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Budapest Business School
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University of Applied Sciences
Prosperitas

About the Journal


Prosperitas is Budapest Business School University of Applied Sciences’ open access journal. The journal invites contributions in all fields of the subject area of Business, Management and Accounting linked to current problems and challenges facing businesses. Accordingly, Prosperitas publishes studies including, but not limited to, the following areas: management science, strategic management, business economics, finance, accounting, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, human resource management, organizational behaviour, organizational psychology, organizational governance, entrepreneurship, innovation, marketing, foreign and international trade, commerce, and hospitality. The journal prioritises those studies that contribute to the development of the above research areas and, at the same time, also offer hands-on and practical solutions to business decision-makers’ dilemmas and problems. In addition, Prosperitas promotes the discussion and analysis of business-related challenges facing the Central and Eastern European region.

The Journal publishes 4 issues annually. All published articles will be indexed and identified with a unique DOI number and will be made available via a publicly accessible repository.


Publisher

Balázs Heidrich on behalf of Budapest Business School University of Applied Sciences

H-1055, Hungary, Budapest, Markó utca 29-31. 

ISSN number: 2064-759X

For Authors


Prosperitas welcomes studies from any part of the world. At the same time, the Journal prioritises analytical studies on business sciences focalising the Central and Eastern European region. 

Any paper submitted for review to Prosperitas is expected not to have been published earlier, either in full or in part, either in English or in any other language. Authors are also requested to note that no paper sent to Prosperitas for review shall concurrently be submitted to any other journal for review either in full or in part.

Prosperitas is committed to observe and maintain a publication process in line with commonly accepted science ethical standards. To this end, the Journal applies the principles established by the Committee of Publication Ethics, and authors are likewise requested to observe the same guidelines. For further information, please consult the website of COPE at Authorship and contributorship, COPE: Committee on Publication Ethics.

In the scope of reviewing studies received, Prosperitas applies a single-blind review process. The Peer Review Report used for the review process is accessible here. The Journal finds it important to provide its readers with timely accessibility to research results, and for this reason the full review process generally takes about 3 to 4 weeks to complete. By observing science ethical standards, the Journal’s reviewers undertake to confidentially manage the submitted manuscripts, any parts thereof as well as the data and any information related to the authors and their works. 


Prosperitas publishes the following 4 types of studies while observing the below requirements concerning the length of submitted works:

a) Research Paper: a study detailing the author’s own empirical findings, expected length: between 4,000 and 7,000 words.

b) Conceptual Paper: typically consisting of a literature review and analysis, this study focuses on theoretical model development, expected length: between 6,000 and 9,000 words.

c) Viewpoint: a position paper about a current topic of scientific interest presenting novel ideas and opinions, expected length: between 2,000 and 3,000 words.

d) Book Review: a review article of a book published maximum 2 years before focusing on topics of interest to Prosperitas, expected length: 1,500 words the most.


Prosperitas does not charge its authors any fee whatsoever including, among others, article processing charges or submission fees. As Prosperitas is an open access journal, its readers are able to access all published studies free of charge.

Please, send your manuscripts appropriately edited and formatted in the required MS Word format to the Journal’s Editor-in-Chief at krajcsak.zoltan@uni-bge.hu.

Authors are kindly informed that studies approved for publication in line with the review process will be published in Prosperitas only if all authors of such studies consent to the publication of the given paper as attested by the appropriately filled-in Copyright Agreement signed by all authors and forwarded to the Journal as instructed by the Editorial Board.

Editorial Board


Editor-in-Chief 

Zoltán Krajcsák

Budapest Business School, Hungary

krajcsak.zoltan@uni-bge.hu


Senior Associate Editor and Manuscript Editor

Mátyás Bánhegyi

Budapest Business School, Hungary

banhegyi.matyas@uni-bge.hu


Editorial Advisory Board

István Ábel, Budapest Business School, Hungary

Gyula Bakacsi, Budapest Business School, Hungary

Judit Bayer, Budapest Business School, Hungary

Sára Csillag, Budapest Business School, Hungary

János Gundel, Budapest Business School, Hungary

András Kovács, Budapest Business School, Hungary

Ilona Kovácsné Székely, Budapest Business School, Hungary

Miklós Losoncz, Budapest Business School, Hungary

Éva Sándorné Kriszt, Budapest Business School, Hungary

Marianna Válóczi, Budapest Business School, Hungary

Journal News


Call for papers for Prosperitas’ Special Issue entitled “Global and Local Perspectives of Entrepreneurship Research” 

Budapest Business School University of Applied Sciences’ journal Prosperitas is inviting papers for its special issue entitled “Global and Local Perspectives of Entrepreneurship Research” to be published foreseeably in 2022.

Entrepreneurship is a fundamental factor in economic development and is instrumental in understanding the ways entrepreneurs contribute to the creation of employment and the development and implementation of innovative technologies (Ferreira et al., 2017).

The academic field of entrepreneurship is relatively young, and yet its importance has been growing at an incredible rate in recent decades. This fast-paced development resulted in a complex and heterogeneous research area with its unique approaches and methodologies, which extend even to the understanding of what exactly constitutes entrepreneurship (Short et al., 2009).

Carlsson et al. (2013:914) defines the domain of entrepreneurship research as follows: “Entrepreneurship refers primarily to an economic function that is carried out by individuals, entrepreneurs, acting independently or within organizations, to perceive and create new opportunities and to introduce their ideas into the market, under uncertainty, by making decisions about location, product design, resource use, institutions, and reward systems. The entrepreneurial activity and the entrepreneurial ventures are influenced by the socioeconomic environment and result ultimately in economic growth and human welfare. The domain of entrepreneurship research embraces numerous dimensions, and the analysis can be carried out at various levels (individual or team level, venture and firm level, and macroeconomic level). The socioeconomic environment, consisting of institutions, norms, and culture as well as availability of finance, knowledge creation in the surrounding society, economic and social policies, the presence of industry clusters, and geographic parameters, may influence entrepreneurial activities at all levels.”

