Innovation Research in Management and STEM for Sustainability in Developing Countries Insights from Bibliometrics in the Global South

Julian David Cortes Sanchez, Mireia Guix, Katerina Bohle

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Research on innovation for sustainability in developing countries (i. e., the Global South: gs) is crucial for the global development agenda. Previous research has contributed to establishing the relationship between sustainability and management and outlining fragmented insights on several research topics and industries. However, little is known on the integrative role of innovation in management and stem (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for sustainability in the gs. Here, we present an exploratory bibliometric outlook on the output, impact, and structure of the research innovation in management and stem for sustainability in the gs based on a sample of 14,000+ documents indexed in Scopus. China is leading the overall output and impact and is setting the research agenda by its priorities. Research topics in the gs are rather peripherical to the Sustainable Development Goals and South-North collaboration is more frequent than South-South.
Original languageSpanish (Colombia)
StatePublished - Aug 23 2020

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