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International Journal of Commerce, Industry and Entrepreneurship Studies (UTISGAD) is a double-blind peer reviewed, open-access, online and scholarly journal owned and financed by Silifke Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SITSO) which is a member of Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB).

UTISGAD is committed to a high quality, efficient review process with a first round response time of typically less than two months. UTISGAD adopts at fast review and publication process. E-reviewer System is used within the journal and submission/review process is carried out by the e-reviewer online system. The Journal particularly welcomes contributions from early-career researchers.

The Journal is published biannually in July and December. It aims to publish original and outstanding studies written in English and Turkish Languages, to convey the latest developments and researches within the related fields towards the scientists and to the readers. It is a multi-disciplinary journal published as annually in order to improve knowledge and understanding of commerce, industry, entrepreneurship perception and innovation capabilities of the new entrepreneurs. 

The Journal covers all the main and subfields of business and management researches within social sciences and especially focuses on business administration and entrepreneurship. The Journal is also involved in both experimental and theoretical studies on the subject area of entrepreneurship and innovation capabilities.

The Journal does not charge for any article submissions or for processing. Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously and it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.  All the responsibilities for the article belongs to the authors. The publications of papers are selected through double peer reviewed to ensure originality, relevance and readability.