Articles written in the specified format should be sent to the journal via Manuscript Handling System.

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You can download Sample Articles (English - Turkish

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1. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management-JEIM is a refereed journal aims to publish original articles in the subjects specified in scope of the entrepreneurship and innovation.

2. The journal is published semiannually (June and December) in both online and print version.

3. The aim of the journal is to provide a platform for the researchers, academicians, professionals and practitioners to share knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research papers and case studies.

4. The language of manuscripts which are sent to the Journal should be in English or Turkish. The manuscripts written in Turkish must necessarily include an abstract in English.

Review Process

5. Each paper is reviewed by the Editor or Associate Editors and, if it is judged suitable for this publication, it is then sent to two referees for double blind peer review. Based on their recommendations, the Editor then decides whether the paper should be accepted as is, revised or rejected.

6. Reviewers are also asked to evaluate whether the manuscript:

-  Is original?

-  Is methodologically sound?

-  Follows appropriate ethical guidelines?

-  Has results which are clearly presented and support the conclusions?

-  Correctly references previous relevant work?

7. Manuscripts that have following circumstances should not be evaluated reviwer process.

-  Theoretical studies

-  The studies including descriptive statistics (the studies including only frequency distribution or percentage distribution)

-  The articles should not be obey the author guidelines

8. Manuscripts to be sent for publication should not be in evaluation process of any other journal at the same time and should not have been accepted for publication in any other journals and published.

9. There is no submission fee or any kind of charge for publication in JEIM.

Author Responsibility

10. Submitting a manuscript to this journal means that the author(s) agree that this manuscript has not been published or sent for publication elsewhere. They also have responsibility of the contents and authenticity of the article.

11. Author (s) should clearly explain any contributions received from other parties, any financial support received either from individuals and/or institutions, and also any kinds of conflict of interest.

12. Author(s) should add an explanation footnote to the title if the manuscript was presented in a conference or reproduced from a dissertation.

13. All authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.

14. Journal has a strict policy against plagiarism. All papers submitted to JEIM are screened against plagiarism using iThenticate / Similarity Check plagiarism detection tools. Journal will immediately reject papers leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism.

Manuscript Preperation

15. Each article should be involved the following titles:

- Abstract

- Introduction

- Literature Review

- Methodology/Method

- Findings

- Conclusion

Besides, titles such as Theoretical Background and Discussion may be added arbitrary.

16. Information including the name and surname, title, corporation, e-mail and contact addresses of author/s should be sent as a separate page under the title of “identity and contact information” together with the articles to be sent for publications.

17. Article texts to be sent in Turkish should include their titles both in Turkish and English abstracts not exceeding 120 words both in Turkish and English and maximum 5 keywords both in Turkish and English. Identity information of author/s should not be included in the article text.  Please do add at least two JEL Code under the abstract.

18. The abstract of the article should be included both in Turkish and English the sub-titles such as;

- Purpose,

- Methodology/Approach,

- Findings,

- Practical implications, and

- Originality.

Each sub-title should not contain more than three sentences.

19. Manuscripts to be sent to the journal should be written on a A4 paper, in Times New Roman, with 12-point size font and 1.5 line space and not exceed 20 pages including the text, tables and figures, references and annexes.

20. Title of the article should be right-justified, 14 point and bold and only the first letters should be written in capitals.

21. The whole text should be justified with 12 nk space between paragraphs and there should be not left indent including titles and the text. Manuscripts to be sent should have the following page margins:

- Top           : 3 cm

- Left           : 2,5 cm

- Bottom      : 3 cm

- Right         : 2,5 cm

22. Tables, figures, graphics, maps etc. should also be placed by being centered in the text in a way not to exceed these sizes or, when necessary, should be placed in chapter of annexes–in the end of the text- just before the references.

23. All figures and graphics in the text should be named and enumerated with serial numbers (Figure 1) in themselves and these numbers should be specified under the figure or graphic and tables should be named and enumerated in themselves with serial numbers to be specified on the table. Titles of tables, graphics and figures should be justified and written in bold and only the first letters should be in capitals.


24. For intertextual references, the system named Harvard method in which author’s name, date and page numbers are specified should be preferred (Clegg, 1997:53). In references to the sources having more than two authors, first author’s surname and the expression “et al.” should be used (Morgan et al., 1994). If there are more than two sources in the same parenthesis, such sources should be separated with ";" mark (Hassard and Parket, 1994; Boje, 1996).

25. Sources of tables, figures and graphics, if available, should be stated just under these tables, figures and graphics in accordance with the intertextual reference rules. Mathematical and statistical symbols should be prepared with Microsoft Office equation editor.

26. References should be listed in alphabetical order according to the authors’ surnames in the end of the article. Only the works used in the article should be included in the references and references should be prepared in accordance with the sample given below.


Reference Examples


Torlak, Ö., Altunışık, R. (2012), Pazarlama Stratejileri Yönetsel Bir Yaklaşım, İstanbul: Beta Yayınları.

Uzkurt, C. (2008), Yenilik Yönetimi ve Yenilikçi Örgüt Kültürü, İstanbul: Beta Yayınları

Chesbrough, H. (2003), Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology, Boston: Harvard Business School Press.

Ar, I.M. (2018), The Concept of Open Innovation, in Open Innovation and Knowledge Management in Small and Medium Enterprises, Drust, S., Temel, S., Helio, A.F. (Eds), 35-52, World Scientific Publishing. 


Temel, S., Scholten, V., Akdeniz, C., Fortuin, F., Omta, O. (2013), “University-Industry Collaboration in Turkish SMEs: Investigation of an U-shaped relationship”, The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 14(2), 103-115.

Uzkurt, C., Kumar, R., Kimzan, H.S., Sert, H. (2012), “The Impact of Environmental Uncertainty Dimensions On Organizational Innovativeness: An Empirical Study on SMEs”, International Journal of Innovation Management, 16(2), Article in Press, DOI: 10.1142/S1363919611003647

Internet Sources

Tınç, L. (2008), "Kapalıçarşı'dan Beyoğlu mağazalarına... Osmanlı'nın alışveriş mekânları",, (Access: 22.01.2009).

Blecher, G. (2004), "Ye Kürküm Ye Deyişinden Veblen’in Gösterişçi Kuramı’na",, Tr. Osman Deniztekin, (Access: 22.01.2009).