Best Business and Management Scientists in Malaysia

The 2nd edition of ranking of the best scholars in the discipline of Business and Management was created using data derived from multiple data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for evaluating the citation-based metrics were acquired on 21-12-2022. Position in the ranking is based on a researcher’s D-index (Discipline H-index), which takes into account only papers and citation metrics for an examined discipline.
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The range of our Business and Management research’s best scholars ranking is a credible account of leading scholars from the discipline of Business and Management, based on a detailed analysis of 166,880 researchers determined from various bibliometric data sources. For the discipline of Business and Management, over 7820 scientists were investigated.

What is D-index approval threshold for Business and Management
The D-index threshold for approving a scientist to be evaluated is placed at 30 if most of their publications are in the discipline of Business and Management. The approval requirements for scientists to be considered into the ranking of top scholars are based on the D-index, proportion of the contributions made within the given discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the researchers. The D-index threshold for including leading scholars is set as an increment of 10 depending on the total number of scientists projected for each area od study whilst ensuring that the top 1% of best scientists are added into the list. We estimate a proximity of 30% or less between a scholar’s general H-index and their D-index.

Additional verification practices
Since our primary mission is to make sure that only credible scientists are included in our ranking we realize that metrics are never meant to be a full tool to quantify the contributions of researchers. For that reason we manually inspect each profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a varied range of reliable sources. Although it’s not a factor impacting a researcher’s position in ranking, the amount of documents published in well-known journals and conference proceedings should form a valuable secondary implication of their contribution to research in a given discipline. Position in the ranking is established using each scholar’s D-index with the help of information gathered from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most credible and well-established bibliometric databases of this kind accessible to the research community. A detailed explanation of our research procedures can be found on our methodology page.

Our agenda
Our aim is to inspire scholars, businessmen and administrative bodies worldwide to examine where prominent experts are heading and to offer a way for the whole research community to get to know who the leading experts in specific disciplines, in different countries, or even within research institutions are.
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Key findings for Business and Management
With 8 scholars Malaysia ranks in spot 25 in the world.

As far as scientific affiliations are concerned, the affiliation with the highest number of top scholars in Malaysia is Universiti Sains Malaysia with 2 scholars affiliated with it being features in the Business and Management ranking. It is followed by Universiti Sains Malaysia with 2 scientists. Ranking thirds is UCSI University with 1 scholars.

Prominent scholars featured in Malaysia are associated with Asia School of Business, Universiti Sains Malaysia, UCSI University, University of Malaya, Sunway University, University of Technology Malaysia.

Professor Michael Frese from Asia School of Business is featured as the best researcher in Malaysia in our ranking with a D-index of 108. Ranking on the second place in Malaysia is Thurasamy Ramayah from Universiti Sains Malaysia with a D-index of 82. The third place in Malaysia is occupied by Keng-Boon Ooi from UCSI University with a D-index of 69.

The average D-index for the top 1% researchers is 57 in comparison to an average of 57 for all 8 scientists included in our ranking.

The average number of published articles within the area of Business and Management for the top 5% of scientists in the ranking is 231 in comparison to an average of 231 for all 8 scholars.

The average number of citations for the top 5% scholars is 19125 against an average of 19125 for all 8 researchers.

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D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
12 World 1 National D-index 108 Citations 56,234 289
71 World 2 National D-index 82 Citations 20,758 496
182 World 3 National D-index 69 Citations 14,558 154
655 World 4 National D-index 47 Citations 9,747 348
845 World 5 National D-index 42 Citations 18,636 86
905 World 6 National D-index 41 Citations 9,802 177
1187 World 7 National D-index 36 Citations 18,022 147
1548 World 8 National D-index 31 Citations 5,250 151

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