Pre assignment for Session 3 on Literature review

Having read the articles attached (below) for this session and after reflecting on what constitutes a good literature review, you need to develop two slides: 
- on the first slide, please elaborate on why a literature review is an important element in academic research.
- on the second slide,  please select an article that is closely related to your research area, and critically evaluate how well the authors have conducted the literature review for this article.

Be ready to present both slides to your colleagues on the day of the seminar.

One of the book chapters that you also need to consider is the following, provided online by Sage Publishing: