Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development

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Editor in Chief: Dr. Craig C. Julian
ISSN online: 1747-6763
ISSN print: 1549-9324
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JIBED addresses the advancement of contemporary research in areas of international business and entrepreneurship. It covers the practice and theory of international business, international entrepreneurship and international franchising, highlighting developing countries attempting to assert themselves on the global stage. JIBED welcomes papers encompassing different areas of international business studies, such as marketing, management, organisational behaviour, finance, accounting, MIS, economics, and different dimensions of international entrepreneurship, such as venture capital formation, franchising, small business management, family business management, and technopreneurship.


 Topics covered include

  • International business/entrepreneurship, macro/microeconomics
  • Corporate entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial support organisations
  • Entrepreneurship in the arts, international tourism/hospitality/healthcare management
  • Family business, international/individual/regional/minority/female entrepreneurship
  • Small business development, technopreneurship, transition economies, exporting
  • Venture capital, hedge fund convergence, distressed investing
  • Large cap buyouts, small cap private equity, mid-market private equity
  • Telecommunications/software/healthcare venture capital
  • Real estate/regional/global private equity, growth equity investing, FDI
  • International business/entrepreneurship education, strategic/information management
  • International political economy/ economic development/accounting/finance/taxation
  • International market entry/HRM/strategic alliances/networks/mergers & acquisitions
  • Cross-cultural management, supply chain management, e-commerce
  • International commercial law, nonprofit organisations, ethics/social responsibility
  • International trade, marketing, consumer behaviour, industrial/B2B marketing

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The objectives of JIBED are to provide a global platform to facilitate communication between policy makers, government officials, academics, scholars, consultants, professionals working for multinational corporations, international civil servants and entrepreneurs. JIBED wishes to provide a global platform to overcome cultural, national, ethnic, religious, economic and political boundaries and to meet the needs of accelerated economic and social change occurring in a variety of countries participating in the global economy.


JIBED provides a vehicle to help professionals, academics, scholars, policy makers, entrepreneurs, consultants, and international civil servants working in the field of international business and international entrepreneurship to disseminate information and to learn from each other’s work.


JIBED publishes original papers, review papers, dissertation abstracts, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, notes, commentaries, and news. Special issues devoted to important topics in international business and its interface with international entrepreneurship will be published from time to time.



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Honorary Chief Editor

  • Zafar U. Ahmed, Academy for Global Business Advancement, USA

Editor in Chief

  • Julian, Southern Cross University, Australia

    Managing Editor

    • Sambasivan, Murali, Taylors University, Malaysia

    Editorial Assistant

    • Msaed, Cristelle, Lebanese American University, Lebanon

    Editorial Board Members

    • Abbas, Qaisar, COMSAT Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan
    • Abdullah, Haim Hilman Bin, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Abdullah, Muhammad Madi Bin, Multimedia University, Malaysia
    • Akhter, Javaid, Aligarh Muslim University, India
    • Alabdali, Obaid Saad, Saudi Ministry of Higher Education, Saudi Arabia
    • Al-Ghamdi, Salem, King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
    • Ali, Abdel Hafiez, Sudan University for Science and Technology, Sudan
    • Ali, Yunus, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Aliyu, Shehu, Bayero University at Kano, Nigeria
    • Al-Kwifi, Osama Sam, Qatar University, Qatar
    • Amin, Muslim, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    • Azizan, Noor Azlinna, University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
    • Bakar, Abdul Rahim Abu, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
    • Bojei, Jamil, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Carraher, Shawn M., Minot State University, USA
    • Chaker, Mohammed Naim, Ajman University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
    • Chaney, Rick, University of Colorado at Denver, USA
    • Chelminski, Piotr, Providence College, USA
    • Dusan, Soltes, Comenius University, Slovakia
    • Fedorikhin, Alexander (Sasha), Indiana University, USA
    • Fellnhofer, Katharina, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
    • Habiyakare, Evariste, Haaga Helia University, Finland
    • Hashim, Fariza, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
    • Hassan, Arif, International Islamic University, Malaysia
    • Hassan, Mostafa Kamal, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
    • Hooi, Lai Wan, The University of Nottingham, Malaysia
    • Ibrahim, Abdul Razak, University of Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
    • Islam, Rafikul, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Josiam, Bharath M., University of North Texas, USA
    • Justinek, Gorazd, Graduate School of Government and European Studies, Slovenia
    • Kara, Murat, Angelo State University, USA
    • Kargwell, Samia, Ajman University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
    • Lombardi, Rosa, University of Rome Link Campus, Italy
    • Madichie, Nnamdi O., London School of Business Management, UK
    • McArthur, David N., Utah Valley University, USA
    • Mohamad, Osman, Multimedia University, Malaysia
    • Mohamed, Zainal Abidin, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia
    • Mukhtar, Syeda-Masooda, Chelsea Global, Pakistan
    • Ogunmokun, Gabriel, University of the Virgin Islands, USA
    • Pashtenko, Valentin H., Christopher Newport University, USA
    • Puumalainen, Kaisu, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
    • Ramaseshan, Ram, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
    • Ramayah, Thurasamy, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Rammal, Hussain, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    • Saleh, Abu, University of Canberra, Australia
    • Sikander, Arif, Murdoch University, Australia
    • Tao, Meng, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China
    • Uniyal, Dwarika Prasad, O.P. Jindal Global University, India
    • Veres, Zoltan, Budapest Business School, Hungary
    • Vrontis, Demetris, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
    • Wachter, Renee M., University of Wisconsin-Superior, USA
    • Warokka, Ari, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    • Wel, Che Aniza Binti Che, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Wright, Norman, Utah Valley University, USA
    • Xu, Junqian, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China


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    • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
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    All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.

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    Due to server migration, some of our services will unavoidably affected from 28 to 29 May 2016. Our online submissions and peer review system [OSPEERS] will not be available for some of that time and newly published issues will not be available until migration is complete. All other services will be unaffected. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact