Guide to researching the Department Stores Retailing Industry (NAICS 452111)

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the department store retailing industry. While not entirely comprehensive, this guide does list several of the key and highly recommended resources when analyzing the industry and researching the companies in the industry.  I’ve listed the databases and resources … Continued

Guide to researching the oil and gas industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the oil and gas industry.  The guide lists several  of the key and highly recommended resources when analyzing the industry and researching the companies in the industry.  I’ve listed the databases and resources below, with recommendations on how to … Continued

Guide to researching the clothing and apparel retail industry in China

About The Summer 2013 Business Cluster students are charged with choosing an apparel retail company to open in Beijing, China. Their end product is a “feasibility study which entails researching and analyzing the chosen company, industry, target market in Beijing, and competition in order to generate financial projections, marketing plan, and management approaches.”  The resources … Continued

Tips for Innovation Engine Accelerator researchers

During summer 2013, six teams are participating in  the Innovation Engine Accelerator Program.  I had a wonderful opportunity to spend an hour with them showing them several resources they might use for their projects.  Because the six projects are all over the map, I’m simply linking to the databases bellow, with individual tips of how … Continued

SASM 3120 Sports Governance and Ethics resources

  The Sports Ethics and Governance class focuses on governance structures in sport (e.g., professional, collegiate, youth, and Olympic), policy issues (e.g., hiring policies, eligibility issues, rules compliance), as well as sportsmanship and ethical decision-making.  I’ve put together a list of  articles that deal with several topics for the class, including ownership, collective bargaining, pricing, fan/spectator/player … Continued

Guide to Researching the Healthcare Industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the United States Health Care industry.   While not entirely comprehensive, this guide does list several of the key and highly recommended resources when analyzing the industry and researching the companies in the industry.  I have listed the databases … Continued

Guide to researching the doggie day care market

About The OHIO Business Clusters are doing a feasibility study on opening a doggie day care in Athens, Ohio.  The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the doggie day care market.   While not entirely comprehensive, this guide does list several of the key and highly … Continued

Guide to Researching the Automobile Manufacturing Industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the Automobile Manufacturing industry.  While not entirely comprehensive, this guide does list several of the key and highly recommended resources when analyzing the industry and researching the companies in the industry.  I’ve listed the databases and resources below, with … Continued

OPIE Doing Business in Another Country Research Tips

About The purpose of this guide is to provide suggestions for OPIE CS2 students who are researching doing business in another country.  The guide lists many great resources for finding information about a country’s culture, business environment, economy, trade, and political risk. Video Tips This video demonstrates how to use all of the resources found … Continued

Management 4800J Company and Industry Analysis Resources

This page contains resources and tips for Management 4800J students who have to analyze an assigned publicly-traded company (for Fall semester 2012, the company is 3M)  and the industry in which it belongs.  While not meant to be a comprehensive list, the suggestions offered here will get them well on their way. While a full … Continued

Marketing 4630: Future of Marketing and Social Marketing Research Tips

Dr. Axinn’s Marketing 4630 class has a couple of projects that require some research.  The first is a annotated bibliography on the future of marketing.  The second project is an analysis of social networking usage in a particular industry.  The notes below offer some tips for searching for information for their projects. Articles Plus (big … Continued