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MGMT 415 Getting Started

How to Use this Guide

Use this guide for your In-The-News assignments.  See the Business News tab for access to NYT, WSJ, and other metro papers.

Practitioner and Professional Journals  Just below you will see a list of practitioner and academic journals in your field.

Use the 3 Ways to Locate a Journal Article.  Still having trouble?   Use the chat or email to contact a librarian.

 

Industry Research For those needing to study an Industry, use the tab on the left.   Recommendations for management classes are IBISWorld for general overview;  First Research has great Getting Started Interview questions to understand management perspective in a particular industry. Real time Twitter feed on trending topics in the industry!

HR Journals: Academic and Practioner


HR in the News

SHRM Society for Human Resource Management
International HR resources
Knowledge@Wharton Human Resources.  Reports of research by faculty at University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business
McKinsey & Co.

Premium News Sources at CSUSM
Factiva:   Wordwide business news and reports.  Access current and past issues of New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and thousands of others.
San Diego Union Tribune   Access via campus Newsbank subscription
San Diego Business Journal  Accessv via campus subscription to Proquest

In Depth HR Research: 3 ways to search.

1. OneSearch at CSUSM LIbrary (narrow your choices on the left navigation bar)   Caution this method is like "google inside the library"

2. Library Databases with Management, Org Behavior and Human Resources Magazinesa and Journals.
 
Search these recommended databases by your topic and narrow to approved journal titles.
All Business Databases

ABI Inform
Business Source Premier (BSP) Most of your tiltes are available through BSP --good place to start
Emerald Full Text (UK publisher with international content)
Science Direct  (all scholarly articles)
SpringerLink (all scholarly articles)
Wiley Online   (all scholarly articles)

3. Practitioner Journals

This is a list of selected HR and management journals available directly from the indicated database listed.  Use the links above to access them.  Look for Search by Publication to access by  title or use a search by topic. 
 

Academy of Management Executive (BSP Business Source Premier)
Across the Board (BSP)
ASTD Training and Development (ABI Inform)
Business Horizons (ScienceDirect)

Harvard Business Review (BSP)
HR Magazine (BSP)
HR Focus  (BSP through 2016)
Workforce Management (ABI Inform)
Organizational Dynamics (ScienceDirect)

Staffing Industry Review (selected free only not owned by the library
Staffing Success (selected free only not owned by the library

Training  (ABI Inform) each issue includes a country focus article
Training and Development (ABI Inform)
Workforce Management  (previously Personnel Journal) (BSP)
World at Work (Freely available and ABI Inform)

Academic Journals

Academy of Management Journal   (BSP)  also  HD28 .A24 Periodicals
Academy of Management Review   (BSP) also HD28 .A23
Administrative Science Quarterly   (BSP) also HD28 .A25
California Management Review   (BSP) also HD28 .C1

Employee Relations Law Journal  (BSP)
Employee Responsibilties and Rights Journal (Springer)
Human Relations   (BSP)  HD1 .H8
Human Resource Development Quarterly (Wiley Online)
Human Resource Management (Wiley Interscience)
Human Resource Management Review (ScienceDirect)

Industrial & Labor Relations Review (LexisNexis Academic, JSTOR-no full text for latest 3 years)
Industrial Relations (Blackwell Synergy)
International Journal of Human Relations  (BSP)
International Journal of Human Resource Management (BSP-no full text for latest 18 months)

Journal of Applied Psychology (PsychArticles Ebsco)
Journal of Business Ethics (Springer)
Journal of Collective Negotiation in the Public Sector  (BSP)
Journal of Labor Research  (BSP)
Journal of Management  (BSP)  also  HD28 .J597
Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology  (BSP)
Journal of Organizational Behavior  (Wiley Interscience)
Journal of Organizational Behavior Management (ABI)
Journal of Vocational Behavior  (ScienceDirect)

Labor Law Journal  (ABI Inform Global)
Labor Studies Journal  (BSP)
MIT Sloan Management Review

People and Strategy (Business Source Premier)
Personnel Psychology (BSP)  also HF5549 .A2 P53
Public Personnel Management (ABI Inform Global, CINAHL Plus)
 

 



 


Business News

Business News

  • Change sort order to Newest Date first
  • Narrow by Subject (more options

Business Source Premier 
Good for trade news and the only place to find Harvard Business Review.

Factiva:   Excellent for international and major business news.  (WSJ, NYT, Washington Post, San Diego Union Tribune)

Factiva Tips!  

