A structured literature review of scientometric research of the knowledge management discipline: a 2021 update

  title={A structured literature review of scientometric research of the knowledge management discipline: a 2021 update},
  author={Alexander Serenko},
  journal={J. Knowl. Manag.},
  • A. Serenko
  • Published 8 February 2021
  • Education
  • J. Knowl. Manag.
Purpose The purpose of this study is to conduct a structured literature review of scientometric research of the knowledge management (KM) discipline for the 2012–2019 time period. Design/methodology/approach A total of 175 scientometric studies of the KM discipline were identified and analyzed. Findings Scientometric KM research has entered the maturity stage: its volume has been growing, reaching six publications per month in 2019. Scientometric KM research has become highly specialized… 

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