MNGT Subject Gateway
Overviews on topics from accounting, economics, finance, law, management, and marketing, and technology.
Articles from newspapers, trade publications, magazines, and scholarly journals on all aspects of business. Also covers economics.
Features SWOT Analyses and industry profiles from Datamonitor; country reports.
U.S. and international news; company information; and federal, state, and international legal materials.
U.S. and international news, company information, and market data. Create custom company reports.
RDS Business Suite features three modules:
- Business & Industry (industry news)
- Business & Management Practices (articles on internal operations and strategy)
- TableBase (statistical tables, including market share/size)
...which can be searched separately or together.
Scholarship in psychology, including scholarly articles and dissertations.
A great place to research organizational behavior, employee attitudes, work-life balance, employment tests, and many other Human Resources and Management topics.
To check for a SWOT Analysis for your company or a competitor, first search for your company by name.
Then, under Refine your Results (left side of screen), under Source Types, click "Show More."
Choose the link to SWOT Analyses, if available.
Searchable database of corporate filings (including 10-Ks and Annual Reports) submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Covers 1994 to the present.
Brief information on approximately 1.6M U.S. and Canadian public and private businesses with sales greater than $9 million or 180 or more total employees. Search by criteria such as SIC code, revenue, employee size, location, etc.
15 years of financials for public companies. Brief company information. Allows you to create custom lists according to your criteria as well as comparison reports.
Directory of American manufacturers.
Key sources for company info, financials, and market share, as well as article and book search tips. From Shana Gass, TU Management librarian.
The newer system (c. 1997) of industrial codes, developed for U.S., Canadian, and Mexican industries.
Full NAICS code = 5-6 digits
The SIC system of classification for U.S. industries dates back to the 1930s. For government use, it was superseded by NAICS. However, many business sources are still arranged by SIC code!
A full SIC code is 4 digits.
Note: Some sources (e.g., Million Dollar Database) use proprietary “enhanced” (longer) SICs.
First search for your industry by name (or, on the Advanced Search screen, by NAICS code).
On the left side of the screen: Under Refine Results > Source Types > select Show More. Select Industry Profiles, if available.
In-depth coverage of broad North American industries. Examples: Apparel & Footwear, Household Durables, Movies & Home Entertainment.
News and market research for the sporting goods and sports marketing industries.
Key sources and strategies for industry research. Article and book search tips.
You can use WorldCat TU to find a lot of different types of resources, but it is best for finding books. After searching, be sure to use the filters on the left side to refine your search.
Get the call number and location information for the item in order to find it in the Library.
An e-book database covering more than 220 academic disciplines, including business and management.
A collection of over 6,000 electronic books, including many on business and management.
Streaming video database covering a wide range of subjects. Business topics include: business strategy, entrepreneurship, international business, leadership, business ethics, and careers.
Delve into the literature on your topic through citation searching with this multidisciplinary scholarly database. Journal analytics also available.
Identify appropriate venues for your research with the Business and Education Set. The Business Set includes Accounting; Economics and Finance; and Management and Marketing, and is funded by the Towson University College of Business and Economics. The Educational Set includes Directories of Educational Curriculum and Methods and Education Psychology and Administration, and is funded by the Towson University College of Education. In both sets, you may search by topic, review method and acceptance rate, and may use this resource to evaluate publication records.
...to identify coverage of additional subscriptions in Management at Cook Library.
- Academy of Management Journal
- Academy of Management Review
- California Management Review
- Employee Relations: The International Journal
- Harvard Business Review
- Human Resource Management
- Human Resource Management Review
- International Journal of Manpower
- Journal of Organizational Behavior
- Journal of Workplace Learning
- Leadership & Organization Development Journal
- Management Communication Quarterly
- Management International Review
- Organizational Dynamics
- Personnel Review
- Wall Street Journal