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MGT-301: Managing Organizations

Library resources available for the Managing Organizations class.

Basic Definitions

Basic Definitions

  • See the entry for SWOT analysis, where it discusses the concept of opportunities and threats.
  • See the entry on Porter's Five Forces in the Encyclopedia of Management.
  • See the entry on what is an Industry Analysis in the Encyclopedia of Small Business.

Key Databases

Use these library databases first to get started on your company research.

Researching the Firm's External Environment

Finding Industry Information

Research on your company's industry will give much insight to the major external factors being faced by your company. Below are sources of industry reports available online through the library.

Web Sites

Try these free web resources to supplement the library databases.