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Asia Pacific Journal of Management

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 189–207 | Cite as

Prolific authors and institutions in leading international business journals

  • Shichun Xu
  • Goksel YalcinkayaEmail author
  • Steven H. Seggie
Article

Abstract

The science and practice of international business is advanced through scholarly contribution to the leading international business journals. Increased competition among academic institutions has led to increased emphasis on publication in the leading international business journals. Yet, little is known as to the answers to questions such as: (1) Who are the most prolific authors in the leading international business journals? and (2) Which educational institutions appear poised to lead international business scholarship? To examine these questions, the study examines scholarly work in international business over the past eleven years in six leading international business journals (i.e., Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, Journal of World Business, International Marketing Review, Journal of International Marketing, and International Business Review). Addressing these two research questions provides us with a more complete understanding of the authors and institutions most likely to influence the field of international business.

Keywords

International business scholarship Prolific authors Leading schools 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shichun Xu
    • 1
  • Goksel Yalcinkaya
    • 2
    Email author
  • Steven H. Seggie
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Marketing and Logistics, College of Business AdministrationUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA
  2. 2.University of New HampshireWhittemore School of Business and EconomicsDurhamUSA
  3. 3.Department of ManagementBilkent UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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