A discussion of the research performance evaluation in building and construction management discipline : the journal impact factors and SCI-index journals
Wong, Johnny & Gray, Jason M. (2010) A discussion of the research performance evaluation in building and construction management discipline : the journal impact factors and SCI-index journals. In Egbu, Charles & Lou, Eric (Eds.) Proceedings of the 26th Annual of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM), ARCOM, Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Leeds, pp. 757-766.
The trend of diminished funding, demands for greater efficiency and higher public accountability have led to a rapid expansion of interest in the bibliometric assessment of research performance of universities. A pilot research is conducted to provide a preliminary overview of the research performance of the building and construction schools or departments through the analysis of bibliometric indicators including the journal impact factor (JIF) published by Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). The suitability of bibliometric evaluation approaches as a measure of research quality in building and construction management research field is discussed.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||research performance, building and construction, journal impact factors, ISI, SCI|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200) > Building not elsewhere classified (120299)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Association of Researchers in Construction Management|
|Deposited On:||04 Nov 2010 00:37|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 14:32|
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