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Table 6: Result of the mediated model
COM=Compliance, JS=Job satisfaction, EE=Employee Engagement, VAF= Variance accounted for, Indirect effect (0.184) = a (0.513) times b (0.358), Total effect (0.341) = direct effect (c/=0.157) + indirect effect (0.184).
Authors must cite the relevant literature both in the text and references using APA style according to the 6th edition of the APA manual (https://studysites.uk.sagepub.com/repository/binaries/pdf/APA_reference_style.pdf). Please refer to the following samples of citations in the journal.
Journal Articles (print):
Nevin, A. (1990). The changing of teacher education special education. Teacher Education and Special Education: The Journal of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, 13(3-4), 147-148.
Journal Articles (Online):
Jameson, J. (2013). E-Leadership in higher education: The fifth “age” of educational technology research. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44(6), 889-915. DOI: 10.1111/bjet.12103
Finney, J. (1970). Time and again. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.
Chapter in an Edited Book:
Gill, M. J., & Sypher, B. D. (2009). Workplace incivility and organizational trust. In P. Lutgen-Sandvik & B. D. Sypher (Eds.), Destructive organizational communication: Processes, consequences, and constructive ways of organizing (pp. 53–73). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.
Rosenberg, G. (1997, March 31). Electronic discovery proves an effective legal weapon. The New York Times, p.D5.
Rosenberg, G. (1997, March 31). Electronic discovery proves an effective legal weapon. The New York Times, Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com
Cloyd, A. (2014, July 29). Personal interview.
Conference Proceedings (Print):
Game, A. (2001). Creative ways of being. In J. R. Morss, N. Stephenson & J. F. H. V. Rappard (Eds.), Theoretical issues in psychology: Proceedings of the International Society for Theoretical Psychology 1999 Conference (pp. 3-12). Sydney: Springer.
Conference Proceedings (Online):
Balakrishnan, R. (2006, March). Why aren't we using 3D user interfaces, and will we ever? Paper presented at the IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/vr.2006.148
Wilson, P.L. (2011). Pedagogical practices in the teaching of English language in secondary public schools in Parker County (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from http://drum.lib.umd.edu/bitstr/1903/11801/1/Wilson_umd_0117E_12354.pdf
Websites (with author):
Simmons, B. (2015, January 9). The tale of two Flacons. Retrieved from http://grantland.com/the-triangle/the- tale-of-two-flaccos/
Websites (without author):
Teen posed as doctor at West Palm Beach hospital: police. (2015, January 16). Retrieved from http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Teen-Posed-as-Doctor-at-West-Palm-Beach-Hospital-Police-288810831.html
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