General Business and Management References
The following is a list
of general references that should be helpful in your studies. Wherever
possible the reference
links are organized
by topic areas:
More specific resource
links can be found in the home pages of specific courses.
General Management &
Index - http://workindex.com/
to Internet resources in "human resources, labor relations, benefits, training,
leadership, motivation, insurance, relocation, legal issues and more."
Search the collection or
browse by subject.
Run by the School
of Industrial Labor Relations, Cornell University (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Force On Line - http://workforceonline.com/
short articles on recent Human Resource issues and events. Includes discussion
groups and chat
but you need to registrar and they will send you weekly e-mails.
for Human Resource Management - http://www.shrm.org/
The major professional
association of Human Resource managers and publisher of HR Magazine
and much useful information
and links to HR areas.
University - http:// www.ilr.cornell.edu/workplace.html
Run by the School
of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University, it indexes many
concerning Human Resource
practises and research.
Ethics - http://www.ethics.ubc.ca/resources/business/
A list of on-line
references pertaing to business ethics with useful links and examples of
codes of ethics.
Learning Organization Lab - http:www.stanford.edu/group/SLOW/
SLOW has internet
links, research information and other information dealing with Peter Senge's
Business Sources & Directories
Book - http://www.bigbook.com/
Listings for businesses in the United States. You can search by business
name, location, and/or category. Listings
include address, phone number, and a street map showing the business' location.
This site provides
information about over 100,000 U.S. companies. Browse or search to retrieve
city, state, mailing address, industry, ticker symbol, URLs, and links
to latest stock quotes.
Run by Dun & Bradstreet.
This site assesses Fortune magazine and Fortune 500 lists. Many excellent
articles of a general business nature
can be perused.
Magazine - http:/www.forbes.com/
Like fortune, this an excellent source for timely source for company and
Week Magazine - http://www.businessweek.com/
Access is free to print subscribers and some information can be assessed.
6. Wall Street
Journal - http://www.wsj.com/
This is the online edition of Wall Street Journal. Many interesting articles
and financial information concerning major
companies and business issues. Can expect some information to be charged.
Survival - http://www.business-survival.com/
A free service that is full of ideas to help your business grow and prosper.
Contains how-to articles, personalized
business advice, the latest books and noteworthy business trends.
Internet Public Library - http:/www.ipl.org/
Excellent source of reference material on all sorts of subject areas. Run
by librarians, it is well organized
and has an excellent search engine for research purposes.
Conference Board - http://www.conference-board.org/
The Conference Board is the world's leading business membership and research
organization, connecting senior
more than 2,200 enterprises in over 60 nations. As a nonprofit, nonadvocacy
major indices and a wide range of reports on best business practices and
recent economic trends.
Board receives more than 21,000 media citations per year. It also provides
a diverse program of
and forums for over 15,000 executives from different industries and nations.
SHRM - http:www.SHRMGlobal.org/
A global forum that includes research on global issues and links to websites
that address global issues. It is run
by the Society for Human Resource Management.
Employment and Labor Law
of Labor Statistics - http:/www.bls.gov/datahome.html
Bureau of Labor Statistics timeseries data. The Bureau of Labor Statistics
public database, called LABSTAT,
provides current and historical data for 26 surveys, as well as numerous
Measures - http://www.fairmeasures.com
on employment case decisions and interpretations done by a major law firm.
Department - http://www.dol.gov
of labor's website has much useful research and current labor statistics.
Policy Association - http://www.lpa.org/
keeps current information on NLRB cases and other labor trends.
Harvard Law - http://www.law.harvard.edu/library
Much case law
and recent court decisions and research is available here.
Law - http://www.law.com.tw
law firm's site has a data base containing the major laws in China and
Taiwan. While much of the
is in Chinese, it has a number of laws in English.
Spot - http://www.govspot.com/
virtual resource center for federal, state and local government information.
It simplifies the search for
facts and political information.
last updated on Sept.10,1999
by Nick Mathys