Call for Papers Strategic Change: Briefings in Entrepreneurial finance – Special Issue – Challenging the legitimacy assumption in entrepreneurship

Guest Editors:

Olivier Germain, School of Management, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.

Frank Janssen, Louvain School of Management, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium.

Amira Laifi, Normandy Business School, France.


Papers have to be submitted by April 30th 2018. Submissions should be sent to

Original papers must be submitted using the Journal two-stage submission process; early submissions are encouraged. Authors of papers invited to revise and resubmit will be expected to work within a tight timeframe to meet the special issue’s publication deadline.

Please make sure to indicate that your submission is made for the special issue on: Challenging the legitimacy assumption in entrepreneurship.

Please refer to Authors Guidelines to write your paper:

About the Journal Strategic Change: Briefings in Entrepreneurial finance is an international journal designed to support entrepreneurs, new businesses and those who provide services to them. The journal editorial policy is interdisciplinary, bridging economics, business strategy and finance to support better decision-making and business performance. BIEF targets valuable findings published in scholarly research journals to create accessible ‘briefing articles’ that practitioners find appealing. BIEF is unique in applying vigorous research analysis to inform