Performance of India and China in Business Research: A Research
Ranjita Mishra1, D.B. Ramesh2
1Ranjita Mishra, Assistant Librarian, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar (Odisha), India.
2Dr. D.B. Ramesh, Chief Librarian, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar (Odisha), India.
Manuscript received on 01 November 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 13 November 2019 | Manuscript Published on 22 November 2019 | PP: 2035-2042 | Volume-8 Issue-6S3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: F13050986S319/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.F1305.0986S319
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Abstract: The study analyses research activity of India and China in business using Elsevier’s Scopus database for 2008- 2017. Bibliometric methods are applied to extract the results. The study reveals that world productivity in business research is 36,192 during the period. And United States and United Kingdom are highly productive countries. China ranks three with 2281 and India ranks six with 1353 papers. China in earlier period of 2008-2011 has a rapid growth and from 2012 there is fall of publication, world share and Activity Index. Where as in India a gradual growth of publication, world share and Activity Index is found. The average impact and Exergy (X) of India is higher than China. Article, conference paper and book chapter are the major carrier of business research in both the nation. The author’s collaborative trend of both countries is upward and higher in China than India. India published 343 (25.35%) papers abroad collaborated with 63 countries where as China published 990 (43.40%) papers abroad collaborated with 62 countries. India and China jointly published 10 papers in business. Global, Indian and China’s business literature is disseminated in collaboration with 23, 20 and 16 subjects respectively. The estimation of future growth of publication indicate that India may become a stronger nation where as China may lose its identity in global business research.
Keywords: Business Research, Indian Business Research, China’s Business Research, Degree of Collaboration, Bibliometrics, Activity Index, Research Impact.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences