Written by professionals in the field, this online encyclopedia includes essays written on a wide variety of management topics, including supply chain management, aggregate planning and productivity measures.
Searchable by both keyword and browsing, the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences offers in-depth entries on a wide range of topics. This is a great place to find background information on unfamiliar topics as well as references for further reading. Available online.
Offers a comprehensive overview of the major ideas, concepts and approaches that characterize the diverse field of organization studies. Themes include leadership theory, innovation and creativity, philosophy of organizations and many more. Located in Weldon Reference: HD31.I585 2008
Provides a thorough understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of globalization as well as the various historical and analytical interpretations. Consisting of over 400 entries, coverage includes key cultural, ecological, economic, geographical, historical, political, psychological and social aspects of globalization. Available in Weldon Reference: JZ1318.E63 2007
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