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Organizational Management Research Guide

BAS Specialization in General Business Management

MAN 3303 Management and Leadership

This section will help you select academic resources appropriate for your MAN 3303 Leadership and Management course. Resources include journals, databases, books, and more. Need assistance from a librarian? Contact Ask-A-Librarian or visit a campus library: Locations and hours


Keywords and Terms

These are some commonly used Management and Leadership keywords and terms. Using keywords effectively will help produce the best results when searching for articles in the databases. 

  • Corporate responsibility
  • Managing a diverse workforce
  • Management theory
  • Human resource management
  • Leadership theory
  • Managerial Ethics
  • Decision making
  • Organizational learning
  • Organizational structure
  • organizational and inter-personal conflicts
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic planning
  • Employee motivation and performance

For a tutorial on how to use keywords effectively, refer to the Search Strategies module in BILT.

Notable Managerial Theorists 

  • Abraham Maslow (1908-1970)
  • Douglas McGregor (1906-1964)
  • Frederick Taylor (1856-1915)
  • Lillian Gilbreth (1878-1972)
  • Mary Parker Follet (1868-1933)
  • Peter Drucker (1909-2005)

Recommended Management and Leadership Journals

Below are a few select professional journals to help you with your Organizational Behavior research. Visit Journals A-Z to search for additional journals. You will need to log in using your myEFSC credentials to view the articles.

Recommended Management and Leadership Databases

Below is a list of recommended databases for Management and Leadership. If you'd like to see a the complete list of databases, visit Databases A-Z. For a tutorial on how to log in and search the database, click here: Find Database Articles

  • America's News
    • Features a comprehensive collection of local, regional, and national news from reliable and credible sources. Topics include Business and Economics, Criminal Justice, Science, and more. Formats include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts, and videos.
  • Florida News Sources
    • provides current and archived news, history, events, and people from Florida news sources.
  • Florida Today
    • Newspaper covering local news throughout Brevard County, Florida. Includes full-text coverage from 1999 to current.
  • New York Times-Current
    • Full-text coverage from 1985 to current dates.
  • New York Times-Historical
    • Full-text and full-image articles from 1851 to 2013
  • Orlando Sentinel
    • Full-text articles covering local and state news. Coverage from 1985 to current dates.
  • U.S. Southeast Newsstream
    • Southeast Newsstream features full-text of newspapers, newswires, and websites, some dating back to the 1980s.  Includes news sources from South Carolina, Washington DC, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

EFSC recently added digital magazines to the OverDrive Database. This comprehensive collection features a variety of topics, including Business and Finance. If you'd like to see the entire list of magazines available, visit the OverDrive Database. You will need to log in with your myEFSC credentials to view the digital magazine.

The following magazines may be useful in your studies. Keep in mind that magazines are not peer reviewed and not considered a scholarly resource. Be sure to check with your instructor before citing a magazine in your research papers.

  • Business Concept
    • Global mag focus on business, entrepreneurship, investing, technology, leadership and luxury.
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    • Entrepreneur magazine is the trusted source for growing your business and offers surefire strategies for success. Whether you are just thinking of starting a business, have taken the first steps, or already own a business, Entrepreneur offers the best advice on running your own company
  • Fast Company 
    • "Fast Company takes you inside the minds of the most progressive business leaders. Meet the real innovators of our age and see the latest in design, sustainability, marketing, and social responsibility."
  • Inc. Magazine
    • "Inc. Magazine is the only major business magazine written for the journey from startup to a fully managed company. Every issue of Inc. delivers real solutions for today's innovative company creators."
  • MIT Sloan Management Review
    • "MIT Sloan Management Review leads the discourse among academic researchers, business executives and other influential thought leaders about advances in management practice, particularly those shaped by technology, that are transforming how people lead and innovate. MIT SMR disseminates new management research and innovative ideas so that thoughtful executives can capitalize on the opportunities generated by rapid organizational, technological and societal change."

To see a full list of databases the feature streaming content, visit A-Z Databases: Streaming Videos

  • American History in Video (Alexander Street Press) 
    • For best results, type your keyword into the search bar and select All Videos from the drop down menu.
  • Films on Demand 
    • This database features thousands of videos on a variety of subjects and categories produced by companies such as PBS, Cambridge Education, and Click View.

The video below is an example of what is available in the Films on Demand database.


Management and Leadership Books and eBooks

Below are examples of books eBooks on management and leadership in EFSC's collection. If needed, use the the keywords in the Welcome box to guide your search. Not sure how to search the catalog for books? Click here: Find Books or Find eBooks.

Don't hesitate to contact a librarian if you need assistance!