Awards received

Year Award Title
2019 Journal of International Business Studies silver medal award

Awarded to scholars with at least 5 substantive contributions in JIBS in the first 50 years

2018 Most read article in Management International Review in 2018 with 6,500 downloads

Language in International Business: A review and agenda for future research (with Helene Tenzer and Siri Terjesen) Publisher's version (free access!)Related blogpost

2018 1st and 2nd most cited article in Cross Cultural & Strategic Management [formerly CCMIJ] since its inception

Language management in multinational companies (with Alan Feely), The language barrier and its implications for HQ-subsidiary relationships (with Alan Feely) - Related blog post

2018 Most cited article in International Journal of Cross Cultural Management since its inception Response styles in cross-national mail survey research: A 26-country study. Publisher’s version - Related blog post
2018 Elected as Fellow of the Academy of International Business Fellows are a group of distinguished AIB members  recognized for their outstanding contributions to the scholarly development of the field of international business
2018 Selected as one of the 39 Springer Publishing Business & Management Stars of 2017 Do we need to distance ourselves from the distance concept? (with Markus Pudelko), Publisher's version (free access!) - Related blog post
2017 One of three finalists for the 2016 IHRM Scholarly Research Award,HR Division, Academy of Management The bridging role of expatriates and inpatriates in knowledge transfer in MNCs (with Sebastian Reiche & Markus Pudelko), Publisher's version (free access!) - Related blog post
2017 2nd runner-up for the Journal of Global Mobility (JGM) Best Paper Award, EURAM 2016 Conference Ethnic identity verification in interactions between local subsidiary employees and ethnically similar expatriates (with Shea Fan and Tine Kӧhler) - Related blog post
2017

1st runner-up for the Journal of Global Mobility (JGM) Best Paper Award, EURAM 2016 Conference

Language as a Local Practice: Why English as a Corporate Language Won’t Work in China (with Ling Zhang) - Related blog post
2017

One of 9 articles reprinted in Language in International Business. Developing a Field

Why and how does shared language affect subsidiary knowledge inflows? A social identity perspective (with Sebastian Reiche & Markus Pudelko) - Related blogpost
2017 Essential Science Indicators Highly Cited category (i.e. top-1% most cited papers)  Ten of my academic journal articles are in the ESI Highly Cited paper category, with one having a hot paper designation
2016 Adler & Harzing (2009) article selected for AMLE Virtual Issue on Responsible Mgmt Education A special collection of 30 Academy of Management Learning & Education articles in the new Principles for Responsible Management Education Virtual Collection
2016 Top-25 most cited in expatriation 1990-2000 & 2001-2010. Kraimer, Bolino & Mead (2016): Themes in Expatriate and Repatriate Research over Four Decades
  • Harzing, A.W. (1995) The persistent myth of high expatriate failure rates - Related blogpost
  • Harzing, A.W. (2001) Of bears, bumble-bees and spiders: The role of expatriates in controlling foreign subsidiaries 
    - Related blogpost
2016 Winner of the Journal of Global Mobility (JGM) Best Paper Award, EURAM 2016 Conference The Benefits of Being Understood: The Role of Ethnic Identity Confirmation in Expatriate-Local Employee Interactions (with Shea Fan, Christina Cregan, Tine Kӧhler) - Related blog post
2016 Research Excellence Award, IESE Alumni Association for best IESE Faculty paper in the previous year Why and how does shared language affect subsidiary knowledge inflows? A social identity perspective (with Sebastian Reiche & Markus Pudelko) - Related blogpost
2016 Harzing & Sorge (2003) selected for an OS Perspective issue on Comparative Institutionalism Comparative Institutionalism A special collection of nine articles in Organization Studies dealing with the general theme of Comparative Institutionalism
2016 Metz, Harzing & Zyphur (2016) article selected for a BJM Virtual issue on Gender in Management Gender in Management Research A special collection of six articles in British Journal of Management dealing with the general theme of gender in management research
2016 28th most prolific author in International Strategic Management 2000-2013 Trends in International Strategic Management From 2000 to 2013: Text Mining and Bibliographic Analysis. Available online...
2015 Two of my articles selected for a special JIBS collection; only author with two articles Language: A JIBS Collection. A special collection of twelve articles in Journal of International Business Studies on the general theme of language in International Business.
2014 #32 in the top-50 of leading authors in International Business 1995-2011 Contributing Institutions and Authors in International Business Research: A Quality-Based Assessment. Available online...
2014 The volume "Grands Auteurs en Management International" devotes an entire chapter to my contributions in International Business Les modes de controle des relations siege-filiales. Youngest academic featured in the volume, which also includes prominent IB researchers such as John Dunning, Peter Buckley, Christopher Bartlett, and Geert Hofstede.
2014 Article contains one of the "100 sentences to remember" in the first 100 volumes of Scientometrics Document Categories in the ISI Web of Knowledge: Misunderstanding the Social Sciences? Publisher's version (free access!) - Related blog post
2012 2011 International HRM Scholarly Research Award from the HR Division, Academy of Management Why do international assignees stay? An organizational embeddedness perspective (with Sebastian Reiche, Maria Kraimer). Available online... - Related blogpost
2010 Academy of Management Learning & Education Outstanding Article of the year [2009] award When Knowledge Wins: Transcending the sense and nonsense of academic rankings (with Nancy Adler). Available online... - Related blogpost
2009

