117 pages tagged "research focus"

Why are there so few female Economics professors?
11 Nov 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Short summary of my article in Economisch Statistische Berichten on gender bias and meritocracy in academia

Working in academia
08 Apr 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Container page of resources related to working in academia

Harzing.com blog posts by theme
19 Sep 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Thematic overview of blog posts and resources

Performance in the workplace: what’s dance got to do with it?
13 Jun 2022 - Michela Vecchi
Summarizes a recent study on the effect of dance on well-being and productivity at work

Celebrating CYGNA: Supporting women in academia
08 Mar 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A history of CYGNA's development to celebrate its 5th year and international women's day

Of bears, bumble-bees and spiders & who's in charge?
26 May 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Summarizes my research in the field of MNC staffing policies

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Harzing.com blog 3 years old!
15 Mar 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Celebrating my blog's third anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs

Harzing.com blog 5 years old!
22 Mar 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Celebrating my blog's fifth anniversary with a recap of the most read blogs

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

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

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

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

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

Harzing.com blog 2 years old!
12 Mar 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Celebrating my blog's second anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs

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

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

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

Harzing.com blog 4 years old!
22 Mar 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Celebrating my blog's fourth anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs

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

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

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

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

New research monograph: Managing expatriates in China
02 Jan 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introducing my new research monograph with Ling Zhang and Shea Fan

How you see me, How you don't
26 Feb 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Does ethnic similarity help or hinder in the relationship between expats and locals: a conceptual framework based on self-verification theory

Subsidiaries down-under: victims of their geographical isolation?
23 Apr 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Systematically reviews the impact of geographical differences on the HQ-subsidiary relationship

English as a Lingua Franca in Academia
07 May 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentation at Manchester Metropolitan University

Four waves of R&D internationalization: the South as a destination of R&D related FDI
29 Aug 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
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

Managing expatriates' identity: subtle desire, big impact
01 Nov 2018 - Shea Fan
Highlights the key findings of the exciting work on ethnic identity and expatriation by one of my former PhD students Shea Fan

Own your place in the world by writing a book
11 Dec 2018 - Nico Pizzolato
A passionate plea to consider publishing a book at least once in your academic career

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

Creating a supportive and collaborative research culture at Middlesex University Business School
15 Jan 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
How supportive and collaborative research cultures can improve international research rankings

The importance of context in International Business
24 Jan 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A critical analysis of the use of cultural distance in international business

Onto-Epistemology in Business and Management Research
15 Feb 2019 - Konstantinos Poulis
Why academics are (or should become) intellectuals, not technicians of research methods

"Publier or perir": English in French academia
20 Apr 2019 - Anne Laure Humbert
Guest post by Anne Laure Humbert on the role of English in French academia

Two new kids on the block: Crossref and Dimensions
11 May 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Compares publication and citation coverage in the Crossref and Dimensions with Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, Scopus and Web of Science

Mobility and gender matter in speed of promotion and development of career capital
17 May 2019 - Olga Ryazanova
Guest post by Olga Ryazanova about her AMLE article on mobility, gender and promotion

Everything you always wanted to know about impact...
02 Jun 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Book chapter providing a quick overview of the what, why, how and where of research impact

Of Ostriches, Frogs, Birds and Lizards
21 Sep 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New online paper with Chenchen Li and Ling Zhang on cultural identity negotation strategies

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

Alice Eagly: Gender stereotypes have changed but the changes are surprising
07 Nov 2019 - Bianca Stumbitz
Reports on a seminar organized by Middlesex's Gender & Diversity cluster

Global Supply Chain Responsibility: Traceability and the resource orchestration perspective
11 Nov 2019 - Andrea Werner
Reports on a seminar organized by Middlesex's Business Ethics, CSR and Governance Research Cluster

Middlesex University rising in the research rankings
02 Dec 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Quick summary of MDX's strongly improved position in three international research rankings

