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Business Division Faculty - Information Sources for Business

Provides links to Western Library resources available for the Business Division

Business Management and Administration - Search Terms

Business Management and Administration Search Terms

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Use search terms alone - management - for a wide variety of results. Combine them - management and innovation to target your results.

  • business; business administration; business cycle; business entity; business ethics; business management; business model; business plan
  • company; corporation
  • entrepreneurship
  • leadership
  • innovation
  • organization; organizational leadership
  • project management
  • small business
  • strategic management; strategic planning

Credo Reference: Definitions and Concept

Credo Reference Search Box

Databases for Scholarly / Peer-Reviewed Articles

Business Insights: Global Database

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Business: Insights (Gale)

  • search for companies (including FORTUNE 100), industries, case studies, and comparison charts
  • find detailed company, country, and industry profiles
  • locate analyses of economies, companies and industries
  • look up financials and investment reports
  • research SWOT reports
  • locate market share reports
  • research company histories (global)
  • industry research essays
  • find case studies
  • research scholarly journals
  • look for business news for deep research coverage of global economies
  • locate graphing and data-conversion options
  • watch business executive video interviews and lessons for deeper insight into issues and decision-making.

Reference Solutions Basics

Database Reference Solutions: search 1 of the 3 different databases within Reference Solutions

  1. U.S. Businesses 
  2. U.S. Consumers 
  3. U.S. Jobs/Internships

ReferenceSolutions - 3 databases

1. U.S. Businesses

Search for individual businesses and/or executives or for groups of businesses, such as "coffee shops." For a more detailed explanation. 

2. U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles

This database allows users to search millions of individuals. In this module you can search by lifestyles and real purchasing behaviors of these individuals. Lifestyles selections are real purchasing behaviors of the individuals over a 2-year period. There are more than 100 unique lifestyles selections broken into several main categories such as Apparel/Fashion/Beauty; Cooking/Wine; Health/Diet/Fitness; Pets/Animals; Politics/Religion/News; Sports; and more.

U.S. Consumer and LifeStyle search box

3. U.S. Jobs/Internships

Job listings are compiled from then cross-referenced with ReferenceSolutions U.S. businesses listings. Do a Quick Search for a job or an Advanced Search to narrow by position, company, location, etc.

Job Search - Search Box


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