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International business research: Trends and school rankings

Published on Aug 1, 2006in International Business Review3.64
· DOI :10.1016/j.ibusrev.2006.04.002
Kam C. Chan28
Estimated H-index: 28
(Western Kentucky University),
Hung-Gay Fung27
Estimated H-index: 27
(UMSL: University of Missouri–St. Louis),
Wai K. Leung11
Estimated H-index: 11
(CUHK: The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
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Abstract
Using 10 years of publication data (1995-2004) from four leading international business journals, we examine global patterns of international business research and school rankings. Although US institutions still lead in the international business research, non-US schools are making significant progress. Asian-Pacific and European schools are well represented among the schools that account for the most articles appearing in the four journals. International collaboration between scholars across the globe appears to enhance school ranking.
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Published on Mar 1, 2006in Accounting and Business Research2.25
Kam C. Chan28
Estimated H-index: 28
(Western Kentucky University),
Carl R. Chen26
Estimated H-index: 26
(UD: University of Dayton),
Louis T. W. Cheng23
Estimated H-index: 23
(PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Abstract This study provides a ranking in accounting research output in Europe during 1991-2002. We use a set of 19 accounting journals to rank accounting programmes for 253 European universities. UK universities are overwhelmingly represented in the top ranking. Over the entire period, the top three universities are the University of Manchester. London School of Economics and the University of Edinburgh. Some leading European accounting programmes made good progress in research output during th...
Published on Nov 1, 2005in Pacific-basin Finance Journal1.44
Kam C. Chan28
Estimated H-index: 28
(Western Kentucky University),
Carl R. Chen26
Estimated H-index: 26
(UD: University of Dayton),
Peter P. Lung9
Estimated H-index: 9
(UD: University of Dayton)
AbstractWe provide a ranking of finance programs in the Asia-Pacific region using a set of 21 financejournals during the period of 1990–2004. A total of 170 universities are ranked. The top fiveuniversities are Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong PolytechnicUniversity, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Nanyang Technological University, and theUniversity of New South Wales. Our findings show that Asia-Pacific universities’ share ofworldwide publications continues to rise over...
Published on Oct 1, 2005in International Business Review3.64
Francisco J. Acedo18
Estimated H-index: 18
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José C. Casillas21
Estimated H-index: 21
(University of Seville)
Although many papers have aimed at describing the evolution of the International Management (IM) field, most of them have applied a subjective approach. Instead of trying to establish the most current research lines or interests, this study investigates the intellectual structure that serves as a basis for the IM research. To achieve this aim, we try to identify the main research trends used in the most relevant IM journals. By means of the co-citation analysis, we analyze the articles published...
Published on Jul 1, 2005in Journal of International Business Studies7.72
Kam Fong Chan1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Western Kentucky University),
Hung-Gay Fung27
Estimated H-index: 27
(UMSL: University of Missouri–St. Louis),
Pikki Lai1
Estimated H-index: 1
Using 4-year data (1990, 1994, 1998, and 2002), we have provided a ranking of schools with international business (IB) orientation based on the membership of editorial boards of 30 leading international business journals. Participation on the editorial boards of quality journals is highly selective, and should provide a quality indication of the schools. Both quality-unadjusted and adjusted board membership-based ranking are calculated in this study. Several interesting findings are worth noting...
Published on Mar 1, 2005in British Accounting Review2.98
Vivien Beattie38
Estimated H-index: 38
(Glas.: University of Glasgow)
The purpose of this paper is to review the recent UK contribution to the field of financial accounting research, set against the backdrop of the global (mainly US) research effort. A systematic overview of recent research in the field is presented, based upon an analysis of 261 articles published between 1998 and 2002 in seven general, non-US journals. These are the journals that UK academics publish in most frequently and 115 of the articles are UK-authored. It is found that the research areas ...
Published on Jun 1, 2004in British Journal of Management2.75
Janet Geary1
Estimated H-index: 1
(London Metropolitan University),
Liz Marriott1
Estimated H-index: 1
(London Metropolitan University),
Michael Rowlinson23
Estimated H-index: 23
(QMUL: Queen Mary University of London)
The public availability of detailed data from the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise in the UK allows an analysis of the publications cited in submissions to the Business and Management panel. Eighty per cent of the 9,942 publications submitted were journal articles. Submissions to the RAE can be scored in terms of the number of citations they make to journals that appear on various lists, such as the Financial Times list. The concentration of articles in a minority of journals, with 50% of all c...
Published on Apr 1, 2004in Management International Review2.69
Vikas Kumar29
Estimated H-index: 29
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Sumit K. Kundu23
Estimated H-index: 23
Abstract * This study measures and ranks the productivity of academic institutions based on their number of publications from 1991 to 2000, in the top 3 core international business journals. * This study serves as a useful update of the previous studies by Morrison and Inkpen (1991) and Inkpen and Beamish (1994) examining three core international business journals namely, Management International Review, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of World Business. An attempt has bee...
Blaise Cronin36
Estimated H-index: 36
(IU: Indiana University Bloomington),
Debora Shaw15
Estimated H-index: 15
(IU: Indiana University Bloomington),
Kathryn La Barre7
Estimated H-index: 7
(IU: Indiana University Bloomington)
We chronicle the use of acknowledgments in 20th century chemistry by analyzing and classifying over 2,000 specimens covering a 100-year period. Our results show that acknowledgment has gradually established itself as a constitutive element of academic writing--one that provides a revealing insight into the structural nature of subauthorship collaboration in science. Complementary data on rates of coauthorship are also presented to highlight the growing importance of teamwork and the increasing d...
