25 pages tagged "research integrity"

Are referencing errors undermining our scholarship and credibility?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 28 Jun 2020 13:00
Discusses how myths are created through careless referencing

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

Creating a supportive and collaborative research culture at Middlesex University Business School
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
How supportive and collaborative research cultures can improve international research rankings

Google Scholar as a new data source for citation analysis
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Documents the advantages and disadvantages of using Google Scholar as a source for citation analysis

How to become an author of ESI Highly Cited Papers?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Documents how unscrupulous predatory open access journals can distort citation counts

To rank or not to rank
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Gives an overview of my research in the field of journal rankings, university rankings and citation rankings

Is ISI misunderstanding the Social Sciences?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Documents how ISI is inappropriately applying Science-based criteria to articles in the Social Sciences

Transcending the (non)sense of academic rankings
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
When Knowledge Wins article features in AMLE virtual collection on Principles for Responsible Management Education

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

Trailblazers of diversity: editors and editorial board diversity
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 26 May 2020 13:53
Documents my research with Isabel Metz on gender and international diversity in editorial boards

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

Nancy Adler: Daring to Care
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 25 Mar 2020 14:14
Nancy Adler's inspirational papers on doing research that matters

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

Middlesex University rising in the research rankings
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 16 Feb 2020 12:57
Quick summary of MDX's strongly improved position in three international research rankings

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

Health warning: Might contain multiple personalities
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 30 Dec 2019 11:12
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
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

Australian research output in Economics & Business: quantity over quality?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 25 Oct 2019 12:57
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 Sun 8 Sep 2019 10:17
Short summary of white paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

The Ethical Professor
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:27
Provides a short introduction to a book on ethical dilemmas in academic careers

An Australian "productivity boom"? ... or maybe just a database expansion?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:26
Shows how difficult longitudinal bibliometric analyses are when database coverage changes

Working with ISI data: Beware of categorisation problems
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 27 May 2019 11:28
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.

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