Using Someone Else's Ideas
VIII. A paraphrase is the use of any alternate words that avoid a direct quote and must be cited the same as a quote must be cited in the same manner as a quote.
- Example: Bureaucratic organizations are more flexible than most people think they are (Blau, 1956, 56).
- Example: While Peter Blau argued that organizations are not the rigid entities that some suppose, others, such as, Laurence Peter suggests that rigidity is only one of the dysfunctional characteristics of bureaucracies (Blau, 1956; Peter and Hull, 1969).
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