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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

Social media - caring in a shared world (3): Online identity reconstruction
16 May 2022 - Christa Sathish
How and why to reconstruct your online identity when using social networking sites professionally

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

CYGNA: Supervising and being supervised
02 May 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 46th CYGNA meeting in which we discussed our experiences of PhD supervision, both from a student and from a supervisor perspective

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

PoP 8 new features (15): Training resources
18 Apr 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 15 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

Friends and co-authors
11 Apr 2022 - Siân Stephens
On the joys of working with friends as co-authors

PoP 8 new features (14): Transparency & replicability
07 Apr 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 14 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

Forever young? University age in the Times Higher Education Young Universities ranking
04 Apr 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Queries whether the THE Young ranking is taking the definition of young a little too far

PoP 8 new features (13): Command line tools
31 Mar 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 13 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

Social media - caring in a shared-world (2): Authentic Identity
28 Mar 2022 - Christa Sathish
How to develop an authentic identity when using social networking sites professionally

PoP 8 new features (12): Facilitate repeated searching
24 Mar 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 12 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

Academic promotion tips (6) - Craft your career narrative
21 Mar 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Last of a six-part blogpost series on how to write an effective application for promotion in academia

PoP 8 new features (11) Google Scholar - include/exclude stray citations and patents
17 Mar 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 11 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

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

PoP 8 new features (10): Google Scholar - limitation of the number of search results
10 Mar 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 10 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

Academic promotion tips (5) - Evidence your impact in Leadership & Service
07 Mar 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Fifth of a six-part blogpost series on how to write an effective application for promotion in academia

PoP 8 new features (9): Google Scholar - retrieval of citing works
03 Mar 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 9 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

CYGNA: One size doesn't fit all - Diversity of academic career paths
28 Feb 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 45th CYGNA meeting in which we discussed four alternative career paths in academia

PoP 8 new features (8): Google Scholar - DOI extraction
24 Feb 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 8 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

Academic promotion tips (4) - Evidence your impact in Teaching & Learning
21 Feb 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Fourth of a six-part blogpost series on how to write an effective application for promotion in academia

PoP 8 new features (7): Google Scholar - related works
17 Feb 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 7 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

CYGNA @EIBA Madrid 2021
14 Feb 2022 - Ciara O’Higgins
Report and pictures by members of the CYGNA network at the EIBA conference

PoP 8 new features (6): Improved search reports - basic or extended
10 Feb 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 6 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

Academic promotion tips (3) - Evidence your impact in Research & Engagement
07 Feb 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Third of a six-part blogpost series on how to write an effective application for promotion in academia

PoP 8 new features (5): Download and export of abstracts
03 Feb 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 5 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

Social media - caring in a shared-world (1): Self & others
31 Jan 2022 - Christa Sathish
How to develop care for others and as well as self-care when using social networking sites professionally

PoP 8 new features (4): Search for free full text version
27 Jan 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 4 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

Academic promotion tips (2) - Treat your application as a journal submission
24 Jan 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Second of a six-part blogpost series on how to write an effective application for promotion in academia

PoP 8 new features (3): New metric hA index
20 Jan 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 3 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

CYGNA: Secret Santa at the 2nd pandemic Christmas
17 Jan 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 44th CYGNA meeting with a Secret Santa Christmas celebration

Join us at Middlesex University - recruiting 2 new colleagues
14 Jan 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Announces two vacancies in the Department of Management, Leadership and Organization at Middlesex University

PoP 8 new features (2): New data-source PubMed
13 Jan 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Week 2 of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

Academic promotion tips (1) - Understand the process
10 Jan 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
First of a six-part blogpost series on how to write an effective application for promotion in academia

PoP 8 new features (1): New interface
06 Jan 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Start of a weekly announcement of new features of Publish or Perish version 8

IB Frontline interview: mentoring section
03 Jan 2022 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduces the third section of my IB Frontline interview talking about my role as a mentor and my top tips for early career researchers

CYGNA: Co-creating academic well-being
17 Dec 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 43th CYGNA meeting on the challenges and champions of academic well-being

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

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

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

IB Frontline interview: personal section
19 Nov 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduces the first section of my IB Frontline interview talking about my career journey, regrets and passions

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

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

How to digitally market yourself: a beginner's guide for students and academics
06 Nov 2021 - Christa Sathish
Handy tips and tricks to start building a digital presence

Publish or Perish version 8
31 Oct 2021 - David Adams
Introducing Publish or Perish release 8

