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1.1 Define your topic
1.2 Increase familiarity with your topic
  1.2.1 Understand your references
  1.2.2 Locate your references
1.2.3 Understand call numbers
1.3 Map your ideas
1.4 Types of assignment
1.5 Amount of information
1.6 Types of sources
1.7 Types of publications
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You have been set the following assignment question:

Discuss whether the practice of offering inducements to encourage people to gamble is ethical. Use at least two ethical theories to support your discussion.

Do some preliminary research of your set topic by familiarising yourself with your lecture notes, relevant chapters in your textbook and any background reading recommended by your lecturer or tutor.

For this assignment, your lecturer has set the following background reading:

  • Rezaee, Z. (2009). Corporate governance and ethics. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Ethical theory and business practice. (2009). In T. L. Beauchamp, N. E. Bowie, & D. G. Arnold (Eds.).
         Ethical theory and business (8th ed., pp. 1-44). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.
  • Jones, P., Hillier, D., & Comfort, D. (2009). Corporate social responsibility in the UK gambling industry.
        Corporate Governance, 9(2), 189-201. doi: 1108/14720700910946622
  • Australia. Productivity Commission. (2009). Gambling : draft report. Retrieved  from

How do you obtain these information sources?

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