  • Change Date from 3 months to 2 years
  • Choose the NEWS PAGES on the black bar to get the latest 2 weeks WSJ, NYT, LATimes, Washington Post and others

Business News Publications

San Diego Union Tribune    Paper copy on 4th floor library.
San Diego Business Journal   Paper copy on 4th floor library

Bloomberg BusinessWeek   Full text through Business Sources Premier

Bloomberg Tip!  Search within this publication    top right

Harvard Business Review  Full text of harvard business review.

HBR Tips!

  • Some full text not available electronically.  See papre edition  HF5001.H3 (4th floor periodicals)
  • Case studies are not available in this subscription

The Economist  (online) Full text link.  [via ABI Inform]

 

 

 

 

 

Occupation and Employment Data

Occupation and Employment


Occupation and Employment

Federal

Careeronestop

Calling itself America's Careere InfoNet this site provides employment outlook offering rankings by fastest growing, most openings, largest employment, comparative metro wages and employment trends, use in conjunction with the other recommended sites listed here.

O*Net Online

The occupational information network. United States Dept. of Labor. Employment and Training Administation. Hundreds of occupations, each entry includes job characteristics, requirements, experience, training and education, skills, salary and wage and benefits. Includes information by state and future employment and salary projections.

Occupational Outlook Handbook. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) Extractor Tool   Workforce indicators from federal to local

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey / U.S Dept. of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics

State

State of California Careers Info
Workbooks, and info on California careers, getting a job, job skills resources and work force needs projections for Californians.

California Employment Projections

County

San Diego Regional Economic Development
Data and special reports on business and the economy  in the county

San Diego Workforce Partnership. Workforce Data and Industry Reports.  Excellent collection of links to Labor Market Resources.

San Diego County Occupational Outlook Report. HD5725.C2 O33 Latest in REFERENCE earlier in Stacks
Compiled from employer surveys annually, this report provides wages, benefits, skills and education & training needed for the major occupations in San Diego County. A project of the San Diego Workforce Partnership

SANDAG [San Diego Association of Governments]
Under the resources tab there are demographics and other data. Quick access to datasets and demoraphic information including forecasting.

 

 


Compensation and Benefits

Compensation & Benefits



Compensation & Benefits

To rearch compensation and benefits trends in the news or scholarly material use the tabs in this Guide.

Your syllabus and cougar courses has a list of recommended sources from your professor.

Compensation --  Periodicals  (To find magazines and scholarly journals in the library catalog) 

 Recommended Bookmarks:

CALSHRM California State Council of SHRM

BLR Business and Legal Resources

EEOC 

HR.com

International Society of Performance Improvement

O*Net

OSHA 

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

World at Work

HRCI Human Resources Certification Institute

 

Industry

MGMT 415 HR Industry Research Strategies

HR Industry Research Strategies

Every industry has unique cultures, practices and of course regulations.

Use the comprehensive recommendations below but these two will get you started and are practically required.

IBISWorld Industry Reports

First Research (Mergent Intellect) FR includes getting started interview questions and answers to execs and managers.  (Great for interview prep)

Occupation Research

O*Net Online  "The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information."  Dept. of Labor / Training and Development Administration. 

Industry Profiles (Industry overview reports)


Industry Overview Reports

Industry Reports  prepared by expert analysts in this premium content.  Offer a broad description and outlook at the macro environment of an industry, key trends, broad customer profiles and market or investment analysis of the industry.  Many databases offer the ability to search by NAICS code. 

IBISWorld   Good place to start:  

Industry Research in over 700 reports by NAIC for the US. industry analysis, external, internal and economic, supply chain.  

First Research  (Mergent Intellect):  

Industry Research and Interview starter questions for exec levels.  Social Media feed updates on business and industry.

Technavio Industry Forecasts Search library home page (Oneas keyword and industry name.  Over 5000 industry 5 year forecasts and news reports. 

Local Industry Analysis 

San Diego Economic Development Industry Reports

S&P Capital IQ  Industry Surveys HG4915 .S652  3rd Floor Reference [Print]

Excellent for in depth analysis industries representing large US corporations. Segments on Industry Trends, How an Industry Operates, How to Analyse a Company.  Its in print but it is the single best industry introduction source in this library.  Excellent source for more sources of information such as trade magazines, professional associations and regulators.

NetAdvantage San Diego City Public Library   Electronic version of Industry Surveys 

Business Source Premier (EbscoHost database) 

Marketline reports with global coverage. Each report contains statistics on industry market value, forecast, and market segmentation, competition and leading companies.  Look for Porter's Five Forces analysis.  Each report is 24 pages long, caution to look at dates may be older.