Published on Sep 1, 2003in Journal of Financial Research1.09
Kam C. Chan28
Estimated H-index: 28
(Western Kentucky University),
Robert C. W. Fok10
Estimated H-index: 10
(Western Kentucky University)
We examine membership on editorial boards of sixteen leading finance journals in 1985, 1990, 1995, and 2000. Membership on a board of a high-quality journal is highly selective. Editors and members of editorial boards of quality journals are trusted by their peers who submit their research for publication consideration. Thus, the number of faculty represented on editorial boards of quality journals should provide a quality indication of the finance department. We use membership representation to...
Published on Aug 1, 2003in Journal of Marketing Education
Louis T. W. Cheng23
Estimated H-index: 23
(PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University),
Kam C. Chan28
Estimated H-index: 28
(Western Kentucky University),
Ricky Y. K. Chan26
Estimated H-index: 26
(PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
The authors examine the marketing research productivity of Asia-Pacific universities using a set of 20 marketing journals during 1991-2000. A weighted Journal of Marketing-equivalent page count is used to account for different font and page sizes of the journals, different lengths in articles, coauthorships, and affiliations. A total of 106 universities are evaluated. The top 3 universities are, in order, the University of NewSouth Wales, the National University of Singapore, and Hong Kong Unive...
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Published in Scientometrics2.77
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Estimated H-index: 11
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Marta Suárez16
Estimated H-index: 16
(University of Oviedo),
Belén González Díaz5
Estimated H-index: 5
(University of Oviedo)
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Published on Jun 1, 2019in International Business Review3.64
Alex Rialp14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Autonomous University of Barcelona),
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Estimated H-index: 41
(University of Chile)
+ 1 AuthorsDavid Urbano31
Estimated H-index: 31
(Autonomous University of Barcelona)
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Published on Apr 15, 2019
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Published on Dec 1, 2018in Asia Pacific Journal of Management2.74
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Estimated H-index: 2
(OU: Ohio University),
Michael J. Geringer (OU: Ohio University)
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Published on Aug 1, 2018in Journal of Informetrics3.88
Ling Jiang6
Estimated H-index: 6
(MUST: Macau University of Science and Technology),
Nibing Zhu (CityU: City University of Hong Kong)+ 2 AuthorsMinjoon Jun18
Estimated H-index: 18
(NMSU: New Mexico State University)
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Published on Mar 1, 2018in Business & Society5.01
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Estimated H-index: 52
(UvA: University of Amsterdam),
Miguel Rivera-Santos13
Estimated H-index: 13
(Babson College)
Aiming at a better understanding of the extent to which Africa-focused research has helped develop context-bound, context-specific, and context-free knowledge, the authors present the findings from a literature review of journal articles with an African context. A systematic search resulted in 271 articles with African data and 139 Africa-focused articles published in 63 top business journals and related (sub)disciplines from 2010 onwards. The sample included all journals belonging to the Univer...
Published on Nov 1, 2017in Journal of World Business5.79
Olga Ryazanova2
Estimated H-index: 2
(MU: Maynooth University),
Peter McNamara7
Estimated H-index: 7
(MU: Maynooth University),
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Estimated H-index: 54
(GW: George Washington University)
Attracting talent with international capabilities is critical for the internationalization of business schools and other knowledge-intensive service-industry organizations. However, limited coverage beyond the top cohort of business schools in existing research-based rankings does not allow the majority of institutions to use these rankings as global signaling systems of their research performance. This is particularly detrimental to the development of younger research fields, such as Internatio...
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Estimated H-index: 3
(University of Exeter),
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This article argues that it is pertinent to situate academic metrics (journal, institutions and individual scholars’ rankings and ratings) within the broader logic of neoliberal government, in order to better identify and understand the impact of these metrics on political scientists’ perceptions, behaviours and identities. The results of a pilot survey conducted among political scientists in the United Kingdom and Belgium are used in order to further expose this impact. More precisely, we claim...
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Estimated H-index: 5
(UvA: University of Amsterdam),
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Estimated H-index: 11
(UvA: University of Amsterdam)
+ 1 AuthorsRenske Meijer1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UvA: University of Amsterdam)
While studies on international corporate social responsibility (CSR) have expanded significantly, their true global nature can be questioned. We systematically review 494 articles in 31 journals over a 31-year period. We assess the embeddedness of CSR in international management/business (IB); analyze the coverage of developing, emerging, and developed countries; map the literature thematically; summarize key findings; discuss main empirical features; and identify unanswered questions, implicati...
Published on Sep 1, 2017in Information Processing and Management3.89
Jing Li1
Estimated H-index: 1
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Dengsheng Wu10
Estimated H-index: 10
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)
+ 1 AuthorsMinglu Li6
Estimated H-index: 6
(National Natural Science Foundation of China)
Abstract Periodically ranking institutional research productivity is necessary not only to understand the status of the development of related fields but also to identify gaps and take appropriate corrective steps. Many bibliometric indicators contribute to the assessment of institutional research productivity, but the appropriateness of the indicator and the relationships between different indicators are topics that have not been addressed. For this reason, an indicator framework for the rankin...