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Guide to Infographics

The design of information is actually nothing new. From the earliest form of communication, i.wthe cave paintings done more than 37,000 years ago, to Egyptian hieroglyphics, to modern-day data visualisations, we have always been using some sort of graphical...

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Subject Guide: Execution

Here is a list of resources on the topic of “Execution”. This cartoon: Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller aptly portrays the gap between Strategy and Reality. This gap is identified by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan as the Execution Gap in the book: Execution: the Discipline...

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Quick resources for an assignment on Business Ethics

“Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.” Source: Johnson, Samuel (From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations in Quotations) Here are some resources which are useful when you are pondering about...

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Selected Resources

Books
Here are some recommended books to start you off with understanding management.
  1. Management
    Library Call No: HD31.W722
    Location: Business Library
  2. Issues in Contemporary Management
    Library Call No: HD31.F211
    Location: Business Library
  3. Introduction to Management: Concepts and Principles
    Library Call No: HD31.F211N
    Location: Business Library
  4. Organizational Behavior and Management: Concepts, Cases, and Experiential Learning
    Library Call No: HD58.7.L269R
    Location: Business Library
  5. Essentials of Contemporary Management
    Library Call No: HD31.J77E 2009
    Location: Business Library

Here are some recommended books to start you off with understanding strategic management.

  1. The Management of Strategy
    Library Call No: HD30.28.H676M
    Location: Business Library
  2. Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization
    Library Call No: HD30.28.H676 2007
    Location: Business Library
  3. Strategic Management: Formulation, Implementation and Control
    Library Call No: HD30.28.P359 2007
    Location: Business Library
  4. Strategy: Analysis and Practice, Text and Cases
    Library Call No: HD30.28.M145S
    Location: Business Library and Lee Wee Nam Library
  5. Managing across Borders: A Transnational Solution
    Library Call No: HD62.4.B289 2002
    Location: Business Library
  6. Hypercompetition: Managing the Dynamics of Strategic Maneuvering
    Library Call No: HD30.28.D246
    Location: Business Library
  7. Structuring of Organizations
    Library Call No: HD31.M667
    Location: Business Library
  8. Understanding The Theory And Design Of Organizations
    Library Call No: HD31.D124UT
    Location: Business Library
  9. Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases
    Library Call No: HF5387.F383 2010
    Location: Business Library
  10. Strategic Management: A Dynamic Perspective
    Library Call No: HD30.28.C296
    Location: Business Library
  11. Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors
    Library Call No: HD41.P847C
    Location: Business Library
  12. The Cultures of Work Organizations
    Library Call No: HD58.7.T823
    Location: Business Library

Cheats for Library Catalogue:

Try looking for more books related to your search by making use of the Tags and Virtual Book Shelf located at the bottom of the book record.

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Prefer to browse the physical shelves?

Topics Call Numbers
Management HD30-HD38 (Level B1: HD)
HF5500 (Level B3: HF)

Recommend a book

If you think NTU Library should have a certain book, use your NTU email account and send me an email at catherinetan@ntu.edu.sg.

E-books

NTU Library has subscriptions to a wide range of e-books. You may access them through databases or from the Library catalogue.

 

From Databases

The business e-book collection is accessible through the following databases:

  1. Emerald ManagementXtra
    Emerald has created a special section to honour management guru, Peter Drucker. Celebrating the life and works of Peter Drucker is a collection of articles, interviews and materials on Drucker.
  2. SpringerLink
    Springerlink provides books written in English, German and French on a wide range of subjects. This includes a selection of management books in English.
  3. OECD iLibrary
    OECD iLibrary provides books, papers and statistics on issues which are of interest to OECD countries. Click on the following management themes to access ebooks published by OECD :Governance
    Environment
    Economics
    Industry and Services
  4. Wiley Online Library
    Wiley provides e-books on Business & Management. Click on the following topics to access:Management
    Strategic Management
    Human Resource ManagementNote: You may access only the unlocked books wiley-unlock.