Let's get emotional: the use of films in teaching tourism
16 Dec 2019 - Hyung yu Park
Hyung highlights the key findings of her exciting work on using films and critical pedagogy in a tourism context

Work and Family Life of Academics
02 Jan 2020 - Bianca Stumbitz
Reports on a seminar organized by Middlesex's Gender & Diversity cluster

How social & behavioural science can support COVID-19 pandemic response
01 Apr 2020 - Valerio Capraro
Introduces a very timely paper on the role of social and behavioural research in the current crisis

Experimental research and Nvivo
07 Apr 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on Luisa Pinto's Erasmus visit to Middlesex University with seminars on experimental research and Nvivo

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

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

The double-edged sword of ethnic similarity for expatriates
27 Oct 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introducing Shea Fan's work on the double-edged sword of ethnic similarity

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

"Let them not make me a stone”- Repositioning Entrepreneurship
10 Feb 2021 - Andrea Werner
Sarah Dodd's thought-provoking seminar on repositioning entrepreneurship away from the 1%

Resources on doing a literature review
29 Mar 2021 - Tatiana Andreeva
Reviews a list of resources that provide advice on doing a literature review

Want to publish a literature review? Think of it as an empirical paper
23 Apr 2021 - Tatiana Andreeva
What to consider if you want to publish a literature review paper

Ambidexterity in MNC knowledge sourcing in emerging economies: a microfoundational perspective
30 Apr 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Announcing my new paper with Middlesex colleagues Mariana Dodourova and Shasha Zhao

What happens in the C-Suite after women break the glass ceiling?
31 May 2021 - Bianca Stumbitz
Reports on Corinne Post's exciting seminar on the impact of women in top management teams

Do you really want to publish your literature review? Advice for PhD students
20 Jun 2021 - Tatiana Andreeva
Why publishing your literature review as your first paper may not be a good idea

Hello from the other side: Reflections on a decade at the editor’s desk
26 Jun 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on David Collings' look behind the scenes of an editor's job in the Middlesex MLO seminar series

Intercultural Management in Practice: Expatriate identity
09 Aug 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Announces two new book chapter on expatriate identity with Shea Fan, Chenchen Li, and Ling Zhang

Research Methods in IB – Trends and Future Agenda
03 Oct 2021 - Jelena Cerar
Reports on an AIB 2021 conference panel on research methods in International Business

Research Academics as Change Makers - Opportunities and Barriers
13 Nov 2021 - Andrea Werner
Reports on a Middlesex panel discussion on creating external research impact

The ins and outs of experimental research in IB and Management
23 Oct 2021 - Carys Chan
Reports on two professional development workshops on experimental research at the 2021 AIB and IACMR conferences

No room at the top?
03 Sep 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how women’s underrepresentation in international assignments undermines both their own career progression to top management and firms’ competitive advantage

One size doesn't fit all: MNC knowledge sourcing in Bulgaria
17 Oct 2021 - Shasha Zhao
Shasha introduces our paper about MNC knowledge sourcing in emerging economies and reflects on her time at Middlesex University

Beyond ethnocentrism: why do MNCs send their nationals to subsdiaries?
02 Dec 2021 - Hyun-Jung Lee
Reframing our perspectives on "ethnocentric" staffing: a new article in Organization Studies

Literature review: Longitudinal
06 Feb 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Publish or Perish tutorial

Literature review: Key authors
06 Feb 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Publish or Perish tutorial

Gender bias and meritocracy: How to make career advancement in Economics more inclusive
03 Nov 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Part of a Dossier on Women in Economics published in Economisch Statistische Berichten

Four seasons in one day? On the fluidity of identity in an era of global mobility
01 Nov 2019 - Ling Eleanor Zhang
Highlights the key findings of the exciting work on identity negotiation strategies by one of my former PhD students Ling Zhang

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

CYGNA: Gender researchers meeting
22 Feb 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 20th CYGNA meeting with a presentation on work-life balance

