Research Productivity in a Management Institute: An Analysis of Research Performance of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad during 1999-2010
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) is one of the oldest institutes of management andgenerally accepted as one of the leading business schools in India. Established in 1961, IIMA is frequentedby the industry, local and global, to recruit its future leaders. An inherently academic institution of excellence,IIMA has unfortunately not been known for traditional research output in the form of papers in journals, asis the case with many international research institutions. It is in this context that the present study aims toreview the research performance of IIMA based on the papers published in journals that have been indexedin Web of Science and Scopus for the past twelve years. The authors attempt to identify the trends in researchoutput over the period 1999 to 2010 that includes types of publications, most preferred journals, most prolificauthors from IIMA, authorship pattern, and the journals most cited by the researchers from IIMA. The findingsthrow interesting facts like increase in number of papers being published by IIMA over the years 1999 to 2010,increase in collaborations among authors, decrease in single author publications and multi disciplinary natureof research undertaken at the Institute.
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