The Journal of Comparative International Management (JCIM) is seeking papers for a special issue titled “International Entrepreneurs and SMEs in a Turbulent World: New Opportunity and New Challenges.

The special issue intends to advance the international perspective on entrepreneurs and SMEs given the recent global turmoil and multiple disruptions going on at various levels and from different angles. Some topics to be addressed include, but are not limited to: the impact of Covid19 related market turbulence and disruptions on the international and internationalization activity, strategy and performance of entrepreneurs and SMEs;  implication of diversity and inclusiveness (i.e., women, immigrants, racialized people, aging and underrepresented genders etc.) for international entrepreneurs and SMEs; implications of sustainability for international entrepreneurs and SMEs, etc.

Submission of abstracts: August 31, 2022
Submission of full papers deadline: February 28, 2023
Notification of final acceptance: September 31st, 2023
Expected publication date: December 2023

Guest Editors:

Dr Sui Sui, Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), Canada
Dr Matthias Baum, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Dr Sylvia Hubner-Benz, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Dr Dandan Li, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China
Dr Man Yang, Hanken School of Economics, Finland

The full CfP can be found here: JCIM SPECIAL ISSUE 2023