How to Access & Download E-books?

  1. Access by logging in with your NTU network account (staff or student).
  2. Most of the e-books can be viewed in PDF or Web format.
  3. You can download e-books by page or chapter depending on system restrictions. The Library’s e-book collection contains copyrighted materials and your use of such materials must comply with the Copyright Act.

Library Catalogue

Search for e-books at the Library Catalogue. Here’s how:

  1. Click on Advanced Search
  2. Type in “e-book” in a search box and choose SUBJECT
  3. Type in your search term/s in any of the other search boxes such as author, title, word and etc.
Databases

Use databases to look for journal articles, conference papers, news, statistical data and industry & company information. I’ve grouped relevant databases according to the type of information they contain.

Content at a glance

Academic Literature
Country Information
Economic Indicators
Industry Information
Legal Information
News
Company Information

For Academic Literature

  1. ABI / INFORM Global [see details of this database]
  2. Academic Research Premier [see details of this database]
  3. Accounting & Tax with Standards [see details of this database]
  4. Business Source Premier [see details of this database]
  5. Dissertations and Theses [see details of this database]
  6. EconLit with Full Text [see details of this database]
  7. Emerald Management Xtra [see details of this database]
  8. Hospitality and Tourism Complete [see details of this database]
  9. JSTOR [see details of this database]
  10. ScienceDirect Online [see details of this database]
  11. Scopus [see details of this database]
  12. Web of Science [see details of this database]

For Country Information

  1. Business Monitor Online [see details of this database]
  2. Economist Intelligence Unit [see details of this database]
  3. EMIS [see details of this database]
  4. Passport GMID [see details of this database]
  5. PERC Risk Reports [see details of this database]
  6. Roubini Global Economics [see details of this database]

For Economic Indicators

  1. CEIC [see details of this database]
  2. China Data Online [see details of this database]
  3. Datastream [Stand alone] Access to this database is only available at the Business Library. View the database information page for coverage and how to access.
  4. International Financial Statistics [see details of this database]
  5. Passport GMID [see details of this database]
  6. Singapore Trade Statistics [Stand alone] View the database information page and find out where and how to access this database.
  7. SingStat Time Series Online [Stand alone] View the database information page and find out where and how to access this database.
  8. SourceOECD or OECD iLibrary [see details of this database]
  9. UN Comtrade [Citrix] Additional plugins may be required to launch this database. View the database information pagefor more information.
  10. World Development Indicators Online [see details of this database]

For Industry Information

  1. Business Insights [see details of this database]
  2. Business Monitor Online [see details of this database]
  3. Les50n [Citrix] Additional plugins may be required to launch this database. View the database information pagefor more information.
  4. Forrester Research [see details of this database]
  5. Gartner [see details of this database]
  6. ISI Emerging Markets [see details of this database]
  7. MarketLine Advantage [see details of this database]
  8. OneSource [see details of this database]
  9. Passport GMID [see details of this database]
  10. Roubini Global Economics [see details of this database]
  11. Vault Online Career Library [see details of this database]

For Legal Information

  1. CLJ Legal Network [Citrix] Additional plugins may be required to launch this database. View the database information pagefor more information.
  2. eGazette [Citrix] Additional plugins may be required to launch this database. View the database information pagefor more information.
  3. HeinOnline [see details of this database]
  4. LawNet Legal Workbench [see details of this database]
  5. LexisNexis [see details of this database]
  6. Westlaw International [see details of this database]

For News

  1. Bloomberg [Stand alone] Access to this database is only available at the Business Library. View the database information page for information on coverage and how to access.
  2. Factiva [see details of this database]
  3. EMIS [see details of this database]
  4. LexisNexis Academic [see details of this database]
  5. OneSource [see details of this database]
  6. WiseSearch [see details of this database]

For Company Information

  1. Bloomberg [Stand alone] Access to this database is only available at the Business Library. View the database information page for information on coverage and how to access.
  2. Board Analyst [Citrix] Additional plugins may be required to use this resource. View the database information page for information on coverage and how to access.
  3. Corporate Governance Quotient Database [Intranet] View the database information page for information about coverage and access.
  4. Datastream [Stand alone] View the database information page for information about coverage and access.
  5. OneSource [see details of this database]
  6. OSIRIS [see details of this database]
  7. Thomson Reuters Tick History View the database information page about how to get an account.
  8. Thomas One Banker Analytics [Stand alone] View the database information page on coverage and how to access.
  9. Wharton Research Data Services View the database information page for coverage and how to access.

