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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
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 72 Citations 28,766 167 World Ranking 192 National Ranking 33

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Awards & Achievements

1975 - Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada Academy of Science

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Management

His primary areas of investigation include Social science, Renewable energy, Politics, Economic growth and Environmental justice. His Human geography study in the realm of Social science interacts with subjects such as Social practice. His study in Renewable energy is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Public economics, Meaning, Opposition, Public engagement and Central government.

His Politics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Resource, Project management, Process and Environmental planning. His Environmental justice study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Environmental studies, Culture of poverty and Injustice. His research investigates the connection between Normative and topics such as Public relations that intersect with problems in Knowledge management.

His most cited work include:

  • Social Capital, Structural Holes and the Formation of an Industry Network (1434 citations)
  • Interfirm cooperation and startup innovation in the biotechnology industry (971 citations)
  • A Transaction Cost Approach to Make-or-Buy Decisions (887 citations)

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

His main research concerns Environmental resource management, Environmental planning, Public relations, Environmental justice and Corporate governance. His work in Environmental resource management covers topics such as Flood myth which are related to areas like Flooding. Gordon Walker works in the field of Public relations, namely Public engagement.

His Environmental justice research includes themes of Environmental studies, Social science and Injustice. Much of his study explores Injustice relationship to Politics. Many of his studies involve connections with topics such as Framing and Environmental ethics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Environmental resource management (13.18%)
  • Environmental planning (12.27%)
  • Public relations (11.82%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2020)?

  • Environmental resource management (13.18%)
  • Vulnerability (6.36%)
  • Corporate governance (10.00%)

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

Environmental resource management, Vulnerability, Corporate governance, Industrial organization and Environmental planning are his primary areas of study. His work carried out in the field of Environmental resource management brings together such families of science as Marketing, Flood myth and Community resilience, Resilience. His Corporate governance research incorporates elements of Frame, Political economy, Politics and Law and economics.

His research in Politics tackles topics such as Interdependence which are related to areas like Economy and Space. The concepts of his Industrial organization study are interwoven with issues in Competitive advantage and China. His China research integrates issues from Social capital and Transaction cost.

Between 2014 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Conceptualising energy use and energy poverty using a capabilities framework (203 citations)
  • Necessary energy uses and a minimum standard of living in the United Kingdom:energy justice or escalating expectations? (66 citations)
  • How much does owner type matter for firm performance? Manufacturing firms in China 1998–2007 (60 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Management

His primary areas of study are Fuel poverty, Vulnerability, Space, Environmental resource management and Biochemistry. His Fuel poverty study combines topics in areas such as Social psychology and Demographic economics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Discipline, Flooding, Engineering ethics, Environmental impact of the energy industry and International development in addition to Vulnerability.

His Space research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Provisioning and Set. Gordon Walker interconnects Energy consumption, Intervention, Flood myth, Energy poverty and Environmental economics in the investigation of issues within Environmental resource management. His study in the field of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Signal transduction, Protein biosynthesis and Glycerol transport is also linked to topics like Membrane transport protein.

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Best Publications

Social Capital, Structural Holes and the Formation of an Industry Network

Gordon Walker;Bruce Kogut;Weijian Shan.
Organization Science (1997)

2326 Citations

A Transaction Cost Approach to Make-or-Buy Decisions

Gordon Walker;David Weber.
Administrative Science Quarterly (1984)

1820 Citations

Interfirm cooperation and startup innovation in the biotechnology industry

Weijan Shan;Gordon Walker;Bruce Kogut.
Strategic Management Journal (1994)

1803 Citations

Guest editors' introduction to the special issue: why is there a resource-based view? Toward a theory of competitive heterogeneity

David G. Hoopes;Tammy L. Madsen;Gordon Walker.
Strategic Management Journal (2003)

1465 Citations

Caution! Transitions Ahead: Politics, Practice, and Sustainable Transition Management:

Elizabeth Shove;Gordon Walker.
Environment and Planning A (2007)

1256 Citations

Governing transitions in the sustainability of everyday life

Elizabeth Shove;Gordon Walker.
Research Policy (2010)

962 Citations

The dynamics of interorganizational coordination.

A H van de Ven;G Walker.
Administrative Science Quarterly (1984)

960 Citations

Community renewable energy: What should it mean?

Gordon Walker;Patrick Devine-Wright.
Energy Policy (2008)

846 Citations

Environmental Justice: Concepts, Evidence and Politics

Gordon Walker.
(2012)

845 Citations

Trust and community: Exploring the meanings, contexts and dynamics of community renewable energy

Gordon Walker;Patrick Devine-Wright;Sue Hunter;Sue Hunter;Helen High;Helen High.
Energy Policy (2010)

673 Citations

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