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Company/Industry

Introduction

Summer 2010 

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Company/Industry Research

This guide contains relevant resources for researching companies and industries.

Keywords - Combine [specific company name] or [specific industry name] with topic-specific terms, such as human resource management (personnel management), labor, corporate culture, organization, recruitment (employee selection) or broader terms such as case studies, best practice, benchmark, trends, statistics, surveys

By Suzanne Cohen

Starting Points

JGSM: Johnson School of Management Library (Cornell)

http://www.library.cornell.edu/jgsm/

Find excellent guides to company and industry research (and more!) from the staff at Cornell’s Johnson School of Management Library.
Hoovers Online

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/aqx1396

Cornell University community only

Helpful for general overview of company, industry, competitors and identifying whether a company is private or public.  Provides company profiles, searchable by company name, industry, ticker symbol, sales or location, plus market quotes and business news.

Databases

ABI/Inform (ProQuest Direct Web: 1971- )

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/umia/akx9769

Cornell University community only

ABI/Inform (from Proquest), an extensive international business and management database, contains bibliographic citations, abstracts, and full text of articles appearing in professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines published worldwide.

ABI/Inform covers the areas of accounting, banking, computers, economics, engineering management, communications, finance, health care, human resources, insurances, international trends, labor relations, law, management, marketing, organizational behavior, public administration, real estate, taxation, transportation.

Almanac of American Employers

Cornell University Library Holdings

https://catalog.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&SL=none&Search_Arg=Almanac+of+American+Employers&Search_Code=TALL&CNT=50

ILR School community only

ILR Reference HF5382.75.U6 P486
Also available on CD-ROM.  Ask at the Reference Desk.
Plunkett Research, Ltd

Company profiles, including number of women and minority employees, benefits, competitive advantage; Sometimes identifies unique policies.

Business and Company Resource Center

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/4224285

Cornell University community only

Use this database to research all business and management topics. It includes directory listings for over 300,000 companies as well as company profiles, industry ratings, product brands, company performance ratings, investment reports and ratings, industry overviews, and related associations.  Find company histories, rankings, and articles along with profile and financial information.
Business Source Complete

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/6576918

Cornell University community only

Ipswich, MA: EBSCO Publishing.

Business Source Complete, which includes all journals covered in Business Source Premier, provides full text for scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database provides full text (PDF) for top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.
Emerald Full Text

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/3885053

Cornell University community only

Online service providing full-text access to the journal resources of a management library. Subjects include management, human resources, marketing, library and information services, education, engineering, etc. Especially useful for comparative international research.
Factiva

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/4394263

Cornell University community only

Factiva provides access to global news and business information, including local newspapers, same-day newswires, company reports, media programs, and trade publications.  Full-text source for the Wall Street Journal.
Hoovers Online

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/aqx1396

Cornell University community only

Helpful for general overview of company, industry, competitors and identifying whether a company is private or public.  Provides company profiles, searchable by company name, industry, ticker symbol, sales or location, plus market quotes and business news.
IBISWorld

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/6478560

Cornell University community only

Extensive collection of detailed Industry Market Reports.  Mostly for the United States, but we currently have access to the China module.

Investext

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/asm5084

Cornell University community only

Investext is designed for business students, faculty and research staff for class work, case research and career development. It brings together some of the world’s most sought-after investment research and industry analysis. It contains research from over 450 investment banks and 150 trade associations as well as fundamental financial information from Moody’s Investors Service.
Leadership Library on the Internet (Yellow Book Directories)

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/4100558

Cornell University community only

Includes 14 Leadership Directories yellow books, of which five are published quarterly: Congressional yellow book, Federal yellow book, State yellow book, Corporate yellow book, and News media yellow book; and nine are published semiannually: Municipal yellow book, Federal regional yellow book, Judicial yellow book, Financial yellow book, Associations yellow book, Law firms yellow book, Government affairs yellow book, Foreign representatives in the U.S. yellow book, and Nonprofit sector yellow book. This site allows searching and browsing within individual directories or across all 14 directories using single or multiple criteria, such as name, job title, industry, and geographical location.
LexisNexis: Campus Menu

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/3126641

Cornell University community only

LexisNexis Academic provides access to full text resources on topics including current and general news; business and financial information; newspapers; company directories; government and politics; medical and health topics; accounting, auditing, and tax; federal and state laws; legal cases; and regulations. Resources include TV and radio news transcripts.  Choose the Business Link to see the range of company and industry resources.
Lexis - LexisNexis: ILR Menu

http://www.lexis.com

ILR School community only

More extensive and useful, requires training and an ILR password. Combines many critical information resources into one dynamic site. Special materials for human resources, employment and labor law including full-text books. Using your favorite browser, you can keep on top of the latest news (includes full-text of the New York Times and other major and minor newspapers), stay abreast of the hottest legal topics, and find current information on legal and legal-related products and services available from LEXIS-NEXIS. More than 1.6 billion full-text documents available. Choose the News and Business tab for the full range of company and industry resources.
Mergent Online

