When we hear the words academic misconduct, we usually think of individuals involved in plagiarism and other kinds of unethical scholarly behavior, and less often of organizations implicated in such affairs. Yet in recent years, universities have earned a reputation for ruthless manipulating figures to improve their positions in international rankings. Editors attempting to elevate […]
Is being at an early stage in one’s career a limiting factor in publishing high-impact articles? According to a recent study published in the Academy of Management Learning and Education – not at all.
This post chronicles a multi-year journey I embarked upon as a doctoral student: a journey to create a database of higher education journals and conferences (which you can find linked at the end of the post).
Many of us struggle with academic writing. Native English speakers or not, most of us spend a considerable time trying to put our thoughts together in a coherent and meaningful way, endlessly rewriting and rearranging our sentences and paragraphs, adjusting the argument for the journal of choice, choosing among references, and not least polishing the style and vocabulary and fixing the grammar. […]
Experienced scholars describe writing as joining conversations within a particular field of interest (Patriotta 2017). Having analyzed his experience of editing the Journal of Management Studies, Academy of Management Review, and Organization Studies, Gerardo Patriotta suggests that a text-building strategy has to start with the identification of a ‘good’ conversation that provides the baseline for a contribution. […]
Melissa Laufer and Meta Gorup, doctoral candidates at the Centre for Higher Education Governance Ghent (CHEGG) at Ghent University in Belgium, have recently published an article in which they present and analyze stories of international doctoral students who have decided to discontinue their studies. […]
You are half-way through your research and you are starting to think about the options you have regarding publishing. There are many journals out there, but how to tell which is the right one for your study? When it comes to journal publishing, one thing you need to consider is the audience. […]