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BA 366: Organizational Behavior (Shanghai): Articles and Company Profiles

Search Tips

Tips for effective searching:


Pick the essential keywords for your topic

Words such as impact, effect, affected, etc. should NOT be used in your searches

Word typed next to each other are searched as a phrase

Select your keywords and phrases and type them into separate boxes.

 

Here are examples of search terms you can use in Business Source Premier:


Organizational

Teams in the workplace

Group decision making

Leadership

Corporate culture

Personnel management

Management styles

Diversity in the workplace

Motivation in the workplace

Business communication

Interpersonal communication

Articles

Example: I need scholarly articles about organizational change.
  • Type organizational change nto the first box and change the default field to SU Subject
  • You can type additional terms such as employees into the second box
  • Scroll down and click the box for Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals
  • Click Search
  • Use the slide bar on the left-hand side of the screen to limit your results to current articles
 
Example: I need scholarly articles about teamwork in the workplace.
  • Type teams in the workplace into the first box and change the default field to SU Subject
  • You can type additional terms such as ethics into the second box
  • Scroll down and click the box for Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals
  • Click Search
  • Use the slide bar on the left-hand side of the screen to limit your results to current articles

 

Example: I need articles about organizational behavior at Google.

  • Type Google into the first box
  • Type organizational into the second box
  • Click Search
  • If you want to restrict your to academic journals, click the box for scholarly articles
  • Use the slide bar on the left-hand side of the screen to limit your results to current articles
  • You can try other search terms such as corporate culture, leadership, management or personnel
  • It's also possible to search several search terms at once by using the OR command: type the name of the company into the first box and type organizational or corporate culture or leadership or management or personnel into the second box.
Example: I want articles by Chinese corporate culture
  • Type corporate culture into the first box
  • Type China into the second box and select GE Geographic Terms with the pull-down menu
  • Click Search

Company Profiles

Good source for Hoover’s company reports and articles

Example: I want a Hoover’s company report for Whole Foods Market.

  • Click the link for Search by Content Type and select Company Profiles
  • Type whole foods market into the box
  • Click Advanced Options
  • Click the box for Hoover's Company and Industry Reports and click Apply
  • Click Search
  • Select the record titled "Whole Foods Market, Inc., Hoover's Company Records - In-depth Records"