The Best of Organizational Studies
Scholars’ Hits and Popular Best-Sellers
One of our goals is to cover the most important and influential works in the field and cite or summarize them where appropriate. There is no perfect way to determine the best or most important books and articles, but we can assess which ones seem to be most often read by scholars and by the general public. We developed two different lists: the greatest hits as rated by scholars, and the popular favorites as represented in Business Week’s annual list of business best-sellers.
Our list of scholars’ “greatest hits” relies on citation analysis—how ...