Identification of the Keyword “General Meeting” and “Minutes” Since Early Development until Now Days –A Bibliometric Analysis using Scopus Database
Mohd Shazwan bin Mohd Ariffin1, Wan Nordin bin Wan-Hussin2, Siti Seri Delima binti Abdul Malak3

1Mohd Shazwan bin Mohd Ariffin*, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia.
2Wan Nordin bin Wan-Hussin, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia.
3Siti Seri Delima binti Abdul Malak, Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on April 11, 2020. | Revised Manuscript Received on April 12, 2020. | Manuscript published on April 15, 2020. | PP: 108-116 | Volume-4 Issue-8, April 2020. | Retrieval Number: H0835044820/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijmh.H0835.044820

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Abstract: General meeting defined as formal communication between the top management and the investor of the firm. Generally, all the firm required to hold yearly general meeting to table the financial accounting, reported the company performance and restructured the leadership of the boardroom. Meanwhile, minutes described record of the documentation. Both general meetin and minutes work interchangely. Based on the Scopus database accessed on March 27, 2020, there was 125 documents using the string keyword of “article title” related with the general meeting and minutes. Therefore, this paper aims to analyse, and the report published documents related to general meeting based on the Scopus database only. Using bibliometric indicators, this paper reports the documents and source types, duration of publications, languages of documents, subject area, keywords analysis, cited authors map, geographical distribution of publication, number of authors and citation analysis. Moreover, three main research questions had been develop for this paper. Hence, the findings indicated an increased growth rate of literature on general meeting and minutes from 1910 to 2019. Using Microsoft Excel for the data collection and tools such as VOSviewer and Harzing’s Publish or Perish software, for obtained and data visualization, the studies highlighted the importance of general meeting documents for future research. This paper bring a more exploration among academician, practitional and regulatory bodies.
Keywords: Bibliometric analysis, documents, database, firm, general meeting, minutes.