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The Most-Read Articles of 2021

From the Journals published by the International Council of Small Business

Discover the most-read articles in the Journal of Small Business Management and the Journal of the International Council for Small Business.

All articles will be free access via this page only until June 30, 2022.

Most-Read Articles in the Journal of Small Business Management in 2021

Article Title Author(s) Volume & Issue
Entrepreneurial persistence beyond survival: Measurement and determinants Marco Caliendo, Maximilian Goethner & Martin Weißenberger 58 (3)
Lean Startup: Operationalizing Lean Startup Capability and testing its performance implications Rainer Harms & Mario Schwery 58 (1)
Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and The Small Business—Technology and Innovation in Small Business Jonathan D. Linton & George T. Solomon 55 (2)
In crowdfunding we trust: A trust-building model in lending crowdfunding Krystallia Moysidou & J. Piet Hausberg 58 (3)
The role of family support in work-family balance and subjective well-being of SME owners Yik Kiu Leung, Jinia Mukerjee & Roy Thurik 58 (1)
“Yes and. . ., but wait. . ., heck no!”: A socially situated cognitive approach towards understanding how startup entrepreneurs process critical feedback Gabi A. Kaffka, Raja Singaram, Jeroen Kraaijenbrink & Aard J. Groen 59 (5)
Publishing entrepreneurship research: Strategies for success distilled from a review of over 3,500 submissions Eric W. Liguori, Ayman El Tarabishy & Katia Passerini 59 (1)
Satisfaction of entrepreneurs: A comparison between founders and family business successors Giancarlo Lauto, Daniel Pittino & Francesca Visintin 58 (3)
The importance of literature reviews in small business and entrepreneurship research Sascha Kraus, Raj V. Mahto & Steven T. Walsh Latest Articles
In search of creative qualitative methods to capture current entrepreneurship research challenges Martine Hlady-Rispal, Alain Fayolle & William B. Gartner 59 (5)

Most-Read Articles in the Journal of the International Council for Small Business in 2021

Most-Read Non-OA Articles in the Journal of Small Business Management in 2021

Article Title Author(s) Volume & Issue
Publishing entrepreneurship research: Strategies for success distilled from a review of over 3,500 submissions Eric W. Liguori, Ayman El Tarabishy & Katia Passerini 59 (1)
The importance of literature reviews in small business and entrepreneurship research Sascha Kraus, Raj V. Mahto & Steven T. Walsh Latest Articles
In search of creative qualitative methods to capture current entrepreneurship research challenges Martine Hlady-Rispal, Alain Fayolle & William B. Gartner 59 (5)
Building entrepreneurship research for impact: Scope, phenomenon, and translation Joshua Bendickson 59 (4)
Gender and entrepreneurship: Research frameworks, barriers and opportunities for women entrepreneurship worldwide Joyce A. Strawser, Diana M. Hechavarría & Katia Passerini 59 (1)
Understanding and Measuring Entrepreneurial Leadership Style Maija Renko, Ayman El tarabishy, Alan L. Carsrud & Malin Brännback 53 (1)
Who wants to be a social entrepreneur? The role of gender and sustainability orientation Petra Dickel & Gordon Eckardt 59 (1)
Dynamic capabilities and SME performance: The moderating effect of market orientation Remedios Hernández-Linares, Franz W. Kellermanns & María Concepción López-Fernández 59 (1)
Entrepreneurial mindset: Dispositional beliefs, opportunity beliefs, and entrepreneurial behavior Robert J. Pidduck, Daniel R. Clark & G. T. Lumpkin Latest Issues
Barriers to Social Enterprise Growth Iain Andrew Davies, Helen Haugh & Liudmila Chambers 57 (4)

Most-Read Articles of All Time in the Journal of Small Business Management

Article Title Author(s) Volume & Issue
Lean Startup: Operationalizing Lean Startup Capability and testing its performance implications Rainer Harms & Mario Schwery 58 (1)
Entrepreneurial persistence beyond survival: Measurement and determinants Marco Caliendo, Maximilian Goethner & Martin Weißenberger 58 (3)
In crowdfunding we trust: A trust-building model in lending crowdfunding Krystallia Moysidou & J. Piet Hausberg 58 (3)
Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and The Small Business—Technology and Innovation in Small Business Jonathan D. Linton & George T. Solomon 55 (2)
The role of family support in work-family balance and subjective well-being of SME owners Yik Kiu Leung, Jinia Mukerjee & Roy Thurik 58 (1)
SMEs’ growth under financing constraints and banking markets integration in the euro area Maricica Moscalu, Claudia Girardone & Raffaella Calabrese 58 (4)
Satisfaction of entrepreneurs: A comparison between founders and family business successors Giancarlo Lauto, Daniel Pittino & Francesca Visintin 58 (3)
Entrepreneurial Leadership, Patriarchy, Gender, and Identity in the Arab World: Lebanon in Focus Hayfaa A. Tlaiss & Saleema Kauser 57 (2)
“Yes and. . ., but wait. . ., heck no!”: A socially situated cognitive approach towards understanding how startup entrepreneurs process critical feedback Gabi A. Kaffka, Raja Singaram, Jeroen Kraaijenbrink & Aard J. Groen 59 (5)
Publishing entrepreneurship research: Strategies for success distilled from a review of over 3,500 submissions Eric W. Liguori, Ayman El Tarabishy & Katia Passerini 59 (1)

Most-Read Articles of All Time in the Journal of the International Council for Small Business

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