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A recently discovered 2019 study led by Stanford University listed nine D’Amore-McKim School of Business faculty members in a list of the world’s most-cited researchers in business and economics. Looking at several indicators, this study analyzed data from 1996 through 2019, covering more than 7 million scientists in 22 major fields.

According to the study’s authors, “Use of citation metrics has become widespread but is fraught with difficulties… We have tried to offer a solution to overcome many of the technical problems and provide a comprehensive database of a sufficiently large number of most-cited scientists across science.”

D’Amore-McKim faculty listed in the study include:

  • Paula Caligiuri is a work psychologist dedicated to helping companies, business teams, and executives become effective in today’s complex global environment. Named as one of the most prolific authors in international business for her work in the areas of expatriate management, global leadership development, and cultural agility, she has authored or co-authored several articles, books, and publications in leading journals.
  • Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra studies the internationalization of firms, particularly emerging market multinationals; capability upgrading, focusing on technological capabilities; and governance issues, especially corruption in international business. He is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business and co-editor of Global Strategy Journal.
  • Kim Eddleston is widely published in the field of entrepreneurship. She has won multiple awards for her research on family businesses as well as women entrepreneurs and managers. Eddleston has helped many students successfully join their family’s firms and launch of their own enterprises. She has also developed a small business consulting project curriculum that has been featured at entrepreneurship conferences and in Inc. Magazine.
  • Mark Huselid’s current academic research and consulting activities focus on the linkages between HR management systems, corporate strategy, and firm performance. He has published numerous articles on these topics in top management journals.
  • Koen Pauwels is best known for his work on the long-term effectiveness of company actions in driving key performance indicators, such as customer journey metrics, and ultimately sales, profit, and stock market performance. He won a dozen awards, including ‘Most Promising Research’ for his recent work on how social media platforms and fake news topics drove the 2016 and 2020 US presidential elections. 
  • Sheila Puffer has research and teaching interests in international business and management and entrepreneurship, with emphasis on Russia, the Former Soviet Union, and other emerging markets. She is a fellow at the Davis Center for Russian Studies at Harvard University and has served as program director of the Gorbachev Foundation of North America at Northeastern. She worked for six years as an administrator in the Government of Canada and has consulted for several private and nonprofit organizations.
  • Joe Raelin’s research is centered on executive and professional education and development. His work is currently focused in two areas: work-based learning and the development of a new paradigm for leadership he calls “leaderful practice.” He has been an active consultant in human resource development to all sectors of our economy; he works especially with executives to develop organizational climates receptive to the mutual goals of managerial performance and professional accomplishment.
  • Nada Sanders is an internationally recognized expert in forecasting, predictive analytics, risk management, and supply chain management. Her research includes identifying best practices in forecasting, developing a corporate technology strategy, and creating a resilient supply chain. She has taught at a wide range of academic levels, primarily at the MBA and Executive MBA levels, and has designed multiple successful MBA programs. She is a Fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute and the President of the Production & Operations Management Society.
  • Marius Solomon, who passed away in 2016, has left a lasting mark on D’Amore-McKim. His research and consulting interests focused on the development and implementation of design, planning, and execution methodologies leading to improved supply chain agility. He made major contributions to the development of optimization approaches for time-sensitive aspects of supply chains that benefit the public and private sectors. He published numerous articles addressing time constrained vehicle fleet planning, routing, and crew scheduling, supply chain design, and the management of advanced manufacturing and warehousing systems.

“I’ve always known that we have outstanding faculty at D’Amore-McKim, and this external recognition only helps to validate and reinforce my views,” says Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research Emery Trahan. “They continue to conduct relevant, high-level research that will inform the future of management, and I’m proud to work among them.”