46 blog postings January 2017 - December 2017

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When are theories (not) interesting?
13 Dec 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A spirited account of what distinguishes interesting theories from non-interesting ones

Making your case for impact if you have few citations
27 Nov 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides advice on strategies to demonstrate impact with a very low citation level

Publish or Perish version 6
15 Nov 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduces Publish or Perish release 6 and its new data sources

The mystery of the phantom reference: a detective story
08 Nov 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
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

What is that conference networking thing all about?
01 Nov 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reflections on the importance of networking in academia and tips on how to do it

To rank or not to rank
14 Oct 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Gives an overview of my research in the field of journal rankings, university rankings and citation rankings

Is Google Scholar flawless? Of course not!
01 Oct 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reviews the major limitations of Google Scholar

Citation analysis: Tips for Deans and other administrators
25 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides recommendations for Deans and senior administrators for fair and equitable research evaluation

Bank error in your favour? How to gain 3,000 citations in a week
21 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
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
18 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Short summary of white paper explaining why competence, collaboration, care and communication help to realise the citation impact of your work

60th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
14 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the 2017 CNRS update and the 2017 Danish ministry update

How to import ISI and Scopus data in Publish or Perish?
11 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates how Web of Science and Scopus data can be imported into Publish or Perish

Even my errata are valued publications! Yes, really...
07 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Another illustration of the hillarious invitations by predatory journals

Return to Meaning: A Social Science with Something to Say
01 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Gives my reflections on my Summer reading "Return to Meaning" and pleads for individual initiative in creating Positive Academia

Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
14 Aug 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Short summary of white paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

EURAM 2017: Famous scholars in expatriate studies
07 Jul 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentations at the EURAM 2017 conference and a symposium on famous scholars in expatriate studies

Research fraud: salutary reading for the Summer holidays
29 Jun 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
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
26 Jun 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
The third of my trilogy of papers on Microsoft Academic reporting on its coverage one year after its re-launch

The many benefits of a shared language in multinationals
19 Jun 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on a study outlining the relationship between shared language and knowledge flows

The distinctiveness of European management scholarship
12 Jun 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About common sense scholarship that prefers artistic rigour over technical rigour

Gender and geographical diversity in the JIBS editorial board: an update
06 Jun 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Announces an update of white paper on editorial board diversity

Language in International Business: A review and agenda for future research
31 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A new online paper reviewing 264 articles on language in IB

Why metrics can (and should?) be used in the Social Sciences
26 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentation presented at "The Future of Research Assessment Peer Review vs. Metrics"

Experimental research in IB: Presenting at CERIB Kingston
26 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentation at the launch of CERIB (Centre for Experimental Research in International Business)

CYGNA: Building your academic brand through social media
24 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 16th CYGNA meeting with two presentations on social media in academia

How to address other academics by email?
18 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides suggestions on the best way to address academics by email

How to conduct a longitudinal literature review?
11 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows you how to do a longitudinal literature review with Publish or Perish

The double-edged sword of ethnic similarity
05 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduces Shea Fan's work on ethnic identity confirmation in a Chinese host context

Australian research output in Economics & Business: quantity over quality?
01 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows the discrepancy between research productivity and research impact for Australian research in Economics & Business

59th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
24 Apr 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the 2016 FNEGE update and the 2017 HCRES update

How to conduct searches with Microsoft Academic
18 Apr 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains how to use Microsoft Academic as a new data source in Publish or Perish

Challenges in International survey research: illustrations and solutions
03 Apr 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reviews my work on international mail surveys and response rates across countries

Bibliometrics in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
27 Mar 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentation at a workshop in March 2017 organised by the UK LIS-Bibliometrics group

Harzing.com blog 1 year old!
20 Mar 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Celebrating my blog's first anniversary with the top-10 most read blogs

Is ISI misunderstanding the Social Sciences?
14 Mar 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Documents how ISI is inappropriately applying Science-based criteria to articles in the Social Sciences

58th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
11 Mar 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the 2016 ABDC update and the new FT50 ranking

Last impressions count too! The importance of conclusions
08 Mar 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Warns against ending your academic article with your study's limitations

Google Scholar is a serious alternative to Web of Science
28 Feb 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Argues that Google Scholar needs to be treated as a serious alternative data source for citation analysis

Publish or Perish: Realising Google Scholar's potential to democratise citation analysis
20 Feb 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on a presentation at the Google Scholar Day: Changing current evaluation paradigms

Web of Science: How to be robbed of 10 years of citations in one week!
15 Feb 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how I was "robbed" of citations through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

Using Publish or Perish to do a literature review
07 Feb 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows you how to do a comprehensive literature review with publish or perish

What if fully agree doesn't mean the same thing across cultures?
02 Feb 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains how response style difference between countries can distort cross-national comparisons

Want to impress at an academic job interview?
24 Jan 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows you how to use PoP do some intelligence gathering to make a good impression at a job interview

Publish or Perish General Search - a Swiss Army Knife?
17 Jan 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Lists five little known things you can do with the PoP General Citation Search

Compete or cooperate: does it depend on the language?
10 Jan 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how using the English language might prime competitive behaviour

Submit to only one journal at a time
03 Jan 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About good practices in journal submission

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