Thirty six years of Information Systems Management

A bibliometric and thematic analysis

Babak Abedin, Hamed Jafarzadeh, Celina M Olszak

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Following increased interests to examine key trends is IS research, this paper presents a bibliometric analysis of Information Systems Management highlighting key themes within the past 36 years, and a semantic analysis of articles’ keywords to uncover trends most influential on ISM. It considers various metrics including citation structure, and most-cited papers. The paper divides IS research into two groups of core and emerging topics, and concludes with directions for future studies in the discipline.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages14
JournalInformation Systems Management
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 30 Jun 2020


  • Bibliometrics
  • information systems management
  • thematic analysis

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