Are our referencing errors undermining our scholarship and credibility? The case of expatriate failure rates

AW Harzing*

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Abstract

Using a citation network of 60 references on expatriate failure rates, I demonstrate how commonplace is the violation of the principles for good academic referencing. Inappropriate references undermine scholarship and its credibility. In the case of expatriate failure rates, miscitation has promoted a firmly entrenched myth unsubstantiated by any empirical evidence. I discuss the implications of referencing errors for academics and practitioners and demonstrate how these errors can be avoided.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-148
JournalJournal of Organizational Behavior
Volume23
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2002
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • THEORY-BASED FRAMEWORK
  • INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS
  • JAPANESE MULTINATIONALS
  • UNITED-STATES
  • AMERICAN
  • MANAGERS
  • SELECTION
  • ADJUSTMENT
  • WORK
  • DIMENSIONS

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