Transcending the (non)sense of academic rankings
In 2009 Nancy Adler and I published a paper in the Academy of Management Learning and Education dealing with the problematic nature of academic ranking systems.
- Adler, N.; Harzing, A.W. (2009) When Knowledge Wins: Transcending the sense and nonsense of academic rankings, The Academy of Management Learning & Education, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 72-95. Available online... - Publisher's version - Related blog post - Winner of the 2009 AMLE Outstanding article of the year award and the 2019 AMLE Decade Award, free download courtesy of AoM - ESI top 1% most Highly Cited Paper
To my considerable surprise it became one of my most highly cited papers, quite ironic for a paper dealing with the problematic nature of research evaluation. The paper even went on to win the AMLE Outstanding article of the year award and - in 2019 - the AMLE Decade Award.
For my most recent article with Nancy Adler dealing with the phenomenon of predatory open access journals, please see: Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day.
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Anne-Wil Harzing is Professor of International Management at Middlesex University, London and visiting professor of International Management at Tilburg University. She is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business, a select group of distinguished AIB members who are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the scholarly development of the field of international business. In addition to her academic duties, she also maintains the Journal Quality List and is the driving force behind the popular Publish or Perish software program.