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BU 117 Organizational Problem Solving

Instructor:
Librarian: Steve Burks

APA Style from Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL); A quick guide to citing resources based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. (Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2009).

Monitor reports include market size, trends, competitive landscape, forecast; sample reports are below

Consumer trends in lending (2014)
Innovations in banking (2014)
Social media is as versatile as it is valuable (2014)

Sports and recreational services (2012)
Top 10 consumer trends (2014)
Top trends in social media (2014)

Alcoholic drinks in the US (2013)
Global brews 2013 performance
Beer key trends for the year ahead (2014)
Craft beer in the UK and the US
Beer: identifying key trends for 2013


 

  • Databases for locating articles and  industry reports
ABI/INFORM Complete

Research business conditions, management techniques, business trends, management practice and theory, corporate strategy and tactics, and competitive landscape

Business Source Complete
Provides company and industry reports, news and analysis; examine the examples below

Spectator Sports.....

Spectator Sports Industry (NAICS 71121). (2014). United States Spectator Sports Industry Capital & Expenses Report, 1-148.

 

 

Worldwide Spectator Sports Industry (NAICS 71121). (2014). World Industry & Market Outlook Report, 1-193.

 

 

Spectator Sports Industry (NAICS 71121). (2013). United States Spectator Sports Industry Report, 1-170.

 

 

Spectator Sports Industry (NAICS 71121). (2013). United States Spectator Sports Industry Capital & Expenses Report, 1-151.

Breweries

Haderspeck, J. (2013). Tis the season for craft beer. Beverage Industry, 104(12), 20-24.

Kleban, J., & Nickerson, I. (2012). To brew, or not to brew--that is the question: An analysis of competitive forces in the craft brew industry.  Journal Of The International Academy For Case Studies, 18(4), 51-52.

Rigik, E. (2013). Tapping into Craft Beer. Convenience Store Decisions, 24(11), 62-65.

Brewers Association reports double-digit craft beer growth. (2014). Beverage Industry, 105(4), 8.

Kleban, J., & Nickerson, I. (2011). The U.S. Craft beer industry. Allied Academies International Conference: Proceedings Of The International Academy For Case Studies (IACS), 18(1), 33-38.

Information/Data Processing....

Information: Data Processing Services Industry  (NAICS 51821). (2013). United States Industry & Market Outlook, 173-174.

 

 

Data Processing Services Industry (NAICS 51421). (2013). United States Data Processing Services Industry Capital & Expenses Report, 1-154.

 

 

Barnes Reports: Data Processing Services Industry (NAICS 51421). (2013). United States Data Processing Services Industry Report, 1-177.

 

 

Data Processing Services Industry (NAICS 51821). (2013). World Industry & Market Outlook Report, 173-174.

Banking...

St. Pierre, K., McDonald, J. E., Rudick, B. B., Winik, M., Weber, I., & Handy, P. G. (2012).  Bernstein White Book - U.S. Banks: A Branch Data Deep Dive, 1-131.

Business Monitor International. (2014).  United States Commercial Banking Report.  (2), 1-71.

Business Monitor International. (2013).   United States Commercial Banking Report, Q4 2013: Includes 5 year forecast to 2017 (4), 1-66.

Marketline. (2013). Banks Industry Profile: United States, 1-36.

St. Pierre, K., Rudick, B. B., & Winik, M. (2012). The Six Habits of Highly Effective Regional Banks. 1-181.

 

Business Insights: Essentials: database which provides reports, articles, analysis

Bank Industry....

"State Commercial Banks." Encyclopedia of American Industries. Ed. Lynn M. Pearce. Detroit: Gale, 2012. Business Insights: Essentials. Web. 14 May 2014.

 

 

 Small Business Resource Center database

Hundreds of sample business plans and templates

Value Line Investment Survey
Extensive one page reports/analysis on 101 industries including banking, information processing, information services, entertainment, recreation

EconLit with Full Text Provides full text for journal literature, books, dissertations including data and surveys

  • Industry analysis websites

-->step 1: locate the NAICS code: http://www.bls.gov/bls/naics.htm  see below for selected examples


-->Step 2: locate data and reports with the NAICS code

Industries at a Glancehttp://www.bls.gov/iag/

Data by Sector: http://www.census.gov/econ/index.html
and by Supersector including natural resources and mining, agriculture, construction, manufacturing, service, transportation, telecommunications and the internet, financial, leisure and hospitality, and much much more!!


Industry snapshots also available via the Census/Economic web: http://www.census.gov/econ/census/snapshots/index.html


Annual Retail Trade Report (2010/2012): www.census.gov/retail/index.html#arts

Bureau of Economic Analysis: www.bea.gov

Survey of Current Business: www.bea.gov/scb/index.htm

Industry Economic Accounts:http://www.bea.gov/industry/iedguide.htm

Annual Industry Accounts (2010): http://www.bea.gov/scb/pdf/2010/06%20June/0610_indy-acct_text.pdf

Annual Survey of Manufacturershttp://www.census.gov/manufacturing/asm/index.html 

Industry reports for manufacturing and service industries. http://trade.gov/mas/index.asp

Industry Trade Data and Analysis from the ITA/Commerce Dept: http://www.trade.gov/data.asp

  • Industry data and reports in print Reference Sources

Industry Surveys from Standard and Poor's (2012); print copy in Durick LIbrary Reference HC 106.6. S74

Business Statistics for the United States 
print copy in Durick Library Reference HF 5681

Annual Statement Studies Financial Ratio Benchmarks (annual)
print copy in Durick Library Reference HF 5681

Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios (2010)
from Dun and Bradstreet (2008/2009): print copy in Durick Library Reference HD 2771

Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios (2010-2011)
print copy in Durick Library Reference HD2771.D866b

  • Demographics and Consumer Spending

Local Market Analyst  A consumer market research tool that provides access to segmentation, demographics, and targeting data for media planners and consumer marketers; understand target audiences, their consumer behavior and lifestyles and have access to detailed reports and maps

Consumer Expenditures Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics  http://www.bls.gov/cex/home.htm 

American Community Survey tables and maps for state, county or local level

Census of the United States  www.census.gov

Census Bureau's Population and Households

Census Bureau's Income statistics

American Marketplace (2009 edition)--print copy in Durick Library: Reference HA.A635 2007

Household Spending (2010 edition)--print copy in Durick Library: Reference HC110.C6 O34

SRDS: The Lifestyle Market Analyst (2008 edition)--print copy in Durick Library: Reference HA 203.L5

  • Advertising Revenues

Internet Advertising Revenue Report (2012):  http://www.iab.net/insights_research/industry_data_and_landscape/adrevenuereport

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