Full title of the essay single spaced on the first page after the Essay Cover Sheet.
Argument or discussion uses a minimum of six peer-reviewed journal articles and two scholarly
books (three if also using Davidson) and all are referenced in the essay.
Pages numbers placed on top right hand corner of each page, without brackets or full stops.
Presentation & Format:
Essay type-written or word processed in 12-point font, double spaced and on one side of the page
only, with margins of at least 25mm. No plastic covers
The Harvard system of referencing used:
Â· (Author Year: Page) in text of essay.
Â· Full reference list “ not bibliography “ included at end of essay.
(refer to WRITING A GOOD ESSAY, available at the office of School of Business and Government, 6D10 &
Writing a good academic essay requires solid research, critical evaluation of theory in light of contemporary research and practice, and persuasive, well structured information or argument. Your essay should include a critical review of the relevant theories that underpin the area of management and illustrate how the theories inform your discussion or argument. It is critical that you access a range of credible academic resources in the preparation of your essay.