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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Business and Management D-index 37 Citations 46,116 71 World Ranking 782 National Ranking 350

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Management

His scientific interests lie mostly in Institutional theory, Public administration, Management, Institutionalisation and Institutional analysis. His study in Institutional theory is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Organizational field, Organizational studies and Strategic management. Public relations is closely connected to Economic system in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Organizational studies.

His Public administration research integrates issues from Institutional entrepreneurship and Agency. His work in Management tackles topics such as Bureaucracy which are related to areas like Organizational citizenship behavior, Rationalization, Individualism, Process theory and Professional association. His research integrates issues of Legitimacy, Organizational structure and Index in his study of Institutionalisation.

His most cited work include:

  • Institutions and Organizations (7950 citations)
  • Organizations: Rational, Natural, and Open Systems (4613 citations)
  • The Adolescence of Institutional Theory. (2530 citations)

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

W. Richard Scott spends much of his time researching Social science, Public relations, Institutional theory, Organizational theory and Management science. His research in Social science intersects with topics in Epistemology, Social movement and Medical education. His Public relations study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Autonomy and Field.

His Institutional theory study is associated with Management. His study looks at the intersection of Management and topics like Institutionalisation with Public administration. Organizational field is often connected to Organizational studies in his work.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social science (16.46%)
  • Public relations (14.56%)
  • Institutional theory (12.66%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2006-2020)?

  • Institutional theory (12.66%)
  • Corporate governance (6.33%)
  • Public relations (14.56%)

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

W. Richard Scott mainly focuses on Institutional theory, Corporate governance, Public relations, Normative and Public administration. W. Richard Scott is doing genetic studies as part of his Management and Social science and Institutional theory investigations. His Public relations research includes themes of Autonomy, Institution, International health and Field.

His work in the fields of Field, such as Organizational field, intersects with other areas such as Institutional change and Context. His Normative study frequently involves adjacent topics like Economic system. His Public administration research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Public–private partnership, Maturity, HRHIS and Institutionalisation.

Between 2006 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Institutions and Organizations: Ideas and Interests (1553 citations)
  • Institutions and Organizations: Ideas, Interests, and Identities (724 citations)
  • Approaching adulthood: the maturing of institutional theory (628 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Management

Institutional theory, Public administration, Normative, Knowledge management and Field are his primary areas of study. His Institutional theory research is classified as research in Social science. The concepts of his Public administration study are interwoven with issues in Economic growth, Management, Maturity and Institutionalisation.

His Normative study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Ignorance, The Conceptual Framework, Sensemaking and Organizational culture. W. Richard Scott interconnects Public–private partnership, Social reality and Contingency in the investigation of issues within Field. The Positive economics study combines topics in areas such as Organizational field, Institutionalism and Institutional analysis.

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Best Publications

Organizations: Rational, Natural, and Open Systems

W. Richard Scott.
(1981)

14860 Citations

Institutions and Organizations

W. Richard Scott.
(1995)

14093 Citations

Organizations and Organizing: Rational, Natural and Open Systems Perspectives

W. Richard Scott;Gerald F. Davis.
(2006)

6758 Citations

The Adolescence of Institutional Theory.

W. Richard Scott.
Administrative Science Quarterly (1987)

4094 Citations

Organizational Environments: Ritual and Rationality

John W. Meyer;W. Richard Scott.
(1983)

3395 Citations

Institutions and Organizations: Ideas and Interests

W. Richard Scott.
(2008)

2508 Citations

Institutions and Organizations.

M. Tina Dacin;W. Richard Scott.
Administrative Science Quarterly (1997)

2484 Citations

INSTITUTIONAL THEORY AND INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE: INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL RESEARCH FORUM

M. Tina Dacin;Jerry Goodstein;W. Richard Scott.
Academy of Management Journal (2002)

2247 Citations

Institutional Environments and Organizations: Structural Complexity and Individualism

W. Richard Scott;John W. Meyer;John Boli.
(1994)

1778 Citations

Institutional Change and Healthcare Organizations : From Professional Dominance to Managed Care

W. Richard Scott;Martin Ruef;Peter J. Mendel;Carol A. Caronna.
(2000)

1747 Citations

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