52 blog postings January 2018 - December 2018

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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 Statistische Berichten on gender bias and meritocracy 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 about a new paper

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

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