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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
Economics and Finance D-index 43 Citations 17,591 95 World Ranking 966 National Ranking 110
Business and Management D-index 50 Citations 19,232 123 World Ranking 389 National Ranking 69

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Law

Robert W. Scapens mostly deals with Accounting, Management accounting, Positive accounting, Accounting research and Power. Robert W. Scapens mostly deals with Accounting practices in his studies of Accounting. His study in Management accounting is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Accounting information system, Financial accounting, Accounting management, Face and Sociology of knowledge.

The Positive accounting study combines topics in areas such as Culture change, Institutional economics, Positive economics and Public relations. As a part of the same scientific family, Robert W. Scapens mostly works in the field of Accounting research, focusing on Social science and, on occasion, Epistemology, Social order and Deconstruction. Power is closely attributed to Institutional theory in his study.

His most cited work include:

  • Conceptualizing management accounting change: an institutional framework☆ (1101 citations)
  • Accounting systems and systems of accountability — understanding accounting practices in their organisational contexts (731 citations)
  • Researching management accounting practice: The role of case study methods (693 citations)

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

Robert W. Scapens mainly investigates Accounting, Management accounting, Positive accounting, Accounting information system and Process management. Robert W. Scapens is involved in the study of Accounting that focuses on Accounting research in particular. Robert W. Scapens works mostly in the field of Management accounting, limiting it down to concerns involving Knowledge management and, occasionally, Organizational culture and Position.

His work deals with themes such as Performance management, Corporate governance and Flexibility, which intersect with Process management. His Institutional theory research incorporates elements of Positive economics, Institutional economics and Rationality. His Public sector study incorporates themes from Private sector and Public administration.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Accounting (56.12%)
  • Management accounting (48.98%)
  • Positive accounting (18.88%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2011-2020)?

  • Management accounting (48.98%)
  • Accounting (56.12%)
  • Process management (10.20%)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Management accounting, Accounting, Process management, Corporate governance and Performance management. His Management accounting research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Institutional theory, Element, Rationality and Flexibility. His Positive accounting and Accounting management study in the realm of Accounting interacts with subjects such as Set.

His Positive accounting research is under the purview of Accounting information system. His biological study deals with issues like Supply chain, which deal with fields such as Restructuring, Operations management, Aerospace and Maturity. The various areas that Robert W. Scapens examines in his Performance management study include Performance measurement, Accounting research, Private sector and New public management.

Between 2011 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Performance Management in Universities: Effects of the Transition to More Quantitative Measurement Systems (139 citations)
  • Management Accounting Research: 25 Years On (90 citations)
  • The governance of inter-organisational relationships during different supply chain maturity phases (27 citations)

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

  • Management
  • Law
  • Accounting

His main research concerns Accounting, Management accounting, Context, Performance measurement and Embeddedness. His Accounting study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Quality, Profitability index, Interpretation, Order and Element. His Management accounting study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Positive accounting, Space, Corporate governance, Value and Flexibility.

Accounting information system covers Robert W. Scapens research in Positive accounting. His Context research integrates issues from Knowledge process outsourcing and Control, Management control system. His Performance measurement research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Actor–network theory and Enterprise resource planning.

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Best Publications

Conceptualizing management accounting change: an institutional framework☆

John Burns;Robert W. Scapens.
Management Accounting Research (2000)

2260 Citations

Research Methods and Methodology in Finance and Accounting

Bob Ryan;Robert William Scapens;Michael Theobald.
(2002)

1939 Citations

Accounting systems and systems of accountability — understanding accounting practices in their organisational contexts

John Roberts;Robert Scapens.
Accounting Organizations and Society (1985)

1359 Citations

Researching management accounting practice: The role of case study methods

Robert W. Scapens.
British Accounting Review (1990)

1284 Citations

Never mind the gap: towards an institutional perspective on management accounting practice

Robert W. Scapens.
Management Accounting Research (1994)

831 Citations

ERP systems and management accounting change: opportunities or impacts? A research note

Robert W. Scapens;Mostafa Jazayeri.
European Accounting Review (2003)

751 Citations

Understanding management accounting practices: A personal journey

Robert W. Scapens;Robert W. Scapens.
British Accounting Review (2006)

679 Citations

STRUCTURATION THEORY IN MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING.

Norman B. Macintosh;Robert W. Scapens.
Accounting Organizations and Society (1990)

674 Citations

Doing case study research

Robert W. Scapens.
The Real Life Guide to Accounting Research#R##N#A Behind-The-Scenes View of Using Qualitative Research Methods (2004)

636 Citations

Accounting and control: a case study of resistance to accounting change

Robert W. Scapens;John Roberts.
Management Accounting Research (1993)

496 Citations

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