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Paraphrasing Appropriately  
 
Paraphrasing appropriately: An example

Original Source

"The situation and/or context in which the leader’s behavior is embedded needs to be included and systematically examined in our measurement of leadership."
(Avolio & Bass, 1995)

Example of Good Paraphrasing
Example of Poor Paraphrasing
Some researchers (e.g., Avolio & Bass, 1995) have suggested that contextual factors need to be included and systematically examined when measuring leadership. According to Avolio and Bass (1995), the context and/or situation in which the leader’s behavior is embedded needs to be systematically examined in our measurement of leadership.
Why?
Why?
This example contains paraphrases the original text Whilst this example does include a citation back to the original source, it too closely matches the wording used in the original.

 

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