A Scientometric Study of the Perceived Quality of Business and Technical Communication Journals

@article{Lowry2007ASS,
  title={A Scientometric Study of the Perceived Quality of Business and Technical Communication Journals},
  author={Paul Benjamin Lowry and S. LaMarc Humpherys and J. Malwitz and J. S. Nix},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication},
  year={2007},
  volume={50},
  pages={352-378}
}
In this paper we present, from an academic perspective, the perceived quality ratings of business and technical communication journals. Through a survey of academic experts, we asked respondents to rate the top overall journals, business communication journals, technical communication journals, and the top journals from a technology perspective. In addition, we asked respondents to list the journals that they read most frequently. We analyzed the results by breaking down the rankings into world… 
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