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Selected Resources for: Business Management (Display only the highlighted/core resources).

Subject Description: The study of the efficient and effective operation of a business is called management. The main branches of management are financial management, marketing management, human resource management, strategic management, production management, service management, information technology management, and business intelligence.

Abstracts and Indexes

    Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

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This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

    General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

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Provides access to articles in all areas of business from more than 8,000 publications. Also gives detailed company information for the world’s 10,000 largest corporations.
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Incorporates 75 regional business publications covering the larger metropolitan areas in the United States.

General Reference Sources

    Biographical Sources

  Icons of business : An Encyclopedia of Mavericks, Movers, and Shakers
In this encyclopedia, 23 prominent figures in the contemporary business world are profiled, with discussions of their personalities, career path, leadership style, organizations, skills, and traits, as well as information on biography and their personal lives. How these leaders wield power in the political arena is also discussed, and sections on criticism of them and their future impact are included.
Location: REFERENCE HC102.5.A2 D74 2007
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    Dictionaries

  Ultimate Business Dictionary : Defining the World of Work
Containing definitions of more than six thousand entries, The Ultimate Business Dictionary reflects the globalization of English as the lingua franca of business, and offers several unique features, including translations of all terms into Chinese, Japanese, French, German, and Spanish (Castilian and Latin American); abbreviations, acronyms, and slang; concise biographical profiles of key business thinkers and leaders; listings of international stock exchanges and trade organizations; and a section on finance and accounting terms and ratios.
Location: REFERENCE HF 1001 .U47 2003
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    Directories

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Find answers to a wide variety of questions. Common uses are finding businesses based on employee size, sales volume, type of business and location. Find news articles for research on businesses and perform searches for papers and class projects. Conduct research about industries and companies. Find executives, corporate families and company descriptions. Conduct powerful market research. Select a location and do a radius search to look up the number of similar businesses in the area.

    Encyclopedias

  Encyclopedia of American Business
Five general areas of business are covered: accounting, banking, finance, marketing, and management. Terms, concepts, and associations that one is most likely to encounter in business are the focus of the volume, making it a great place to start learning about how businesses operate and what the primary and different features of specific business-related functions or ideas mean.
Location: REFERENCE HF 1001 .E55 2004
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    Handbooks and Manuals

  Hoover’s Handbook of American Business 2009
This comprehensive volume contains in-depth profiles of 750 of America's largest and most influential companies.
Location: REFERENCE HG4057 .A28617 2008
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  Hoover’s Handbook of Private Companies 2009
Hoover's Handbook of Private Companies covers 900 nonpublic U.S. enterprises including large industrial and service corporations.
Location: REFERENCE HG4057 .A28616 2009
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  Hoover’s Handbook of World Business, 2009
Did you know that American icon 7-Eleven is controlled by Japanese retail giant Ito-Yokado, Miller Beer is brewed by South African Brewer SABMiller, and that the Los Angeles Dodgers are owned by The News Corporation, an Australian company?.
Location: REFERENCE HG4057 .H66 2009
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Internet Resources

    Internet Resources

  Annual Reports
http://www.annualreports.com/
Directory of more than 2,200 online fulltext corporate annual reports and related financial reports. Best for U.S. companies or companies listed on NYSE, NASDAQ, or AMEX exchanges.
  Business.com - The Business Search Engine® and Business Directory
http://www.business.com/
A business-focused Internet search engine and directory; "contains more than 400,000 listings within 25,000 industry, product and service subcategories."
  Corporate Information
http://www.corporateinformation.com/
A specialized portal and search engine for U.S. and international business. Searches free, fee-based, and subscription-based Websites for company information (name or ticker), industry information, state or country business information, and current businesses.
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