81 pages tagged "academia behind the scenes"

CYGNA: Work intensification, well-being and career advancement
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 8 Dec 2019 12:57

How to prevent burn-out? About staying sane in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 30 Nov 2019 12:24
Provides twelve suggestions on how to prevent burn-out and keep your sanity

Return to Meaning: A Social Science with Something to Say
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 30 Nov 2019 11:48
Gives my reflections on my Summer reading "Return to Meaning" and pleads for individual initiative in creating Positive Academia

The phantom reference strikes again
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 28 Nov 2019 11:04
Update of a 2017 white paper that shows that - with over 500 citations - the phantom reference is alive and kicking

The mystery of the phantom reference: a detective story
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 28 Nov 2019 11:03
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

The mystery of the phantom reference
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 28 Nov 2019 11:02
Shows how sloppy writing and sloppy quality control lead to a non-existing article being cited nearly 400 times

Tips for promotion applications [4/4]
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 18 Nov 2019 08:02
Part 4 of a 4-part post which explains why internal promotion in academia might be harder to achieve than external promotion and gives tips for successful applications

On academic life: collaborations and active engagement
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 9 Nov 2019 14:40
Discusses 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

Publish or Perish: Realising Google Scholar's potential to democratise citation analysis
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 29 Oct 2019 15:38
Reports on a presentation at the Google Scholar Day: Changing current evaluation paradigms

Finding a Unicorn? Research funding in Business & Management research
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 29 Oct 2019 15:24
Explains why university administrators need to be realistic in the amount of research funding they can expect Business School academics to generate

Open Syllabus Explorer: evidencing research-based teaching?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 29 Oct 2019 10:04
Reviews how the Open Syllabus Project can help academics to understand their impact on teaching and find the best textbook for their course

The four P's of publishing
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 24 Oct 2019 15:13
Explains how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers

Strategies for Publishing Pedagogical Research
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 22 Oct 2019 10:14
Reports on a seminar by David Boud at Middlesex University on the 2nd of July 2019

CYGNA's 5 year anniversary: Middlesex writing boot-camp
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 22 Oct 2019 10:14
Reports on the Middlesex writing bootcamp for CYGNA members - a full day even to celebrate our 5th anniversary

AIB RM-SIG: Research methods in International Business
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 21 Oct 2019 07:04
Listing of all recent articles published in Journal of International Business Studies sealing with methodological issues

Replication study gives thumbs up for the individual annual h-index
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 27 Sep 2019 15:13
Applies the hIa index for a large sample of academics in the United Emirates

How to ensure your paper achieves the impact it deserves?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 16 Sep 2019 22:41
Discusses the workflow I use to communicate a new paper

Middlesex University Summer 2019 writing boot-camp
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 14 Sep 2019 21:10
Reports on the Summer 2019 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used

Fostering research impact through social media
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 8 Sep 2019 11:17
Full recording of a 1.5-hour presentation on the four C's of getting cited and an 8-step workflow on how to effectively disseminate your research.

How to ensure your research achieves the impact it deserves
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 8 Sep 2019 11:16
Reports on my presentation at Tilburg University

How to write successful funding applications?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 8 Sep 2019 10:27
Provides ten tips for successful funding applications

Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 8 Sep 2019 10:17
Short summary of white paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

CYGNA: Social network analysis and managing large research teams
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 24 Aug 2019 16:36
Reports on our 17th CYGNA meeting with presentations about social network analysis and managing large research teams

Publish or Perish General Search - a Swiss Army Knife?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 23 Aug 2019 19:12
Lists five little known things you can do with the PoP General Citation Search

WAIB Panel: Academic career strategies for women in the UK
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 22 Aug 2019 15:46
Reports on a WAIB Panel at the AIB-UKI meeting in Birmingham April 2018

Seven advantages of internal promotion [3/4]
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 22 Aug 2019 15:17
Part 3 of a 4-part post which explains why internal promotion in academia might be harder to achieve than external promotion and gives tips for successful applications

