Faculty Members Rank among the World’s Top 2% Scientists by Citation
members of PolyU’s Faculty of Business are among the world’s top 2% of
scientists in their main disciplines for career-long citation impact (Baas et
al., 2021). Nine of them are current faculty members in the School of
Accounting and Finance (AF), Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies (LMS),
and Department of Management and Marketing (MM). Tracking seven million
scientists worldwide, the study has identified about 186,000 top 2% of
scientists, among whom 195 are PolyU academics.
database contains the career-long data updated to citation year 2020. The
latest dataset is based on the 1 August 2021 snapshot from Scopus.
PolyU’s Faculty of Business Top 2% Scientists
* The ranks are
based on a composite score with self-citations excluded. The numbers in the
brackets represent the ranks of the staff among the 195 PolyU scientists listed
in the study.
# Former faculty member.
Baas, J., Boyack, K.W. and Ioannidis, J.P.A. (2021) August 2021
data-update for “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation
indicators”. Mendeley Data. Available at: https://doi.org/10.17632/btchxktzyw.3.
Business and Economics at PolyU Ranks 25th in the
World and First in Hong Kong
Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022 by Subject: Business and
Economics show that PolyU ranks 25th in the world and first in Hong Kong.
Source: Communications and Public Affairs Office at PolyU
rankings cover the three areas of Business and Management, Accounting and Finance,
and Economics and econometrics. They employ 13 performance indicators under the
five categories of Teaching: the learning environment; Research: volume, income
and reputation; Citations: research influence; International outlook: staff,
students and research; and Industry income: innovation.
Faculty Wins WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award
The Faculty is the Asia Pacific
region winner of the 2021 WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award. The award was presented
at the AACSB Asia Pacific Annual Conference on 17 November 2021.PolyU Faculty of Businessis also the
first award recipient in Hong Kong.
The WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award
recognizes rising business schools in North America, Europe, and the Asia
Pacific region that demonstrate innovation and research excellence. It is also
aimed at elevating the visibility of impact-focused research and the
institutions that conduct such research.
“A key source of knowledge, research
underpins our innovation-driven education and expert consultancy,” said Faculty
Dean Professor Edwin Cheng. “PolyU Business School is delighted to receive this
year’s Innovation Award and grateful to WRDS and SSRN for their recognition.
Through our various research and specialist centres for Belt and Road
development, branding and marketing, FinTech, leadership and innovation,
maritime studies, shipping and logistics, sustainability, and entrepreneurial
finance, we are open to opportunities
for collaboration that advance research and scholarship.”
BobertZarazowski, Managing Director
of WRDS, was delighted to present the Award to PolyU and its business school
for their commitment to innovative research and business education advancement.
Gregg Gordon, Managing Director of
SSRN, highlighted the important research undertaken by universities including
PolyU. He commended PolyU Business School for its research achievements in
various areas that benefit the world.