TEC Empresarial is an open access quarterly journal owned and published by the School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (TEC), that publishes scientific research on management and business economics. TEC Empresarial is a double-blinded peer-review journal that includes within its scope areas of management related to entrepreneurship, strategic management, and innovation as well as different aspects of business related to finance, accounting, economics, marketing and operations. We welcome scientific studies at different levels of analysis: individuals, groups of individuals, organizations, and territories. The journal is committed to publishing studies that make use of a diverse range of research methods and we welcome original research using statistical techniques, qualitative data, experiments (field or lab), non-parametric methods, and mathematical models.

 By disseminating scientific studies to a broad audience of academics, researchers, policy makers, and business practitioners, TEC Empresarial seeks to provide a communication forum that contributes to a better understanding of management and business economics. Manuscripts accepted for publication at TEC Empresarial must be original, must meet the high standards of rigor set by the journal, and must offer a relevant contribution to the communities of management and business economics scholars, practitioners, and policy makers.

ISSN: 1659-3359



TEC Empresarial Journal Impact Factor Announcement


Clarivate© released the 2024 update to its annual Journal Citation Reports™ (JCR™). We are pleased to announce that, according to the report, the Journal Impact Factor (JIF) for TEC Empresarial in 2023 is 1.1 (5-year JIF 2023= 0.8 and JCI= 0.24), a result that constitutes a substantial improvement with respect to the previous year (JIF 2022= 0.3, 5-year JIF 2022= 0.5, and JCI= 0.12).

For their contribution to this milestone, we would like to thank all authors for their fantastic research and continuous support. We are also extremely grateful to our wonderful reviewers who dedicate their time and effort with their reports that help drive excellent work to acceptance.

Vol. 18 No. 2 (2024)

Published: 2024-05-03

Green Business Strategy and its effect on Financial Performance: The mediating role of Corporate Social Responsibility

Ma. Mónica Gloria Clara Castillo-Esparza, Gonzalo Maldonado-Guzmán, Juan Mejía-Trejo

1 - 17

Crisis communication strategies: A qualitative study about a natural medicine controversy in Colombia

Orlando E. Contreras-Pacheco, Juan Camilo Álvarez-Arciniegas, María Fernanda Garnica-Rugeles

36 - 50

Board leadership in global ventures: A bibliometric analysis

Roberto Andres Herrera-Barriga, Diana Marcela Escandon-Barbosa

81 - 96

Brand equity and purchase decision of fast-moving consumer goods

Washington Macias, Gabriela Barquet-Arenas, Jazmín Yambay-Aucancela

97 - 114

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