

Mexico

Jim

Andersén

Hogskolan I Skovde

Sweden

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

Gry

Alsos

University of Nordland

Australia

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