A Bibliometric Mapping of Five Decades Research in Telecommuting

Khairul Hafezad Abdullah, Siti Zubaidah Othman


Globalization, new media development, and chaotic job climate have transformed the nature of the workplace in the 21st century. Thus, understanding areas of concern and expanding collaborating networks are essential to progress scientific creation towards integrated efforts. This study aimed to map the global research trends in telecommuting publications, research areas, prolific sources, most cited documents, authors co-authorship, institutions co-authorship, countries co-authorship, and keywords co-occurrence. Using the Scopus database, a total of 1453 telecommuting publications were disseminated between 1964 and 2020. The findings revealed that the number of publications fluctuated with hike publications in 2020. It can be interpreted that telecommuting research is miscellaneous by evaluating research fields. About 44.80% of the overall worldwide publications have been contributed by scholars from the United States, leading 77 other countries. Also, among the most prolific sources, the Transportation Research Record was the topmost of the other 159 outlets. The undertaken bibliometric study offers a comprehensive and in-depth view of telecommuting research that may be useful to practitioners and researchers in advancing potential knowledge in this field.




Collaborating networks; Graphical visualisations; Publication trends; Scopus database; VOSviewer

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