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Career history

Anne-Wil is Professor of International Management at Middlesex University, London and visiting Professor International Management at Tilburg University. Before joining Middlesex, she was Professor in International Management and a former Associate Dean Research at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Prior to Melbourne, she worked at the University of Bradford (UK), Maastricht University, the University of Tilburg, and the Open University (all in the Netherlands, her country of origin).

Research interests

Anne-Wil's research interests include international HRM, expatriate management, HQ-subsidiary relationships, cross-cultural management, the role of language in international business, and the international research process. In addition to her substantive research areas, Anne-Wil also has a keen research interest in issues relating to journal quality and research performance metrics. In this context she is the editor of the Journal Quality List and the provider of Publish or Perish, a software program that retrieves and analyses academic citations.


Anne-Wil is also the founder of CYGNA London, a network to promote interaction among female academics based in the London area and to provide a forum for learning, support, and networking. She tweets and blogs on a regular basis on all things academia.

For a full resume see: https://harzing.com/resume


  • Cultural Differences
  • Cross-Cultural Research
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Culture
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Management
  • Intercultural Management

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Research Output 1995 2019

Not all international assignments are created equal: HQ-subsidiary knowledge transfer patterns across types of assignments and types of knowledge

Duvivier, F., Peeters, C. & Harzing, A., Apr 2019, In : Journal of World Business. 54, 3, p. 181-190

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Knowledge transfer
International assignments

The internationalization of innovation towards the South: A historical case study of a global pharmaceutical corporation in China (1993–2017)

Zhao, S., Tan, H., Papanastassiou, M. & Harzing, A., Jan 2019, In : Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Multinational enterprises

Two new kids on the block: How do Crossref and Dimensions compare with Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, Scopus and the Web of Science?

Harzing, A., Jul 2019, In : Scientometrics. 120, 1, p. 341-349

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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How to make career advancement in Economics more inclusive

Harzing, A-W., Vinkenburg, C. & van Engen, M., 1 Nov 2018, In : Economisch Statistische Berichten. 103, 4767s, p. 42-48 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
Local interaction

Prizes / Recognition

Fellow of the Academy of International Business

Anne-Wil Harzing (Recipient), 15 Apr 2018

Prize: Fellowship

International business
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International management
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