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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Business and Management H-index 66 Citations 34,944 137 World Ranking 133 National Ranking 21

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Awards & Achievements

2015 - Richard Whipp Lifetime Achievement Award, British Academy of Management

Fellow of the British Academy of Management

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Management

His scientific interests lie mostly in Management science, Economic system, Organizational structure, Structure and Marketing. The concepts of his Management science study are interwoven with issues in Strategic Choice Theory, Strategic planning, Subject and Engineering ethics. His studies in Economic system integrate themes in fields like Multinational corporation, Corporate governance, Proactivity, Economy and China.

Organizational structure is closely attributed to Social psychology in his research. In the subject of general Social psychology, his work in Organizational commitment is often linked to Product, thereby combining diverse domains of study. His research investigates the connection with Marketing and areas like Contingency approach which intersect with concerns in Industrial organization.

His most cited work include:

  • Organizational Structure, Environment and Performance: The Role of Strategic Choice (3624 citations)
  • The Internationalization of Chinese Firms: A Case for Theoretical Extension?[1] (1016 citations)
  • Strategic Choice in the Analysis of Action, Structure, Organizations and Environment: Retrospect and Prospect (856 citations)

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

His primary areas of investigation include China, Economic system, Marketing, International business and Public relations. His China research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Regional science, Economy, Strategic management and Foreign direct investment. John Child has researched Economic system in several fields, including Multinational corporation and Emerging markets.

The various areas that John Child examines in his Marketing study include Internationalization and Resource. His work carried out in the field of Internationalization brings together such families of science as Economic geography, Industrial organization and Process. In his papers, John Child integrates diverse fields, such as Port and Asian studies.

He most often published in these fields:

  • China (18.85%)
  • Economic system (13.93%)
  • Marketing (13.52%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2008-2021)?

  • China (18.85%)
  • International business (11.07%)
  • Strategic management (8.20%)

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

His primary areas of study are China, International business, Strategic management, Port and Asian studies. His studies in China integrate themes in fields like Order, Politics and Foreign direct investment. His International business research incorporates themes from Internationalization and International trade.

John Child interconnects Regional science and Economy in the investigation of issues within Asian studies. The concepts of his Marketing study are interwoven with issues in Situational ethics, Corporate governance, Emerging markets, Qualitative research and Industrial organization. His research investigates the connection between Emerging markets and topics such as Position that intersect with issues in Economic system.

Between 2008 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Role of Contextual Combinations in the Globalization of Chinese Firms (120 citations)
  • Decision mode, information and network attachment in the internationalization of SMEs: A configurational and contingency analysis (115 citations)
  • Context, Comparison, and Methodology in Chinese Management Research (101 citations)

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

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Management

John Child focuses on Marketing, Internationalization, Social science, Emerging markets and Economic system. His studies deal with areas such as Industrial organization, Perception and Knowledge management as well as Marketing. His Industrial organization study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Government and Competitor analysis.

His Internationalization research includes themes of Entrepreneurship, Economic geography and International business. In his study, which falls under the umbrella issue of Social science, Politics and Positive economics is strongly linked to Corporate social responsibility. His Economic system research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Normative, Order, Globalization and Foreign direct investment.

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Top Publications

Organizational Structure, Environment and Performance: The Role of Strategic Choice

John Child.
Sociology (1972)

9276 Citations

Strategic Choice in the Analysis of Action, Structure, Organizations and Environment: Retrospect and Prospect

John Child.
Organization Studies (1997)

1813 Citations

The Internationalization of Chinese Firms: A Case for Theoretical Extension?[1]

John Child;Suzana B. Rodrigues.
Management and Organization Review (2005)

1796 Citations

Organization: A Guide to Problems and Practice

John Child.
(1977)

1720 Citations

From Fiefs to Clans and Network Capitalism: Explaining China's Emerging Economic Order

Max Boisot;John Child.
Administrative Science Quarterly (1996)

1503 Citations

Strategies of Cooperation: Managing Alliances, Networks, and Joint Ventures

John Child;David Faulkner.
(1998)

1263 Citations

Organization Structure and Strategies of Control: A Replication of the Aston Study

John Child.
Administrative Science Quarterly (1972)

1109 Citations

Predicting and Understanding Organization Structure.

John Child.
Administrative Science Quarterly (1973)

1029 Citations

Organizations As Adaptive Systems in Complex Environments: the Case of China

Max Boisot;John Child.
Organization Science (1999)

935 Citations

MANAGERIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH COMPANY PERFORMANCE PART I

John Child.
Journal of Management Studies (1974)

896 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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