Prof Ranks Highly on Elite List of Business Scholars

Strategy Expert is One of the Most Cited Researchers of the Last Quarter-Century

Aug. 7, 2008

School of Management Professor Gregory Dess is ranked in the top 50 on a list of scholars who have had the greatest impact on the field of management over that last quarter-century.

The rankings appear in a study published in this month’s  Journal of Management (Vol. 34, No. 4).

The article — “Scholarly Influence in the Field of Management: A Bibliometric Analysis of the Determinants of University and Author Impact in the Management Literature in the Past Quarter Century” — ranks the 150 authors cited most often in scholarly journals from 1981 to 2004.

Professor Dess is No. 36.

Dess holds the Andrew Cecil Endowed Chair and is an internationally recognized expert in business strategy.  In addition to strategic management, his primary research interests center on entrepreneurship and knowledge management.

He serves on the editorial board of Strategic Management Journal and Journal of Business Venturing. He also is international strategic management editor for the Journal of World Business.

He received his Ph.D. in 1980 from the University of Washington. In 2000, he was inducted as one of 33 charter members of the Academy of Management Journals’ Hall of Fame.


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