KBS Professors Ranked in the Top 2% of Scientists in the World

Seven Kent Business School (KBS) scientists are among the global top 2% in their field.

Professors Joseph Amankwah-Amoah, Marian Garcia, Patricia Lewis, John Mingers, Thanos Papadopoulos, Said Salhi, and Shaomin Wu from Kent Business School have been ranked in the Top 2% of Scientists in the World in a new Stanford University report. In addition, Professor John Mingers has been ranked in the top two for Operational Research in the UK and top 17 in the world.

Professors John Mingers, Thanos Papadopoulos, Said Salhi, and Shaomin Wu are part of the Management Science Group at KBS. The Management Science Group conducts world class research in the areas of operational research, data analytics, operations management, information systems and environmental management. The group works on a variety of funded projects in logistics, transport, healthcare, and sustainable development.

Professor Marian Garcia is part of the Marketing Group at KBS. The Marketing Group conducts research in four main domains; marketing strategy and performance, product development and innovation, consumer behaviour as well as the management of supply value chains and its associated market delivery systems. Professor Marian Garcia, Dean of Kent Business School, expressed her joy and said:

“Excellent news and international recognition of excellence in research by KBS colleagues in their field. Congratulations!”

Professor Patricia Lewis is part of the People Management and Organisation Group at Kent Business School, which conducts innovative research in the areas of employment relations, human resource management, organisational behaviour and leadership. The group draws from a variety of different disciplines ranging from psychology and sociology to gender studies and political theory.

Professor Joseph Amankwah-Amoah is part of the Strategy and International Business Group. The group conducts world class research in the areas of performance management, business in emerging economies, strategic alliances, non-market strategies, international strategy, management of Multinational Enterprises and Corporate Social Responsibility.

The database was created by experts at Stanford University led by Dr John Ioannidis and has been published in PLOS Biology. It has been created on the basis of standardised citation indicators, such as information on citations, h-index, co-authorship, and a composite indicator.

Congratulations to Joseph, Marian, Patricia, John, Thanos, Said and Shaomin from all at Kent Business School.

Find out more about the world-class research conducted by Kent Business School


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