CYGNA: The WHYs and HOWs of coaching
30 Oct 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 42nd CYGNA meeting on how you can incorporate coaching in an academic career as coacher and coachee

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

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

This little girl: message to my younger self
11 Oct 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Part of the Inspiring Girls International campaign in which women share their childhood ambitions

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

How to keep your Google Scholar Profile clean?
25 Sep 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains how to keep your Google Scholar profile up-to-date and prevent it from getting polluted

CYGNA: Writing a literature review paper: whether, what, and when?
19 Sep 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 41st CYGNA meeting on the challenge of publishing literature review papers

Middlesex University 2021 virtual writing boot-camp
11 Sep 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on the Summer 2021 virtual writing boot-camp and links to the slides and videos used

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

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 Linn Zhang

68th edition of the Journal Quality List online
04 Jul 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with updates for the Danish list, EJL, ABS and addition of Scopus CiteScore

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

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

CYGNA: Women management scholars leading REF impact case studies
13 Jun 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 40th CYGNA meeting with a focus on the (limited) role of women academics in REF impact case studies

Changing academic culture: one email at a time...
06 Jun 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how we can all contribute to making academia a nicer and kinder place to be

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

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

Social media in academia: Using LinkedIn in a mixed-method research design
17 May 2021 - Christa Sathish
Tips and tricks for research data collection through LinkedIn: survey and focus groups

Chairing a CYGNA meeting
10 May 2021 - Huong Nguyen
Huong Nguyen reflects on her enjoyable experience of chairing the 39th CYGNA meeting on ‘Climbing up the academic career ladder'

CYGNA: climbing up the academic career ladder
03 May 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 39th CYGNA meeting with a focus on career progression

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

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

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

Social Media in Academia: Using LinkedIn to promote your research
08 Apr 2021 - Christa Sathish
Tips and tricks for using LinkedIn to promote your 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

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

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

CYGNA: Resistance to gender equality in academia
15 Mar 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 38th CYGNA meeting dealing with one of the ultimate gender topics

Wives of the organization - 30 years on...
08 Mar 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Celebrating International Women's day with a reprint of a post on Anne Huff's classic treatise that has lost none of its potency

Doing IHRM research? Get inspired by these videos
28 Feb 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Collection of conference videos in the area of international HRM, expatriate management, and global mobility

CYGNA: Working in a Horizon-2020 project
19 Feb 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 37th CYGNA meeting dealing with research funding and working in large funded projects

"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%

Using Publish or Perish for meta-analyses
02 Feb 2021 - Vas Taras
Explains how to use Publish or Perish to conduct effective meta-analytic research

The changing usage of Publish or Perish over the years: where, why, when, what & who?
26 Jan 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Celebrating 15 years of Publish or Perish with an analysis of its usage over the years

Relevant & Impactful Research: From words to action - From outcome to process
19 Jan 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
My contribution to the CABS annual conference in November 2020

We need a different kind of superhero: improving gender diversity in academia
12 Jan 2021 - Jill A. Gould
Collects the resources developed for the 2020 AoM symposium on creating gender inclusive academic environments

CYGNA: REF and Christmas during a pandemic
05 Jan 2021 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 36th CYGNA meeting with a presentation on REF and A Christmas celebration

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

CYGNA: The wonderful world of book publishing
12 Dec 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 35th CYGNA meeting with three publishers discussing textbooks, research books and practice books

Sabbatical at Middlesex University London: a story of swans and unicorns
05 Dec 2020 - Heejin Kim
Heejin's wonderful reflections on her one-year stay in the UK

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

How to create a sustainable academic career
21 Nov 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on Martyna Sliwa's presentation on career progression in the UK higher education environment

CYGNA: How do I keep my job (in academia) in uncertain times?
13 Nov 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 34rd CYGNA meeting discussing jobs losses in higher education in COVID-19 times

How to improve your research impact: YouTube series
06 Nov 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Collates eighteen mini-videos on how to improve your research impact, based on a presentation at Middlesex University

CYGNA: Female leadership in Higher Education
29 Oct 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 33rd CYGNA meeting - our first in a full academic year of online meetings

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

Join us at Middlesex - recruiting 4 new colleagues!
23 Oct 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Announces a major recruitment round for the Department of Managment, Leadership and Organization at Middlesex University

Why do I need to write a letter to the editor? [8/8]
16 Oct 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
The last step in the submission process is an important means to "sell" your paper to the journal

How to measure research impact: YouTube series
09 Oct 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Collates twelve mini-videos on measuring research impact based on an interview with Vas Taras

