When presenting ideas developed from researching and analysing existing knowledge you must acknowledge the sources of that knowledge so that:
You must acknowledge what you have read to avoid plagiarism.
Refer to the Q Manual Chapter 3: Academic Integrity
Students of the Faculty of Business and Economics are generally expected to use the APA Style (6th edition) for citing and referencing. It is used extensively in social sciences disciplines.
Refer to Chapter 3.2 of the Faculty's Q Manual for an introduction to the APA Style with an emphasis on citing and referencing resources relevant to business and economics.
For general information on when and where to reference, refer to the Library's Citing and referencing online tutorial.