China and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are now key players in global research production. This study presents a comparative study on research on innovation in management and decision sciences based on data from Scopus and Web of Science (WoS) between China and LAC. Findings showed significant differences between regions regarding journals’ citation-dependent measures, and between the number of authors and journal reputation. Public universities have been leading producers. China showed a particular interest in research topics such as commerce and industry, while LAC was strongly interested in sustainable development and biotechnology.