What do you cite? Using references strategically [7/8]
03 Oct 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows you how references can save you hundreds of words and position your paper

Looking for multilingual PoP support resources?
25 Sep 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides a list of videos on using Publish or Perish in a variety of languages

Conclusions: last impressions count too! [6/8]
18 Sep 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Last but not least: conclusions are a crucial part of your paper's key message

Your introduction: first impressions count! [5/8]
11 Sep 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
What are the elements of an effective introduction: context, importance and interest

Middlesex University 2020 virtual writing boot-camp
04 Sep 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on the Summer 2020 virtual writing boot-camp and links to the slides used

AoM 2020 online - my second virtual conference
14 Aug 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Brief report on the AoM virtual conference in August 2020

2nd CYGNA Global Virtual Meeting: MBTI & Stress
16 Jul 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 32nd CYGNA meeting - our second virtual meeting discussing stress trigger factors for different MBTI types

AIB 2020 Online - my first virtual conference
11 Jul 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Brief report on the AIB virtual conference in July 2020

67th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
04 Jul 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with updates for the Danish list, HCRES and CNRS

Writing your abstract: not a last-minute activity [4/8]
28 Jun 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains what needs to be included in an effective abstract

LIS-Bibliometrics 10th anniversary event: The Future of Research Evaluation
21 Jun 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Listing of all video recordings at the LIS-Bibliometrics 10th year anniversary conference

Your title: the public face of your paper [3/8]
14 Jun 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates how to create a good title through an iterative process

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

How many references is enough?
30 May 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Some reflections on why more references isn't always better, but how strategic referencing might help

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

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

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

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

Social Media in Academia (8): Putting it all together
27 Apr 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
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
20 Apr 2020 - Nico Pizzolato
Some golden tips on how to improve your academic writing

Social media in Academia (7): Blogging
13 Apr 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides recommendations on how to start with blogging

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

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

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

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

Join us at Middlesex - Recruiting 11 new colleagues!
19 Mar 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Announces a major recruitment round for the Department of Managment, Leadership and Organization at Middlesex University

Introducing online teaching as a response to COVID-19: Lessons from our experience
13 Mar 2020 - Katsuhiko Yoshikawa
A very useful personal reflection on experiences with online lecturing

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

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

Social Media in Academia (4): LinkedIn
27 Feb 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides recommendations on how to get the best out of LinkedIn

66th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
21 Feb 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with 2019 ABDC update

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

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

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

You can’t be known if you don’t interact!
03 Feb 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Seminar by Axele Giroud at Middlesex on networking and external engagement for academic success

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

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

Social Media in Academia (1): Introduction
16 Jan 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
An introduction into my 8-part blogpost series on social media

New: Publish or Perish now also exports abstracts
12 Jan 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduces a new Publish or Perish feature: exporting of publication abstracts

Be proactive, resilient & realistic!
07 Jan 2020 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Argues that as an academic you are an independent professional shaping your own career

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

EIBA Leeds: IB in a Confused World Order
19 Dec 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A report on the EIBA conference at Leeds University in December 2019

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

CYGNA: Work intensification, well-being and career advancement
08 Dec 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 29th CYGNA meeting dealing with workloads and work intensification

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

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

Leading with Kindness: one of 50 Leading Lights in UK
22 Nov 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my 2019 election of one of the 50 Leading Lights in the UK for leading with kindness

Open Syllabus Explorer: evidencing research-based teaching?
15 Nov 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reviews how the Open Syllabus Project can help academics to understand their impact on teaching and find the best textbook for their course

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

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

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 Linn Zhang

GEM&L: Translation in International Business & Management
27 Oct 2019 - Natalie Wilmot
Guest post by Natalie Wilmot reporting on the 2019 GEM&L conference in Sheffield

AIB RM-SIG: Research methods in International Business
21 Oct 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Listing of all recent articles published in Journal of International Business Studies dealing with methodological issues

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

CYGNA's 5 year anniversary: MDX writing boot-camp
11 Oct 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on the Middlesex writing bootcamp for CYGNA members - a full day even to celebrate our 5th anniversary

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

Strategies for Publishing Pedagogical Research
29 Sep 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on a seminar by David Boud at Middlesex University on the 2nd of July 2019

How to use Publish or Perish effectively?
25 Sep 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Presents the slides of a Bibliometrics Summer School session in July 2019

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

Middlesex University Summer 2019 writing boot-camp
14 Sep 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on the Summer 2019 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used

