Using Google Trends in Management Fashion Research: A Short Note

Abstract : Google Trends (GT) is an analytic tool for measuring and monitoring Internet search data. In recent years GT been utilized for research in fields as diverse as health care, political science and economics. This short paper looks at the possibilities of using GT in management fashion research. GT could have a natural application in the study of management fashion. After all, a key question of interest to management fashion researchers is how the popularity of management concepts and ideas evolves over time. The paper discusses the pros and cons of using GT in management fashion research. Using Internet search data can possibly reveal intentions and expectations in the management fashion market, provide indicators of future fashion demand, and as well as indicate “outbreaks” of contagious management concepts and ideas.
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Dag Øivind Madsen. Using Google Trends in Management Fashion Research: A Short Note. 2016. ⟨hal-01343880⟩

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