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Encyclopedia of Management more information

Overviews of topics, theories, and concepts in management. Sample topics: Benchmarking, corporate governance, strategic planning, value analysis.

 

Sage Knowledge: Business & Management more information

Overviews of topics related to business ethics, career development, leadership, management, and more.  Don't forget to check out the Further Readings link for additional sources on a topic.

Encyclopedia of Business & Finance more information

Overviews on topics from accounting, economics, finance, law, management, and marketing, and technology.

Business: The Ultimate Resource more information

REFERENCE HD38.15 .B878 2006 (The 2002 edition is available online.)

Key business concepts, checklists, and definitions. Reviews of classic business books and profiles of "Business Thinkers and Management Giants."

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Business Source Complete (EBSCO) more information

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.

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LexisNexis Academic more information

U.S. and international news; company information; and federal, state, and international legal materials.

Factiva more information

U.S. and international news, company information, and market data. Create custom company reports.

PsycINFO (EBSCO) more information

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.

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LexisNexis Academic: Company Dossier more information

Pulls together company financials, market data, relevant news, parents & subsidiaries, law cases & patents, from a range of sources.

You may also search Company Profiles (including Hoover's) specifically.

ReferenceUSA more information

Information on 24 million U.S. companies, including contact information and financial data. Search by criteria such as geographical location, industry, revenue, number of employees, and more to create company lists and maps.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO) more information

To check for a SWOTAnalysis 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.

Edgar Database from the SEC more information

Searchable database of corporate filings (including 10-Ks and Annual Reports) submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Covers 1994 to the present.

Mergent Online more information

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.

Thomasnet.com more information

Directory of American manufacturers.

Cook Library Guide to Company Research more information

Key sources for company info, financials, and market share, as well as article and book search tips. From Shana Gass, TU Management librarian.

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NAICS: North American Industry Classification System more information

The newer system (c. 1997) of industrial codes, developed for U.S., Canadian, and Mexican industries.

Full NAICS code = 5-6 digits

SIC: Standard Industrial Classification more information

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.

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Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage more information

In-depth coverage of broad North American industries. Examples: Apparel & Footwear, Household Durables, Movies & Home Entertainment.

Research Monitor more information

A business research database with access to more than 5,000 industry and country reports across 80 countries, including demographic, macro-economic and marketing statistics; market size and forecasts; analysis of industries; and global trends predicted to influence markets.

Business Source Complete: MarketLine / Datamonitor Industry Profiles more information

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.

SBRnet / Sports Business Research Network more information

News and market research for the sporting goods and sports marketing industries.

Cook Library Guide to Industry Research more information

Key sources and strategies for industry research. Article and book search tips.

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WorldCat TU more information

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.

ebrary Academic Complete more information

An e-book database covering more than 220 academic disciplines, including business and management.

eBook Collection (EBSCO) more information

A collection of over 6,000 electronic books, including many on business and management.

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Films on Demand: Business & Economics more information

Streaming video database covering a wide range of subjects. Business topics include: business strategy, entrepreneurship, international business, leadership, business ethics, and careers.

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Scopus more information

Delve into the literature on your topic through citation searching with this multidisciplinary scholarly database. Journal analytics also available.

Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities: Business and Education more information

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.

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