BAEB601 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY CHAPTER 4 Literature Review Part 2PREPARED BY:Nur Suhaili RamliSchool of Marketing andEntrepreneurship (SoME)FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 4: LITERATURE REVIEW PART 2 Chapter Aims TOPIC This chapter aims to: 1.Define the literature review 2.Understand the theoretical background 3.Identify journal that relate to the research 4.Identify the similarity and differences of journal with your research. Slide 2 of 17 Topics
CHAPTER 4: LITERATURE REVIEW PART 2Literature Review – Answers to Questions TOPIC There are some questions you have to answer before starting to write your literature review: What is a literature review ? What should be included in the chapter? What references to use? Any particular details to include in the review? Slide 3 of 17
CHAPTER 4: LITERATURE REVIEW PART 2What is a literature review ? TOPIC -It is a chapter in your research paper that reflects the complete summary of your reference project. Slide 4 of 17
CHAPTER 4: LITERATURE REVIEW PART 2What should be included in the chapter? TOPIC -Basically, you would only want to tell a story about another person’s work. Therefore, you must have the ability to write a compact summary to let your readers know that you are actually working on a significant topic interest. Slide 5 of 17
CHAPTER 4: LITERATURE REVIEW PART 2What references to use? TOPIC -Of course, you would only want to use references that are highly reliable. You may find these materials in the forms of thesis and dissertations which may come from established institutions like the library. Some of these materials may include an example of literature review* for your convenience. Academic journals, articles, books, etc. Slide 6 of 17
CHAPTER 4: LITERATURE REVIEW PART 2Any particular details to include in the review? TOPIC -Of course, you need to include the very thesis statement of the author, the methods used and the final findings. The conclusion also plays an important part since it finalizes the research details which were extracted from the study. Also, it gives you the idea of how the thesis statement was proven. Slide 7 of 17
CHAPTER 4: LITERATURE REVIEW PART 2Literature Review - Writing the paper TOPIC A literature review usually has three sections although they will not be identified as such in the paper. 1) Introduction: Introduce your topic and briefly explain why this is a significant or important area for study. Define terms if necessary. 2) Summary of articles: In a paragraph or two for each study, briefly explain the purpose, how it was conducted (how information was gathered), and the major findings. When referring to an article, use the last name of author or authors and date of publication in the text. Slide 8 of 17
CHAPTER 4: LITERATURE REVIEW PART 2Literature Review - Writing the paper TOPIC Example: Calvin and Brommel (1996) believe family communication . . . or Communication serves two primary functions in families--cohesion and adaptability (Galvin and Brommel, 1996). 3) Conclusion: Briefly summarize the major findings of the studies chosen. Comments about what questions need to still be answered may be included. References: List the studies used on a separate page according to APA style format. Slide 9 of 17
CHAPTER 4: LITERATURE REVIEW PART 2CLASS ACTIVITY TOPIC You have to identify and write the APA Style for the following references: Books Journals Newspaper articles Financial reports Historical records Slide 10 of 17
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