Investigating the emerging COVID-19 research trends in the field of business and management: A bibliometric analysis approach
Surabhi Verma and
Journal of Business Research, 2020, vol. 118, issue C, 253-261
The COVID-19 pandemic has been labeled as a black swan event that caused a ripple effect on every aspect of human life. Despite the short time span of the pandemic—only four and half months so far—a rather large volume of research pertaining to COVID-19 has been published (107 articles indexed in Scopus and the Web of Science). This article presents the findings of a bibliometric study of COVID-19 literature in the business and management domain to identify current areas of research and propose a way forward. The analysis of the published literature identified four main research themes and 18 sub-themes. The findings and propositions of this study suggest that COVID-19 will be the catalyst of several long- and short-term policy changes and requires the theoretical and empirical attention of researchers. The offered propositions will act as a roadmap to potential research opportunities.
Keywords: COVID-19; Emerging research topics; Business & management; Bibliometric analysis; Co-word analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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