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DESC Graziadio Decision Sciences: Journal Articles

This guide is intended to support research in topics related to the field of Decision Sciences.

Top Databases for Locating Journal Articles

Keywords to Try

Search tip: It is helpful to structure your search by combining search terms related to a specific product, company, competitor, and/or industry with some of the keywords listed below.  It is always a good idea to perform several searches and explore the results.

Example: I need to locate articles on Ford Motors value chain.

  • Ford and (suppliers or supply chain)
  • Ford and operations and management
  • "auto industry" and "supply chain"

Keywords and Phrases

  • operations
  • management
  • "operations management"
  • "supply chain"
  • "supply chain management"
  • "industrial management"
  • "decision making"
  • logistics
  • "inventory management"
  • "quality control"
  • distribution
  • fulfillment