Information on business and management can be found in a variety of resources. This
guide is designed to help point you in the right direction by providing a starting point for
your research. Remember to always ask a librarian when you need assistance.
The HD-HG section of the Reference collection contains many sources relating to
business and management.
American Business Leaders REF HC 102.5.A2H36 1999
Business Plan Handbook REF HD 62.7.B865 1995
Encyclopedia of American Industries REF HC 102.E53 1998
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries REF HD 2324.E528
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns REF HF 5837.E53 2000
Full-Text Sources Online REF Z 6941.F85
International Dictionary of Business REF HD 30.15.J64
Mergent Industrial Manual REF HG 4961.M723
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Restructuring Activities REF HD 58.8.D467 2003
Short Course in International Business Plans REF HD30.28 B7817 2003
Ward’s Business Directory REF HG 4057.A575
You can always access one of the databases available to you via the library’s homepage
at http://library.cw.edu or by clicking on the library icon on any on-campus computer
desktop. The databases can also be accessed from the CW Portal at http://portal.cw.edu
and then clicking on the CW Library link.
Try the following databases to find articles relating to business/management:
EBSCO Business Source Elite
A collection of full-text articles from popular business magazines, scholarly journals and
trade publications. Topics include: accounting, banking, finance, international business,
management, marketing, real estate, regional studies, sales, trade and technology. This
database also provides abstracts and indexing for nearly 1,570 business journals,
including coverage of The Wall Street Journal.
Provides company data, annual reports, archival data, bond portraits, and equity portraits
for both U.S. and international companies.
One of the world's first electronic databases, ABI/INFORM has been a premier source of
business information for more than 30 years. The database contains content from
thousands of journals that help researchers track business conditions, trends, management
techniques, corporate strategies, and industry-specific topics worldwide.
There are numerous business/management related websites on the Internet. You should
always check the source that is providing the information to ensure that it is valid and
reliable. Here is a section of reputable sources that can start you on your way.
American Management Association
Homesite of this non-profit educational organization that publishes a variety of print and
electronic media to promote organizational effectiveness. Offers a job opportunity center
online, and TrendWatch, an online magazine from Management Review.
Academy of Management Online
Information on AOM sponsored listservs, full-text newsletters, the Student Web and
placement services for members.
U.S. Business Advisor
An attempt to pull together in one place the links to business information and services
provided by the federal government. The Business Development and Workplace Issues
sections are most relevant to management issues – small business emphasis.
You can always use a search engine to find professional organizations or additional
information that relate to business/management. Try Google (http://www.google.com) or
the Librarian’s Index to the Internet (http://lii.org).
The Essential Drucker HD 31.7672 2001
E-Marketing HF5415.1265 774 2006
Good to Great: Why Some Companies
Make the Leap and Others Don’t HD 57.7.C645 2001
Harvard Business Review on Managing Diversity HF 5549.5M5H369 2003
How to Write a Business Plan HD30.28 M3839 2005
Management Challenges for the 21st Century HD 30.27.D78 1999
Management Innovators: The People and Ideas That Have
Shaped Modern Business HC 102.5A2W73 1-998
Marketing Across Cultures HF1416 U85 2005
Turnaround: How Carlos Ghosn Rescued Nissan HD 9710 U54.N55 2003
American Demographics Fortune
B to B Inc.
Barron’s Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Black Enterprise Mobile Business
Business 2.0 Money
Business Travel News Newsweek
Business Week Occupational Outlook Quarterly
CFO Sales and Marketing Management
Crain’s New York Business Selling Power
CT Business Smart Business
Entrepreneur The Economist
Fast Company U.S. News and World Report
Always remember to ask a librarian for assistance. We are here to help.