Citations must be consistent in author name(s) (spelling and name order) and publication date between the text and the bibliography at the end. Any reference in the text must be matched by a full entry in the end bibliography. Entries in the bibliography must be matched by entries in the text; if nor they should be deleted.
Citations must include all information necessary to enable the reader to locate the referenced publication. The examples in the format section below reflect the information considered adequate for each type of publication. Citations should be in alphabetical order by the first author's last name (if there is a name); by the first word of the publication or authoring organization if there is no author name.
Citations in text:
'Author's last name (20**) found that...'
'Recent studies (Last name 20**; last name, last name, and last name 20**; last name 20**)... Note the following: a semi-colon separates entries, there is no comma before the date, there is a comma before the 'and' in multiple author listings.
Citations in references:
Ward, John W. (1987). Keeping the Family Business Healthy. San Francisco, Calif.: Jossey Bass.
Note the following: Author names and publication date are formatted like journal entries. Books are italicized and followed by a period. Publication information includes the publisher's location with city and state followed by a colon and then the publisher's full name.
Hoy, Frank, and Trudy G. Verser (1994). 'Emerging Business, Emerging Field: Entrepreneurship and the Family Firm,' Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 19 (1), 9-23.
Note the following: Initials or first names follow the first author's name, but precede the last name for subsequent authors. There is a comma before the 'and' between author names, even if there are only 2 authors/ There is a period after the date. Article titles use initial caps (excluding...