56 pages tagged "research focus"

Not all international assignments are equal
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 13 Feb 2019 13:49
A new online paper on how different types of international assignments transfer different types of knowledge

Onto-Epistemology in Business and Management Research
Konstantinos Poulis - updated Mon 28 Jan 2019 19:12
Why academics are (or should become) intellectuals, not technicians of research methods

The importance of context in International Business
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 24 Jan 2019 12:41
A critical analysis of the use of cultural distance in international business

Should we distance ourselves from the cultural distance concept?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 12 Jan 2019 17:25
Argues IB research would do well to reconsider its fascination with distance measures

The bridging role of expatriates and inpatriates
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Jan 2019 19:53
Illustrates how expatriates and inpatriates differ in terms of their roles in knowledge transfer to and from MNC headquarters

Hablas vielleicht un peu la mia language?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Jan 2019 19:53
Systematically reviews the impact of language differences on the HQ-subsidiary relationship

Health warning: Might contain multiple personalities
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Jan 2019 19:52
Shows how a lack of name disambiguation leads to serious distortion of the Essential Science Indicators

Managing expatriates’ identity: subtle desire, big impact
Shea Fan - updated Sun 6 Jan 2019 19:50
Highlights the key findings of the exciting work on ethnic identity and expatriation by one of my former PhD students Shea Fan

R&D Internationalization to China: MNEs new favourite destination
Shasha Zhao - updated Thu 3 Jan 2019 09:51
Shows how foreign MNEs transform low-value-adding operations in the South into high-value-adding R&D operations

Do countries specialise in particular research areas?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 28 Dec 2018 15:30
Applies theories of revealed comparative advantage and the competitive advantage of nations to academic disciplines

Transfer of HR practices in multinational companies
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 28 Dec 2018 15:29
Research by Barbara Myloni - my first PhD student - on local isomorphism versus internal consistency in multinationals

An Australian "productivity boom"? ... or maybe just a database expansion?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 28 Dec 2018 12:50
Shows how difficult longitudinal bibliometric analyses are when database coverage changes

Language effects in international mail surveys
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 27 Dec 2018 19:02
Explains how questionnaire language might influence the responses received in cross-cultural research

The many benefits of a shared language in multinationals
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 27 Dec 2018 19:01
Reports on a study outlining the relationship between shared language and knowledge flows

Language barriers in multinational companies
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 27 Dec 2018 19:01
Reviews my research on the role of language in MNCs between 2003 and 2013

How to manage multi-lingual teams?
Helene Tenzer - updated Thu 27 Dec 2018 19:00
Discusses Helene Tenzer's exciting research about the challenges of multi-lingual teamwork

Gender bias and meritocracy: How to make career advancement in Economics more inclusive
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 3 Nov 2018 18:28
Part of a Dossier on Women in Economics published in Economisch Statistische Berichten

Proof over promise: a more inclusive ranking of academics
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 7 Aug 2018 09:28
Shows how using a different data source and different metrics completely changes the Dutch Economics top-40

Citation analysis for the Social Sciences: metrics and data-sources
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 7 Aug 2018 09:26
Argues that a fair and inclusive cross-disciplinary comparison of research performance is possible using Google Scholar and the hIa metric

To rank or not to rank
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 7 Aug 2018 09:24
Gives an overview of my research in the field of journal rankings, university rankings and citation rankings

What if fully agree doesn't mean the same thing across cultures?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 4 Aug 2018 15:42
Explains how response style difference between countries can distort cross-national comparisons

Are referencing errors undermining our scholarship and credibility?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 4 Aug 2018 14:52
Discusses how myths are created through careless referencing

Subsidiaries down-under: victims of their geographical isolation?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 3 Aug 2018 09:25
Systematically reviews the impact of geographical differences on the HQ-subsidiary relationship

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

Trailblazers of diversity: editors and editorial board diversity
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 31 Jul 2018 15:46
Documents my research with Isabel Metz on gender and international diversity in editorial boards

