Management Research: Journal of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to offer the author’s view about the conceptualization of scholarly impact, and some of the challenges young Iberoamerican scholars face to have an impact. Design/methodology/approach This is a personal account based on previous theory and the author’s personal experience. Findings The paper presents a short critique of the conceptualization and measurement of scholarly impact, and introduces dimensions and challenges of being a scholar in Iberoamerica. Originality/value The paper offers an analytical perspective of scholarly impact in Iberoamerica and offers some insights to help overcome different challenges.