98 pages tagged "academia behind the scenes"

How many references is enough?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 10 Jul 2020 09:58
Some reflections on why more references isn't always better, but how strategic referencing might help

1st CYGNA Global Virtual Meeting: Coping with a Pandemic
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 27 Jun 2020 17:27
Reports on our 31st CYGNA meeting - our first virtual meeting dealing with work-life balance during a pandemic

Web resources: working in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 27 Jun 2020 14:39
Structured overview of four years of blogposts on the following themes: academic publishing, doing (international) research academic etiquette, using the Publish or Perish software, academic careers, gender in academia, research focus.

Middlesex University Summer 2019 writing boot-camp
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 12 Jun 2020 13:26
Reports on the Summer 2019 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used

Middlesex University Summer 2018 writing boot-camp
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 12 Jun 2020 13:26
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 Fri 12 Jun 2020 13:26
Reports on the Winter 2018 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used

Social media in Academia (7): Blogging
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 1 Jun 2020 13:10
Provides recommendations on how to start with blogging

Tips for promotion applications [4/4]
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 1 Jun 2020 11:37
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

Seven advantages of internal promotion [3/4]
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 1 Jun 2020 11:26
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 Mon 1 Jun 2020 11:17
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 Mon 1 Jun 2020 11:12
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

Citation analysis: Tips for Deans and other administrators
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:56
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 Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Introduces Diederik Stapel's novel Derailment, a salutary tale of a researcher's downfall

Social Media in Academia (1): Introduction
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
An introduction into my 8-part blogpost series on social media

Useful resources when preparing for journal submission
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Presents some key resources to improve your chances of successful publication

The mystery of the phantom reference
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Shows how sloppy writing and sloppy quality control lead to a non-existing article being cited nearly 400 times

CYGNA: Resource collection for the summer holidays
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Collates resources for all CYGNA meetings beween mid 2014 and mid 2018

CYGNA: Life-long learning in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on our 25th CYGNA meeting with presentations on an Erasmus visit and participation in the Aurora program

CYGNA: Secondary data sources and research portfolios
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on our 19th CYGNA meeting with presentations about working with secondary data sources and balancing your research portfolio

CYGNA: Women academics in Australia and France
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
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 Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on our 21st CYGNA meeting with an emphasis on negotiating your employment conditions

Microsoft Academic is one year old: the Phoenix is ready to leave the nest
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
The third of my trilogy of papers on Microsoft Academic reporting on its coverage one year after its re-launch

CYGNA: Careers, mobility and belonging: foreign women academics in the UK
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on our 15th CYGNA meeting with a special emphasis on the challenges for female foreign academics in the UK

Harzing.com blog 2 years old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Celebrating my blog's second anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs

Language effects in international mail surveys
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Explains how questionnaire language might influence the responses received in cross-cultural research

CYGNA: Work intensification, well-being and career advancement
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on our 29th CYGNA meeting dealing with workloads and work intensification

CYGNA's 5 year anniversary: MDX writing boot-camp
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on the Middlesex writing bootcamp for CYGNA members - a full day even to celebrate our 5th anniversary

CYGNA: Publishing in Management, Psychology and International Business
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on various CYGNA meetings with the general theme of publishing

Harzing.com blog 3 years old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Celebrating my blog's third anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs

CYGNA: Internationalisation of Japanese academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on our 27th CYGNA meeting with presentations on internationalisation of academia and a social media clinic

Harzing.com blog 4 years old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Celebrating my blog's fourth anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs

CYGNA: Working effectively with support staff in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on our 18th CYGNA meeting with a presentation on working with support staff and a discussion of boundaryless careers

CYGNA: Social network analysis and managing large research teams
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on our 17th CYGNA meeting with presentations about social network analysis and managing large research teams

Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
White paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

Want to impress at an academic job interview?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Shows you how to use PoP do some intelligence gathering to make a good impression at a job interview

Microsoft Academic: Is the Phoenix getting wings?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Compares citation coverage in the new Microsoft Academic with Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science

Publish or Perish increases transparency in academic appointments
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Illustrates how PoP has been used to expose nepotism and incompetence

Harzing.com blog 1 year old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Celebrating my blog's first anniversary with the top-10 most read blogs

Publish or Perish General Search - a Swiss Army Knife?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Lists five little known things you can do with the PoP General Citation Search

How to get listed on the ESI ranking of highly cited authors
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Illustrates how tongue-in-cheek papers might be taken seriously by naive (or desparate) academics

CYGNA: Building your academic brand through social media
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on our 16th CYGNA meeting with two presentations on social media in academia

How to conduct searches with Microsoft Academic
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Explains how to use Microsoft Academic as a new data source in Publish or Perish

Do Google Scholar, Scopus and the Web of Science speak your language?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Short summary of white paper on the coverage of non-English language publications in three major databases for citation analysis

Replication studies: learning from failure and success
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Short commentary illustrating the importance of replication through two examples

EURAM Meet the editors panel
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on a meet the editors panel at the 2016 EURAM conference

Gender and geographical diversity in the JIBS editorial board: an update
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Announces an update of white paper on editorial board diversity

Publish or Perish: Realising Google Scholar's potential to democratise citation analysis
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Reports on a presentation at the Google Scholar Day: Changing current evaluation paradigms

Who do you want to talk to? Targeting journals [2/8]
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 25 May 2020 07:13
Explains why chosing your target journal is the most important step in the publication process

Finding a Unicorn? Research funding in Business & Management research
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 20 May 2020 10:18
Explains why university administrators need to be realistic in the amount of research funding they can expect Business School academics to generate

Social Media in Academia (8): Putting it all together
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 27 Apr 2020 08:29
Final posting in the social media series explains how different social media can reinforce each other

The four ailments of academic writing and how to cure them
Nico Pizzolato - updated Mon 20 Apr 2020 07:06
Some golden tips on how to improve your academic writing

How to avoid a desk-reject in seven steps [1/8]
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 12 Apr 2020 10:40
Introduces a 7-step process to increase your chances of getting your paper into the review process

How to find your next research project?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 8 Apr 2020 17:51
Provides suggestions on how to find new and interesting research projects

The four C's of getting cited
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 8 Apr 2020 17:50
Short summary of white paper explaining why competence, collaboration, care and communication help to realise the citation impact of your work

The four P's of getting published
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 8 Apr 2020 17:49
Short summary of white paper explaining how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers

Be proactive, resilient & realistic!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 6 Apr 2020 06:28
Argues that as an academic you are an independent professional shaping your own career

Social Media in Academia (6): Twitter
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 27 Mar 2020 09:02
Provides recommendations on how to get the best out of Twitter

Return to Meaning: A Social Science with Something to Say
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 25 Mar 2020 14:12
Gives my reflections on my Summer reading "Return to Meaning" and pleads for individual initiative in creating Positive Academia

Own your place in the world by writing a book
Nico Pizzolato - updated Tue 24 Mar 2020 17:23
A passionate plea to consider publishing a book at least once in your academic career

Fostering research impact through social media
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 16 Mar 2020 07:28
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.

Social media in Academia (5): ResearchGate
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 9 Mar 2020 07:30
Provides recommendations on how to get the most out of ResearchGate

Social Media in Academia (3): Google Scholar Profiles
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 25 Feb 2020 09:39
Provides recommendations on how to get the best out of Google Scholar Profiles

CYGNA: Negotiation workshop
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 15 Feb 2020 13:34
Reports on our 30th CYGNA meeting dealing with negotations styles

Social Media in Academia (2): Comparing the options
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 28 Jan 2020 09:43
General recommendations on how to use social media professionally

Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 10 Jan 2020 10:21
Discusses the phenomenon of predatory open access journals

The mystery of the phantom reference: a detective story
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 9 Jan 2020 09:42
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

Building your academic brand through engagement with social media
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 8 Jan 2020 19:28
Reports on my presentation at the Free University of Amsterdam

How to ensure your research achieves the impact it deserves
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 8 Jan 2020 19:28
Reports on my presentation at Tilburg University

How to ensure your paper achieves the impact it deserves?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 8 Jan 2020 19:27
Discusses the workflow I use to communicate a new paper

AIB RM-SIG: Research methods in International Business
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 7 Jan 2020 17:36
Listing of all recent articles published in Journal of International Business Studies dealing with methodological issues

Making your case for impact if you have few citations
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 1 Jan 2020 15:53
Provides advice on strategies to demonstrate impact with a very low citation level

Presenting your case for tenure or promotion?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 1 Jan 2020 15:50
Shows how to make your case for tenure or promotion by comparing your record to a relevant peer group

Why does my paper get a desk-reject time and again?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 26 Dec 2019 12:30
About the importance of joining the journal’s “conversation”

Social Media in Academia (4): LinkedIn
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 26 Dec 2019 11:22
Provides recommendations on how to get the best out of LinkedIn

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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