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					                            Business/Management Resources

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.

Reference Sources

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 or by clicking on the library icon on any on-campus computer
desktop. The databases can also be accessed from the CW Portal at
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.

Mergent Online
Provides company data, annual reports, archival data, bond portraits, and equity portraits
for both U.S. and international companies.

                                       Updated 9/06
ProQuest (ABI/Inform)
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.

Internet Resources

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 ( or
the Librarian’s Index to the Internet (

Additional Resources

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
                                      Updated 9/06
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
Ethics                                            Time
Fast Company                                      U.S. News and World Report
Forbes                                            Workforce

      Always remember to ask a librarian for assistance. We are here to help.

                                   Updated 9/06

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