TEC Empresarial is an open access quarterly journal owned and published by the School of Business Administration at 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



Vol. 17 No. 2 (2023)

Published: 2023-05-01

Topics and feelings of entrepreneurs during a crisis period: Analysis of business Twitter hashtags

Orly Carvache-Franco, Ana Gabriela Víquez-Paniagua, Mauricio Carvache-Franco, Wilmer Carvache-Franco, Allan Pérez-Orozco


Marketing strategy and competitiveness: Evidence from Colombian SMEs

Jorge Moreno-Gómez, Juan Carlos Londoño, Luis Felipe Zapata-Upegui


Key factors of competitive tourist destinations: A study in San Carlos, Antioquia, Colombia

Diego Armando Marín-Idárraga, Juan Carlos Cuartas-Marín, Pedro Emilio Sanabria-Rangel, Juan de Jesús Sánchez-Torres


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