AIB Copenhagen: JIBS silver medal and AIB Fellowship
08 Sep 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A belated report on the AIB conference at Copenhagen Business School in June 2019

Publish or Perish version 7
02 Sep 2019 - David Adams
Introducing Publish or Perish release 7

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

65th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
22 Jul 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the June 2019 CNRS update and the June 2019 FNEGE update

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

CYGNA: Internationalisation of Japanese academia
28 Jun 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 27th CYGNA meeting with presentations on internationalisation of academia and a social media clinic

How to create a successful academic career: AIB - Ask, Invest & Believe
22 Jun 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Write-up of my contribution to a conference panel on career strategies at the 2017 AIB-UKI meeting in Birmingham

CV of failures
15 Jun 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains why rejection and failure are a normal part of an academic career and not something to hide or be embarrassed about

Writing laudations or obituaries?
08 Jun 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates how to ensure you get comprehensive coverage of an academic's work when writing laudations or obituaries

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 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

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

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

Finding a Unicorn? Research funding in Business & Management research
05 May 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains why university administrators need to be realistic in the amount of research funding they can expect Business School academics to generate

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

"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

How to hold on to your sanity in academia
11 Apr 2019 - Steffi Siegert
Steffi Siegert's powerful contribution that sums up everything that women can be facing in academia

CYGNA: Life-long learning in academia
03 Apr 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 25th CYGNA meeting with presentations on an Erasmus visit and participation in the Aurora program

When to say no?
25 Mar 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Criteria for saying no: Just because you can do something doesn't mean you always should do something

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

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

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

A tribute to Thomas Hippler (1972-2018)
21 Feb 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduces an academic reflections and personal messages book to celebrate Thomas Hippler and his work

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

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

CYGNA: Big Data in the Social Sciences
04 Feb 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 24th CYGNA meeting with expert introductions into big data in the social sciences and the gender aspects of artificial intelligence

64th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
02 Feb 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the November 2018 CNRS update

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

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

Fostering research impact through social media
03 Jan 2019 - Anne-Wil Harzing
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.

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

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

CYGNA: Understand your co-author(s) & yourself with MBTI
07 Dec 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 23rd CYGNA meeting with a certified MBTI trainer

How to promote your research achievements without being obnoxious?
01 Dec 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides some quick and easy to implement tips on how to promote your academic work

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

Google Scholar Profiles: the good, the bad, and the better
24 Nov 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides a detailed discussion of how to use Google Scholar Profiles most effectively

How to ensure your research achieves the impact it deserves
17 Nov 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentation at Tilburg University

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

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

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

CYGNA: Internal versus External promotion
11 Oct 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 22nd CYGNA meeting with a presentation giving tips for internal and external promotion applications

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

STI conference Leiden: metrics vs peer review
01 Oct 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
An extensive report on the conference, my presentation on the REF and gender initiatives

Tips for promotion applications [4/4]
22 Sep 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
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]
15 Sep 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
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]
08 Sep 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
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

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

Internal versus external promotion [1/4]
01 Sep 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
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

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

63rd edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
29 Jul 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the June 2018 CNRS update

Middlesex University Summer 2018 writing boot-camp
26 Jul 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on the Summer 2018 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used

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

CYGNA: Resource collection for the summer holidays
25 Jun 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Collates resources for all CYGNA meetings beween mid 2014 and mid 2018

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

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

CYGNA: Careers, mobility and belonging: foreign women academics in the UK
02 Jun 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 15th CYGNA meeting with a special emphasis on the challenges for female foreign academics in the UK

How to write for US journals with non-US data
28 May 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Summarizes an editorial by Carol Kulik that explains how to position your research for an international reader

CYGNA: Women academics in Australia and France
21 May 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on various CYGNA meetings with the theme of working in foreign countries

Building your academic brand through engagement with social media
18 May 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentation at the Free University of Amsterdam

How to keep up-to-date with the literature, but avoid information overload?
14 May 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides tips on how to keep up-to-date without getting lost in social media overload

CYGNA: Publishing in Management, Psychology and International Business
09 May 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on various CYGNA meetings with the general theme of publishing

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

WAIB Panel: Academic career strategies for women in the UK
01 May 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on a WAIB Panel at the AIB-UKI meeting in Birmingham April 2018

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

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

How to merge “stray citation" records?
10 Apr 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains how to merge different occurrences of a paper in Publish or Perish

Elected as AIB Fellow
06 Apr 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Announces the news of my election as AIB Fellow

62nd edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
03 Apr 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the 2018 ABS update

