Skip to Main Content
Banner Image
Fort Wayne and Arizona Resource Centers
Academic Center for Excellence/Writing Center
United Brethren Historical Center/Archives

Organizational Leadership: Writing Research Papers

Business Research

Lainema, T., & Lainema, K. (2007). Advancing acquisition of business know-how: Critical learning elements. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 40(2), 183–198.

Raffo, C., O’Connor, J., Lovatt, A., & Banks, M. (2000). Attitudes to formal business training and learning amongst entrepreneurs in the cultural industries. Journal of Education and Work, 13(2), 215–230.


The Research Process

Snyder, S. (2013, August 2). Conducting scientific research [Web video]. Retrieved from

Hanacek, J. (n.d.). Phases of research process [Web post]. Retrieved from

Sage Publications (n.d.) Introduction to your study. [Web post.] Sage Publications. Retrieved from


How to Identify and Develop a Research Question

Sage Publications (n.d.). Identifying a research problem and question, and searching relevant literature. [Web post.] Retrieved from

Steely Library (2014, July 28). Developing a research question. [Web video.] Northern Kentucky University. Retrieved from

Nurse Killam. (2014, April 13). How to critique the relevance, wording and congruence of research questions [Web video]. Retrieved from

Barber, C. (2014, July 23). UST research seminar: Research questions and hypotheses. [Web post.] University of St. Thomas. Retrieved from

How to Create an Outline

Tardiff, E. & Brizee, A. (2013, March 1). Four main components for outlines. Online Writing Center, Purdue University. Retrieved from Outline Components.

How to Conduct a Literature Review

The Writing Center (n.d.). Literature reviews. [Web post.] University of North Carolina. Retrieved from

Taylor. D. (n.d.). The literature review: A few tips on conducting it. University of Toronto. Retrieved from

The Writing Center (n.d.). The writer’s handbook. [Web post.] University of Wisconsin-Madison. Retrieved from

Smith, E., Duckett, K., Bankston, S., Classen, J., Orphanides, A., & Baker, S. (n.d.). Literature reviews: An overview for graduate students. [Web video.] North Carolina State University Libraries. Retrieved from

How to Write an Annotated Bibliography

Simon, M. K. (2011). Writing an annotated bibliography [Web post.]. Retrieved from

Cornell University Library (2014). How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography: The Annotated Bibliography. [Web post.] Cornell University. Retrieved from

Luther Rice University Library (2013). What is an Annotated Bibliography and How to Write One. [YouTube post.] Luther Rice University. Retrieved from

Online Writing Lab (n.d.). Annotated Bibliography Samples. [Web post.] Purdue University. Retrieved from



Data and Statistics

McLeod, S. A. (2008). Qualitative quantitative. Retrieved from

Twin Cities Library. (2014). Types of data [Web post]. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Retrieved from Qualitative.pdf

Twin Cities Library. (2014). Qualitative vs. quantitative research [Web post]. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Retrieved from

Sarah A. (2011, May 31). Qualitative vs. quantitative research [Web video]. Retrieved from

Klazema, A. (2014, May 5). Descriptive and inferential statistics: How to analyze your data. [Blog post.] udemy/BLOG. Retrieved from

Lund Research Ltd. (2013). Descriptive and inferential statistics. [Web post.] Leard statstics. Retrieved from