From little seed to fully-grown tree: a paper development journey
09 May 2022 - Heejin Kim
A novice publisher providing a "behind the scenes" look at co-authoring for top journals

And then there were none: employee relations in marketising universities
05 Jul 2019 - Olga Kuznetsova
Introduces CYGNA member Olga Kuznetsova's article on employee relations in hybrid organisations using a Univeristy and College Union archive

Intercultural Survey Research: Challenges & Solutions
28 Feb 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A new online paper on the challenges of international and cross-cultural survey research

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

Beyond expatriation: How inpatriation supports subsidiary growth and performance
25 Apr 2022 - Heejin Kim
Telling the story of the background, motivation, and key findings of our study on inpatriation, subsidiary growth and performance

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

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

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

An Australian "productivity boom"? ... or maybe just a database expansion?
24 Jul 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how difficult longitudinal bibliometric analyses are when database coverage changes

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

Language barriers in multinational companies
20 Oct 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reviews my research on the role of language in MNCs between 2003 and 2013

Transfer of HR practices in multinational companies
18 Dec 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Research by Barbara Myloni - my first PhD student - on local isomorphism versus internal consistency in multinationals

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

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

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

Language effects in international mail surveys
10 Jun 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains how questionnaire language might influence the responses received in cross-cultural research

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

Experimental research in international management
15 Aug 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New book chapter on how experimental research can advance language research in international management

Country of origin matters for multinationals too
23 Jan 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reviews my research on country-of-origin effects on MNCs over the last 15 years

Testing key IB typologies: Bartlett & Ghoshal and Gupta & Govindarajan
07 Feb 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduces my research on testing two of the most well-known typologies in International Business

The golden triangle: standardization, localization or dominance?
02 Mar 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates the convergence to a world-wide best practice model for human resources

MNC entry mode: it is not just about choice!
28 Apr 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reviews my research on entry mode choice including some unpublished work on management of different entry modes

Not all international assignments are equal
05 Feb 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A new online paper on how different types of international assignments transfer different types of knowledge

Video resources: International HRM
17 Oct 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Regularly updated list of interesting video resources in the field of International HRM

CYGNA: Social network analysis and managing large research teams
16 Apr 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 17th CYGNA meeting with presentations about social network analysis and managing large research teams

IB Frontline interview: research section
10 Dec 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduces the second section of my IB Frontline interview talking about my research, creativity and the future of IB research

Turning ethnic similarity traps into social advantages
02 Apr 2021 - Shea Fan
Introducing Shea Fan's work on the double-edged sword of ethnic similarity, similarity traps and similarity advantages

How inpatriation supports subsidiary growth and performance
17 Nov 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introducing my paper with Heejin and Sebastian on how inpatriation contributes ot subsidiary capability building and evolution

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

Women and international careers - what are the bottlenecks?
23 May 2022 - María Bastida
Reports on a JGM BitBlog of our article on women’s underrepresentation in international assignments

Harzing.com blog 6 years old!
14 Mar 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Celebrating my blog's sixth anniversary with a recap of the most read blogs

Saturday night fever during a pandemic
03 May 2020 - Michela Vecchi
Discusses research on the positive effects of dance on physical health, cognition and well-being

Cultures & Institutions: country-of-origin effects in MNC “ethnocentric” staffing practices
16 Apr 2021 - Katsuhiko Yoshikawa
Introduces our new article in Organization Studies on reframing our perspectives on "ethnocentric" staffing

R&D Internationalization to China: MNEs new favourite destination
10 Oct 2018 - Shasha Zhao
Shows how foreign MNEs transform low-value-adding operations in the South into high-value-adding R&D operations

The rise of global inequality and multinational enterprises
24 May 2021 - Shasha Zhao
The role of MNEs in global inequality and avenues for future research

Out now: International HRM, 5th Edition
28 Nov 2018 - Sebastian Reiche
Introducing the 5th edition of my textbook International Human Resource Management

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