H-Index & Metrics Best Publications

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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 31 Citations 4,284 98 World Ranking 4721 National Ranking 100


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social science
  • Management
  • Public relations

Ansgar Zerfass mainly focuses on Public relations, Strategic communication, Communication studies, Media relations and Communications management. His Public relations research includes elements of Organizational strategy and Openness to experience. His work deals with themes such as Management science, Field and Media studies, which intersect with Strategic communication.

His research brings together the fields of Organizational communication and Communication studies. The concepts of his Media relations study are interwoven with issues in Sympathy and Crisis communication. His research investigates the connection between Communications management and topics such as Innovation management that intersect with problems in Set, Change management and Organizational culture.

His most cited work include:

  • Social Media Communication in Organizations: The Challenges of Balancing Openness, Strategy, and Management (181 citations)
  • Public Relations Research (88 citations)
  • Innovation, Communication, and Leadership: New Developments in Strategic Communication (75 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Ansgar Zerfass spends much of his time researching Public relations, Strategic communication, Communications management, Knowledge management and Corporate communication. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Marketing, Field and Communication studies. His Communication studies research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Corporate social responsibility and Content analysis.

His Strategic communication study frequently links to other fields, such as Body of knowledge. Ansgar Zerfass undertakes multidisciplinary investigations into Communications management and Relevance in his work. His Corporate communication study combines topics in areas such as Strategic management and Value.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Public relations (68.50%)
  • Strategic communication (43.31%)
  • Communications management (25.20%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Strategic communication (43.31%)
  • Public relations (68.50%)
  • Corporate communication (20.47%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Strategic communication, Public relations, Corporate communication, Communications management and Field. His work carried out in the field of Strategic communication brings together such families of science as Fake news, Job satisfaction and Communication studies. Ansgar Zerfass integrates Public relations and Disease cluster in his research.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Strategic management, Knowledge management and Value in addition to Corporate communication. The Communications management study combines topics in areas such as Economic growth and Performance measurement. His Field research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Agile software development, Higher education and Management science.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Strategic Communication : Defining the Field and its Contribution to Research and Practice (58 citations)
  • Strategic Communication as an Emerging Interdisciplinary Paradigm (27 citations)
  • Alignment: Explicating a Key Concept in Strategic Communication (21 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social science
  • Management
  • Public relations

Ansgar Zerfass mostly deals with Strategic communication, Communication studies, Discipline, Key and Process management. Ansgar Zerfass combines subjects such as Management science and Field with his study of Communication studies. Discipline is often connected to Scholarship in his work.

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Best Publications

Social Media Communication in Organizations: The Challenges of Balancing Openness, Strategy, and Management

Jim Macnamara;Ansgar Zerfass.
International Journal of Strategic Communication (2012)

464 Citations

Strategic Communication: Opportunities and Challenges of the Research Area

Derina Holtzhausen;Ansgar Zerfass.
The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication (2014)

215 Citations

Innovation, Communication, and Leadership: New Developments in Strategic Communication

Ansgar Zerfass;Simone Huck.
International Journal of Strategic Communication (2007)

214 Citations

Internal communication and innovation culture: developing a change framework

Anne Linke;Ansgar Zerfass.
Journal of Communication Management (2011)

171 Citations

Does social media usage matter? An analysis of online practices and digital media perceptions of communication practitioners in Europe

Angeles Moreno;Cristina Navarro;Ralph Tench;Ansgar Zerfass;Ansgar Zerfass.
Public Relations Review (2015)

147 Citations

Public Relations Research

Ansgar Zerfass;Betteke van Ruler;Krishnamurthy Sriramesh.

138 Citations

Dialogorientierte Unternehmenskommunikation : Grundlagen - Praxiserfahrungen - Perspektiven

Günter Bentele;Horst Steinmann;Ansgar Zerfass.

137 Citations

European communication monitor 2011: empirical insights into strategic communication in Europe: results of an empirical survey in 43 countries (chart version)

A. Zerfass;P. Verhoeven;R. Tench;A. Moreno.

136 Citations

How European PR practitioners handle digital and social media

Piet Verhoeven;Ralph Tench;Ansgar Zerfass;Angeles Moreno.
Public Relations Review (2012)

134 Citations

Corporate Communication Revisited: Integrating Business Strategy and Strategic Communication

Ansgar Zerfass.

132 Citations

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