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 2020, across six key JCR scales (total citations, two-year impact factor, five-year impact factor, immediacy index, Eigenfactor score, article influence score), SEJ is 15th out of 226 in the Management category. SEJ is 15th out of 153 in the Business category.
In the most recent Journal Citation Report (released in June 2021), SEJ had a two-year impact factor of 9.289. SEJ has a five-year impact factor of 10.636.
In the last five years (2015 through 2019), SEJ received 1,739 original submissions from scholars based in 74 countries.
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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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The 2021 SEJ Best Paper Award goes to Raphael Amit and Chris Zott for “Crafting business architecture: antecedents of business model design,” published in Volume 9, Issue 4 (December 2015. The study of business models is increasingly important in entrepreneurship and strategy research and practice and this paper deepens our understanding by shedding light on how new business models emerge. The study advances our field and offer unique insights into the entrepreneurial actions that give rise to novel business models. The paper is widely cited and has shifted the conversation on strategic entrepreneurship to consider the design and management of activity systems that span traditional organizational boundaries.