Due to this comprehensive approach, entrepreneurship research covers a wide range of topics. Lu et al. (2020) reviewed entrepreneurship studies and identified the following key topics in entrepreneurship research: (1) entrepreneurial orientation, (2) entrepreneurial opportunities, (3) entrepreneurship processes, (4) characteristics and personality of entrepreneurs, (5) international entrepreneurship, (6) institutional entrepreneurship, (7) conducting entrepreneurship, (8) performance of entrepreneurship, (9) results of entrepreneurship, (10) entrepreneurial failure, (11) education and entrepreneurship, (12) geography. In their study, Lu et al. advocate more extensive cross-discipline research and comparative international research.

Prosperitas’ special issue entitled “Global and Local Perspectives of Entrepreneur Research” is keen to present young and well-established researchers’ studies about enterprises in Hungary and globally, thus enhancing publication activity connected to entrepreneurship. The special issue specifically welcomes contributions that discuss comparisons extending to several countries and address any of the following topics: 

- Entrepreneurial intention in international contexts

- Entrepreneurship demography in international contexts

- Intrapreneurship

- Sustainable entrepreneurship

- Social entrepreneurship

- Impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on entrepreneurship

- Entrepreneurship development

- Entrepreneurial ecosystems

- Family businesses

- Startup businesses

- Student entrepreneurships

- Entrepreneurship education

- Motivating young entrepreneurs

- The role of higher education institutions in the development of entrepreneurship competences

- Female entrepreneurship

In line with its title, the special issue is planned to offer an internationally contextualized overview of processes and phenomena currently impacting the operation of enterprises, thereby facilitating international academic discourse and policy decision-support.

To the special issue, research papers, conceptual papers and viewpoints are invited. Please, visit Prosperitas’ website for further information about manuscript submission: https://uni-bge.hu/en/prosperitas

Deadline: you are kindly requested to submit your article via e-mail to krajcsak.zoltan@uni-bge.hu by 31st March 2022 the latest.

Guest Editor: Dr. Judit Csákné Filep, Budapest Business School, Hungary.

csaknefilep.judit@uni-bge.hu

References

Audretsch, D. (2012). Entrepreneurship research. Management Decision, 50(5), 755–764. doi:10.1108/00251741211227384

Carlsson, B., Braunerhjelm, P., McKelvey, M., Olofsson, C., Persson, L., & Ylinenpää, H. (2013). The evolving domain of entrepreneurship research. Small Business Economics, 41(4), 913–930. doi:10.1007/s11187-013-9503-y

Ferreira, J. J. M., Fernandes, C. I., & Kraus, S. (2017). Entrepreneurship research: mapping intellectual structures and research trends. Review of Managerial Science, 13(1), 181–205. doi:10.1007/s11846-017-0242-3

Lu, R., Lu, Q., Lv, D., Huang, Y., Li, S., Jian, Z., & Reve, T. (2020). The Evolution Process of Entrepreneurship Studies in the 21st Century: Research Insights from Top Business and Economics Journals. Journal of Economic Surveys, 34(4), 922–951. doi:10.1111/joes.12365

Rogoff, E. (2012). Entrepreneurship Databases: Illuminating Processes, Describing Phenomena and Steering Research. Entrepreneurship Research Journal, 2(4). doi:10.1515/2157-5665.1086

Short, J. C., Ketchen, D. J., Combs, J. G., & Ireland, R. D. (2009). Research Methods in Entrepreneurship. Organizational Research Methods, 13(1), 6–15. doi:10.1177/1094428109342448


Prosperitas hereby expresses its gratitude to the reviewers of its 2020 issues:

Tamás Bányai, University of Miskolc

Zsuzsanna Géring, Budapest Business School

Éva Happ, University of Győr

Vid Sebestyén Honfi, University of Milton Friedman

Richárd Kása, Budapest Business School

György Kovács, University of Miskolc

Patrícia Németh, Budapest Business School

Katalin Solt, Budapest Business School

Áron Szennay, Budapest Business School

Dávid Takács, Budapest Business School

Péter Tamás, University of Miskolc

Judit Vágány, Budapest Business School


Call for Members of the Editorial Advisory Board:

Prosperitas is inviting scholars and researchers with PhD degrees to join the Journal’s Editorial Advisory Board. Please, send us your brief CV to krajcsak.zoltan@uni-bge.hu by 31st December 2021 the latest.

Indexing and Abstracting


Prosperitas is indexed and abstracted in the following databases:

ProQuest

EBSCO  

RePEc

Issues


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p. 23-39. 

https://doi.org/10.31570/Prosp_2021_1_2


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https://doi.org/10.31570/Prosp_2021_1_3


Integrated Reporting in the Public Sector – Case Study

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p. 56-72.

https://doi.org/10.31570/Prosp_2021_1_4


Climate Change Education in Different Countries

Ramonava, Natalia

p. 73-86. 

https://doi.org/10.31570/Prosp_2021_1_5


Sustainable Transport: From High Carbon to Carbon Neutral

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p. 87-117. 

https://doi.org/10.31570/Prosp_2021_1_6


Promoting Responsible Thinking and Behaviour at Swiss Universities

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p. 118-134. 

https://doi.org/10.31570/Prosp_2021_1_7


Sustainable Development Aims for he What Goals Do they Have to Reach and Where are they Now?

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p. 135-152. 

https://doi.org/10.31570/Prosp_2021_1_8


Attitude Survey in the ESG Investment Fund Market

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p. 153-170. 

https://doi.org/10.31570/Prosp_2021_1