CYGNA: Be nice AND get the corner office
02 Apr 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 21st CYGNA meeting with an emphasis on negotiating your employment conditions

Publishing in Management Education Journals
28 Mar 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Report on a seminar by Jon Billsberry at Middlesex University on the 5th of March 2018

Where to submit your paper? Compare journals by impact
20 Mar 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how to use Publis or Perish to compare journals by impact

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

CYGNA: Working effectively with support staff in academia
06 Mar 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 18th CYGNA meeting with a presentation on working with support staff and a discussion of boundaryless careers

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

61st edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
23 Feb 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the 2017 CNRS update and the 2018 HCERES update

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

Useful resources when preparing for journal submission
13 Feb 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Presents some key resources to improve your chances of successful publication

CYGNA: Secondary data sources and research portfolios
07 Feb 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 19th CYGNA meeting with presentations about working with secondary data sources and balancing your research portfolio

Take care of the little ants
29 Jan 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
One of the most funny and sad stories about office politics I have ever read

Middlesex University Winter 2018 writing boot-camp
24 Jan 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on the Winter 2018 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used

How to ensure your paper achieves the impact it deserves?
15 Jan 2018 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Discusses the workflow I use to communicate a new paper

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

When are theories (not) interesting?
13 Dec 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A spirited account of what distinguishes interesting theories from non-interesting ones

Making your case for impact if you have few citations
27 Nov 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides advice on strategies to demonstrate impact with a very low citation level

Publish or Perish version 6
15 Nov 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduces Publish or Perish release 6 and its new data sources

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

What is that conference networking thing all about?
01 Nov 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reflections on the importance of networking in academia and tips on how to do it

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

Is Google Scholar flawless? Of course not!
01 Oct 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reviews the major limitations of Google Scholar

Citation analysis: Tips for Deans and other administrators
25 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides recommendations for Deans and senior administrators for fair and equitable research evaluation

Bank error in your favour? How to gain 3,000 citations in a week
21 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how I gained 3,000 citations in a week through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

The four C's of getting cited
18 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Short summary of white paper explaining why competence, collaboration, care and communication help to realise the citation impact of your work

60th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
14 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the 2017 CNRS update and the 2017 Danish ministry update

How to import ISI and Scopus data in Publish or Perish?
11 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates how Web of Science and Scopus data can be imported into Publish or Perish

Even my errata are valued publications! Yes, really...
07 Sep 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Another illustration of the hillarious invitations by predatory journals

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

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

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

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

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

The distinctiveness of European management scholarship
12 Jun 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About common sense scholarship that prefers artistic rigour over technical rigour

Gender and geographical diversity in the JIBS editorial board: an update
06 Jun 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Announces an update of white paper on editorial board diversity

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

Why metrics can (and should?) be used in the Social Sciences
26 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentation presented at "The Future of Research Assessment Peer Review vs. Metrics"

Experimental research in IB: Presenting at CERIB Kingston
26 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentation at the launch of CERIB (Centre for Experimental Research in International Business)

CYGNA: Building your academic brand through social media
24 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on our 16th CYGNA meeting with two presentations on social media in academia

How to address other academics by email?
18 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides suggestions on the best way to address academics by email

How to conduct a longitudinal literature review?
11 May 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows you how to do a longitudinal literature review with Publish or Perish

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

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

59th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
24 Apr 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the 2016 FNEGE update and the 2017 HCRES update

How to conduct searches with Microsoft Academic
18 Apr 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains how to use Microsoft Academic as a new data source in Publish or Perish

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

Bibliometrics in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
27 Mar 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentation at a workshop in March 2017 organised by the UK LIS-Bibliometrics group

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

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

58th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
11 Mar 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the 2016 ABDC update and the new FT50 ranking

Last impressions count too! The importance of conclusions
08 Mar 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Warns against ending your academic article with your study's limitations

Google Scholar is a serious alternative to Web of Science
28 Feb 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Argues that Google Scholar needs to be treated as a serious alternative data source for citation analysis

Publish or Perish: Realising Google Scholar's potential to democratise citation analysis
20 Feb 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on a presentation at the Google Scholar Day: Changing current evaluation paradigms

Web of Science: How to be robbed of 10 years of citations in one week!
15 Feb 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how I was "robbed" of citations through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

Using Publish or Perish to do a literature review
07 Feb 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows you how to do a comprehensive literature review with publish or perish

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

Want to impress at an academic job interview?
24 Jan 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows you how to use PoP do some intelligence gathering to make a good impression at a job interview

