BU 373 Ethical Issues in Business
|Instructor: Robert Letovsky
|Librarian: Marilyn Scoville, Library 207
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).
- Locating magazine and journal articles
Online electronic databases such as Academic Search Premierand Expanded Academic ASAP provide access to magazine and journal articles. These two databases cover a broad selection of publications, some scholarly and some for a more popular audience. Both databases allow you to limit your searches to scholarly "peer reviewed" publications.
Use scholarly databases for more academic, in-depth research, and peer reviewed articles; here is an
example of a search from EconLit: (marketing or advertising) and "older consumers"
example of a search from Business Source Complete: (marketing or advertising) and "older consumers"
example of a scholarly article from Business Source Complete:
Moschis, G. P., Mosteller, J., & Fatt, C. (2011). Research Frontiers on Older Consumers' Vulnerability. Journal Of Consumer Affairs, 45(3), 467-491.
example of a chapter from a scholarly text:
Bonifield, C. M., & Cole, C. A. (2010). Comprehension of Marketing Communications among Older Consumers. In A. Drolet, N. Schwarz, C. Yoon (Eds.) , The Aging Consumer: Perspectives from Psychology and Economics (pp. 175-189). Marketing and Consumer Psychology Series. New York and London: Taylor and Francis, Routledge.
CQ Researcher Database list of reports available for Consumer Protection and Product Liability
Sample of available reports related to ethics topics:
Clark, C. S. (1996, August 16). Child labor and sweatshops. CQ Researcher, 6, 721-744. Retrieved from http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/cqresrre1996081600.
Katel, P. (2010, December 17). Food safety. CQ Researcher, 20, 1037-1060. Retrieved from http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/cqresrre2010121700.
Katel, P. (2007, October 12). Consumer safety. CQ Researcher, 17, 841-864. Retrieved from http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/cqresrre2007101200.
Stencel, M. (1991, January 4). The growing influence of boycotts. CQ Researcher, 1, 1-17. Retrieved from http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/cqresrre1991010400
Child Labor in America (2008) (Congressional Research Service Report to Congress), 37 pages
Consumer Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (Congressional Research Service Report to Congress), 37 pages
Federal Food Safety System, a Primer, 2011 (Congressional Service Report to Congress), 11 pages
Phthalates in plastics and Possible Human health Effects, 2008 (Congressional Service Report to Congress), 23 pages
- Ethics Journals and Newsletters available through SMC databases
African Journal of Business Ethics
Business and Professional Ethics Journal
Business Ethics (Oxford, England)
Business Ethics Quarterly
Electronic Journal of Business and Organization Ethics
Ethix: the bulletin of the institute for business ethics
Journal of academic and business ethics
Journal of business ethics
Journal of Business Systems, Governance and Ethics
Journal of Relgion and Business Ethics
Journal of International Busienss Ethics
Ruffin Series in Business Ethics
Teaching Business Ethics
- Related government agencies
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Advertising Self-regulatory Council
United States Dept. of Labor: Youth and Labor
Consumer Protection and Elderly
First Amendment Center