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Entrepreneurship & Failure: An Article Selection

Read this fascinating article selection on failure and entrepreneurship, introduced by Prof. Dimo Dimov, Editor of Journal of Business Venturing Insights; “One of the best ways to prepare people for entrepreneurship is to provide a safe environment for them to experience failure.”

This collection runs the gamut of what you can learn from entrepreneurship failure. It includes free online access to 14 articles on topics ranging from corporate failure to family business. As Prof. Dimov says, “There are exciting conversations ahead.” Articles are free to read online until 31 August 2016. Start reading so you can join the conversation today.

The World of Global Business 1965-2015 Perspectives on the 50th Anniversary Issue of the Journal of World Business
We are delighted to announce the publication of a very Special Issue celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Journal of World Business.

Announcing a new editor for 2017
We are pleased to announce that from January 1st 2017, John Antonakis, Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, will become the new Senior Editor for the Leadership Quarterly.

8 Articles on Opening Governance
Access top research on opening governance, the theme of this year’s Academy of Management meeting. These articles are free for you to access online until 30 September 2015. Start reading them today.

Professor John Antonakis 'TEDx' Talks Charisma

Read quality research on sustainable tourism around the world
Explore sustainable tourism around the world. Subjects include volunteer tourism, sustainable development, ecotourism, climate change, green tourism, and tourism education. Start exploring today.

Find out what sets the Journal of Business Venturing Insights apart with this short video

From the Editors: Publishing in the Journal of World Business

We are very pleased to announce that Thomson Reuters have accepted the Journal of Family Business Strategy for indexing

The Leadership Quarterly Tribute to Boas Shamir

New Section for the European Management Journal: The European Management Journal is pleased to introduce a series of papers focused on 'Reflections on Europe'

Call for Papers: European management research using Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM)

Call for Papers: Business Group Affiliation and Internationalization

Call for Papers: Emerging Market Multinationals: Perspectives from Latin America

We are very pleased to announce that Thomson Reuters have accepted Sport Management Review for indexing.

Read a selection of our favourite social media articles free online.

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Open Access

Access to quality research is vital to the academic community and beyond. We support sustainable access and work hard to provide a range of open access options alongside our access initiatives to ensure everyone can read, use and trust the latest research.

We are committed to working in partnership with the research community, librarians, funders and other stakeholders.

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Spotlighted Article

journal-of-business-venturing-coverThe dynamics of crowdfunding: An exploratory study

Open access article in Journal of Business Venturing
Ethan Mollick

Audio Slides

Audio Slides – A free service to authors

These are brief, webcast-style presentations based on slides and audio that are shown next to the article on ScienceDirect. This format gives authors the opportunity to explain their research in their own words and promote their work.

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Special Issues

Doing more with less? Sustainability strategy in constrained economic times
Long Range Planning, Volume 48, Issue 2, pages 63-122 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Michael L. Barnett, Nicole Darnall, Bryan W. Husted

Science, Technology and the "Grand Challenge" of Ageing
Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 93, pages 1-146 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Alexander Peine, Alex Faulkner, Birgit Jaeger, Ellen Moors

Special Issue on Global entrepreneurship and innovation in management
Journal of Business Research, Volume 68, Issue 4, pages 743-910 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Chih-Wen Wu, Kun-Huang Huarng

Business Horizons, Volume 58, Issue 2, pages 135-234 (Publication: March 2015)
Edited by Daniel Laufer

Top 25 Download

Users of the world, unite! The challenges and opportunities of Social Media • Article
Business Horizons, Volume 53, Issue 1, Pages 59-68 | Kaplan, Andreas M.; Haenlein, Michael

Social media: The new hybrid element of the promotion mix • Article
Business Horizons, Volume 52, Issue 4, Pages 357-365 | Mangold, W. Glynn; Faulds, David J.

Social media? Get serious! Understanding the functional building blocks of social media • Article
Business Horizons, Volume 54, Issue 3, Pages 241-251 | Kietzmann, Jan H.; Hermkens, Kristopher; McCarthy, Ian P.; Silvestre, Bruno S.

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Most Cited Papers since 2008

Users of the world, unite! The challenges and opportunities of Social Media
Author(s):Kaplan, A.M. | Haenlein, M.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Business Horizons

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Structural equation modelling: Guidelines for determining model fit
Author(s):Hooper, D. | Coughlan, J. | Mullen, M.R.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods

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Business models, business strategy and innovation
Author(s):Teece, D.J.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Long Range Planning

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