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Discipline name 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. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 28 Citations 7,372 136 World Ranking 493 National Ranking 12

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • China

His primary areas of investigation include Public relations, Public administration, Public policy, Government and Issue-Based Information System. His Public relations research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Disadvantaged, Conceptual framework, Civil society, Argument and Youth studies. His work on Policy analysis as part of general Public administration research is frequently linked to Evidence-based policy, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science.

His Public policy research incorporates themes from Publishing, Project commissioning and Politics. His Government research focuses on Corporate governance and how it connects with Collaborative learning and Environmental planning. His Issue-Based Information System research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Contingency, Scholarship, Citizen journalism, Adaptive management and Practice research.

His most cited work include:

  • Wicked Problems: Implications for Public Policy and Management (596 citations)
  • Wicked Problems in Public Policy (429 citations)
  • Three lenses of evidence-based policy (349 citations)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Public administration, Public policy, Public relations, Government and Corporate governance. His Public administration research focuses on subjects like Politics, which are linked to Political economy and State. He is studying Policy studies, which is a component of Public policy.

His work in Policy studies covers topics such as Policy analysis which are related to areas like Public economics. His work deals with themes such as Social research, Research utilization and Health policy, which intersect with Public relations. His Corporate governance research incorporates elements of Economic growth, Natural resource, Environmental resource management and Environmental planning.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Public administration (26.03%)
  • Public policy (23.29%)
  • Public relations (21.92%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Public relations (21.92%)
  • Public administration (26.03%)
  • Public policy (23.29%)

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

Public relations, Public administration, Public policy, Corporate governance and Politics are his primary areas of study. His studies in Public relations integrate themes in fields like General partnership, Value, Government, Health policy and Relevance. His research integrates issues of Law enforcement, Manifesto, Power and Independent media in his study of Public administration.

His study in Organizational memory extends to Public policy with its themes. His work carried out in the field of Corporate governance brings together such families of science as Institutionalism, Political economy, State, Environmental resource management and Legitimacy. The study incorporates disciplines such as Competition, Public value, Policy studies, Intermediary and Service in addition to Politics.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Wicked and less wicked problems: a typology and a contingency framework (101 citations)
  • Forty years of wicked problems literature: forging closer links to policy studies (54 citations)
  • Understanding the policy realities of urban transitions (39 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Social science
  • China

His scientific interests lie mostly in Public relations, Corporate governance, Environmental planning, Public policy and Public administration. Particularly relevant to Stakeholder is his body of work in Public relations. Brian Head focuses mostly in the field of Corporate governance, narrowing it down to topics relating to Environmental resource management and, in certain cases, Political economy, Framing and Skepticism.

In his study, Urban water, Project management and Integrated urban water management is strongly linked to Water security, which falls under the umbrella field of Environmental planning. Brian Head has included themes like Political interference and Public service in his Public policy study. The concepts of his Public administration study are interwoven with issues in Legitimacy and Politics.

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Best Publications

Wicked Problems: Implications for Public Policy and Management

Brian W. Head;John Alford;John Alford.
Administration & Society (2015)

1185 Citations

Wicked Problems in Public Policy

Brian W Head.
Public Policy (2008)

883 Citations

Three lenses of evidence-based policy

Brian W. Head.
Australian Journal of Public Administration (2008)

704 Citations

Community engagement: Participation on whose terms?

Brian William Head.
Australian Journal of Political Science (2007)

473 Citations

Reconsidering evidence-based policy: Key issues and challenges

Brian W. Head.
Policy and Society (2010)

366 Citations

Assessing network-based collaborations: Effectiveness for whom?

Brian W. Head.
Public Management Review (2008)

233 Citations

Toward More “Evidence-Informed” Policy Making?

Brian W. Head.
Public Administration Review (2016)

200 Citations

Determinants of young Australians’ environmental actions: the role of responsibility attributions, locus of control, knowledge and attitudes

Kelly S. Fielding;Brian W. Head.
Environmental Education Research (2012)

198 Citations

Why not ask them? Mapping and promoting youth participation

Brian W. Head.
Children and Youth Services Review (2011)

190 Citations

Wicked and less wicked problems: a typology and a contingency framework

John Alford;Brian W. Head.
Policy and Society (2017)

175 Citations

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Kelly S. Fielding

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Bruce Tranter

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Paul Lant

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Art Dewulf

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Geoffrey Lawrence

Geoffrey Lawrence

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Stephen Dovers

Australian National University

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Helen Christensen

Helen Christensen

UNSW Sydney

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Allan Curtis

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Matthew J. Hornsey

Matthew J. Hornsey

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Kyra Hamilton

Kyra Hamilton

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Lars Coenen

Lars Coenen

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Jens Newig

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Andrew Milat

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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