The Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business (JEB) is a double-blind, peer-reviewed and open-access journal, which is published in June and December annually. JEB is unique in the sense that it addresses the fundamental issues of Entrepreneurship and Business. It publishes original papers on all aspects of Entrepreneurship and Business in local and regional context. The emphasis is on both qualitative and quantitative works and papers that are relevant to Entrepreneurship and Business and those that are intellectually stimulating are highly encouraged to participate. The primary audiences for this journal are academicians, policy makers and practitioners; focusing on socio-economic development and societal well being through activities and discourses of Entrepreneurship and Business and the same include:


  • Entrepreneurship & Economic Growth
  • Internationalization & Growth
  • Entrepreneurship Development Programme & Policy
  • Entrepreneurship Behavior
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Law and Entrepreneurship
  • Indigenous Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and Ethics
  • Women Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Small & Medium Enterprise
  • Service Industries
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Technopreneurship and Innovation
  • New Venture Creation
  • Human Resource
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Any other related issues/area

The journal accepts manuscripts written in Malay or in English.

Editorial Team


Prof. Dr. Mohd Rosli Mohamad
Professor, Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia

Assistant Editor-in-Chief

Associate Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ismail
Associate Professor, Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia

Managing Editor

Dr. Abdullah Al-Mamun
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia


Associate Prof. Dr. Zatul Karamah Binti Ahmad Baharul Ulum, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
Associate Professor Dr. Wee Yu Ghee, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
Associate Professor Dr Mohd Rafi Yaacob, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
Associate Prof. Dr. Ghazali Ahmad, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
Dr. Ainon @ Jamilah Ramli, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Moha Asri Abdullah, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Murali Sambasivan, Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus, Malaysia
Dr. Ummi Salwa binti Ahmad Bustamam, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia , Malaysia
Dr. Crystal Yap, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Prof. Dr. Stephen Teo, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Professor Hafiz T.A.Khan, University of West London, United Kingdom
Prof. Dr Kamarul Zaman Bin Ahmad, University of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Associate Professor Dr. Siri Roland Xavier, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia
Professor Dr. Fon Sim Ong, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Malaysia
Professor Emeritus Dr Li-Choy Chong, University of St Gallen, Switzerland
Professor Dr. Rolf Meyer, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland , Switzerland
Dr. Yeap Peik Foong, University of Newcastle
Professor Dr. Josu Takala , Finland
Dr. Harif Amali Rivai, Universitas Andalas, Indonesia
Dr. Noorshella Binti Che Nawi, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia

Manuscript Submission

Article types

The Journal welcomes articles, research communications, and book reviews that focus on the dynamics of entrepreneurship and business. Books and Book Reviews; should be sent to the Editorial Office.

Each manuscript should contain:

  1. The title of the contribution and the name(s) of the author(s) on a separate sheet of paper. The full postal address/phone/fax/email details of each author should be included. All pages should be numbered.
  2. Abstract should be 100-150 words. The abstract should cover the overall purpose or research problem; stated early in the abstract; the methodology used; including the research design, sample, and data collection methods; a concise discussion of a few significant research findings and an overview of the main conclusions of the paper.
  3. Up to 6 key words and JEL Classification as well.
  4. Main text and word count suggested target is about 3,500 to 10,000 words. Text to be clearly organised; with a clear hierarchy of headings, subheadings and quotations exceeding 40 words; displayed, indented and in text.
  5. End Notes, if necessary, should be signalled by superscript numbers in the main text and listed at the end of the text before references. Historical, documentary or archival sources should be cited in endnotes. Discursive End Notes are allowed.
  6. References in both the text and in any End Notes should follow the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). (APA Citation Style for JEB)


Papers should only be submitted for consideration once the authorisation of all contributing authors has been garnered and that they are acknowledged as contributing authors.

The list of authors should include all those who can legitimately claim authorship and that the latter comprise of those who have:

  1. Made a substantial contribution to the concept, design, acquisition of data and or analysis and interpretation of data;
  2. Drafted the article or critically revised the paper’s intellectual content or context.

It is hereby stated that the acquisition of funding, collection of data or general supervision of the research group alone does not constitute authorship notwithstanding that contributors whom do not meet the criteria for authorship can be listed in the acknowledgment section therein.

All manuscripts should be submitted to:

Dr. Abdullah Al Mamun
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business
Managing Editor, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business
Room 16, Bilik Pensyarah FKP, Block B, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, City Campus, Locked Bag 36, Pengkalan Chepa, 16100 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.
Telephone (Off): 06-09-7717251
Fax: 06-09-7717252



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