Constructing impact factors to measure the influence of supply chain management and logistics journals

  • Chapman K
  • Ellinger A
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Abstract

Data from ten supply chain management and logistics journals are combined with data from the ISI Web of Science database to develop a series of impact factors. The resulting constructed impact factors provide a context for comparing and ranking leading academic supply chain management and logistics journals. They also provide an objective way of comparing the relative influence of supply chain management and logistics journals, as well as a platform for comparing their influence with that of journals in more general fields like management and business. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR] Copyright of Journal of Business Logistics is the property of Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)

Author-supplied keywords

  • ADVANCED planning & optimization
  • BUSINESS logistics management
  • Citation analysis
  • IMPACT factor (Citation analysis)
  • INVENTORY theory
  • ISI Web of Science
  • Impact factor
  • Journals
  • Logistics
  • Rankings
  • SCHOLARLY periodicals
  • SUPPLY chain management
  • Supply chain management journals

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Authors

  • Karen Chapman

  • Alexander E Ellinger

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