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MGMT 515: Advanced Managerial Theory

Provides library resources for management 515 course

Group Article Project

Group Article Project

  • Prepare a summary of a key human resource management article.
  • You will need to find a minimum of 5 outside sources to support your summary

Business Source Ultimate

Search for articles.  Possible keywords to use include:

  • Employee programs and practices: employee motivation, leadership practices, empowerment, employee training, stress management/employee well-being, and diversity
  • Group and interpersonal dynamics: group work, team leadership, communication, and power/politics
  • Organizational processes and structure: job design, organizational culture, corporate ethical values, and organizational design


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Finding Articles on Human Resource Management

Finding Company Information

More Management Articles

Visit the Management Research Guide for More Article Database Options

Group Company Project

Group Company Project

  • Conduct an assessment of a Fortune 500 company
  • Find information about its management practices and policies.
  • Find a minimum of 20 sources, including people, articles, books and the Internet.

Business Source Ultimate

  • Use for company profiles (includes SWOT analyses); newspaper articles and trade publications; academic journal articles
  • Company Profile / MarketLine Report (includes SWOT analysis and company profile)
  • Click on “Company Profiles” under “More” at top. Browse for company name (e.g. Tesla) and click on the report.


Mergent Online

  • Use for finding financial data and information on company executives.
  • Also a News tab at the bottom on the company details page.


Proquest Newspapers Database 

  • Use to find current articles on your company
  • Includes articles from Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and New York Times.
  • Start with a search for your company. Your results will include a lot of stock market prices; you can get rid of most of these results by excluding Wire Feeds under Source Type on the left side of the page.
  • Limit your date range to more recent articles.
  • You can also use the Company/Organization limit to select your company and browse most recent news for relevant articles

Company Website

Start with your company’s website

  • Try an internet search such as Target Corporate
    • Look for a section called “careers” or “employment” or “culture” to find information on how the company promotes their corporate culture
  • Try the power search annual report to find the company’s annual report 
    • Look at sections: about us, employment/career opportunities, investor relations
  • Consider policies, training programs, and what is emphasized on the website (diversity, going green, ethical suppliers).

Books from Chester Fritz Library

Books from Chester Fritz Library

  • Chester Fritz Library has over 2,000 online books on the topic of human resource management. 
    • Do a search from the library's homepage
    • Narrow on the right hand side under "Availability" to online. 
  • Below are just two reference books that provide definitions and explanations on management topics: