88 pages tagged "research focus"

Language in International Business: A review and agenda for future research
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 31 Dec 2020 14:37
A new online paper reviewing 264 articles on language in IB

Web resources: working in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 31 Dec 2020 11:05
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.

How you see me, How you don't
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 31 Dec 2020 08:53
Does ethnic similarity help or hinder in the relationship between expats and locals: a conceptual framework based on self-verification theory

Celebrating CYGNA: Supporting women in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 11 Dec 2020 10:43
A history of CYGNA's development to celebrate its 5th year and international women's day

Language & HRD: Keynote at Taipei AHRD conference
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 25 Nov 2020 21:13
Reports on my week-long visit to Taiwan in 2013, the closest I ever came to being a VIP

Four seasons in one day? On the fluidity of identity in an era of global mobility
Ling Eleanor Zhang - updated Thu 19 Nov 2020 15:18
Highlights the key findings of the exciting work on identity negotiation strategies by one of my former PhD students Linn Zhang

Citation analysis for the Social Sciences: metrics and data-sources
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 12 Nov 2020 15:14
Argues that a fair and inclusive cross-disciplinary comparison of research performance is possible using Google Scholar and the hIa metric

Compete or cooperate: does it depend on the language?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 1 Nov 2020 18:55
Shows how using the English language might prime competitive behaviour

Managing expatriates' identity: subtle desire, big impact
Shea Fan - updated Wed 28 Oct 2020 17:08
Highlights the key findings of the exciting work on ethnic identity and expatriation by one of my former PhD students Shea Fan

The double-edged sword of ethnic similarity for expatriates
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 24 Oct 2020 07:21
Introducing Shea Fan's work on the double-edged sword of ethnic similarity

Creating a supportive and collaborative research culture at Middlesex University Business School
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 19 Oct 2020 15:37
How supportive and collaborative research cultures can improve international research rankings

Middlesex University rising in the research rankings
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 19 Oct 2020 15:36
Quick summary of MDX's strongly improved position in three international research rankings

Intercultural Survey Research: Challenges & Solutions
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 14 Oct 2020 14:24
A new online paper on the challenges of international and cross-cultural survey research

Can we use Google Scholar to identify highly-cited documents?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 3 Oct 2020 13:16
Introducing my new article on Google Scholar with the Granada EC3 group

Proof over promise: a more inclusive ranking of academics
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 3 Oct 2020 13:15
Shows how using a different data source and different metrics completely changes the Dutch Economics top-40

Health warning: Might contain multiple personalities
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 3 Oct 2020 13:15
Shows how a lack of name disambiguation leads to serious distortion of the Essential Science Indicators

To rank or not to rank
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 3 Oct 2020 13:14
Gives an overview of my research in the field of journal rankings, university rankings and citation rankings

"Publier or perir": English in French academia
Anne Laure Humbert - updated Sat 3 Oct 2020 13:10
Guest post by Anne Laure Humbert on the role of English in French academia

Six Essential Science Indicators highly-cited papers
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 19 Sep 2020 15:48
Lists six of my papers that are Web of Science highly-cited papers, i.e. top 1% most cited in their fields

What makes an article highly cited?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 19 Sep 2020 15:08
Shows topic and author have a stronger influence on citations than journal outlet

Do countries specialise in particular research areas?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 12 Sep 2020 10:51
Applies theories of revealed comparative advantage and the competitive advantage of nations to academic disciplines

The bridging role of expatriates and inpatriates
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 8 Sep 2020 12:39
Illustrates how expatriates and inpatriates differ in terms of their roles in knowledge transfer to and from MNC headquarters

And then there were none: employee relations in marketising universities
Olga Kuznetsova - updated Tue 8 Sep 2020 12:39
Introduces CYGNA member Olga Kuznetsova's article on employee relations in hybrid organisations using a Univeristy and College Union archive

EURAM 2017: Famous scholars in expatriate studies
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 8 Sep 2020 12:30
Reports on my presentations at the EURAM 2017 conference and a symposium on famous scholars in expatriate studies

Hablas vielleicht un peu la mia language?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 8 Sep 2020 12:28
Systematically reviews the impact of language differences on the HQ-subsidiary relationship

Harzing.com blog 1 year old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 8 Sep 2020 12:27
Celebrating my blog's first anniversary with the top-10 most read blogs

An Australian "productivity boom"? ... or maybe just a database expansion?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 8 Sep 2020 12:26
Shows how difficult longitudinal bibliometric analyses are when database coverage changes

Replication studies: learning from failure and success
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 8 Sep 2020 12:24
Short commentary illustrating the importance of replication through two examples

The double-edged sword of ethnic similarity
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 8 Sep 2020 08:33
Introduces Shea Fan's work on ethnic identity confirmation in a Chinese host context

Country of origin matters for multinationals too
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 8 Sep 2020 08:25
Reviews my research on country-of-origin effects on MNCs over the last 15 years

What if fully agree doesn't mean the same thing across cultures?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 11:35
Explains how response style difference between countries can distort cross-national comparisons

Out now: International HRM, 5th Edition
Sebastian Reiche - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 11:30
Introducing the 5th edition of my textbook International Human Resource Management

R&D Internationalization to China: MNEs new favourite destination
Shasha Zhao - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:56
Shows how foreign MNEs transform low-value-adding operations in the South into high-value-adding R&D operations

How to manage multi-lingual teams?
Helene Tenzer - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:53
Discusses Helene Tenzer's exciting research about the challenges of multi-lingual teamwork

Mobility and gender matter in speed of promotion and development of career capital
Olga Ryazanova - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:49
Guest post by Olga Ryazanova about her AMLE article on mobility, gender and promotion

Challenges in International survey research: illustrations and solutions
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:46
Reviews my work on international mail surveys and response rates across countries

Microsoft Academic: Is the Phoenix getting wings?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:45
Compares citation coverage in the new Microsoft Academic with Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science

The benefits of being understood
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:23
Introducing Shea Fan's work on the role of ethnic identity confirmation in the relationship between expatriates and host country employees in China

Four waves of R&D internationalization: the South as a destination of R&D related FDI
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:23
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

Are referencing errors undermining our scholarship and credibility?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:23
Discusses how myths are created through careless referencing

Should we distance ourselves from the cultural distance concept?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:22
Argues IB research would do well to reconsider its fascination with distance measures

Harzing.com blog 2 years old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:19
Celebrating my blog's second anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs

Onto-Epistemology in Business and Management Research
Konstantinos Poulis - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:17
Why academics are (or should become) intellectuals, not technicians of research methods

Welcome to my blog!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:14
Introduction to Anne-Wil's blog

The golden triangle: standardization, localization or dominance?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:03
Illustrates the convergence to a world-wide best practice model for human resources

Not all international assignments are equal
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:03
A new online paper on how different types of international assignments transfer different types of knowledge

English as a Lingua Franca in Academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Sep 2020 10:00
Reports on my presentation at Manchester Metropolitan University

Subsidiaries down-under: victims of their geographical isolation?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:57
Systematically reviews the impact of geographical differences on the HQ-subsidiary relationship

Of bears, bumble-bees and spiders & who's in charge?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:56
Summarizes my research in the field of MNC staffing policies

Two new kids on the block: Crossref and Dimensions
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:56
Compares publication and citation coverage in the Crossref and Dimensions with Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, Scopus and Web of Science

Harzing.com blog 3 years old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:51
Celebrating my blog's third anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs

Is ISI misunderstanding the Social Sciences?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:46
Documents how ISI is inappropriately applying Science-based criteria to articles in the Social Sciences

New research monograph: Managing expatriates in China
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:45
Introducing my new research monograph with Linn Zhang and Shea Fan

Transfer of HR practices in multinational companies
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:40
Research by Barbara Myloni - my first PhD student - on local isomorphism versus internal consistency in multinationals

Why is learning the host country language important for expatriates?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:38
A new online paper on the impact of host country language learning on expatriate local relationships in China

Everything you always wanted to know about impact...
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:35
Book chapter providing a quick overview of the what, why, how and where of research impact

CYGNA: Gender researchers meeting
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:35
Reports on our 20th CYGNA meeting with a presentation on work-life balance

Language barriers in multinational companies
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:34
Reviews my research on the role of language in MNCs between 2003 and 2013

Of Ostriches, Frogs, Birds and Lizards
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:26
New online paper with Chenchen Li and Linn Zhang on cultural identity negotation strategies

Microsoft Academic is one year old: the Phoenix is ready to leave the nest
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:25
The third of my trilogy of papers on Microsoft Academic reporting on its coverage one year after its re-launch

The importance of context in International Business
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:25
A critical analysis of the use of cultural distance in international business

Why are there so few female Economics professors?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:19
Short summary of my article in Economisch Statistiche Berichten on gender bias and meritocray in academia

The many benefits of a shared language in multinationals
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:18
Reports on a study outlining the relationship between shared language and knowledge flows

Work and Family Life of Academics
Bianca Stumbitz - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 23:17
Reports on a seminar organized by Middlesex's Gender & Diversity cluster

How social & behavioural science can support COVID-19 pandemic response
Valerio Capraro - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 12:24
Introduces a very timely paper on the role of social and behavioural research in the current crisis

Australian research output in Economics & Business: quantity over quality?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 6 Sep 2020 12:20
Shows the discrepancy between research productivity and research impact for Australian research in Economics & Business

Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 5 Sep 2020 14:49
Short summary of white paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 26 Aug 2020 17:13
Discusses the phenomenon of predatory open access journals

CYGNA: Social network analysis and managing large research teams
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 7 Aug 2020 08:46
Reports on our 17th CYGNA meeting with presentations about social network analysis and managing large research teams

MNC entry mode: it is not just about choice!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 6 Aug 2020 13:47
Reviews my research on entry mode choice including some unpublished work on management of different entry modes

Trailblazers of diversity: editors and editorial board diversity
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 29 Jul 2020 09:03
Documents my research with Isabel Metz on gender and international diversity in editorial boards

EIBA panel: New Avenues for IB Research in the Digital Era
Dorota Piaskowska - updated Tue 26 May 2020 18:26
Report on a panel on IB & Technology on the EIBA conference at Leeds University in December 2019

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

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

Testing key IB typologies: Bartlett & Ghoshal and Gupta & Govindarajan
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Introduces my research on testing two of the most well-known typologies in International Business

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

Microsoft Academic (Search): a Phoenix arisen from the ashes?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Assesses Microsoft Academic coverage through a detailed comparison with Google Scholar, the Web of Science, and Scopus

Saturday night fever during a pandemic
Michela Vecchi - updated Fri 1 May 2020 15:59
Discusses research on the positive effects of dance on physical health, cognition and well-being

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

Experimental research and Nvivo
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 8 Apr 2020 17:48
Reports on Luisa Pinto's Erasmus visit to Middlesex University with seminars on experimental research and Nvivo

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

Global Supply Chain Responsibility: Traceability and the resource orchestration perspective
Andrea Werner - updated Tue 24 Mar 2020 17:23
Reports on a seminar organized by Middlesex's Business Ethics, CSR and Governance Research Cluster

Let's get emotional: the use of films in teaching tourism
Hyung yu Park - updated Tue 24 Mar 2020 17:23
Hyung highlights the key findings of her exciting work on using films and critical pedagogy in a tourism context

Alice Eagly: Gender stereotypes have changed but the changes are surprising
Bianca Stumbitz - updated Mon 16 Dec 2019 08:56
Reports on a seminar organized by Middlesex's Gender & Diversity cluster

Action Intent: Getting closer to leadership behavior in 22 countries
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 15 Oct 2019 15:58
New book chapter on how "close-to-action" leadership scenarios can be used to study leadership across cultures

Experimental research in international management
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 15 Oct 2019 15:18
New book chapter on how experimental research can advance language research in international management

Untwisting tongues: Language research in International Management
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 7 Oct 2019 14:33
Reports on a panel session at the Academy of International Business in Copenhagen

Gender bias and meritocracy: How to make career advancement in Economics more inclusive
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 27 May 2019 11:24
Part of a Dossier on Women in Economics published in Economisch Statistische Berichten