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BUS 215: Principles of Management

A guide for doing business research in your BUS215 class.

Best Places to Start

You'll need these resources for multiple assignments throughout the term.

Company Information

Industry Information

News, Financial Data, SWOT Analysis

Building Org Charts

Mergent Intellect (listed above) has some information on executive leadership for companies. Also check the website for the company you are researching. Another resource is, which provides crowdsourced org charts for companies:

Tutorials to Help You Use Databases

 Using Business Source Complete (7 min.)                             Using Mergent (9 min.)