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Starting Your Assignment: Define Your Topic

Quick tips on how to start looking for relevant information for your assignment.

Define Your Topic

Look at your assignment topic and highlight the important words and phrases. E.g. “The more diverse a team is, the more effective it is. Discuss whether you agree with this statement and why you agree or disagree.”

Highlight the important words: The more diverse a team is, the more effective it is. Discuss whether you agree with this statement and why you agree or disagree.

With these words, you can already search for “team diversity” or “diverse teams” for instance. To get better results in databases, use tools such as Boolean operators and wildcards:

Divers* AND team*

Will get you

Diverse team

Diverse teams

Diversity in teams

Diversity and teamwork

Teamwork and diversity

“…Adding members is of course one way to
ensure that a team has the requisite skills
and diversity…”

“Entrepreneurial Team Diversity and

Performance”

And more…

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