Several sources by the same author the same year

Sources published the same year by the same author are marked by “a”, “b” and “c” directly after the year to distinguish them from each other. The source you cite first in your text is given “a”, the following “b” and so on.


In-text citation

… (Alvesson 2010a:193) …

… (Alvesson 2010b: 32) …

Reference list

 Alvesson, M. (2010a). Self-doubters, strugglers, storytellers, surfers and others: Images of self-identities in organization studies. Human Relations, 63(2), pp. 193-217. Available: SAGE Premier. Accessed: 17 June 2021.

Alvesson, M. (2010b). Interpreting interviews. London: Sage.