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Doctor of Business Administration: Citing Sources

A Library Research Guide

APA Citation Examples

Journal Article:

If there is a DOI: 

Author last name, author initial(s). (Year). Article title. Journal Title, volume(issue), page range. DOI

Sarker, S., Ahuja, M., Sarker, S., & Kirkeby, S. (2011). The role of communication and trust in global virtual teams: A social network perspective. Journal of Management Information Systems, 28(1), 273-309. https://doi.org/10.2753/MIS0742-1222280109


If there is no DOI, then end the citation after the page range:

Author last name, author initial(s). (Year). Article title. Journal Title, volume(issue), page range.

Jarvenpaa, S. L., & Leidner, D. E. (1999). Communication and trust in global virtual teams. Organization Science, 10(6), 791-815.

For more information about citing articles with and without DOIs, see Information about DOIs

Book:

If there is a DOI: 

Author last name, author initial(s). (Year). Book title. Publisher. DOI

Wankel, C. (2009). Encyclopedia of business in today's world. SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781412964289


If there is no DOI, then end the citation after the publisher's name:

Author last name, author initial(s). (Year). Book title. Publisher.

DuFrene, D. D., & Lehman, C. M. (2012). Managing virtual teams. Business Expert Press.

Web Page:

Author last name, author initial(s). (Date). Page title. Host site. URL

Carroll, B. (2007, December 5). Building trust in virtual teams. Leading Virtually. http://www.leadingvirtually.com/15/

Course Material Authored by UMGC:

University of Maryland Global Campus. (Date). Document title. Document posted in UMGC [course code] online classroom, archived at https://learn.umgc.edu

University of Maryland Global Campus. (2021). How evidence-based management practice differs from traditional management practice. Document posted in UMGC DBA 600 9040 online classroom, archived at https://learn.umgc.edu


For more examples of APA citations, see the library's APA Citation Examples guide and/or the APA Style website, and for information about formatting papers per APA rules, see the library's APA Document Formatting guide.

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