Seven reasons why external promotion is easier [2/4]
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 22 Aug 2019 15:17
Part 2 of a 4-part post which explains why internal promotion in academia might be harder to achieve than external promotion and gives tips for successful applications

Internal versus external promotion [1/4]
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 22 Aug 2019 15:17
Part 1 of a 4-part post which explains why internal promotion in academia might be harder to achieve than external promotion and gives tips for successful applications

CYGNA: Secondary data sources and research portfolios
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 19 Aug 2019 07:17
Reports on our 19th CYGNA meeting with presentations about working with secondary data sources and balancing your research portfolio

Harzing.com blog 3 years old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:30
Celebrating my blog's third anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs

CYGNA: Careers, mobility and belonging: foreign women academics in the UK
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:26
Reports on our 15th CYGNA meeting with a special emphasis on the challenges for female foreign academics in the UK

CYGNA: Women academics in Australia and France
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:25
Reports on various CYGNA meetings with the theme of working in foreign countries

CYGNA: Be nice AND get the corner office
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:22
Reports on our 21st CYGNA meeting with an emphasis on negotiating your employment conditions

CYGNA: Working effectively with support staff in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:22
Reports on our 18th CYGNA meeting with a presentation on working with support staff and a discussion of boundaryless careers

Making your case for impact if you have few citations
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:20
Provides advice on strategies to demonstrate impact with a very low citation level

Bank error in your favour? How to gain 3,000 citations in a week
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:19
Shows how I gained 3,000 citations in a week through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

The four C's of getting cited
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:18
Short summary of white paper explaining why competence, collaboration, care and communication help to realise the citation impact of your work

Gender and geographical diversity in the JIBS editorial board: an update
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:17
Announces an update of white paper on editorial board diversity

How to conduct searches with Microsoft Academic
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:16
Explains how to use Microsoft Academic as a new data source in Publish or Perish

Harzing.com blog 1 year old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:16
Celebrating my blog's first anniversary with the top-10 most read blogs

Google Scholar is a serious alternative to Web of Science
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:15
Argues that Google Scholar needs to be treated as a serious alternative data source for citation analysis

How to get listed on the ESI ranking of highly cited authors
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:12
Illustrates how tongue-in-cheek papers might be taken seriously by naive (or desparate) academics

Replication studies: learning from failure and success
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:12
Short commentary illustrating the importance of replication through two examples

Do Google Scholar, Scopus and the Web of Science speak your language?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:12
Short summary of white paper on the coverage of non-English language publications in three major databases for citation analysis

EURAM Meet the editors panel
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:11
Reports on a meet the editors panel at the 2016 EURAM conference

Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:09
Discusses the phenomenon of predatory open access journals

CYGNA: Publishing in Management, Psychology and International Business
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 06:58
Reports on various CYGNA meetings with the general theme of publishing

Own your place in the world by writing a book
Nico Pizzolato - updated Fri 16 Aug 2019 13:16
A passionate plea to consider publishing a book at least once in your academic career

CYGNA: Resource collection for the summer holidays
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 14 Aug 2019 17:22
Collates resources for all CYGNA meetings beween mid 2014 and mid 2018

How to hold on to your sanity in academia
Steffi Siegert - updated Tue 13 Aug 2019 11:54
Steffi Siegert's powerful contribution that sums up everything that women can be facing in academia

Building your academic brand through engagement with social media
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 13 Aug 2019 11:15
Reports on my presentation at the Free University of Amsterdam

What is that conference networking thing all about?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 13 Aug 2019 10:51
Reflections on the importance of networking in academia and tips on how to do it

Why does my paper get a desk-reject time and again?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 13 Aug 2019 10:50
About the importance of joining the journal’s “conversation”

Useful resources when preparing for journal submission
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 13 Aug 2019 07:47
Presents some key resources to improve your chances of successful publication

Microsoft Academic: Is the Phoenix getting wings?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 12 Aug 2019 11:29
Compares citation coverage in the new Microsoft Academic with Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science

From h-index to hIa: The ins and outs of research metrics
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 10 Aug 2019 16:45
Explains two key research metrics and compares three sources of citation data: the Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar.

