• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

This book addresses key features of the methodology involved in business and management academic writing. Characterizing academic writing as part of research, science and the knowledge generation process, it focuses on its three main aspects: understanding existing research, documenting and sharing the results of the acquired knowledge, and acknowledging the use of other people’s ideas and works in the documentation. Written in lucid language, the authors use various examples of good as well as defective writing to help students understand the concepts.

Mastering the Paragraph
Mastering the paragraph
Chapter Overview

We have seen in Chapter 3 that the essence of academic writing is making a claim or stating a thesis and supporting it with evidence, which often consists of data or logical propositions. A writer does this task through a number of paragraphs, each performing a subordinate ...

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