LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT RESEARCH: THE BIBLIOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE LAST 20 YEARS


This research aims to reveal trends in leadership research published in the most prominent journals of educational management. A total of 1846 articles that were indexed by the Scopus database after the year 2000 were included in the bibliometric analysis. The quantitative and qualitative properties of these articles draw a big picture that shows the most important authors, journals, topics, and countries in leadership research. This review concluded that interest in leadership has been constantly growing, but research on leadership is not prevalent worldwide.