Introduction to Graduate Studies

In the Module 1 Case, you will be exploring the online library. After you have located several books and journal articles in the library, you will provide the information requested (e.g., end reference, in-text citation, etc.).

Required Reading

The following resources will help you to complete the Case:

APA guide – In-text citations and end referencing. (2015). Trident University International.

Distinguishing scholarly from non-scholarly periodicals: A checklist of criteria: Scholarly. (2015). Cornell University Library. Retrieved from http://guides.library.cornell.edu/c.php?g=31867&p=201759

Library help – Part 1. (2015). Trident University International. Retrieved from https://mytlc.trident.edu/files/library_help_part_1.pdf

Library help – Part 2. (2015). Trident University International. Retrieved from https://mytlc.trident.edu/files/library_help_part_2.pdf

Case Assignment

PART A: Books

Go to the library, find the following books, and provide the information requested:

  1. Ronald R. Sims. Authored in 2002. Publisher is “Greenwood Publishing Group.” Title: Teaching Business Ethics for Effective Learning. City of publication is Westport, CT. Book available found in the EBSCO ebook Academic Collection.
    1. What is the proper end reference – using APA Style – for this book?
    2. What is the title of Chapter 8?
    3. Provide the first sentence under the “Introduction” section of Chapter 3 (page 33). Then, using proper APA Style, cite this sentence in-text as a direct quotation.
    4. Go to Chapter 4. Paraphrase the first paragraph under the “Introduction” section (page 59). Be sure to include the proper (APA) in-text citation, e.g., Sims (2009) claims…
  2. Title of book is Business Ethics. Author is Chris Moon. The book was published in 2001; published in London by Profile Books Ltd. This is an e-book, retrieved from EBSCO ebook Academic Collection.
    1. What is the proper APA Style end reference for this book?
    2. What is the title of Chapter 8?
    3. Provide the second sentence of Chapter 1 (“These forces are…”). Then, using proper APA Style, cite this sentence in-text as a direct quotation.
    4. Go to Chapter 5. Paraphrase the first paragraph (“Today’s business leaders can find themselves squeezed by a pincer of pressures …”. Be sure to include the proper (APA) in-text citation.

PART B: Journal Articles

Go to the library, and locate the following journal articles:

  1. Kaptein is the author of this 2009 article entitled “FRom Inaction to External whistleBlowing: The Influence of the ETHICAL culture of Organizations ON employee Responses to observed Wrongdoing. Published in 2009. Found in the Journal OF BusinesS eTHics. Volume number 98, and Issue # 3. Article found on pages 513-530. Retrieved from ProQuest.
    1. What is the proper end reference – using APA Style – for this journal article?
    2. Provide the first sentence in the first paragraph under the “Ethical culture” section on page 515, and cite this sentence (in-text) as a direct quotation.
    3. Is this journal a scholarly one? How do you know?
  2. Phil Harris is the author of this 2009 article entitled: “PuBLic AFFairs, Good business etHics and values in DARk tiMEs. Found in the JourNAl of Public AffaiRs. Issue #2, Volume number 9, pages 83-85. Retrieved from EBSCO Academic SEARCH ComPlete.
    1. What is the proper end reference – using APA Style – for this journal article?
    2. Provide the second sentence in the first paragraph (“As public affairs practitioners…” and cite this sentence (in-text) as a direct quotation.
    3. Is this journal a scholarly one? How do you know?
  3. O’Boyle & SaNDona are the authors of this 2014 article entitled “Teaching business Ethics through Popular feATure Films: An experIENtial APPrOach.” Found on pages 329-340 in the“Journal of business EthiCS.” Retrieved from EBSCO – Business soUrce CompletE. Volume number 121; Issue number 3.
    1. Using APA Style, provide the end reference for this article.
    2. Provide the first sentence under the “Introduction” section, and cite in-text using proper APA Style.
    3. Is this a scholarly journal? How do you know?

Part C: Electronic Sources (e.g., Websites)

  1. Using the format provided below, give the proper APA end reference for this 2016 Investopedia.comarticle authored by Alison L. Deutsch:

Alison L. Deutsch, author. Website is Investopedia.com. Article title is How low CAN oil PRIces Go? Dated 2016 (no month and day provided). Retrieved from http://www.investopedia.com/articles/active-trading/042915/how-low-can-oil-prices-go.asp

Format:

Last name, first initial. (YYYY, MM DD). Title of article. Name of website. Retrieved from [URL].

Example:

Bailey, S. (2013, May 15). Business leaders beware: Ethic drift makes standards slip. Forbes.Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/sites/sebastianbailey/2013/05/15/business-   leaders-beware-ethical-drift-makes-standards-slip/

Keys to the Assignment

The key aspects of this assignment that should be covered in your paper include the following:

  • Be sure that you answer all parts of the assignment.
  • Number each question before responding. For example:

Part A

1a.

1b.

1c.      

1d.

2a.

Etc. etc.

Part B

1a.

1b.

Etc., etc.

  • Don’t forget to include a Cover Page with your assignment!

Optional

This site may provide useful information on APA as well:

Style guides: APA style guide. (n.d.). University of Southern Mississippi. Retrieved from http://www.lib.usm.edu/help/style_guides/apa.html

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