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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 51 Citations 25,076 98 World Ranking 1182 National Ranking 589

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Public relations

W. Timothy Coombs spends much of his time researching Crisis communication, Situational crisis communication theory, Public relations, Crisis management and Reputation. His research investigates the link between Crisis communication and topics such as Crisis response that cross with problems in Social psychology, Stakeholder perceptions and Stakeholder. His Situational crisis communication theory course of study focuses on Value and Meaning, Promotion and Luck.

His work carried out in the field of Public relations brings together such families of science as Higher education, Empirical research and Reputation management. Positive economics is closely connected to Set in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Crisis management. His Reputation research includes elements of Situational ethics, Situational leadership theory and Best practice.

His most cited work include:

  • Protecting Organization Reputations During a Crisis: The Development and Application of Situational Crisis Communication Theory (1059 citations)
  • Ongoing Crisis Communication: Planning, Managing, and Responding (1030 citations)
  • Helping Crisis Managers Protect Reputational Assets: Initial Tests of the Situational Crisis Communication Theory. (620 citations)

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

His main research concerns Public relations, Crisis communication, Crisis management, Situational crisis communication theory and Reputation. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Action, Field and Value. His Crisis communication study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Crisis response, Political economy, Perception, Monetary economics and Social media.

His Crisis management research includes elements of Higher education, Organizational behavior and Public administration. His Situational crisis communication theory study incorporates themes from Organizational reputation, Social psychology, Attribution and Empirical research. His Reputation research includes themes of Organizational effectiveness and Harm.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Public relations (49.19%)
  • Crisis communication (37.10%)
  • Crisis management (16.94%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Public relations (49.19%)
  • Crisis communication (37.10%)
  • Financial system (1.61%)

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

W. Timothy Coombs mostly deals with Public relations, Crisis communication, Financial system, Crisis management and Situational crisis communication theory. W. Timothy Coombs works on Public relations which deals in particular with Stakeholder. The Crisis communication study combines topics in areas such as Organizational reputation, Situational ethics, Knowledge management and Crisis response.

His Crisis management study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Preparedness, Economic growth and Economic system. Reputation covers W. Timothy Coombs research in Situational crisis communication theory. W. Timothy Coombs has researched Field in several fields, including Publics, Meaning, Transmedia storytelling, Customer relationship management and Stakeholder management.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Global Crisis Management – Current Research and Future Directions (38 citations)
  • Organizational Crisis Communication: Suboptimal Crisis Response Selection Decisions and Behavioral Economics (12 citations)
  • Reputational Challenges in Sport : Theory and Application (11 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Social psychology

His primary areas of study are Crisis communication, Crisis management, Phase, Economic system and Current. W. Timothy Coombs conducted interdisciplinary study in his works that combined Crisis communication and Source credibility.

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Best Publications

Ongoing Crisis Communication: Planning, Managing, and Responding

W. Timothy Coombs.
(1999)

3935 Citations

Protecting Organization Reputations During a Crisis: The Development and Application of Situational Crisis Communication Theory

W Timothy Coombs.
Corporate Reputation Review (2007)

2454 Citations

Helping Crisis Managers Protect Reputational Assets: Initial Tests of the Situational Crisis Communication Theory.

W. Timothy Coombs;Sherry J. Holladay.
Management Communication Quarterly (2002)

1348 Citations

Choosing the Right Words: The Development of Guidelines for the Selection of the “Appropriate” Crisis-Response Strategies

W. Timothy Coombs.
Management Communication Quarterly (1995)

1286 Citations

Communication and Attributions in a Crisis: An Experimental Study in Crisis Communication

W. Timothy Coombs;Sherry J. Holladay.
Journal of Public Relations Research (1996)

1030 Citations

An Analytic Framework for Crisis Situations: Better Responses From a Better Understanding of the Situation

W. Timothy Coombs.
Journal of Public Relations Research (1998)

909 Citations

Impact of Past Crises on Current Crisis Communication Insights From Situational Crisis Communication Theory

W. Timothy Coombs.
Journal of Business Communication (2004)

742 Citations

The handbook of crisis communication

W. Timothy Coombs;Sherry J. Holladay.
Published in <b>2010</b> in Chichester UK Malden MA by Wiley-Blackwell (2010)

594 Citations

Attribution Theory as a guide for post-crisis communication research

W. Timothy Coombs.
Public Relations Review (2007)

593 Citations

Comparing apology to equivalent crisis response strategies: Clarifying apology's role and value in crisis communication

W. Timothy Coombs;Sherry J. Holladay.
Public Relations Review (2008)

560 Citations

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