Harzing (2001) reprinted in International Human Resource Management, Sage Publications 2009

Who's in charge: an empirical study of executive staffing practices in foreign subsidiaries, Available online... - Related blogpost

2009

Harzing & Noorderhaven (2006) reprinted in International Human Resource Management, Sage 2009

Knowledge flows in MNCs: An empirical test and extension of Gupta & Govindarajan's typology of subsidiary roles, (with Niels Noorderhaven) Available online... - Related blogpost

2009

Harzing & Noorderhaven (2006) reprinted in International Human Resource Management, Sage 2009

Geographical distance and the role and management of subsidiaries: The case of subsidiaries down-under, (with Niels Noorderhaven), Available online...

2009

Nominations for Carolyn Dexter Award & IMD best paper in HRM/OB/OT, Academy of Management

Don't just say what you mean - contextualize it: A leadership study across 17 countries (with L. Zander, A. Mockaitis et al.) Available online... - Related blogpost

2008

Reprinted in Routledge series Critical Perspectives on Business & Mgmt (Crosscultural management)

Response styles in cross-national mail survey research: A 26-country study, The International Journal of Crosscultural Management. Available online... - Related blogpost

2008

ANZAM all-conference best paper award & ANZAM IM stream best paper award

Getting Closer to the Action: Examining Leaders’ Behavioral Intent with Globe’s Leadership Dimensions across 22 Countries (with L. Zander, A. Mockaitis et al.)

2008 Ulrich-Lake award for the best paper published in Human Resource Management in 2007 Country-of-Origin, Localization or Dominance Effect? An empirical investigation of HRM Practices in Foreign Subsidiaries (with M. Pudelko). Related blogpost
2007

Best paper in International Strategic Management track & nominated for Temple AIB best paper award

HRM practices in subsidiaries of US, Japanese and German MNCs: transfer, adaptation or dominance. Available online... - Related blogpost

2005 Best Paper Award in the International Management Stream. ANZAM

MNC Subsidiaries Down-Under: Victims of Their Geographical Isolation. Available online...

2005 Roland Calori Prize for the best paper published in Organization Studies 2003-2004 The Relative Impact of Country of Origin and Universal Contingencies on Internationalization Strategies and Corporate Control in Multinational Enterprises (with A. Sorge). Available online... - Related blogpost
1999 Finalist for Barry M. Richard Best Dissertation Award 1999 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, IM Division, Chicago, USA, 8-11 August 1999
1998 Finalist for Gunnar Hedlund Best Dissertation Award 24th Annual Meeting of the European International Business Academy, Jerusalem, Israel, 13-15 December 1998
1994 Award for the Best Thesis Proposal 20th Annual Meeting of the European International Business Academy, Warsaw, Poland, 11-13 December 1994
1983 Best student in Latin Katholieke Scholengemeenschap Etten-Leur, The Netherlands