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Journal: International Journal of Management (IJM) (Vol.11, No. 7)

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Page : 141-158

Keywords : Bibliometric method: Citation analysis; School governance; Scopus database;

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Because the core values and rules of school governance have been proved vitally important to make schools effective and efficient in terms of organization, separate aspects of school governance have considerably been interested by many educational researchers in recent years, but school governance has not been examined by Bibliometric method. In this research, this method and other research tools were used to examine the number of publications of school governance and principal characteristics of these publications from the Scopus database, consisting of the most cited papers, the main publishing sources and countries, the most influential authors during the period between 1989 and 2019. The findings revealed that 6096 documents covering a wide range of topics of the scientific journals. Besides the case of Nigeria, the global productivity ranking was headed by developed countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Ten authors who published 6 or 11 papers are identified, the most prolific authors are affiliated with some universities of the countries mentioned above, and the 20 most cited papers are published in 20 journals. The most cited papers provide contributions focusing on social problems affecting schools. These findings also explain that the number of publications of school governance has increased in the last three decades and there have been the significant changes in managing educational institutions based on the values of governance

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