Top Business and Management Scientists

This 1st edition of top scientists ranking for Business and Management was published by Research.com, one of the major websites for Business and Management research offering credible data on scientific contributions since 2014.

The ranking contains h-index, publications and citations values collected on December 6th, 2021. Show more

Our top scientists ranking is a reliable list of leading scientists from the area of Business and Management, based on a meticulous examination of 166,880 scientists on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Business and Management, over 5,973 profiles were examined.

The h-index threshold for approving a scholar to be considered is set to 30 if most of their publications are in the field of Business and Management. The inclusion criteria for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top scientists are based on the discipline h-index, proportion of the contributions made within the given discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the scientists. The discipline h-index threshold for listing top scientists is set as an increment of 10 depending on the total number of researchers estimated for each discipline whilst ensuring that the top 1% of leading scientists are considered into the ranking.

Because the main goal is to ensure that only genuine researchers are included in the ranking whilst without doubt we believe that numbers are never meant to be an obsolete measure to quantify the precious contributions of scientists. This is why we manually verify each profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a wide range of credible sources. Even though it’s not a metric defining a scientist’s position in the ranking, the amount of documents published in major journals and conference proceedings should constitute a reliable secondary indication of their contribution to research in a given discipline. Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled Microsoft Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community. A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Our aim is to inspire scholars, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers worldwide to explore where leading experts are heading and to provide an opportunity for the entire scientific community to discover who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in different countries, or even within research institutions are.

World
National
Scholar
H-index
Citations
Publications
1 World 1 National Mike Wright

Mike Wright

Imperial College London, United Kingdom
H-index 147 Citations 92,277 614
2 World 1 National David B. Audretsch

David B. Audretsch

Indiana University, United States
H-index 131 Citations 78,827 498
3 World 2 National Michael A. Hitt

Michael A. Hitt

Texas A&M University, United States
H-index 130 Citations 106,034 287
4 World 3 National Angappa Gunasekaran

Angappa Gunasekaran

Pennsylvania State University, United States
H-index 114 Citations 51,999 470
5 World 4 National Joseph Sarkis

Joseph Sarkis

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, United States
H-index 113 Citations 59,644 404
6 World 5 National Shaker A. Zahra

Shaker A. Zahra

University of Minnesota, United States
H-index 108 Citations 96,300 244
7 World 6 National Philip Kotler

Philip Kotler

Northwestern University, United States
H-index 106 Citations 307,651 311
8 World 7 National Vikas Kumar

Vikas Kumar

St. John's University, United States
H-index 101 Citations 51,071 405
9 World 1 National Nicolai Juul Foss

Nicolai Juul Foss

Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
H-index 99 Citations 42,451 321
10 World 8 National Dean A. Shepherd

Dean A. Shepherd

University of Notre Dame, United States
H-index 97 Citations 52,323 210
11 World 1 National Peter E.D. Love

Peter E.D. Love

Curtin University, Australia
H-index 96 Citations 26,450 373
12 World 1 National Rob Law

Rob Law

University of Macau, China
H-index 96 Citations 40,511 532
13 World 9 National Yadong Luo

Yadong Luo

University of Miami, United States
H-index 95 Citations 40,353 201
14 World 10 National Roger J. Calantone

Roger J. Calantone

Michigan State University, United States
H-index 93 Citations 45,104 250
15 World 11 National James J. Chrisman

James J. Chrisman

Mississippi State University, United States
H-index 93 Citations 44,493 186
16 World 12 National Zoltan J. Acs

Zoltan J. Acs

George Mason University, United States
H-index 92 Citations 49,565 271
17 World 13 National David J. Teece

David J. Teece

University of California, Berkeley, United States
H-index 92 Citations 193,624 212
18 World 2 National Kannan Govindan

Kannan Govindan

University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
H-index 91 Citations 30,236 272
19 World 14 National Gerald R. Ferris

Gerald R. Ferris

Florida State University, United States
H-index 90 Citations 33,069 205
20 World 1 National Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas

Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
H-index 89 Citations 23,749 362
21 World 1 National Robert G. Cooper

Robert G. Cooper

McMaster University, Canada
H-index 89 Citations 40,155 132
22 World 15 National Jeffrey Pfeffer

Jeffrey Pfeffer

Stanford University, United States
H-index 88 Citations 137,676 147
23 World 16 National Varun Grover

Varun Grover

University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, United States
H-index 88 Citations 36,185 188
24 World 17 National Donald C. Hambrick

Donald C. Hambrick

Pennsylvania State University, United States
H-index 88 Citations 78,089 120
25 World 2 National Yogesh K. Dwivedi

Yogesh K. Dwivedi

Swansea University, United Kingdom
H-index 87 Citations 27,309 425
26 World 18 National Dhruv Grewal

Dhruv Grewal

Babson College, United States
H-index 86 Citations 62,972 176
27 World 3 National Leslie P. Willcocks

