59 pages tagged "academia behind the scenes"

From h-index to hIa: The ins and outs of research metrics
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 7 Aug 2018 09:28
Explains two key research metrics and compares three sources of citation data: the Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar.

How to prevent burn-out? About staying sane in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 6 Aug 2018 09:15
Provides twelve suggestions on how to prevent burn-out and keep your sanity

The four P's of getting published
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 6 Aug 2018 09:13
Short summary of white paper explaining how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers

How to ensure your paper achieves the impact it deserves?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 1 Aug 2018 15:51
Discusses the workflow I use to communicate a new paper

The mystery of the phantom reference
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 1 Aug 2018 09:38
Shows how sloppy writing and sloppy quality control lead to a non-existing article being cited nearly 400 times

The four P's of publishing
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 1 Aug 2018 08:53
Explains how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers

Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 31 Jul 2018 15:51
Discusses the phenomenon of predatory open access journals

How to keep up-to-date with the literature, but avoid information overload?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 28 Jul 2018 17:28
Provides tips on how to keep up-to-date without getting lost in social media overload

The four C's of getting cited
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 2 Jun 2018 14:35
Short summary of white paper explaining why competence, collaboration, care and communication help to realise the citation impact of your work

Making your case for impact if you have few citations
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 2 Jun 2018 14:33
Provides advice on strategies to demonstrate impact with a very low citation level

Why does my paper get a desk-reject time and again?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 25 Apr 2018 18:53
About the importance of joining the journal’s “conversation”

Google Scholar is a serious alternative to Web of Science
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 25 Apr 2018 18:17
Argues that Google Scholar needs to be treated as a serious alternative data source for citation analysis

The mystery of the phantom reference: a detective story
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 19 Apr 2018 17:26
Short summary of white paper that shows how sloppy writing and sloppy quality control lead to a non-existing article being cited nearly 400 times

Publishing in Management Education Journals
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 22 Mar 2018 07:52
Report on a seminar by Jon Billsberry at Middlesex University on the 5th of March

How to find your next research project?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Mar 2018 12:32
Provides suggestions on how to find new and interesting research projects

Useful resources when preparing for journal submission
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 13 Feb 2018 16:17
Presents some key resources to improve your chances of successful publication

Want to impress at an academic job interview?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 11 Jan 2018 08:49
Shows you how to use PoP do some intelligence gathering to make a good impression at a job interview

Citation analysis: Tips for Deans and other administrators
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 9 Jan 2018 08:20
Provides recommendations for Deans and senior administrators for fair and equitable research evaluation

How to write successful funding applications?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 9 Jan 2018 08:14
Provides ten tips for successful funding applications

The four C's of getting cited
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 6 Jan 2018 15:51
Explains how competence, collaboration, care and communication help to ensure your work is getting the citation impact it deserves

Presenting your case for tenure or promotion?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 21 Dec 2017 11:56
Shows how to make your case for tenure or promotion by comparing your record to a relevant peer group

Publish or Perish General Search - a Swiss Army Knife?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 18 Aug 2017 07:13
Lists five little known things you can do with the PoP General Citation Search

Research fraud: salutary reading for the Summer holidays
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 30 Jun 2017 06:34
Introduces Diederik Stapel's novel Derailment, a salutary tale of a researcher's downfall

Microsoft Academic is one year old: the Phoenix is ready to leave the nest
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 7 Aug 2018 09:25
The third of my trilogy of papers on Microsoft Academic reporting on its coverage one year after its re-launch

CYGNA: Resource collection for the summer holidays
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 6 Aug 2018 08:33
Collates resources for all CYGNA meetings beween mid 2014 and mid 2018

CYGNA: Careers, mobility and belonging: foreign women academics in the UK
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 29 Jul 2018 09:54
Reports on our 15th CYGNA meeting with a special emphasis on the challenges for female foreign academics in the UK

Language effects in international mail surveys
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 28 Jul 2018 17:25
Explains how questionnaire language might influence the responses received in cross-cultural research

How to conduct searches with Microsoft Academic
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 12 Jul 2018 12:21
Explains how to use Microsoft Academic as a new data source in Publish or Perish

CYGNA: Building your academic brand through social media
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 6 Jul 2018 07:25
Reports on our 16th CYGNA meeting with two presentations on social media in academia

