Publish or Perish 2021 - Literature

(May be subject to change; updated: January 2019)

This is a practice-based course involving a high degree of active student involvement. Therefore, there is a limited amount of compulsory readings and a larger list of suggested readings to pick from:


Compulsory readings:

ABS. (2018). Academic Journal Guide 2018 Methodology. London: Chartered Association of Business Schools.

Ahlstrom, D. (2015). Successful Publishing in Academic and Scientific Journals: Framing and Organizing the Scholarly Paper. International Journal of Higher Education Management, 2(1), 106-120.

Becker, H.S. (2007). Writing for Social Scientists. How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book or Article (2nd ed.). Chicago, Ill: The University of Chicago Press. 

Bem, D.J. (2003). Writing the Empirical Journal Article. Cornell University (google it) 

Macdonald, S. (2015).  Emperor’s new clothes: The reinvention of peer review as myth.  Journal of Management Inquiry, 24(3), 264-279.

Siddaway, A. P., Wood, A. M., & Hedges, L. V. (2019). How to Do a Systematic Review: A Best Practice Guide for Conducting and Reporting Narrative Reviews, Meta-Analyses, and Meta-Syntheses. Annual Review of Psychology, 70(1), 747-770.

Sikes, P. (2009). Will the real author come forward? Questions of ethics, plagiarism, theft and collusion in academic research writing. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 31, 13-24. 

Stewart, D. W. (2008). Academic publishing in marketing: best and worst practices. European Business Review, 20(5), 421-434. 

Summers, J. O. (2001). Guidelines for Conducting Research and Publishing in Marketing: From Conceptualiza­tion through the Review Process. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 29(4), 405-415. 

Wilkinson, A. (2015. The rules of the game: a short guide for PhD students and new academics on publishing in academic journals. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 52(1), 99-107.


Further recommended readings: 

Anderson, A.R. (2005). Enacted Metaphor: The Theatricality of the Entrepreneurial Process. International Small Business Journal, vol. 23(6): 587-603. 

Arlbjørn, J.S.; P.V. Freytag, and T. Damgaard (2008). The Beauty of Measurements. European Business Review, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 112-127. 

Baden-Fuller, C., F. Ravazzolo and T. Schweizer (2000). Making and Measuring Reputations: The Research Ranking of European Business Schools. Long Range Planning, 33 (2000) pp. 621-650. 

Booth, W.C.; G.G. Collombs; J.M. Williams (1995). The Craft of Research. Chicago, Ill.: The University of Chi­cago Press (chapt. 2, 7-9; 12-16). 

Brause, R.S. (2000). Writing Your Doctoral Dissertation. London and New York: Falmer Press (Chapt. 12 and 13). 

Brush, C. (2007). How to Avoid a Strike-out in the First Inning. In: Neergaard & Ulhøi (eds), Handbook of Qual­itative Research Methods in Entrepreneurship. Edward Elgar. 

Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Caligiuri, P., Andersson, U. & Brannen, M.Y. (2013). How to write articles that are relevant to practice. Journal of International Business Studies, 44, 285-289. 

Daft, R.L. (1995). Why I recommend that your manuscript be rejected and what you can do about it. In: Cum­mings, L.L. and P.J. Frost, 1995, Publishing in Organizational Sciences. London: Sage Publications, pp. 164-182 (ISBN: 0-8039-7144-3). 

Dunleavy, P. (2003). Authoring a PhD: how to plan, draft, write and finish a doctoral thesis or dissertation. New York: Macmillan (chapt. 5 and chapt. 9). 

Hart, C. (2006). Doing a Literature Review. Sage. 

Jesson, J.K., L. Matheson, F. Macey (2011). Doing Your Literature Review: Traditional and Systematic Tech­niques, Sage.

Echambadi, R, B. Campbell and R. Agarwal (2006). Encouraging Best Practice in Quantitative Management Re­search: An Incomplete List of Opportunities. Journal of Management Studies, 43:8, December. 

Macdonald, S. & Kam, J. (2009).  Publishing in top journals – A never-ending fad.  Scandinavian Journal of Management, 25, 221-224. 

Public Policy Group, LSE. (2011). Maximizing the impacts of your research: A handbook for social scientists. Consultation draft 3. London, UK: LSE Public Policy Group, London School of Economics and Political Science. Retrieved from 1/Handbook_PDF_for_the_LSE_impact_blog_April_2011.pdf

Riley, M.; R.C. Wood; M.A. Clark; E. Wilkie; E. Szivas (2000). Researching and Writing Dissertations in Business and Management. Thomson Learning. 

Shah, Sonali K. and K. G. Corley (2006). Building Better Theory by Bridging the Quantitative-Qualitative Divide. Administrative Science Quarterly, 43:8, December. 

Sutton, R.I.; Straw, B.M. (1995). What theory is not. Administrative Science Quarterly, 40: 371-384