Professor James Hayton among most influential authors in the Organizational Research Methods journal

13 July 2018

A new paper published in Organizational Research Methods journal by Aguinis, Ramani, and Villamor (2018) analyses the trajectory of papers published during the first 20 years of the journal's existence (i.e., 1998-2017). Considering a number of metrics based on research rigor and relevance, and influence and reach, the analysis ranks paper by Professor James Hayton et al. (2004) fourth most cited, accumulating more than 750 Web of Science citations, and acknowledges its significant contribution to the evidence and literature by offering solutions and recommendations on methodological challenges associated with factor analysis.

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Aguinis, H., Ramani, R. S., & Villamor, I. (in press). The first 20 years of Organizational Research Methods: Trajectory, impact, and predictions for the future. Organizational Research Methods Online first available at:   

Hayton, J. C., Allen, D. G., & Scarpello, V. (2004). Factor retention decisions in exploratory factor analysis: A tutorial on parallel analysis. Organizational Research Methods, 7, 191-205. Available at:



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