by Jenifer Shockley
ATLANTA – The faculty of Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business are among the world’s most productive researchers in their disciplines, according to new rankings from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).
In the 2016 UTD Top 100 Business School Research Rankings, Robinson advanced six spots to No. 35 for faculty research productivity at business schools worldwide, and five places to No. 30 for research productivity at North American business schools.
The University of Texas at Dallas compiles the rankings from a database of faculty research published in 24 peer-reviewed research journals across business disciplines. The index scoring system measures single and multiple authors and their university affiliations. 2016 rankings are based on articles published from 2011 to 2015.
Robinson faculty published in 21 of the 24 journals; the college ranked in the worldwide top 50 in 12 of those publications.
|Publication||North American Rank||Worldwide Rank|
|Journal of Marketing||5||
|Information Systems Research||11||
|Journal of Operations Management||13||
|Journal of Marketing Research||13||
|Production and Operations Management||12||
|Strategic Management Journal||14||
|The Accounting Review||26||
|Academy of Management Journal||26||
|Administrative Science Quarterly||30||
|Journal of Financial Economics||36||
“It’s gratifying, but not surprising, to see the Robinson College continue to climb UTD’s Top 100 Business School Rankings,” said Dean Richard Phillips. “Our faculty are among the world’s elite scholars who are furthering the theory and practice of business.”
The largest business school in the South and part of a major research institution, Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business has 200 faculty, 8,000 students and 75,000 alumni. With programs on five continents and students from 88 countries, the college is world-class and worldwide. Its part-time MBA is ranked among the best by the Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report, and its Executive MBA is on the Financial Times list of the world’s premier programs. Located in Atlanta, the Robinson College and Georgia State have produced more of Georgia’s top executives with graduate degrees than any other school in the Southeast.