Guide: How to cite a Chapter of an edited book in JAPAN style

Guide: How to cite a Chapter of an edited book in JAPAN style

Cite A Chapter of an edited book in JAPAN style

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Use the following template to cite a chapter of an edited book using the JAPAN citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the JAPAN style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, A., Year Published: Chapter Title. In: Title. Publisher, City, p. Pages Used.


Boddy, D., 2014: Management 6th edn. Pearson, Harlow, England.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname, Year Published)


“Influence is the process by which one party attempts to modify the behaviour of others by mobilising power resources.” 
“Motivation refers to the forces within or beyond a person that arouse and sustain their commitment to a course of action.” (Boddy, 2014)

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