How to keep up-to-date with the literature, but avoid information overload?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 7 Aug 2019 10:48
Provides tips on how to keep up-to-date without getting lost in social media overload

Web of Science: How to be robbed of 10 years of citations in one week!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 3 Aug 2019 09:50
Shows how I was "robbed" of citations through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

Citation analysis: Tips for Deans and other administrators
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 3 Aug 2019 09:46
Provides recommendations for Deans and senior administrators for fair and equitable research evaluation

Research fraud: salutary reading for the Summer holidays
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 3 Aug 2019 09:45
Introduces Diederik Stapel's novel Derailment, a salutary tale of a researcher's downfall

Publish or Perish increases transparency in academic appointments
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 3 Aug 2019 09:45
Illustrates how PoP has been used to expose nepotism and incompetence

Publishing in Management Education Journals
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 30 Jul 2019 08:53
Report on a seminar by Jon Billsberry at Middlesex University on the 5th of March 2018

Why are there so few female Economics professors?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 29 Jul 2019 10:05
Short summary of my article in Economisch Statistiche Berichten on gender bias and meritocray in academia

Harzing.com blog 2 years old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 26 Jul 2019 09:58
Celebrating my blog's second anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs

How to write for US journals with non-US data
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 19 Jul 2019 07:41
Summarizes an editorial by Carol Kulik that explains how to position your research for an international reader

How to find your next research project?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 19 Jul 2019 07:05
Provides suggestions on how to find new and interesting research projects

Mobility and gender matter in speed of promotion and development of career capital
Olga Ryazanova - updated Thu 18 Jul 2019 15:44
Guest post by Olga Ryazanova about her AMLE article on mobility, gender and promotion

Want to impress at an academic job interview?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 18 Jul 2019 11:53
Shows you how to use PoP do some intelligence gathering to make a good impression at a job interview

Presenting your case for tenure or promotion?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 18 Jul 2019 11:52
Shows how to make your case for tenure or promotion by comparing your record to a relevant peer group

Language effects in international mail surveys
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 18 Jul 2019 10:49
Explains how questionnaire language might influence the responses received in cross-cultural research

Middlesex University Summer 2018 writing boot-camp
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 17 Jul 2019 12:40
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 Wed 17 Jul 2019 12:39
Reports on the Winter 2018 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used

CYGNA: Building your academic brand through social media
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 16 Jul 2019 15:34
Reports on our 16th CYGNA meeting with two presentations on social media in academia

Welcome to my blog!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 16 Jul 2019 15:13
Introduction to Anne-Wil's blog

CYGNA: Life-long learning in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 16 Jul 2019 13:08
Reports on our 25th CYGNA meeting with presentations on an Erasmus visit and participation in the Aurora program

CYGNA: Internationalisation of Japanese academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 16 Jul 2019 12:22
Reports on our 27th CYGNA meeting with presentations on internationalisation of academia and a social media clinic

And then there were none: employee relations in marketising universities
Olga Kuznetsova - updated Tue 16 Jul 2019 12:22
Introduces CYGNA member Olga Kuznetsova's article on employee relations in hybrid organisations using a Univeristy and College Union archive

The four C's of getting cited
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 16 Jul 2019 12:19
Explains how competence, collaboration, care and communication help to ensure your work is getting the citation impact it deserves

The four P's of getting published
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 16 Jul 2019 12:17
Short summary of white paper explaining how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers

Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 27 May 2019 11:35
White paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

Microsoft Academic is one year old: the Phoenix is ready to leave the nest
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 25 Nov 2018 13:09
The third of my trilogy of papers on Microsoft Academic reporting on its coverage one year after its re-launch