In order for the reader to understand where you are getting your information in-text citations must be used.

Follow one of the methods below when you need to cite from the same resource within the same paragraph. Your text and in-text citations will be more concise so the flow of the paragraph will not be disrupted.

Method 1: Borrow twice from same resource – One citation may suffice. (Obvious same source used and first page number refers to first citation)

If work performance involves conditional rewards, the practice may “crush creativity, foster short term thinking, encourage shortcuts, and diminish performance.” In 2008 – 2009, short term rewards were the main focus of individuals and companies which may have been one of the causes to the “economic calamity” (Pink 57, 56).

Method 2: Borrow twice from same resource – Break up one quotation in two. (Reader can understand that the same source was used.)

If work performance involves conditional rewards, the practice may “crush creativity and foster short term thinking” which may create boredom in the workplace. The rewards may also “encourage shortcuts and diminish performance” which may encourage dishonesty in the work environment (Pink 57). In 2008 – 2009, short term rewards were the main focus of individuals and companies which may have been one of the causes to the “economic calamity” (56).

Method 3: Borrow twice from same resource – Author mentioned in text. (Source is identified at the beginning of the text.)

According to Pink, if work performance involves conditional rewards, the practice may “crush creativity and foster short term thinking” which may create boredom in the workplace. The rewards may also “encourage shortcuts and diminish performance” which may encourage dishonesty in the work environment (57). In 2008 – 2009, short term rewards were the main focus of individuals and companies which may have been one of the causes to the “economic calamity” (56).

Work Cited

Pink, Daniel H. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. New York:

Penguin, 2009. Print.

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