Contact How to Write a Literature Review A literature review is a specific type of research paper that focuses on published literature on a given topic. It is often the first step in doing original research, either scientific or otherwise. It is more than a mere summary of the literature, however, as it presents analysis, patterns, and critiques of individual sources, groups of sources, and the body of literature as a whole. Not to be confused with a book review, a literature review surveys scholarly articles, books and other sources e.
Open Access funded by Economic and Social Research Council Under a Creative Commons license open access Abstract A considerable body of work highlights the relevance of collaborative research, contract research, consulting and informal relationships for university—industry knowledge transfer.
Apart from extracting findings that are generalisable across studies, we ask how academic engagement differs from commercialisation, defined as intellectual property creation and academic entrepreneurship.
We identify the individual, organisational and institutional antecedents and consequences of academic engagement, and then compare these findings with the antecedents and consequences of commercialisation. Apart from being more widely practiced, academic engagement is distinct from commercialisation in that it is closely aligned with traditional academic research activities, and pursued by academics to access resources supporting their research agendas.
We conclude by identifying future research needs, opportunities for methodological improvement and policy interventions. Previous article in issue.strategy, research via a literature review was undertaken by the Division of Early Childhood Learning in consultation with the Division of Evaluation and Research, Department of Education.
A Systems Approach to Conduct an Effective Literature Review inputs including: ways to find applicable literature, qualifying the literature, ways to read research.
R&D and Productivity Growth: A Review of the Literature Leo Sveikauskas, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Working Paper 1 This paper reviews several portions of the scholarly literature on research and development which are relevant to current efforts to establish R&D satellite accounts.
I appreciate comments from Michael Harper, Peter. Working Paper 4 - Religions and Development Research Programme Sociology, Religion and Development: Literature Review Emma Tomalin Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Popular Articles»Managing Risks in SMEs: A Literature Review and Research Agenda views since: »A Study on the Use of the Balanced Scorecard for Strategy Implementation in a Large Brazilian Mixed Economy Company views since: »The Balanced Scorecard: Innovative Performance Measurement and Management Control System views since: I have been asked a few times for a blog post on how to conduct a proper literature review.
This is hard to do sometimes because a lot of people have different methods to do their reviews of the literature (see examples here, here, here and here).I tweeted a few of the steps I undertake, but I figured the easiest way to do this was to actually write a full blog post with the protocol I follow.