Listing of all databases subcribed by NTU Library

Journals

Both academic and professional journals are important in business.

 

Select list of Academic Journals

My pick of core academic journals. Click on the title to launch it. Login with your NTU Network username and password if prompted.

  1. Academy of Management Journal available via Business Source Premier 1958 to present.
  2. Academy of Management Review available via Business Source Premier 1976 to present.
  3. Administrative Science Quarterly available via Business Source Premier 1956 to present.
  4. Group and Organization Management available via Sage Journals Online 1976 to present.
  5. Journal of Applied Psychology available via PsycARTICLES (EBSCO Publishing) 1917 to present.
  6. Journal of Business Venturing available via ScienceDirect 1985 to present.
  7. Journal of International Business Studies available via Palgrave Publishers Ltd 1970 to present.
  8. Journal of Management available via Sage Journals Online 1975 to present.
  9. Journal of Management Studies available via Business Source Premier 1964 to present (Embargo: 1 year).
  10. Journal of Occupational & Organizational Psychology available via Academic Search Premier1992 to present (Embargo: 6 months).
  11. Journal of Organizational Behavior available via Wiley Online Library 1981 to present.
  12. Journal of Vocational Behavior available via ScienceDirect 1971 to present.
  13. Management Science available via HighWire Press 1954 to present.
  14. Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Process available via ScienceDirect 1985 to present.
  15. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies available via Sage Journals Online 1993 to present.
  16. Research Policy available via ScienceDirect 1971 to present.
  17. Strategic Management Journal available via Wiley Online Library 1980 to present.

Select List of Academic-Practitioner Journals

These are some of the most influential and important journals for both researchers and practitioners.

  1. California Management Review available via Business Source Premier 1958 to present.
  2. Harvard Business Review available via Business Source Premier 1922 to present.
  3. Long Range Planning available via ScienceDirect 1968 to present.
  4. Organizational Dynamics available via ScienceDirect 1972 to present.
  5. Sloan Management Review available via ABI/INFORM Global 1970 to 1985.

CHEATS:
There are many more business journals available online at the NTU Library. Look for them in the E-journals >A-to-Z list.

AV

The Audio Visual collection is located at Level B2 in the Business Library and Library Outpost. Undergraduate students have to view the titles within the library. Staff and graduate students may borrow these materials. View detailed borrowing privileges.

Online Videos

I want to highlight a few important video collections for business management:

  1. 50 Lessons has over 500 video stories from high profile business people. The collection include themes on leadership, talent management, execution and change management.
  2. INSEAD Knowledge Video Vault has videos freely available for viewing.
    View a video on Banyan Tree founder Ho Kwon Ping on capitalism and idealism.

 

Cheats

Here is a step-by-step instruction guide to search for AV titles in the Library Catalogue.

Videos available at NTU Library :
1) CEOs  2) Leadership 3) Business Communication

 

Video on Demand

The Library offers video-on-demand service for classes. NBS SMO academic staff who need online videos for teaching purposes on the campus may send an email to me.

Web Resources

Business Schools

Business schools have produced websites which gives a first-hand look at their faculty thinking and research.