Leslie P. Willcocks

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
H-index 86 Citations 27,446 342
28 World 19 National R. Duane Ireland

R. Duane Ireland

Texas A&M University, United States
H-index 85 Citations 64,339 159
29 World 4 National Dimitrios Buhalis

Dimitrios Buhalis

Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
H-index 84 Citations 39,752 262
30 World 5 National Zahir Irani

Zahir Irani

University of Bradford, United Kingdom
H-index 83 Citations 22,663 294
31 World 1 National Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng

Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng

National Taipei University, Taiwan
H-index 82 Citations 28,247 301
32 World 20 National Andrew B. Whinston

Andrew B. Whinston

The University of Texas at Austin, United States
H-index 82 Citations 31,774 359
33 World 2 National James Guthrie

James Guthrie

Macquarie University, Australia
H-index 82 Citations 39,273 371
34 World 1 National Peter Nijkamp

Peter Nijkamp

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
H-index 81 Citations 23,940 774
35 World 21 National Michael L. Tushman

Michael L. Tushman

Harvard University, United States
H-index 81 Citations 90,612 151
36 World 22 National Mike W. Peng

Mike W. Peng

The University of Texas at Dallas, United States
H-index 81 Citations 47,346 160
37 World 3 National Amrik S. Sohal

Amrik S. Sohal

Monash University, Australia
H-index 81 Citations 24,599 283
38 World 23 National Kenneth J. Meier

Kenneth J. Meier

American University, United States
H-index 80 Citations 21,376 247
39 World 2 National Roy Thurik

Roy Thurik

Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
H-index 80 Citations 41,074 250
40 World 24 National David J. Ketchen

David J. Ketchen

Auburn University, United States
H-index 80 Citations 41,176 163
41 World 25 National Anna S. Mattila

Anna S. Mattila

Pennsylvania State University, United States
H-index 80 Citations 24,433 246
42 World 6 National Peter J. Buckley

Peter J. Buckley

University of Leeds, United Kingdom
H-index 80 Citations 43,172 333
43 World 7 National Hugh Willmott

Hugh Willmott

Cardiff University, United Kingdom
H-index 79 Citations 24,133 202
44 World 26 National Fred Luthans

Fred Luthans

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States
H-index 79 Citations 71,383 154
45 World 1 National Christian Homburg

Christian Homburg

University of Mannheim, Germany
H-index 79 Citations 38,599 170
46 World 2 National Albert P.C. Chan

Albert P.C. Chan

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
H-index 79 Citations 22,363 332
47 World 27 National Jay B. Barney

Jay B. Barney

University of Utah, United States
H-index 79 Citations 189,909 143
48 World 28 National Roger G. Schroeder

Roger G. Schroeder

University of Minnesota, United States
H-index 79 Citations 43,657 122
49 World 29 National Denise M. Rousseau

Denise M. Rousseau

Carnegie Mellon University, United States
H-index 78 Citations 72,912 139
50 World 1 National Luk N. Van Wassenhove

Luk N. Van Wassenhove

INSEAD, France
H-index 78 Citations 39,447 231
51 World 30 National G. Tomas M. Hult

G. Tomas M. Hult

Michigan State University, United States
H-index 78 Citations 45,533 145
52 World 8 National John H. Dunning

John H. Dunning

University of Reading, United Kingdom
H-index 78 Citations 81,394 182
53 World 1 National Jiju Antony

Jiju Antony

Khalifa University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
H-index 78 Citations 20,878 287
54 World 3 National T.C.E. Cheng

T.C.E. Cheng

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
H-index 77 Citations 19,278 346
55 World 31 National Edward E. Lawler

Edward E. Lawler

University of Southern California, United States
H-index 77 Citations 37,360 165
56 World 2 National Alain Verbeke

Alain Verbeke

University of Calgary, Canada
H-index 77 Citations 27,786 315
57 World 32 National Robert E. Hoskisson

Robert E. Hoskisson

Rice University, United States
H-index 77 Citations 52,739 136
58 World 9 National S. Tamer Cavusgil

S. Tamer Cavusgil

University of Leeds, United Kingdom
H-index 77 Citations 36,170 216
59 World 1 National C. Michael Hall

C. Michael Hall

University of Canterbury, New Zealand
H-index 76 Citations 28,479 237
60 World 4 National Heng Li

Heng Li

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
H-index 76 Citations 18,077 235
61 World 33 National Jan-Benedict E. M. Steenkamp

Jan-Benedict E. M. Steenkamp

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
H-index 76 Citations 60,549 142
62 World 34 National Donald S. Siegel

Donald S. Siegel

Arizona State University, United States
H-index 76 Citations 52,788 161
63 World 35 National Kalle Lyytinen

Kalle Lyytinen

Case Western Reserve University, United States
H-index 75 Citations 26,977 241
64 World 3 National Henry Mintzberg

