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Raportowanie CSR w piśmiennictwie naukowym – analiza bibliometryczna
CSR Reporting in Scientific Literature – Bibliometric Analysis

Author(s): Łukasz Matuszak, Ewa Różańska
Subject(s): Economy, Business Economy / Management
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego
Keywords: CSR reporting; bibliometric analysis; HistCite

Summary/Abstract: Purpose – Presentation of the results of a bibliometric analysis of scientific publications on CSR reporting, published between 1945 and 2017 in the Web of Science. Design/methodology/approach – The study used the main methods of bibliometric analysis and was supplemented with HistCite software, which is a tool dedicated to this type of analysis. Findings – The study has allowed the disclosure of changes in scientific literature in the area of CSR reporting. The study identified authors and publications relevant for the development of CSR reporting. Originality/value – According to the best knowledge of the authors, this study is the first in Poland bibliometric analysis based on the presented methodology and on the CSR reporting. The study contributes to our better understanding of evolution of CSR reporting in accounting. The study was carried out using the HistCit tool, objectifying the results of the analysis. This tool also allowed for the visualization of links between publications in the form of histograph. The study’s limitation is, among others, the fact that the study covers only one database.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 88 (1)
  • Page Range: 323-336
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish