UGBA 107: The Social, Political and Ethical Environment of Business

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About this Guide

The following online and print resources provided by the Long Business Library are key to finding information required for this course.

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Articles in News

In addition to the general business-focused databases listed at the bottom of this section, there are a number of excellent resources for news, articles, and research about nonprofits including:

Literature of the Nonprofit Sector
Citations to "literature on philanthropy, the foundation world, the nonprofit sector — particularly works on such topics as fundraising and proposal development — and works related to charitable giving, including project reports, studies, and statistical analyses." From the Foundation Center.

Urban Institute Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy
Nonpartisan research intended for scholars and policy makers.
The nonprofit almanac 2008
HD2769.2.U6 N64 2008 Reference

Philanthrophy Annual 2009 (PDF)
From the Foundation Center, creator of the Literature of the Nonprofit Sector database, whose mission is to bring donors and recipients together. Statistics on foundation giving, interviews, listings of books, blogs and magazines about the nonprofit sector.

News Sites

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Wall Street Journal (full content via the library's subscription)

The Economist (full content via the library's subscription)

Investors Business Daily (full content via Lexis Nexis)


Key Journals

Business & Politics
Business & Society
Business & Society Review
Business Ethics Quarterly
California Management Review
Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management
Ethics and the Environment
Harvard Business Review
Journal of Business Ethics

Market Research Reports

This category includes ready-made market research reports.  The content of these will vary, but most should include:

For a complete list of Market Research databases Berkeley subscribes to, go to the Business Library's Databases by Subject page and choose "Market Research." 

Market Research Books

Market Share Reporter This title, now available as an e-book, offers at-a-glance market share figures for US and global markets. Read at Google Read at Google

Rand McNally commercial atlas & marketing guide This title includes a detailed atlas showing road, rails, airports, universities, and large businesses, with a companion volume showing demographic, manufacturing, and sales information for each location on the map. Read at Google Read at Google

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