Best Business and Management Universities in China 2023

The 2nd edition of ranking of the best universities in the field of Business and Management is based on data consolidated from multiple data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for estimating the citation-based metrics were acquired on 21-12-2022. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-indexes (Discipline H-index) of all ranking scientist's affiliated with a given institution. D-index includes exclusively papers and citation values for an examined discipline.
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The scope of our Business and Management research
Our best universities ranking is a trustworthy lineup of leading researchers from the discipline of Business and Management , created using a detailed examination of 166,880 scientists discovered from multiple bibliometric data sources. For the field of Business and Management, more than 7820 scholars were investigated.

What is D-index approval threshold for Business and Management
The D-index threshold for including a scholar to be examined is established at 30 if most of their publications are in the area of Business and Management. The inclusion criteria for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top scholars are based on the D-index, proportion of the publications made within the given discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the scientists. The D-index threshold for listing best scientists is set as an increment of 10 depending on the overall number of scholars assessed for each scientific field whilst making sure that the top 1% of leading scientists are incorporated into the ranking. We estimate a proximity of 30% or less between a researcher’s general H-index and their D-index.

Additional verification practices
Because our primary mission is to ensure that only genuine researchers are mentioned in ranking we are aware that metrics are never meant to be a complete tool to evaluate the output of researchers. Because of that we manually inspect each profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a broad range of credible sources. While it’s not a factor defining a scientist’s position in ranking, the amount of documents published in well-known journals and conference proceedings should constitute a reliable secondary signal of their contribution to research in a given area of science. Position in the ranking is based on every scholar’s D-index using data collected from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most trustworthy and well-known bibliometric databases of this type accessible to the research community. A detailed overview of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Our agenda
Our mission is to motivate scientists, companies and politicians worldwide to explore where top experts are heading and to provide an opportunity for the entire scientific community to get to know who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in different countries, or even within research institutions are.
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Key findings for Business and Management
With 19 scientific affiliations China ranks in spot 6 globally.

As far as institutions are concerned, the affiliation with the highest number of leading scholars in China is Hong Kong Polytechnic University with 13 scientists affiliated with it being present in our Business and Management ranking. It is followed by City University of Hong Kong with 10 researchers and University of Hong Kong with 8 scholars.

The most prominent scholars in the discipline of Business and Management in China are affiliated with University of Macau, Macau University of Science and Technology, Lingnan University, City University of Hong Kong, University of Hong Kong, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Hong Kong Baptist University, China Europe International Business School, University of Science and Technology of China, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Hong Kong Polytechnic University is highlighted as the best university in the China in our ranking with a total D-index of its ranking researchers at 781. Ranking second is City University of Hong Kong with a total D-index of 490. The third place is taken by University of Hong Kong with a total D-index of 388.

The average total D-index for the top 1% universities is 140 against an average of 140 for all 19 institutions featured in ranking.

The average number of published papers within the discipline of Business and Management by scholars affiliated with the top 1% of scholars in the ranking is 558 against an average of 558 for all 19 universities.

The average number of citations of scientists affiliated with the top 10% universities is 38959 against an average of 38959 for all 19 universities.

University Details
Σ Publications
Σ 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.
4 World 1 National Scholars 13 3,548 Σ D-index 781
19 World 2 National Scholars 10 1,795 Σ D-index 490
38 World 3 National Scholars 8 1,668 Σ D-index 388
168 World 4 National Scholars 3 303 Σ D-index 135
202 World 5 National Scholars 2 303 Σ D-index 110
216 World 6 National Scholars 1 727 Σ D-index 101
246 World 7 National Scholars 1 475 Σ D-index 83
258 World 8 National Scholars 2 263 Σ D-index 76
277 World 9 National Scholars 1 298 Σ D-index 71
296 World 10 National Scholars 1 158 Σ D-index 62
298 World 11 National Scholars 1 177 Σ D-index 61
315 World 12 National Scholars 1 129 Σ D-index 56
413 World 13 National Scholars 1 105 Σ D-index 40
437 World 14 National Scholars 1 96 Σ D-index 37
450 World 15 National Scholars 1 103 Σ D-index 36
454 World 16 National Scholars 1 74 Σ D-index 36
475 World 17 National Scholars 1 111 Σ D-index 34
482 World 18 National Scholars 1 171 Σ D-index 33
504 World 19 National Scholars 1 102 Σ D-index 32

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