The Research Output of Business Schools and Business Scholars in Ireland
Item Type:Working Paper
Citation:Tol, Richard, S. J., The Research Output of Business Schools and Business Scholars in Ireland, 2010
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The research performance of business scholars on the island of Ireland is evaluated based on their number of publication, number of citations, h-index and the same divided by the numbers of years since the first publication. Data were taken from Scopus. There is a large variation in both life-time achievement and annual production. Almost half of the 748 scholars have not published in an academic journal. Men perform better than women. More senior people perform better. There are distinct differences between disciplines, with accountancy performing poorly. On average, scholars in Northern Ireland perform better than scholars in the Republic. However, Trinity College Dublin has the top rank among the eleven business schools; Queen??_??__??_s University Belfast and University College Dublin share the second place; and NUI Galway and the University of Ulster share the fourth spot. Irish business schools specialize in particular research areas so that mergers would lead to schools can support a broader range of cutting-edge education.
Author: TOL, RICHARD S. J.
Type of material:Working Paper
Series/Report no:ESRI Working Paper;364
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