Question 7 Please identify the APA error in the following example: Fusch and Anderson (2013) suggested that as companies implement training and other dynamic strategies to change the workplace into a place that fosters worker participation, decision-making, teamwork, and continuous learning, some traditional organizations have met varying levels of resistance from employees. This resistance often is a result of potentially perceived barriers to learning (Fusch and Anderson, 2013).

Question 7

  1. Please identify the APA error in the following example:

Fusch and Anderson (2013) suggested that as companies implement training and other dynamic strategies to change the workplace into a place that fosters worker participation, decision-making, teamwork, and continuous learning, some traditional organizations have met varying levels of resistance from employees. This resistance often is a result of potentially perceived barriers to learning (Fusch and Anderson, 2013).

[removed] A. Hyphenated word error
[removed] B. Fosters worker participation is passive voice
[removed] C. Resistance to barriers is an anthropomorphism
[removed] D. Missing ampersand in parenthetical citation

5 points

Question 8

  1. Please identify the APA error in the following example:

In a qualitative ethnographic study of shop-floor workers, (Smith & Williams 2012) observed the daily operations and culture in a small paper mill. Building on their observations, they interviewed 25-workers in the pulp processing department and found that workers often resisted employer provided educational opportunities due to preconceived barriers to learning (Smith & Williams, 2012).

[removed] A. Misuse of parenthetical citation in first sentence
[removed] B. Incorrect use of possessive voice
[removed] C. Should use observe instead of observed
[removed] D. Misuse of parenthetical citation in last sentence

5 points

Question 9

  1. Please identify the APA error in the following example:

Although Smith and Williams (2012) identified that strategies such as “corporate universities” can increase worker participation and enhance the workplace environment, this study contained only a minimal theoretical foundation for the study.

[removed] A. Incorrect use of possessive voice
[removed] B. Should use observe, believe, or state instead of identified
[removed] C. Incorrect method for making emphasis
[removed] D. Wrong tense

5 points

Question 10

  1. Please identify the APA error in the following example:

“Twenty mid-level managers participated in interviews to share their lived experiences and perceptions” (Smith, 2012, para. 1). Smith (2012) states that these managers had the lived experiences to best address the research question.

[removed] A. Period at end of first sentence should be inside the quotation marks
[removed] B. Should use observe, believe, or state instead of identified
[removed] C. Use of para. does not follow APA style
[removed] D. Wrong tense is used

5 points

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