A Crossover Study Review of “Sustainability and Innovation”

Heng JIANG, Lan LI

Abstract


In order to discuss about main research issues and results in the field of sustainability and innovation, and by retrieving 2,663 journal articles with the theme of sustainability and innovation in Web of Science (WOS) database as the research object, the authors illustrate the growing importance and influence of this field through the analysis of several factors like paper’s growth situation and academic field. Besides, it also established an exploratory clustering through multidimensional scaling analysis and cluster analysis of high frequency keywords which appear in these articles, and finally established three major research topics. The authors expect these research results can promote the more in-depth research for both the scholars and companies in the field of sustainability and innovation, and can also provide some enlightenment for the related policy making.


Keywords


Document analysis; Subject analysis; Cluster analysis; Sustainability; Innovation

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