Alain Fayolle

Professor of Entrepreneuship

My current research works are focusing on the dynamics of entrepreneurial processes, the influences of cultural factors on organizations’ entrepreneurial orientation and the evaluation of entrepreneurship education. My last published research has appeared in leading entrepreneurship and education journals and I am an editor and reviewer for French and International journals. I have also been an expert to the OECD for the evaluation of entrepreneurship strategies and practices.



Entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurial processes, corporate Entrepreneurship, evaluation of policies, facilities and systems.


Associate Editor of the Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM)
Regional Editor (Europe) and scientific committee member of the international review: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.
Editor-in Chief of the Revue de l’Entrepreneuriat (scientific  French journal)
Editor-in Chief of the reviews L’Expansion Entrepreneuriat (2009-2010) and Entreprendre & Innover (2011- ), (High-level Professional French journal)

Editorial Board Member in international reviews:

  • International Small Business Journal (ISBJ)
  • Journal of Enterprising Culture
  • Journal of International Entrepreneurship
  • Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Zeitschrift für KMU & Entrepreneurship (ZfKE)
  • International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development
  • Piccola Impresa


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