27 pages tagged "research integrity"

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

How to prevent burn-out? About staying sane in academia
12 May 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides twelve suggestions on how to prevent burn-out and keep your sanity

Do Google Scholar, Scopus and the Web of Science speak your language?
12 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Short summary of white paper on the coverage of non-English language publications in three major databases for citation analysis

Nancy Adler: Daring to Care
04 Oct 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Nancy Adler's inspirational papers on doing research that matters

Publish or Perish increases transparency in academic appointments
14 Oct 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates how PoP has been used to expose nepotism and incompetence

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

Transcending the (non)sense of academic rankings
02 Nov 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
When Knowledge Wins article features in AMLE virtual collection on Principles for Responsible Management Education

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

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

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

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

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

On academic life: collaborations and active engagement
19 Jun 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
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

The Ethical Professor
04 Sep 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides a short introduction to a book on ethical dilemmas in academic careers

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 phantom reference strikes again
28 Nov 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Update of a 2017 white paper that shows that - with over 500 citations - the phantom reference is alive and kicking

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

Top-50 most highly-cited academics in Business & Management worldwide
17 Dec 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Discusses a new individual ranking based on Scopus citations as well as some concrete suggestions for changing performance appraisal

Top-50 academics in Business & Management worldwide: new 2021 ranking
26 Nov 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Discusses a new individual ranking based on Scopus citations as well as some concrete suggestions for changing performance appraisal

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

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

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

Google Scholar as a new data source for citation analysis
06 Feb 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Documents the advantages and disadvantages of using Google Scholar as a source for citation analysis

Working with ISI data: Beware of categorisation problems
06 Feb 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
ISI appears to regularly misclassify journal articles containing original research into the "review" or "proceedings paper" category, rather than assigning them to the appropriate "article" category.

How to become an author of ESI Highly Cited Papers?
06 Feb 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Documents how unscrupulous predatory open access journals can distort citation counts

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