62 blog postings January 2016 - December 2016

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Six Essential Science Indicators highly-cited papers
21 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Lists six of my papers that are Web of Science highly-cited papers, i.e. top 1% most cited in their fields

Where to submit your paper? Which journals publish on your topic
14 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how to use Publish or Perish to find out which journals publish on your topic

Benchmarking research performance
09 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentation at the EFMD Research Leadership Programme

Measuring the impact of academic research: Best practices and open questions
09 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on a workshop at Birkbeck University in December 2016

The four P's of getting published
08 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Short summary of white paper explaining how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers

Twenty-three articles with free publisher access
04 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Alerts reader to free access of official publisher versions of my articles

The bridging role of expatriates and inpatriates
01 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates how expatriates and inpatriates differ in terms of their roles in knowledge transfer to and from MNC headquarters

Can we use Google Scholar to identify highly-cited documents?
30 Nov 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introducing my new article on Google Scholar with the Granada EC3 group

Presenting your case for tenure or promotion?
23 Nov 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how to make your case for tenure or promotion by comparing your record to a relevant peer group

How to manage multi-lingual teams?
17 Nov 2016 - Helene Tenzer
Discusses Helene Tenzer's exciting research about the challenges of multi-lingual teamwork

The benefits of being understood
13 Nov 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introducing Shea Fan's work on the role of ethnic identity confirmation in the relationship between expatriates and host country employees in China

Microsoft Academic: Is the Phoenix getting wings?
09 Nov 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Compares citation coverage in the new Microsoft Academic with Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science

Transcending the (non)sense of academic rankings
02 Nov 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
When Knowledge Wins article features in AMLE virtual collection on Principles for Responsible Management Education

How to write successful funding applications?
02 Nov 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides ten tips for successful funding applications

Publish or Perish version 5
28 Oct 2016 - David Adams
Introduces Publish or Perish release 5 and gives a historic overview of its development

Trailblazers of diversity: editors and editorial board diversity
25 Oct 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Documents my research with Isabel Metz on gender and international diversity in editorial boards

Please don't respond to the entire mailing list
21 Oct 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About the irritating email behaviour of sending a personal response to hundreds of addressees

Publish or Perish increases transparency in academic appointments
14 Oct 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates how PoP has been used to expose nepotism and incompetence

Do countries specialise in particular research areas?
13 Oct 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Applies theories of revealed comparative advantage and the competitive advantage of nations to academic disciplines

Nancy Adler: Daring to Care
04 Oct 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Nancy Adler's inspirational papers on doing research that matters

How to address your lecturer?
29 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how countries differ in their expected way of address for teachers

Citation analysis for the Social Sciences: metrics and data-sources
20 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Argues that a fair and inclusive cross-disciplinary comparison of research performance is possible using Google Scholar and the hIa metric

Meeting an official guest or your academic hero?
15 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows you how to prepare for any academic meeting in 5-10 minutes

Replication study gives thumbs up for the individual annual h-index
15 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Applies the hIa index for a large sample of academics in the United Emirates

How to get listed on the ESI ranking of highly cited authors
08 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates how tongue-in-cheek papers might be taken seriously by naive (or desparate) academics

Would you ask a male academic the same question?
07 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Discusses the expectations of service-oriented behaviour by female academics

Publish or Perish tutorial now in book format
05 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduces the Publish or Perish tutorial: 80 easy tips to get the best out of the software

Hablas vielleicht un peu la mia language?
31 Aug 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Systematically reviews the impact of language differences on the HQ-subsidiary relationship

Reflections on norms for the h-index and related indices
23 Aug 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Uses Academy of Management and Academy of International Business Presidents to present aspirational norm scores

Sacrifice a little accuracy for a lot more comprehensive coverage
17 Aug 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A prologue for a book on Google Scholar

Please be polite and considerate
28 Jul 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About the importance of appreciating academic volunteers

From h-index to hIa: The ins and outs of research metrics
20 Jul 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains two key research metrics and compares three sources of citation data: the Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar.

How to make your case for impact
13 Jul 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows you how to make your case for impact by comparing your papers to the journal average

Replication studies: learning from failure and success
09 Jul 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Short commentary illustrating the importance of replication through two examples

Proof over promise: a more inclusive ranking of academics
07 Jul 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how using a different data source and different metrics completely changes the Dutch Economics top-40

Don't write mass emails (2): how (not) to ask for help
30 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows some typical student emails asking for help out of the blue

The Dean's disease: the Darker Side of Power
22 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Art Bedeian's hilarious and sobering paper about how power corrupts even Academic Deans

How to find your next research project?
16 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides suggestions on how to find new and interesting research projects

Do Google Scholar, Scopus and the Web of Science speak your language?
12 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Short summary of white paper on the coverage of non-English language publications in three major databases for citation analysis

Microsoft Academic (Search): a Phoenix arisen from the ashes?
09 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Assesses Microsoft Academic coverage through a detailed comparison with Google Scholar, the Web of Science, and Scopus

Why is learning the host country language important for expatriates?
06 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A new online paper on the impact of host country language learning on expatriate local relationships in China

EURAM Meet the editors panel
04 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on a meet the editors panel at the 2016 EURAM conference

My first European Academy of Management conference
04 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentations at the EURAM 2016 conference on Language in Academia and the Future of Management Education & Research

Journal of Global Mobility Best EURAM paper
04 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shea Fan's paper "The Benefits of Being Understood" won the best paper award of the standing track on Expatriation

Complex author questions: very easy!
01 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Details how to run author searches for multiple authors

Health warning: Might contain multiple personalities
25 May 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how a lack of name disambiguation leads to serious distortion of the Essential Science Indicators

Rocket Science? Networking and External Engagement for Academic Success
20 May 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Seminar by Axele Giroud at Middlesex presenting the reasons why networking and external engagement constitute complementary skills

Don't write mass emails (1): distributing your work
18 May 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains ineffective and effective ways to promote your published work

How to prevent burn-out? About staying sane in academia
12 May 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides twelve suggestions on how to prevent burn-out and keep your sanity

What makes an article highly cited?
08 May 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows topic and author have a stronger influence on citations than journal outlet

How to assess journal impact?
06 May 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates how Publish or Perish can be used to assess journal impact

Should we distance ourselves from the cultural distance concept?
27 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Argues IB research would do well to reconsider its fascination with distance measures

Thank You: The most underused words in academia?
21 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About the importance of courtesy in email communications

Not a Post About Gender and Academia
20 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Heather Jeffrey interviews me for the Huffington post

57th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
18 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the 2016 Erasmus Journal List

Female academics: Wives of the organization?
14 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Describes how gendered interactions in the workplace subvert success for female academics

Babel in Business: The Role of Language in International Business
14 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
My inaugural lecture at Middlesex University, Wednesday 13 April 2016

Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day
07 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Discusses the phenomenon of predatory open access journals

Are referencing errors undermining our scholarship and credibility?
01 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Discusses how myths are created through careless referencing

Looking for John Smith? About author disambiguation
24 Mar 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Details how users of Publish or Perish can disambiguate authors

Why does my paper get a desk-reject time and again?
18 Mar 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About the importance of joining the journal’s “conversation”

Welcome to my blog!
18 Mar 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduction to Anne-Wil's blog

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