Market Research Reports

Passport Euromonitor Global Industry Reports  Detailed reporting.  
Euromonitor Industry reports, in depth analysis on trends in consumer products and services industries, include market analyst reports and statistical data.  Country and consumer reseacher as well as economic, business and transport.

Financial Industry Analysis For those looking for more financial analysis. 

Bizminer   Detailed industry financial and industry market analysis.   9000 industries by sales.  Find reports at the national, state, county, metro and zip code.

Industry Snapshots by NAIC from the census
Statistical profiles of US Industries by NAIC. 

Mergent Online  Go to  the Report Search Tab to get to the industry reports. 
Use for major industries only,  global coverage. Especially useful for industries represented by publicly traded companies. Search by company or broad industry name.

Statistical Abstract of the United States (Proquest)
Excellent compilation of essential statistics to support other reports.  Source is often government and other agencies. 

Books on Industry in the library.

Hundreds of different industries are represented in the library catalog.
You will find whole books on the food industry, or service industries, craft beer, restaurants, etc.

Manufacturing Industries
Retail trade
Service Industries
Industry Profile United States (e-reports)

 

 

Global Environment

Doing Business in ...


Recommended Sources for Doing Business in .... guides

 

EUROPAGES
Described as a business-to-business directory for European business establishments. Search by product, service, company name, the directory returns company name, address, email, and maps and catalogs.

Foreign Governments on the Web / University of Michigan Documents Center
Lists foreign government web sites, background, laws, news and statistics. Immigration laws, labor laws, and links to Doing Business In foreign countries.

USA Trade Online
"A dynamic data tool that gives users access to current and cumulative U.S. export and import data" (Source: About USA Trade Online).  Sign-in required.
        Quick Start guide on the USA Trade Online 

Related Trade Database (US Census)

Exports: "A related-party export transaction is one between a U.S. exporter and a foreign consignee, where either party owns, directly or indirectly, 10 percent or more of the other party."

U.S. International Trade Statistics by NAICS and country

Export.gov  GBM 425
Country Commercial Guides (Doing business in ....) GBM 425
Industry Overviews
Market Updates
Multilateral Development Bank Reports
Best Markets
Industry / Regional Reports

HSBC Global Connections Country Guides Doing Business in 
Introductory material  (free and free registration)
Look at the country doing business in reports.   Doing business, taxation, audit and accountancy, HR and employment law, trade, banking, country overview.
Use the Trade Forecast reports, the Trade Forecast tool maps to see largest trading routes.

Doing Business in.... GlobalEdge (free registration recommended) GBM 425
Free online courses on doing business in.

Craighead's international business, travel, and relocation guide to 90 countries. REF HF5549.5.E45 C73 2004 2 vol.
This title is getting a bit dated but has practical relocation info.

 

Country Risk Reports and Indicators

Doing Business: Benchmarking Business Regulations (World Bank)
Compare and calculate business risk in over 175 countries. Topics cover all aspects of starting and operating businesses in the selected countries. Includes business law library in home language that include labor laws, tax and tariffs. Yearly World Bank Doing Business In ... reports available for download.
Recommended for GBM 425 and BA 616 view links for law library and download country report, some are more complete than others.

NationMaster GBM 425
Quickly compare two countries across categories

Gini Index (World Bank Estimates) measuring inequality of wealth and income across countries.

Gini Coefficients: All the Ginis 1950-2012 from The World Bank

Dig deeper, latest news and analysis

Business Source Premier  (Library database) GBM 425
Seach:   Doing business in ........   to find articles on many countries.

Europa (The European Union Online)
Find news, activities, official documents and information sources including statistics.

GlobalEDGE International Business Resource Desk GBM 425
Covers free resources and links to research topics, countries, states, industries, and statistical tools. Created by Michigan State University, Broad College of Business.

Global Development Finance / World Bank.
Global Economic Prospects / World Bank.
These two flagship publications from the World Bank serve to track, record and forecast financial capital and economic forces for emerging countries.

International Country Statistics on the Web
Lists statistical agencies for each country. Through a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Web Site.

OECD - Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OECD Statistics Portal
Statistics arranged by topic and member country. Some topics are globalisation, Information and Communication Technology, Labor, Purchasing power.

OECD Stats by Theme
Comprehensive list of OECD statistical data collection programmes classified by theme.

OECD Data portal
Find, compare and share the latest OECD data: Charts, maps, tables, etc.

Selected countries

ProMexico Doing business in Mexico resources

China Business Research Guide
Best source for business guides to China. Compiled by University of Penn librarians.

Other sources

The Best Sources for International Industry Statistics / The Information Advisor. Volume 21(12) Dec. 2009.
Reports Online databases, market research reports, National statistics. Thanks to IA for sharing this.

