, Volume 105, Issue 1, pp 135–143 | Cite as

A comparative analysis of scientific publications in management journals by authors from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau: 2003–2012

  • Xiaodong Liu
  • Qi Xu
  • Meina Li


The purpose of this paper is to compare the quantity and quality of management articles published in international journals by authors from the four major regions of China. The results showed that both the quality and quantity of papers published in management journals from ML, HK, and TW greatly improved from 2003 to 2012. Publication from MC also increased. TW exceeded ML and HK in the accumulated factors. HK and TW had the highest mean impact factor. ML published the most papers, and the most frequently cited paper came from ML. However, publications from ML were unevenly distributed among the provinces.


Informatics Journal citation reports Journal publications Management Publication research Qualitative research Quantitative research Science citation index 



The project was supported by “the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities”, National Natural Science Foundation of China (71303248), and Young Scientist Fund of Second Military Medical University (2012QN09).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Glorious Sun School of Business and ManagementDonghua UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Fashion & Art Design InstituteDonghua UniversityShanghaiChina
  3. 3.Institute of Military Health Management, CPLA, College of Health ServiceSecond Military Medical UniversityShanghaiChina

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