Henry Mintzberg

McGill University, Canada
H-index 75 Citations 146,440 122
65 World 4 National Izak Benbasat

Izak Benbasat

University of British Columbia, Canada
H-index 74 Citations 56,774 191
66 World 12 National Alan M. Rugman

Alan M. Rugman

University of Reading, United Kingdom
H-index 74 Citations 26,389 241
67 World 10 National Jennifer Rowley

Jennifer Rowley

Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
H-index 74 Citations 20,801 252
68 World 11 National Chris Brewster

Chris Brewster

University of Reading, United Kingdom
H-index 74 Citations 19,892 267
69 World 5 National Felix T.S. Chan

Felix T.S. Chan

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
H-index 73 Citations 19,811 284
70 World 36 National Shelby D. Hunt

Shelby D. Hunt

Texas Tech University, United States
H-index 73 Citations 67,469 140
71 World 38 National Scott Shane

Scott Shane

Case Western Reserve University, United States
H-index 73 Citations 74,879 131
72 World 37 National Roland T. Rust

Roland T. Rust

University of Maryland, College Park, United States
H-index 73 Citations 44,313 133
73 World 1 National Thurasamy Ramayah

Thurasamy Ramayah

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
H-index 73 Citations 15,885 302
74 World 5 National Paul W. Beamish

Paul W. Beamish

University of Western Ontario, Canada
H-index 73 Citations 35,571 167
75 World 2 National Stefan Schaltegger

Stefan Schaltegger

Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany
H-index 73 Citations 26,185 261
76 World 13 National Julian Birkinshaw

Julian Birkinshaw

London Business School, United Kingdom
H-index 73 Citations 43,788 180
77 World 39 National Vijay Mahajan

Vijay Mahajan

The University of Texas at Austin, United States
H-index 72 Citations 29,800 125
78 World 40 National Barry Bozeman

Barry Bozeman

Arizona State University, United States
H-index 72 Citations 24,265 194
79 World 5 National Lee D. Parker

Lee D. Parker

RMIT University, Australia
H-index 72 Citations 18,627 189
80 World 4 National Adrian John Wilkinson

Adrian John Wilkinson

Griffith University, Australia
H-index 72 Citations 18,399 286
81 World 41 National Leonard L. Berry

Leonard L. Berry

Texas A&M University, United States
H-index 72 Citations 192,912 129
82 World 6 National Kee-hung Lai

Kee-hung Lai

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
H-index 72 Citations 22,974 181
83 World 42 National Ananthanarayanan Parasuraman

Ananthanarayanan Parasuraman

University of Miami, United States
H-index 72 Citations 196,858 118
84 World 43 National Lisa M. Ellram

Lisa M. Ellram

Miami University, United States
H-index 72 Citations 29,864 113
85 World 4 National Peter C. Verhoef

Peter C. Verhoef

University of Groningen, Netherlands
H-index 72 Citations 33,738 149
86 World 3 National Henk W. Volberda

Henk W. Volberda

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
H-index 72 Citations 34,647 180
87 World 14 National Denis Royston Towill

Denis Royston Towill

Cardiff University, United Kingdom
H-index 71 Citations 23,657 192
88 World 44 National Ronald E. Goldsmith

Ronald E. Goldsmith

Florida State University, United States
H-index 70 Citations 28,252 142
89 World 45 National Johan Wiklund

Johan Wiklund

Syracuse University, United States
H-index 70 Citations 43,285 150
90 World 46 National Franz W. Kellermanns

Franz W. Kellermanns

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
H-index 70 Citations 19,550 180
91 World 5 National Marijn Janssen

Marijn Janssen

Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
H-index 70 Citations 17,326 365
92 World 15 National Andy Neely

Andy Neely

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
H-index 70 Citations 41,513 178
93 World 1 National Sascha Kraus

Sascha Kraus

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
H-index 70 Citations 14,901 264
94 World 1 National Adamantios Diamantopoulos

Adamantios Diamantopoulos

University of Vienna, Austria
H-index 69 Citations 31,873 146
95 World 47 National Arch G. Woodside

Arch G. Woodside

Independent Scientist / Consultant, US, United States
H-index 69 Citations 20,175 341
96 World 48 National Kevin Lane Keller

Kevin Lane Keller

Dartmouth College, United States
H-index 69 Citations 152,024 126
97 World 16 National Igor Filatotchev

Igor Filatotchev

King's College London, United Kingdom
H-index 69 Citations 18,823 198
98 World 49 National Donald F. Kuratko

Donald F. Kuratko

Indiana University, United States
H-index 69 Citations 29,437 158
99 World 50 National Brian Wansink

Brian Wansink

Cornell University, United States
H-index 68 Citations 22,748 218
100 World 51 National Howard E Aldrich

Howard E Aldrich

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
H-index 68 Citations 49,318 126

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