Publish or Perish General Search - a Swiss Army Knife?
17 Jan 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Lists five little known things you can do with the PoP General Citation Search

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

Submit to only one journal at a time
03 Jan 2017 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About good practices in journal submission

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

Where to submit your paper? Which journals publish on your topic
14 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how to use Publish or Perish to find out which journals publish on your topic

Benchmarking research performance
09 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentation at the EFMD Research Leadership Programme

Measuring the impact of academic research: Best practices and open questions
09 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on a workshop at Birkbeck University in December 2016

The four P's of getting published
08 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Short summary of white paper explaining how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers

Twenty-three articles with free publisher access
04 Dec 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Alerts reader to free access of official publisher versions of my articles

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

Presenting your case for tenure or promotion?
23 Nov 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how to make your case for tenure or promotion by comparing your record to a relevant peer group

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

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

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

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

How to write successful funding applications?
02 Nov 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides ten tips for successful funding applications

Publish or Perish version 5
28 Oct 2016 - David Adams
Introduces Publish or Perish release 5 and gives a historic overview of its development

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

Please don't respond to the entire mailing list
21 Oct 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About the irritating email behaviour of sending a personal response to hundreds of addressees

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

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

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

How to address your lecturer?
29 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows how countries differ in their expected way of address for teachers

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

Meeting an official guest or your academic hero?
15 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows you how to prepare for any academic meeting in 5-10 minutes

Replication study gives thumbs up for the individual annual h-index
15 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Applies the hIa index for a large sample of academics in the United Emirates

How to get listed on the ESI ranking of highly cited authors
08 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates how tongue-in-cheek papers might be taken seriously by naive (or desparate) academics

Would you ask a male academic the same question?
07 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Discusses the expectations of service-oriented behaviour by female academics

Publish or Perish tutorial now in book format
05 Sep 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Introduces the Publish or Perish tutorial: 80 easy tips to get the best out of the software

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

Reflections on norms for the h-index and related indices
23 Aug 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Uses Academy of Management and Academy of International Business Presidents to present aspirational norm scores

Sacrifice a little accuracy for a lot more comprehensive coverage
17 Aug 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
A prologue for a book on Google Scholar

Please be polite and considerate
28 Jul 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About the importance of appreciating academic volunteers

From h-index to hIa: The ins and outs of research metrics
20 Jul 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains two key research metrics and compares three sources of citation data: the Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar.

How to make your case for impact
13 Jul 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows you how to make your case for impact by comparing your papers to the journal average

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

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

Don't write mass emails (2): asking for help
30 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shows some typical student emails asking for help out of the blue

The Dean's disease: the Darker Side of Power
22 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Art Bedeian's hilarious and sobering paper about how power corrupts even Academic Deans

How to find your next research project?
16 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Provides suggestions on how to find new and interesting research projects

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

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

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

EURAM Meet the editors panel
04 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on a meet the editors panel at the 2016 EURAM conference

My first European Academy of Management conference
04 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Reports on my presentations at the EURAM 2016 conference on Language in Academia and the Future of Management Education & Research

Journal of Global Mobility Best EURAM paper
04 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Shea Fan's paper "The Benefits of Being Understood" won the best paper award of the standing track on Expatriation

Complex author questions: very easy!
01 Jun 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Details how to run author searches for multiple authors

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

Rocket Science? Networking and External Engagement for Academic Success
20 May 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Seminar by Axele Giroud at Middlesex presenting the reasons why networking and external engagement constitute complementary skills

Don't write mass emails (1): distributing your work
18 May 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Explains ineffective and effective ways to promote your published work

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

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

How to assess journal impact?
06 May 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Illustrates how Publish or Perish can be used to assess journal impact

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

Thank You: The most underused words in academia?
21 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About the importance of courtesy in email communications

Not a Post About Gender and Academia
20 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Heather Jeffrey interviews me for the Huffington post

57th edition of the Journal Quality List on-line
18 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
New version of the Journal Quality List with the 2016 Erasmus Journal List

Female academics: Wives of the organization?
14 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Describes how gendered interactions in the workplace subvert success for female academics

Babel in Business: The Role of Language in International Business
14 Apr 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
My inaugural lecture at Middlesex University, Wednesday 13 April 2016

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

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

Looking for John Smith? About author disambiguation
24 Mar 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
Details how users of Publish or Perish can disambiguate authors

Why does my paper get a desk-reject time and again?
18 Mar 2016 - Anne-Wil Harzing
About the importance of joining the journal’s “conversation”

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

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