 

Company

Company

COMPANY INFORMATION

Business uses directories for industry analysis, competitor analysis, marketing, supplier, customers.

Company  directories provide individual and competitor details for:

Name
Address and other contacts
Key personnel
Revenue and Sales
Employee size
NAIC / SIC numbers


Databases by Subject Business (this link opens in a separate window so you can acces each of these recommended databases). 

ReferenceUSA  US private and public businesses,  some nonprofits includes sales and employee  numbers.  Executive contact info.

REFUSA:  Step By Step Guide to RefUSA Company & Competitor search  *** Custom Guide to get to competitors. ***

REFUSA: Prezi Slideshow Tutorial Use this tool to learn how to create company essentials and competitor lists.  Also good for a quick look at local industry sales, and revenues. 

Factiva Public company profiles.  Choose the Companies tab across the top first.  Company profiles, competitors, and latest news.
Disclosure Conference Calls:  C-Level transcripts to analysts for Quarterly and Annual reports. 
To access:   Search name of company > Narrow on Left nav bar to Source:  Disclosure Reports

Hoovers Company Profiles (ABI Inform)
Public and some larger companies,  Short competitor list and executives.

Business Source Premier   Search for Company SWOT analysis, large companies only.  
 

Megent Online
Excellent for public corporations worldwide, also limited info on private companies in US.  Annual report in-depth financials, detailed history and abiltiy to make custom reports and analyse competitors.  Financial analysis from annual report data and  research firms 

Access: 
Company > Reports > Mergent Reports
Company > Competitors > Add all > Company Comparison Report 

Company Detais > Highlights (Health Check) 
Company Detais > Business segments (not required by the SEC but some reports available)
Company > Report Builder > Comparison Reports = against industry, or against Top 10, etc. 

Non-profit and charitable resource page
Recommended:  Charity Navigator, ERI Nonprofit Foundation Grant info. Foundation Center, Grant Search, GuideStar, IRS Master Tax File.

News articles on the web and library subscriptions.  Use .gov .org 

 

INDUSTRY DATA  Best place to start your industry analysis is by reviewing the BUS 302 Industry Reports how to apply Porter's, SWOTT, or Griffin.
The U.S. Census and use NAIC Industry Code for latest Industry Statistics.
Census --> Business and Industry --> Data by Geography
 

 

HR Books, Videos and More

HR Books, Video & More

Human Resources Book Search

Library Catalog Titles

Select subject headings for catalog searches: Human Resources & Personnel Management | Personnel management |Organizational change | Conflict management | Employee attitude surveys | Employee selection --Case studies | Work environment - Social aspects 

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Human Resources Streaming Media

Business & Management Collection in Films on Demand
Videos are a click away anytime, anywhere.  For off campus access make sure to log-in with your User Name & Password.

Among the subjects covered in Films on Demand:  Business Education | Business Technology | Economics | Ethics & Business Law | Finance, Accounting & Taxation | Management | Marketing

Selected Videos on HR Topics

HR Strategy & Management (17:03 min video)

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Kanopy:  Has videos on the subject of Business

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Citation Style Guide

Guide to Using APA Business Citations

APA Citation Style Guide
Has links to guides and citation generators.

Sources, Citations and Style. Watch this APA Citation Style Video (OWL Purdue. 2015) BUS 495 

 

Common Business Citation Styles in APA Format

 

How to Cite in Text:
Cite as (last name or company name, year, page number). Example: (Longboard Grotto, 2009, p.23)


Example: 
She stated, "Students often had difficulty using APA style" (Jones, 1998, p. 199), but she did not offer an explanation as to why.
According to Jones (1998), "Students often had difficulty using APA style, especially when it was their first time" (p. 199).

Consult the Publications Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) for detailed explanations and additional examples. Copies are available at the Cal State San Marcos Research Help Desk (BF76.7.P83 2009) or on Reserve.

 

Recommended Citation Generators:


A note of caution about Citation Generators.... NOT ALL ARE ACCURATE! Like everything, you need to know the basics and use them with caution and expect to make corrections. EbscoHost databases and Proquest have built in citation generators for each article. Use Cite This, or email citation. Known bug: Proquest authors and dates may need reformatting.

KnightCite       Hekman Library Calvin College
DocsCite          Arizona State University to help cite government documents
Owl at Purdue APA Style.     Highly recommended. Also note the sample manuscript with notations for APA instructions on formatting.