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

Is ISI misunderstanding the Social Sciences?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 31 Jul 2018 15:17
Documents how ISI is inappropriately applying Science-based criteria to articles in the Social Sciences

Australian research output in Economics & Business: quantity over quality?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 31 Jul 2018 15:13
Shows the discrepancy between research productivity and research impact for Australian research in Economics & Business

Compete or cooperate: does it depend on the language?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 31 Jul 2018 15:06
Shows how using the English language might prime competitive behaviour

Challenges in International survey research: illustrations and solutions
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 16 May 2018 18:24
Reviews my work on international mail surveys and response rates across countries

Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 2 Feb 2019 18:33
Discusses the phenomenon of predatory open access journals

English as a Lingua Franca in Academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Jan 2019 19:52
Reports on my presentation at Manchester Metropolitan University

How you see me, How you don't
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Jan 2019 19:51
Does ethnic similarity help or hinder in the relationship between expats and locals: a conceptual framework based on self-verification theory

Language in International Business: A review and agenda for future research
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Jan 2019 19:51
A new online paper reviewing 264 articles on language in IB

The double-edged sword of ethnic similarity
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Jan 2019 19:50
Introduces Shea Fan's work on ethnic identity confirmation in a Chinese host context

Four waves of R&D internationalization: the South as a destination of R&D related FDI
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 3 Jan 2019 09:52
Introducing Shasha Zhao's work on the transformation of foreign MNEs’ low-value-adding operations in the South into high-value-adding R&D operations

Why is learning the host country language important for expatriates?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 27 Dec 2018 19:03
A new online paper on the impact of host country language learning on expatriate local relationships in China

New research monograph: Managing expatriates in China
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 27 Dec 2018 19:03
Introducing my new research monograph with Ling Zhang and Shea Fan

Out now: International Human Resource Management, 5th Edition
Sebastian Reiche - updated Thu 20 Dec 2018 13:37
Introducing the 5th edition of my textbook International Human Resource Management

Microsoft Academic (Search): a Phoenix arisen from the ashes?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 25 Nov 2018 13:09
Assesses Microsoft Academic coverage through a detailed comparison with Google Scholar, the Web of Science, and Scopus

The benefits of being understood
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 15 Aug 2018 12:55
Introducing Shea Fan's work on the role of ethnic identity confirmation in the relationship between expatriates and host country employees in China

Can we use Google Scholar to identify highly-cited documents?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 7 Aug 2018 09:29
Introducing my new article on Google Scholar with the Granada EC3 group

What makes an article highly cited?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 31 Jul 2018 15:52
Shows topic and author have a stronger influence on citations than journal outlet

Six Essential Science Indicators highly-cited papers
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 24 Jun 2018 08:12
Lists six of my papers that are Web of Science highly-cited papers, i.e. top 1% most cited in their fields

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

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

Creating a supportive and collaborative research culture at Middlesex University Business School
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 16 Feb 2019 10:10
How supportive and collaborative research cultures can improve international research rankings

Why are there so few female Economics professors?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 11 Feb 2019 10:35
Short summary of my article in Economisch Statistiche Berichten on gender bias and meritocray in academia

Own your place in the world by writing a book
Nico Pizzolato - updated Tue 11 Dec 2018 05:31
A passionate plea to consider publishing a book at least once in your academic career

Microsoft Academic: Is the Phoenix getting wings?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 25 Nov 2018 13:10
Compares citation coverage in the new Microsoft Academic with Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science

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

EURAM 2017: Famous scholars in expatriate studies
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 18 Sep 2018 07:17
Reports on my presentations at the EURAM 2017 conference and a symposium on famous scholars in expatriate studies

CYGNA: Gender researchers meeting
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 24 Mar 2018 16:31
Reports on our 20th CYGNA meeting with a presentation on work-life balance

Harzing.com blog 2 years old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 3 Nov 2018 18:42
Celebrating my blog's second anniversary with the top-15most 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

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