Management Scholarships Contribution to Climate Change Research: A Bibliometric Analysis
Franz Wohlgezogen, Angela MCCABE, Tom Osegowitsch, Joeri Mol
Proceedings of 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management | Academy of Management | Published : 2020
As climate change pervades natural and social systems, the integration of social sciences in interdisciplinary climate change research is crucial but often lacking. In this study, we use bibliometric analyses of management research on climate change to understand how management scholars have navigated interdisciplinarity, and what impact their efforts had on top-tier climate change research. We find that management scholarship (1) features substantial engagement with an interdisciplinary knowledge base through backward references, and (2) fails to attract the attention of climate change research in top-tier interdisciplinary journals, as evidenced in very low and stagnant forward citations."