Vogue of leadership research: a bibliometric analysis


bibliometric analysis, leadership, thematic maps

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Iddagoda, A., Dissanayake, D., & Abeysinghe, R. (2022). Vogue of leadership research: a bibliometric analysis. Acta Et Commentationes Sciences of Education , 3(29), 42-54. https://doi.org/10.36120/2587-3636.v3i29.42-54


Leadership is the utmost influential element of the organization since leaders generate a healthy work environment. There is a dearth of studies conducted on Bibliometric analysis of leadership research in the current period. This kind of study is not available during the period of 2018-2022. From the SCOPUS database, Meta-data was collected for this study. For this study 700 scholarly works reviewed. The increasing trend of publications is observed in leadership research using longitudinal data. It is evident that the researchers from the USA rule the chart on the quantum of research done in the field of leadership research. Using the thematic map, the study of 700 scholarly works divided into four clusters, including basic, motor, niche and emerging themes. Within these more prominent themes and their associated subthemes, paves the way to novel directions in research.

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