Resource: University Library
An annotated bibliography is a reference list in which each entry is followed by an annotation or description of the source. For this assignment, do the following:
- Use the same format as the University of Phoenix Material: Annotated Bibliography Formatting Sample.
- Include an APA-formatted title page.
- Include four to six peer-reviewed sources.
- Include a one-paragraph annotation in your own words for each source.
This will be the basis for your literature review in the Research Proposal assignment.
University of Phoenix Material
Annotated Bibliography Formatting Sample
This sample annotated bibliography is formatted according to the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. This sample serves only as a formatting guide, and does not reflect accurate reference information or master’s-level content depth. Include an APA-formatted title page in your annotated bibliography.
Barker, P. J. (2006). Modeling transformational leadership in nonprofit organizations
(Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database. (UMI No. 2284627)
This qualitative study examines the various forms of transformational leadership practiced in nonprofit organizations in the Southeastern United States. The study takes a comparative approach, investigating similarities and differences between leadership styles in for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Based on the results of open-ended interviews with executive leaders, the study offers a detailed analysis and recommendations for strengthening nonprofit leadership using transformational strategies.
DuFour, R. (2002). Beyond instructional leadership: The learning-centered principal. Educational Leadership, 59(8), 12–15. doi: 10.1909/17845930958349604
In this short article, DuFour describes his experience as a principal and the issues he faced in that role regarding instructional leadership. DuFour promoted a shift from instruction-oriented leaders to learning-oriented leaders, citing the need to focus on outcomes rather than process in education. To facilitate this change, DuFour recommends the implementation of a systemic method of monitoring and evaluating student progress.
Rousseau, D. M. (1997). Organizational behavior in the new organizational era. Annual Review of Psychology, 48(2), 515–546. Retrieved from
In this historically comprehensive article, Rousseau discusses the paradigmatic shift in the meaning of the word organization as it changes from an entity-based term to focus on the components of the entity.