Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship


The Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (JSBE) is a scholarly journal dedicated to pushing the boundaries of current entrepreneurial thoughts and small business management studies – theoretical pieces, qualitative and quantitative empirical work, and/or case studies. It is a relevant source for contemporary thought concerning entrepreneurship, venture start-ups, and small business management anywhere in the world. Published in English and French, this journal brings the Canadian knowledge in the targeted areas from Canada to other countries while bringing to Canada the recent developments taking place in other parts of the world. The JSBE is owned by the Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (CCSBE/CCPME)) and provides relevant analysis to academics, educators, small business organizations, business -owners and operators, government officials, students and policy makers. The Journal follows a double blind review process. The JSBE was established in 1983 and has been published continuously since. The founding editor was Raymond Kao and the journal has been published by the Centre of Entrepreneurship (Centennial College) under the editorship of Mitch Lenko. From November 29, 2002 the CCSBE/CCPME acquired ownership of the JSBE. The CCSBE/CCPME was formed in 1979 as the first affiliate of the International Council for Small Business. Its members include academics, educators, representatives of small business support organizations, researchers, government officials, students of entrepreneurship, and policy makers. From November 29, 2002, to December 31, 2012 the CCSBE/CCPME entered into an agreement with the Faculty of Administration of the University of Regina to publish the journal. the CCSBE/CCPME and the Faculty of Administration began publishing the JSBE with Volume 16 and ended with Volume 25. Since January 1, 2013, The CCSBE entered into an agreement with Taylor and Francis to publish the journal. The degree of outreach, national and international, the bilingual publishing, and the quality of the editorial board leading to high quality content, are among the distinctive features of the JSBE. Nationally, it is the journal of those working in the field, both academic and non-academic. In fact, it is owned by this group of people through their national body—the CCSBE/CCPME . The JSBE is available in hard copies. Electronic copies are available on back to Volume 1(1).

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Howard Lin, PhD
Ted Rogers School of Managment
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2K3


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Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship    
Office 5.158
3000, chemin de la Côte‑Sainte‑Catherine
Montréal (Québec), H3T 2A7, Canada

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