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Five UJ academics on 2022 Highly Cited Researchers list


Five researchers that are associated with the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have been included in the Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list for 2022.

Compiled by Clarivate Analytics, the Highly Cited Researchers list recognises scientists and social scientists who demonstrate significant and broad influence through the publication of multiple papers frequently cited by their peers over the course of a decade.

Our highly cited researchers for 2022 are:

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Prof Samuel Fosso Wamba is a Professor at TBS Education, France, and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at The University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He earned his Ph.D. in industrial engineering at the Polytechnic School of Montreal, Canada. He earned his Ph.D. in industrial engineering at the Polytechnic School of Montreal, Canada. He also holds two master’s degrees: one MSc in mathematics from the University of Sherbrooke in Canada and another MSc in electronic commerce (major: computer science) from HEC Montreal, Canada. His current research focuses on the business value of I.T., inter-organizational systems adoption, use and impacts, supply chain management, electronic commerce, blockchain, artificial intelligence for business, social media, business analytics, big data, and open data.

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Sascha Kraus is Full Professor of Management at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy and Distinguished Visiting Professor in Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He holds a doctorate in Social and Economic Sciences from Klagenfurt University, Austria, a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management from Helsinki University of Technology and a Habilitation (Venia Docendi) from Lappeenranta University of Technology, both in Finland.

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Robin Nunkoo is an associate professor in the Faculty of Law and Management at the University of Mauritius; a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Management at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa; an Adjunct Professor at Griffith Institute for Tourism, Griffith University, Australia; and a Visiting Researcher at the Copenhagen Business School, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Nripendra P. Rana is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg’s Department of Marketing Management. He is also a Professor in Marketing at the College of Business and Economics at Qatar University, Doha, Qatar. Before joining Qatar University, he has worked as a full professor at Swansea University and the University of Bradford in the UK. His current research interests focus primarily on the adoption and diffusion of emerging ICTs, e-commerce, m-commerce, e-government, and digital and social media marketing. He has published more than 250 papers in a range of leading academic journals, conference proceedings, books, etc. He has co-edited five books on digital and social media marketing, emerging markets, and supply and operations management. He has also co-edited special issues, organized tracks, mini-tracks, and panels in leading conferences. He is a Chief Editor of the International Journal of Electronic Government Research and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Information Management. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) in the UK.


  • The full Highly Cited Researchers 2022 list is available here


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