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Summer reading

As the first summer semester comes to a close, it’s time to catch up on some reading. Here’s some suggested business titles at OC Library, recommended by Jack Covert and Todd Sattersten in their The 100 best business books of all time:

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New ebook collection

OC Library’s subscription to ScienceDirect now includes Business, Management and Accounting ebooks, in addition to journals.

Topic areas include:

  • Accounting
  • Business and International Management
  • Business, Management and Accounting (General)
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Strategy and Management
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management

To SEARCH, find, and access these titles:

1) select Advanced Search
2) enter keywords (example tourism AND environment)
3) select sources as desired (books or journals)
4) Limit to subscribed content only by using drop down ‘sources’ menu
5) limit Subject to Business, Management and Accounting

To BROWSE, find, and access these titles:

1) from database homepage select Business, Management and Accounting (under Social Sciences and Humanities)
2) select Journals/Books by subject
3) select + beside Business, Management and Accounting
4) select topic area
5) limit sources as desired on left hand side

NOTE: Green icons next to results indicates subscribed content, grey icon indicates content NOT subscribed to.

New books

There are a stack of new books soon to be put on the library shelves. Just a few titles of interest for BUAD students and faculty members:
How women mean business: a step-by-step guide to profiting from gender balanced business by Avivah Wittenberg-Cox

“All the evidence shows that balance leads to more innovation and better business performance – after all, women are most of the market and much of the talent. Leaders have now understood why it is important, but are still struggling with how to make it happen.” – cover

Flat broke in the free market : how globalization fleeced working people by Jon Jeter
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Enterprise 2.0 : new collaborative tools for your organization’s toughest challenges by Andrew McAfee
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Beyond strategy: the leader’s role in successful implementation by Robin Speculand

“The staggering failure of leaders to deliver on the strategy promises has led implementation to becoming an integral part of strategy discussions…Robin shifts his focus from why strategy implementation is important…to what leaders must now do differently. Something needs to change and it starts with the leaders.” – jacket cover

Look for these titles and more using the OC Library catalouge. Scroll down to the “holdings information” to ensure the books have made it onto the shelf. Don’t forget – if the book you want is at another campus, just ask for it! We’ll ensure it’s delivered to your home campus.