Science mapping research on educational leadership and management in Turkey: A bibliometric review of international publications

Sedat GUMUS, Mehmet Şükrü BELLIBAŞ, Emine GÜMÜŞ, Philip HALLINGER

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Abstract

Over the past two decades, there have been significant efforts to investigate knowledge production in the field of educational leadership and management (EDLM) in non-Western contexts. Consistent with this effort, the present paper aims to identify the contribution of Turkish scholars to the international EDLM literature. More specifically, the review examined the volume, journals, authors, types of papers, most frequently used keywords, citation impact, and co-citation networks of papers associated with Turkish EDLM scholars. Bibliometric methods were employed to examine 313 papers published by Turkish scholars in internationally recognised journals. The results show that while Turkish EDLM scholars have predominantly published in Turkey-based journals, there has also been a substantial increase in the number of papers published in international journals in recent years. This literature is largely empirical with topical foci concentrated on issues surrounding school leadership and organisational behaviour. Author co-citation analysis identified three main Schools of Thought in the Turkish literature: Leadership for Learning, Leading Teachers, Administrative Behavior and Effects in Turkey. Several recommendations are made in order to further develop EDLM field in both Turkey and other emerging countries. Copyright © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-44
JournalSchool Leadership & Management
Volume40
Issue number1
Early online dateFeb 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Citation

Gümüş, S., Bellibaş, M. Ş., Gümüş, E., & Hallinger, P. (2020). Science mapping research on educational leadership and management in Turkey: A bibliometric review of international publications. School Leadership & Management, 40(1), 23-44. doi: 10.1080/13632434.2019.1578737

Keywords

  • Systematic review
  • Administration
  • Educational leadership
  • Management
  • Turkey

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