How to write for US journals with non-US data
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 28 May 2018 07:19
Summarizes an editorial by Carol Kulik that explains how to position your research for an international reader

CYGNA: Women academics in Australia and France
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 21 May 2018 19:38
Reports on various CYGNA meetings with the theme of working in foreign countries

Building your academic brand through engagement with social media
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 18 May 2018 17:45
Reports on my presentation at the Free University of Amsterdam

CYGNA: Secondary data sources and research portfolios
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 9 May 2018 09:05
Reports on our 19th CYGNA meeting with presentations about working with secondary data sources and balancing your research portfolio

CYGNA: Working effectively with support staff in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 9 May 2018 09:04
Reports on our 18th CYGNA meeting with a presentation on working with support staff and a discussion of boundaryless careers

CYGNA: Be nice AND get the corner office
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 9 May 2018 09:03
Reports on our 21st CYGNA meeting with an emphasis on negotiating your employment conditions

CYGNA: Publishing in Management, Psychology and International Business
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 9 May 2018 09:03
Reports on various CYGNA meeting with the general theme of publishing

Harzing.com blog 2 years old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 12 Mar 2018 08:39
Celebrating my blog's second anniversary with the top-10 most read blogs

Harzing.com blog 1 year old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 15 Nov 2017 15:26
Celebrating my blog's first anniversary with the top-10 most read blogs

How to get listed on the ESI ranking of highly cited authors
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 27 Aug 2017 12:16
Illustrates how tongue-in-cheek papers might be taken seriously by naive (or desparate) academics

Microsoft Academic: Is the Phoenix getting wings?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 3 Aug 2017 15:57
Compares citation coverage in the new Microsoft Academic with Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science

Publish or Perish increases transparency in academic appointments
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 20 May 2017 18:55
Illustrates how PoP has been used to expose nepotism and incompetence

WAIB Panel: Academic career strategies for women in the UK
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 13 Aug 2018 07:59
Reports on a WAIB Panel at the AIB-UKI meeting in Birmingham April 2018

Return to Meaning: A Social Science with Something to Say
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 10 Aug 2018 19:34
Gives my reflections on my Summer reading "Return to Meaning" and pleads for individual initiative in creating Positive Academia

Bank error in your favour? How to gain 3,000 citations in a week
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 7 Aug 2018 09:25
Shows how I gained 3,000 citations in a week through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

On academic life: collaborations and active engagement
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 6 Aug 2018 09:13
Discusses two of Martyna Sliwa's articles on the different rationalities underlying research collaborations and the need to get involved in managing and shaping the university organizations we work for

Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 1 Aug 2018 09:20
White paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 31 Jul 2018 15:39
Short summary of white paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

Middlesex University Summer 2018 writing boot-camp
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 28 Jul 2018 18:23
Reports on the Summer 2018 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used

Middlesex University Winter 2018 writing boot-camp
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 28 Jul 2018 17:18
Reports on the Winter 2018 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used

Gender and geographical diversity in the JIBS editorial board: an update
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 13 Jul 2018 08:02
Announces an update of white paper on editorial board diversity

Replication study gives thumbs up for the individual annual h-index
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 12 Jul 2018 12:26
Applies the hIa index for a large sample of academics in the United Emirates

Web of Science: How to be robbed of 10 years of citations in one week!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 22 Jun 2018 16:13
Shows how I was "robbed" of citations through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

CYGNA: Social network analysis and managing large research teams
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 9 May 2018 09:02
Reports on our 17th CYGNA meeting with presentations about social network analysis and managing large research teams

Do Google Scholar, Scopus and the Web of Science speak your language?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 5 May 2018 15:02
Short summary of white paper on the coverage of non-English language publications in three major databases for citation analysis

Welcome to my blog!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 5 May 2018 14:56
Introduction to Anne-Wil's blog

Replication studies: learning from failure and success
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 24 Apr 2018 18:10
Short commentary illustrating the importance of replication through two examples

What is that conference networking thing all about?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 9 Apr 2018 20:45
Reflections on the importance of networking in academia and tips on how to do it

EURAM Meet the editors panel
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 20 May 2017 18:53
Reports on a meet the editors panel at the 2016 EURAM conference

Publish or Perish: Realising Google Scholar's potential to democratise citation analysis
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 7 Aug 2018 09:26
Reports on a presentation at the Google Scholar Day: Changing current evaluation paradigms