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Below are thematic Calls for Papers, along with specific dates of Call processing.

The archived Calls for Papers can be found here.

The Entrepreneurship area of the Journal

We invite original papers of theoretical and empirical nature rooted in the disciplines of economics, management, sociology, political science, and psychology. Interdisciplinary research is encouraged to assure a comprehensive approach to the topics discussed and to advance both theory and practice. The entrepreneurship area of the journal covers three major topics: venture creation and small business, the impact of entrepreneurship on economic growth, including local and regional development, entrepreneurial attitudes, and motives.

The Management area of the Journal

We welcome articles interpreting contemporary management problems, new methods and management tools, new forms of organization and management, new threats in management, or new challenges in the organization's environment. Management, as a thematic scope of the journal, focuses on theoretical and empirical considerations of various areas (but not limited to): such as strategic management, business process management, operation or production management, human resource management, information management, and network management.

The Innovation area of the Journal

The innovation area of the Journal's focus emphasizes a broad range of topics and approaches, including (but not limited to): comparative analyses of national and regional policy or sector issues, such as R&D trends, patents, citations, etc., empirical studies on within-organization innovation management, viewed from various perspectives (organizational behavior, psychology of creativity, organizational structures, styles of leadership and team-building strategies, promoting creativity among employees), development, testing, and application of heuristic methods of creative thinking in the context of management and entrepreneurship, with an emphasis on translating creativity into result-oriented innovative business projects, profiles of innovative products, structures, and processes, aimed at improving management practice and providing inspiration for entrepreneurs, theoretical work on economic, organizational, and scientific aspects of innovation, encouraging the search for inspiration from various disciplines, including natural sciences, the arts, and humanities.

The Finance area of the Journal

The entrepreneur or entrepreneurial firm, the institutions providing finance to the entrepreneurs, and the different types of financial sources used by the entrepreneurial firms or investors. We welcome articles covering all of the topics with both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Among the areas of our special interests might be enumerated: accounting and corporate finance, financial market as a background for SME development, entrepreneurial finance, and regulatory and supervisory aspects related to corporate finance.

Wojciech Dyduch, Guest Editor, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland