This LibGuide originally created by Rick Keogh will assist you in locating information on many aspects of management, included skills needed to be a successful manager, categories of managers, and specific types of management
Company profiles, SWOT analyses (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) where available, industry profiles, stocks & investment info., management-related articles, Harvard Business Review case studies and streaming videos from the Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series.
Management-related articles in various fields including Accounting, Education, Food Science, Hospitality & Tourism, Library Services & Information Management, Marketing, Nutrition, and Professional Development. CHECK-OFF "Only content I have access to" for full-text articles and book chapters.
From the Harvard Business School. "This database was compiled in an effort to identify and chronicle the lives of 20th century men and women whose business leadership shape the ways that people live, work, and interact". Profiles over 1,000 innovators, CEOs and "movers and shakers" who have guided many of America's leading companies through the 1990s. Profiles are concise but informative. Browse by company or industry (over 20). Great resource for tracing family dynasties. Outstanding resource for quick information on many of the most prominent business leaders of the past and present.
Biographies of people worldwide in many fields throughout history: artists, authors, business leaders, chefs, government leaders & politicians, historical figures, popular entertainers, scientists, sports figures, and people currently in the news.
From Western Libraries, Western University (Canada). Provides over 50 profiles of management/organization theorists from the 19th and 20th centuries. Profiles include biographical information, books by and about the theorists, relevant articles, related websites (when available). Excellent resource for beginning research on many of the most prominent business thinkers.
This site provides profiles of over 60 "management gurus" from earliest times to the present. Profiles also include links to additional material (when available). Excellent starting point for beginning research.
This essay identifies and analyzes 27 individuals prominent in management thought from the 18th century through the contemporary era. It explains their contributions for the following management eras: early management thought, the scientific management era, the social man era and the modern era. Excellent resource for beginning research.
Sponsored by Suntop Media. This "definitive global ranking of management thinkers is published every two years", based on a survey. Many (but not all) thinkers are involved in academia or are published authors. Profiles include a biography and interviews/videos (when available). Excellent resource for keeping current on management thought.
This "gateway" provides access to a huge dictionary of management methods, management models and management theories. Its links provide insights into many areas which are not readily available elsewhere. To access this site's resources registration is requied (but it's free).