Journal article

Quo vadis OSCM? An analysis of past and future trends in operations and supply chain management research

Zahra Seyedghorban, Danny Samson, Morgan Swink

DECISION SCIENCES | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

Over the years, Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM) researchers have continued to examine foundational topics, while also expanding and adding new ones. Given that the field has changed a great deal, it seems valuable to examine the evolution of OSCM's intellectual structure over its 70 years of academic communications. Using bibliometrics methods, we analyze 96,125 articles containing 1,047,468 references from 31 representative OSCM journals. Our study defines primary topic areas represented in the most co-cited documents, while tracing past and current research trends. We include analyses of recent bursts in research attention and comparisons of trends in academic and practitione..

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