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Theory in Business Research SLP


The background material for this module introduced you to some journals where scholars and practitioners share their insights. For this assignment we will test our ability to understand and differentiate between scholarly and practitioner journals.

Examples of scholarly/academic journals would be the Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, and Academy of Management Review.

Examples of a practitioner journals would be Academy of Management Perspectives, Sloan Management Review, and Harvard Business Review.

You are expected to know how to use both types of materials as references for your future efforts. This initial learning task should be the beginning of an effort to increase your ability to search for information sources for whatever topics you are pursuing toward your doctoral research.

In this assignment you are expected to:

  1. Discuss 5 best practices for conducting a literature review.
  2. Find two theoretical studies as well as two applied research studies related to your area of research interest and include an annotated bibliography of these articles in APA style (http://writingcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/annota…).
  3. Discuss how you might use both as part of background material.

Make sure you use reliable and updated material.