Bibliometric analysis into a decade of academic research on innovation, value creation, and sustainability (2013-2023)




bibliometric analysis, innovation, value creation, sustainability


Objective of the Study: The aim of this study is to conduct a bibliometric analysis of academic publications to evaluate the growth, impact, and trends in research related to innovation, value, and sustainability between 2013 and 2023.

Methodology/Approach: The study utilizes a bibliometric approach, analysing data from SCOPUS and Web of Science databases to track scientific output, citation trends, authorship patterns, institutional affiliations, and country contributions within the specified research domain and time frame.

Originality/Relevance: This study provides an analysis of the interconnected themes of innovation, value creation, and sustainability within academic literature. The relevance of this research lies in understanding the evolving scholarly landscape and identifying key contributors and trends in these critical areas.

Main Results: The analysis reveals a consistent growth in scientific output, with an increase in publications in 2022 and a peak in 2023, indicating a burgeoning research interest. Citation trends demonstrate variations, highlighting the dynamic nature of research and increasing scholarly engagement in these themes over time.

Theoretical/Methodological Contributions: The findings contribute to the theoretical understanding of innovation, value creation, and sustainability by mapping out key themes, trends, and research dynamics. The study also showcases the interdisciplinary nature of these fields and the collaborative efforts shaping academic discourse.

Social/Management Contributions: The study's insights have managerial implications, emphasizing the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and highlighting influential institutions and countries in advancing research agendas. Understanding citation patterns and thematic evolution can inform strategic decision-making and foster meaningful contributions to societal and environmental challenges.


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Author Biographies

Marcelo Neves Gonçalves, University of Mackenzie / São Paulo, SP

Holder of a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Mackenzie and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of São Paulo (FEA-USP). With 40 years of professional experience in executive roles in major corporations, I possess 13 years of experience in academic management of undergraduate and postgraduate (MBA) courses in the areas of Administration, Accounting, and Economics. I have structured Course Pedagogical Projects, participated in various evaluation processes, course authorization, and recognition, as well as institutional recognition with the MEC. My career has primarily focused on Finance, Strategy, and Marketing. My main research interests relate to Financial Performance, ESG Practices, the Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Marketing Strategies, Digital Accessibility, and Social Inclusion. Currently, I am pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Mackenzie, specializing in Strategic Finance.

Basso, L. F. C., University of Mackenzie / São Paulo, SP

He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Aeronautics Institute of Technology (1974), specialization in Economic Theory from the University of São Paulo (1978), master's degree in Economics from the New School for Social Research (1981), Ph.D. in Economics from the New School for Social Research (1984), and postdoctoral studies at Bielefeld University (1993). He is currently a full professor at Mackenzie University, receiving financial support from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development. He serves as a project reviewer for the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, as well as for Ritsumeikan University, the Mackenzie Presbyterian University, the Association of National Postgraduate Centers, and the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel. His expertise lies in the field of Economics, with a focus on Economic Theory, particularly in topics related to exchange rates, monetary economics, and currency value.


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How to Cite

Neves Gonçalves, M., & Cruz Basso, L. F. (2024). Bibliometric analysis into a decade of academic research on innovation, value creation, and sustainability (2013-2023). International Journal of Innovation, 12(2), e26353.




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