 

DOI Digital Object Identifiers
Cite the article as you would any print article and add the electronic access information at the end.
DOI: To access electronic articles preference is given to supplying an Digital Object Identifier, a unique number for an article. Inclusion of the DOI, if available, facilitates retrieval

Example: doi:10.1108/03090560710821161
* If no DOI end with the home page, do not paste the whole URL of the database name.

 

Articles, News or Trade:

News article with DOI: 
Brownlie, D. (2007). Toward effective poster presentations: An annotated bibliography. European Journal of Marketing, 41, 1245-1283. doi:10.1108/03090560710821161



News article, no DOI, in Factiva 
Kenneth, I. A. (2000). A Buddhist response to the nature of human rights. Retrieved from Factiva.

 

Newspaper: San Diego Union Tribune

Econometer: $15 an hour for fast food jobs? Should the minimum wage be nearly doubled to $15 per hour for fast-food workers? (2013, September 8). U-T San Diego (CA) (First Edition ed.), C-2. Retrieved September 13, 2013, from NewsBank on-line database (Access World News)

Articles, Scholarly:

Example: 
Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45(2), 10-36. doi: 10.1037/1061-4087.45.2.1)

 

Books:

Examples: 
Chapter in a book
O'Neil, J. M., & Egan, J. (1992). Men's and women's gender role journeys: A metaphor for healing, transition, and transformation. In B. R. Wainrib (Ed.), Gender issues across the life cycle (pp. 107-123). New York, NY: Springer.


Whole book: 
McDonald, M. & Keegan, W. J. (1997). Marketing plans that work. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann.


E-book, no DOI: 
Stark, J. (2010). Building iPhone apps with html, css, and javascript [1st ed]. Retrieved from http://proquest.safaribooksonline.com/9781449380236

 

Chapter or Section of a web document:
Cite the most specific webpage that you reference in your paper and include a link to the specific page.


Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. In Title of book or larger web document (chapter or section number).

Example: 
Spain: Culture (2010). In GlobalEdge. Retrieved January 18, 2010 from http://GlobalEdge.msu.edu/countries/spain/culture

 

Company Information TEMPLATE 

Author (date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number, page number. Retrieved from http://nnnnnnn.htm 
Title of company (date). Publisher, database source. Retrieved from source name.

 

Examples: Entries in library databases:
Hoover’s Inc. (2010, February 16). Harley Davidson, Incorporated: In-depth record. Retrieved from ABI Inform.

Company website: 
Qualcomm (2010). FY 2009 4th Quarter Earnings Release. Retrieved from the Qualcomm, Inc. website https://www.qualcomm.com

 

Industry Reports
Example:

Cohen, A. (2017). Department Stores in the U.S Report 45211. IBISWorld Industry. Retrieved from IBISWorld database

First Research (2017). Clothing Storess.  Retreived from Mergent First Research. 


Industry Statistics:
Example: 
U.S. Census Bureau. (2010). Musical instrument and supplies stores NAICS: 45114. Washington DC: Author.
Retrieved August 22, 2016 from the World Wide Web:https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

 


Data Set (user created): For customized datasets derived from an electronic database.
REFERENCEUSA or data generated from an analytics site or GIS

Example: 
InfoGroup. (2010). Corporate Lodging San Diego Metro Area. Available from ReferenceUSA database.

ESRI. San Diego County Market Potential. 2016. www.communityanalystonline.com. August 25, 2017. 

Encyclopedia, Reference Source or Chapter in a book
See Reference list: other print sources. In Purdue Owl.


Encyclopedia, No author: 
Physical Fitness Products. (2007). In Encyclopedia of American industries. (pp. 671-675). Millerton, NY: Grey House Publications.


Reference work, Author:
Basham, M. (2009). Restaurants. In Standard & Poor's industry surveys. (Vol. 1). New York: Standard &Poor's.


Reference work: Multiple Authors: (authors in order as they appear)
Edell, J. A., & Burke, M. C. (1998). Feelings towards ads. In Bearden, W. O. & Netemeyer, R. G. In Handbook of marketing scales (2nd ed., pp. 283-285). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

 

Legal Citation Formats

See Westlaw or use the Uniform System of Case Citation (Blue Book).

Media--Video
To get the data for this YouTube clip you will need to extract speaker or author name, introductory slide, and other info.

Example: 
CSUSM (2015). Forward Together: The Campaign for California State University San Marcos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7W1MXQUPFE


Personal Communication  (interview, email, phone call)
APA rules states that you cite your interviews or emails in the text only since they are not retrievable. Include person's name, type of communication, date.    Check with your professor who may also require you to list them in the Works Cited list.


In Text Example:
...  (J. Welch, personal communication, January 21, 2010)
.... Patricia Burns, e-mail message to author, December 15, 2008.


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