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MGT 300: Management Theory and Practice: APA Citation Style

This course guide is to assist those students taking Management Theory and Practice (300). [Originally created by Marty Branch, Business Librarian]

Citing an Annual Report

Citing an Annual Report from a company's website should follow the following format in APA Style:

Name of company. (Year published). Title of the annual report.  Retrieved from URL of website.

Ex:  Barnes & Noble. (2015). Barnes & Noble 2015 Annual Report. Retrieved from http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com/documents/bn_annual_report_2015.pdf

Style Manuals

We have hard copies of the APA Publication Manual in the MCOB Reference Section.  The call number is BF 76.7 .P83 2010.

Word 2010

Microsoft Word 2010 - look under the 'references' tab at the top of the screen.  Choose "APA" from the drop-down menu next to "style".  Next, choose on "Insert Citation" and "Add New Source".  Choose your format and then select "Show All Bibliography Fields" and enter required information for the resource you are using. 

Examples

10-K in-text citation example:

Noted within the latest 10-K for the corporation (General Motor Corporation. 2008, February 28th):

"if U.S. vehicle sales do not meet our expectations, we may choose to reduce our production further . . .we anticipate that this will have a negative impact on our revenues and profits" (Item 1A.  Risk Factors, Economy and Industry Conditions, paragraph 1).