Analyze an organizational problem, phenomena, or event that has been in
the news or described elsewhere.
Select a topic, search the popular
business press for information, facts and details regarding this topic.
Research relevant organizational behavior topics related to the topic.
Synthesize an expert analysis.
In-class Library Activity
Part of today's class-time will be identifying resources and locating specific pieces of data for your assignment. This activity should get you well on your way to being prepared for the overall project.
Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.
Westlaw is our major legal database that includes secondary and primary legal sources. It contains statutes, codes, arbitrations, and case law. Westlaw also includes the legal encyclopedias, journals, treatises, and law reviews. In addition to legal materials, it also has extensive collections of national and state/local news sources, as well as regional business magazines.
Covers trade publications from industries including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and more. Covers over 700 publications for trade and industry information. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, and construction.
Access from on campus or off campus with Ship ID.
Contents ~70% indexed in Ship Library Discovery Search.
MGT305 Research Process tab
Hit the Research Process tab and step through the three main sections. The interfaces will be demonstrated at the start of class - feel free to click along!
Dr. Goates indicated some especially good sources for finding information on Organizational Behavior topics in class...
Indexes 30+ annual reviews throughout the natural & social sciences, many with full text through Academic Search Complete.
Contains full-text of recent annual reviews of the life sciences, psychology, and anthropology.