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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 54 Citations 35,788 112 World Ranking 975 National Ranking 486

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • The Internet
  • Marketing
  • Information technology

Social network, Social capital, Social psychology, Social engagement and Computer-mediated communication are his primary areas of study. His work on Social computing as part of his general Social network study is frequently connected to Survey data collection, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science. His study in the field of Life satisfaction also crosses realms of Association, Psychological intervention and Panel data.

Charles Steinfield integrates many fields, such as Social engagement and engineering, in his works. His Social position research incorporates elements of Social mobility, Individual capital and Social status. His work carried out in the field of Internet privacy brings together such families of science as Internet users, Cyberpsychology and Interpersonal ties.

His most cited work include:

  • The Benefits of Facebook “Friends:” Social Capital and College Students’ Use of Online Social Network Sites (6643 citations)
  • Social capital, self-esteem, and use of online social network sites: A longitudinal analysis (1359 citations)
  • A face(book) in the crowd: social Searching vs. social browsing (907 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Knowledge management, Marketing, E-commerce, Social capital and The Internet. His Knowledge management research focuses on Social media and how it connects with Boundary spanning and Public relations. As part of one scientific family, he deals mainly with the area of Marketing, narrowing it down to issues related to the Bricks and clicks, and often Competitive advantage.

In his research, Electronic data interchange is intimately related to Industrial organization, which falls under the overarching field of E-commerce. Social capital overlaps with fields such as Social network, Social psychology and Business cluster in his research. His work in the fields of Social computing overlaps with other areas such as Social engagement.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Knowledge management (24.26%)
  • Marketing (20.59%)
  • E-commerce (14.71%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2011-2019)?

  • Knowledge management (24.26%)
  • Social media (8.82%)
  • Boundary spanning (5.15%)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Knowledge management, Social media, Boundary spanning, Social capital and Marketing. His Knowledge management research includes themes of Information and Communications Technology and Management information systems. His work deals with themes such as Affordance and Public relations, which intersect with Social media.

His research in Boundary spanning intersects with topics in Goal alignment, Project success and Operations management. In general Marketing study, his work on Focus group often relates to the realm of Sample, Food security and Soil conservation, thereby connecting several areas of interest. His studies deal with areas such as Social computing, Social network and Online participation as well as Social psychology.

Between 2011 and 2019, his most popular works were:

  • Enterprise Social Media: Definition, History, and Prospects for the Study of Social Technologies in Organizations (527 citations)
  • Serious social media: On the use of social media for improving students' adjustment to college (213 citations)
  • Why Don't Farmers Use Cell Phones to Access Market Prices? Technology Affordances and Barriers to Market Information Services Adoption in Rural Kenya (87 citations)

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

  • The Internet
  • Marketing
  • Information technology

Charles Steinfield mainly focuses on Social media, Knowledge management, Social capital, Developing country and Public relations. In general Knowledge management, his work in Boundary spanning is often linked to Multinational corporation linking many areas of study. His Social capital study spans across into subjects like Social psychology, Educational technology, Computer-mediated communication, Technology integration and Intervention.

His Social psychology research integrates issues from Social computing, Social network and Online participation. In the field of Public relations, his study on Organizational communication overlaps with subjects such as Stock, Enterprise social software and State. The study incorporates disciplines such as Marketing and Affordance in addition to Market price.

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Top Publications

The Benefits of Facebook “Friends:” Social Capital and College Students’ Use of Online Social Network Sites

Nicole B. Ellison;Charles Steinfield;Cliff Lampe.
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (2007)

14150 Citations

Social capital, self-esteem, and use of online social network sites: A longitudinal analysis

Charles Steinfield;Nicole B. Ellison;Cliff Lampe.
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology (2008)

2703 Citations

A face(book) in the crowd: social Searching vs. social browsing

Cliff Lampe;Nicole Ellison;Charles Steinfield.
conference on computer supported cooperative work (2006)

1903 Citations

Connection Strategies: Social Capital Implications of Facebook-enabled Communication Practices

Nicole B. Ellison;Charles Steinfield;Cliff Lampe.
New Media & Society (2011)

1801 Citations

A Social Influence Model of Technology use

Janet Fulk;Joseph SChmitz;Charles Steinfield.
(1990)

1441 Citations

Enterprise Social Media: Definition, History, and Prospects for the Study of Social Technologies in Organizations

Paul M. Leonardi;Marleen Huysman;Charles Steinfield.
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (2013)

1105 Citations

A familiar face(book): profile elements as signals in an online social network

Cliff A.C. Lampe;Nicole Ellison;Charles Steinfield.
human factors in computing systems (2007)

1080 Citations

A Social Information Processing Model of Media Use in Organizations

Janet Fulk;Charles W. Steinfield;Joseph Schmitz;J. Gerard Power.
Communication Research (1987)

1079 Citations

Intermediaries and Cybermediaries: A Continuing Role for Mediating Players in the Electronic Marketplace.

Mitra Barun Sarkar;Brian S. Butler;Charles Steinfield.
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (1995)

1033 Citations

Changes in use and perception of facebook

Cliff Lampe;Nicole B. Ellison;Charles Steinfield.
conference on computer supported cooperative work (2008)

683 Citations

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