Firms’ Sustainable Practice Research in Developing Countries: Mapping the Cited Literature by Bibliometric Analysis Approach

Nordin, N., Samsudin, M.-A., Abdul-Khalid, S.-N., & Ale Ebrahim, N. (2019). Firms’ sustainable practice research in developing countries: Mapping the cited literature by Bibliometric analysis approach. International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management, 7(1/2). DOI: 10.1504/IJSSM.2019.1002045

24 Pages Posted: 3 May 2021

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Norfarah Nordin

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Mohd Ali Samsudin

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) - School of Educational Studies

Siti-Nabiha A.K

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Centre for Research Services, Institute of Management and Research Services (IPPP), University of Malaya (UM); University of Malaya (UM) - Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture

Date Written: April 5, 2019

Abstract

This paper reports a review on firms sustainable practice (SP) using Bibliometric analysis approach. The objectives of this review are to discuss on the key research focus of SP literature in developing countries based on highly cited (authors, countries, articles and journals) and to determine the emerging areas of interests. The data is extracted from Scopus indexed database yielding 1,564 documents of which only 414 (26%) cited literatures were from developing countries. The analysis shows that Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) is the main category of research that appears consistently and frequently. The highest contributing countries is China (163 articles), India (93 articles) and Malaysia (40 articles). The highest cited author is Srivastava S.K. from India. The most influential researchers are Sarkis J. (31 publications) and Zhu Q. (22 publications). The most frequent avenue for publication for GSCM research is the Journal of Cleaner Production.

Keywords: Green Supply Chain Management; Bibliometric; Developing Countries; Top Cited Papers; Publication Trends

JEL Classification: L11, L1, L2, M11, M12, M1, M54, Q1, O1, O3, P42, P24, P29, Q31, Q32, L17

Suggested Citation

Nordin, Norfarah and Samsudin, Mohd Ali and A.K, Siti-Nabiha and Ale Ebrahim, Nader and Ale Ebrahim, Nader, Firms’ Sustainable Practice Research in Developing Countries: Mapping the Cited Literature by Bibliometric Analysis Approach (April 5, 2019). Nordin, N., Samsudin, M.-A., Abdul-Khalid, S.-N., & Ale Ebrahim, N. (2019). Firms’ sustainable practice research in developing countries: Mapping the cited literature by Bibliometric analysis approach. International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management, 7(1/2). DOI: 10.1504/IJSSM.2019.1002045, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3832724 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3832724

Norfarah Nordin

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Mohd Ali Samsudin

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) - School of Educational Studies ( email )

Penang, 11800
Malaysia

Siti-Nabiha A.K

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Nader Ale Ebrahim (Contact Author)

University of Malaya (UM) - Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture ( email )

Kuala Lumpur, 50603
Malaysia

Centre for Research Services, Institute of Management and Research Services (IPPP), University of Malaya (UM) ( email )

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan 50603
University of Malaya (UM)
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan 50603
Malaysia

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