All page and section numbers refer to this manual.(6th edition) includes scant information about how to cite document types common to business; in some cases there are different ways to interpret how to cite a specific item.
The manual does state that when it offers no examples for the type of document to be cited, then you should find the closest example and use it to build your citation, which is what we have done with this guide (see p. The important thing is to be consistent in the way you cite documents, and include information necessary for locating and identifying your source.
Using an example author James Mitchell, this takes the form: Articles differ from book citations in that the publisher and publisher location are not included.
For journal articles, these are replaced with the journal title, volume number, issue number and page number.
The alphabetical list of references that appears at the end of your paper contains more information about all of the sources you have used allowing readers to refer to them, as needed.
This guide is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed., and gives citation examples for various sources commonly used in business.
Authors can be individuals or groups/organizations (e.g., Google, inc. Order of references in the reference list is alphabetical, by the name of the group, or the last name of an individual author (Rule 6.25, p. If there is no author available, use the title as the author in alphabetical order.
181) For an individual author's first name use only initials: 'Smith, J.', not 'Smith, Jennifer'. If there is no date of publication, use the abbreviation (n.d.).
Number all pages consecutively, beginning with the title page, in Arabic numerals (e.g., 4, not IV) in the upper right-hand corner (Rule 8.03, p. You need to cite and document any sources that you have consulted, even if you presented the ideas from these sources in your own words.
You need to cite to identify other people's ideas and information used within your essay and to inform the reader of your paper where they should look if they want to find the same sources.