Bibliometric Analysis of IT/IS Investment Research

Proceedings of ‏The 4th International Conference on Business, Management and Economics

Year: 2020


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Bibliometric Analysis of IT/IS Investment Research

Michal Krčál, Ahad Zareravasan



The topic of IT/IS investment has been intensely researched for the last four decades. This study presents a bibliometric analysis of IT/IS investment literature published from 1983 to 2020. Totally 766 journal papers published in 419 Scopus-indexed journals by 1,600 unique authors, were analyzed using R Programming language. Both impact and content analysis, including significant, influential aspects (e.g., authors, affiliations, countries, keywords, and journals), research streams, and themes, were included in the analysis.

Keywords: Bibliometric Analysis, Citation Analysis, Content Analysis, Information System (IS) Investment, Information Technology (IT) Investment.