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Corporate Finance and Controlling M4

Master of Business Administration & Engineering

Prof. Katarina Adam

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14.04.2013

Some guidelines for academic work Prof.04.2013 . Katarina Adam 2 14.

e. International Monetary Fund (IMF). Worldbank For specific data you can compare/verify with data provided by countries For industry / market research associations etc.2013 . encyclopaedias) for your case assignment and papers/reports   Recommendation: use more than at least 10 different sources Quality of sources: serious authors. articles.g.Some guidelines for academic work  Quality of research (general)  Use different sources (books. profound knowledge (e.04. Katarina Adam 3 14.g. wikipedia is not an academic source)  Specific data    For macro-economic data please refer to databases provided by organizations. are a good source in general Prof.

2013 .Some guidelines for academic work  Quotation – where to quote?   Please provide detailed and complete references in your list of references in your case assignments papers/reports While quoting in your text you can refer to the number of the specific reference in the list at the end of your report. if you refer to any reference or source and take somebody else‘s idea(s) Always. if it‘s not your own idea Prof. you don‘t have to document the references you use at the bottom of each page of your issue paper/report  Quotation – when to quote?   Always.04. Katarina Adam 4 14.

2013 . a nice phrase which expresses exactly the idea you want to present – you have to quote directly Please put the full direct quotation in „quotation marks“ In addition make the sources of the quotation transparent by mentioning the reference(s) (by number) in your reference list in the text (see slide 4) Prof.g.Some guidelines for academic work  Quotation – how to quote?  Indirect quotation (text).g. e. e. Katarina Adam 5 14.04.g. - - if you present a reference or source in your own words or if you summarize several sources in your own words you have to make the sources of the content transparent by mentioning the reference(s) (by number) in your reference list in the text (see slide 4)  Direct quotation (text). - - if you present a source .e.

see slide 4) if you make use of an e.g.2013 .Some guidelines for academic work  Quotation – how to quote?  Quotation of tables. Katarina Adam 6 14. - - if you make use of an e. table but you make some changes or amendments you also have to make this transparent. table and copy the table into your report you have to make this transparent. graphics etc.g.04. Please give the table a name and mention „taken from xxx“ (number of reference. Please give the table a name and mention „on the basis of xxx“ (number of reference. see slide 4) Prof.