  1. Asian Business Case Centre The centre is part of the Nanyang Business School (NBS) and provides cases by faculty and students.
  2. Haas School of Business’ public lectures Available at their Video Room. Watch Hass Professors discuss their research or business leaders speak at the Dean’s Speaker Series. California Management Review is accessible to NTU staff and students.
  3. HBS Working Knowledge Offers Harvard Business School faculty’s working papers and an opportunity to participate in case discussions. View its research on Leadership & Management. Harvard Business Channel. Watch online videos of business leaders and academics speaking on management, business, leadership, innovation, strategy and execution.
  4. INSEAD Knowledge Showcases INSEAD faculty’s publications and insights on topics such as leadership, Strategy andBlue Ocean Strategy. INSEAD’s Video Vault holds interesting lectures by INSEAD Professors. You may watch videos on Leadership | Innovation | Networking & Organisations | Social Innovation | Economics/Politics | Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise | Leadercasts | Marketing| Strategy | Finance
  5. Knowledge@Wharton by Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    Knowledge@Wharton Wharton1 India Knowledge@Wharton indian
    China Knowledge@Wharton (in English, traditional & simplified Chinese) chinese Universia Knowledge@Wharton (in Spanish & Portugese) universia
  6. Knowledge@Wharton Academic Partner sites
    SMU
    WP
    Emory
  7. MIT Sloan Management Review
    This website has several levels of access. Registration is required to access the current issue ofMIT Sloan Management Review. For past issues, please access it via the NTU Library subscription. MIT

Consulting Firms

Consulting firms’ websites are useful places to gather some of their ideas and knowledge.

  1. a. Its website: McKinsey Quarterly. You need to register to read its articles and registration is free.
    b. Business Source Premier. Archive issues from 1965 to present are available to NTU staff and students.
  2. Bain & Co Offers its insights through various publications and the media. Watch online interviews of Bain partners.
  3. Booz Allen Shares its intellectual capital through their website Ideas & Insights.
  4. Boston Consulting Group Published white papers to showcase their industry and capability expertise. Example: Managing in a Slow-Growth Economy Publications.
  5. The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) This is the McKinsey & Company’s business and economics research arm. McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company. Access McKinsey Quarterly via:
Reserves

Your lecturers have recommended some readings for you.
All are now available in the Reserves at the Library Outpost.

See instructions on how to search for these materials.

Note: Materials in Reserves are available for 2 hours loan only.

CHEATS

Check out how to borrow Reserves titles for a longer period of time.

Student Works

Students’ works such as Final Year Project Reports are available in DR-NTU (Restricted Access).

See a list of all NBS student works.

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You may access and view these materials online only if you are a current student or staff of NTU.

Cheats

If you want Dissertations and Theses from other universities, go to Dissertations & Theses via Proquest.

Warning: There is a limited number of downloads allowed by the system. Review your search and select only relevant theses.

 

Staff Publications

A selected list of Nanyang Business School faculty publications can be found at the NBS website.

NBS faculty may also like to deposit their research papers with the NTU Library in our Digital Repository, DR-NTU (Open Access). Many publishers now allow the self-archiving of publications in institutional repositories. To find out if the journals or publishers that you are working with allow self-archiving, please refer to the Copyright policies and archiving guidelines from Sherpa Romeo.

If you would like to submit your journal articles or conference papers for inclusion into the NBS collection, please follow the instructions about submissions to DR-NTU.

A Dictionary of Business and Management defines management as follows,

      “The running of an organization or part of it. Management has perhaps three main components: an organizational skill, an entrepreneurial sense, and an ability to get the best out of followers.”

See the full entry. A quick historical overview of management and a bibliography for further reading is available at The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History. Visit the Division of Strategy, Management and Organization, Nanyang Business School for an overview of the curriculum and research interests related to management. Source: “management” A Dictionary of Business and Management. Ed. Jonathan Law. Oxford University Press, 2009. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press. Nanyang Technological University. 21 December 2010

Hi, I’m Catherine, subject librarian for Management. Feel free to contact me for:

  1. Enquiries about library resources
  2. Requests for new resources
  3. Library orientation & tours
  4. Instructional classes
  5. Research Assistance

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Lee Wee Nam Library Level 3
Email: catherinetan@ntu.edu.sg
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