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/4496528

Cornell University community only

Provides information on over 11,000 companies listed on the NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq exchanges updated daily, information on over 12,000 international companies, domestic and international annual reports, real-time access to SEC (EDGAR) filings dating back to 1993, "as-reported" financial statements providing review of balance sheets, income statements, expenditures, assets, liabilities, cash flow, performance trends, etc.
SOCRATES (Corporate Social Ratings Monitor)

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/5089163

Cornell University community only

SOCRATES (published by KLD Research & Analytics, Inc.) has in-depth profiles on over 3000 US corporations, including every company on the Standard & Poor's®, Russell 3000®, and KLD's Domini 400 SocialSM Index.  The profiles have narrative coverage of issues related to community, diversity, employee relations, environment, non-US operations, products, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, nuclear power and military contracting. The profiles also have social ratings evaluating each company's strengths and concerns.   SOCRATES provides data on the involvement of corporations in areas such as: military contracting, charitable contributions, women and minority directors and managers, union representation, superfund or hazardous waste sites. AND MORE....

Standard & Poor's Market Insight

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/3949902

Cornell University community only

Online source for many Standard & Poor's publications, including S&P Industry Surveys, S&P Stock Reports, Trends & Projections, and the ExecuComp database. In addition, it includes the U.S. Trade Outlook, DRI Country Overviews, and the World Factbook. Cornell subscription includes Executive Compensation Access Database.
Thomson ONE Banker

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/5595557

Cornell University community only

NOTE:  Requires the Internet Explorer web browser.
Thomson ONE Banker provides access to financial data on public companies, as well as merger and acquisition information and market data. Users can search and screen across databases to identify companies that meet your specific investment criteria as well as conduct peer analysis.
Innovest iRatings analytics portal

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/5790526

Cornell University community only

Innovest Strategic Value Advisors is an internationally recognized investment research and advisory firm specializing in analyzing companies’ performance on intangible value factors such as environmental, social, and strategic governance management, and how such factors impact competitiveness, profitability, and share price performance.
NewsBank NewsFile Collection

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/apx8729

Cornell University community only

Access World News and America's Newspapers from NewsBank provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. Date coverage varies with individual newspaper.  Includes the Ithaca Journal from 1992.

Directories

Almanac of American Employers

Cornell University Library Holdings

https://catalog.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&SL=none&Search_Arg=Almanac+of+American+Employers&Search_Code=TALL&CNT=50

ILR School community only

ILR Reference HF5382.75.U6 P486
Also available on CD-ROM.  Ask at the Reference Desk.
Plunkett Research, Ltd

Company profiles, including number of women and minority employees, benefits, competitive advantage; Sometimes identifies unique policies.

America's Corporate Families and International Affiliates

Cornell University Library Holdings

http://cornell.worldcat.org/oclc/9814554

JGSM Ready Reference HG4057 .A16
Hotel Reference HG4057 .A146

Parsippany, N.J.: Dun’s Marketing Services

Detailed information on U.S. family members of foreign ultimate parent companies as well as foreign subsidiaries of U.S. ulitimates. Corporate family listings are presented in three forms: alphabetical, geographical, and industrial classification.

LexisNexis: Corporate Affiliations

Cornell University Library Holdings

https://catalog.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&SL=none&v1=1&ti=1,1&Search%5FArg=directory%20of%20corporate%20affiliations&Search%5FCode=TALL&CNT=50&SID=3

JGSM Ready Reference HG4057 .A21
Hotel Reference HG4057 .A219

New Providence, N.J.: LexisNexis Group

Contains listings for companies with headquarters located outside of the United States Subsidiaries for these parent companies are included, whether or not they are located in the United States. Also included are outside service firms attached to the parent company.

ILR community may access these titles online (sign in to your account first):

Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries

Cornell University Library Holdings

https://catalog.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&SL=none&Search_Arg=Directory+of+American+Firms+Operating+in+Foreign+Countries+&Search_Code=TALL&CNT=50

JGSM Ready Reference T12 D582
Hotel Reference HG4538.A1 D5

New York, Uniworld Business Publications

Authoritative source of information on American firms that have branches, subsidiaries, or affiliates outside the United States. Part One is an alphabetical listing of all American corporations with foreign operations and Part Two is an alphabetical listing of corporations, by country.

Directory of Foreign Firms Operating in the United States

Cornell University Library Holdings

https://catalog.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&SL=none&Search_Arg=Directory+of+Foreign+Firms+Operating+in+the+United+States&Search_Code=TALL&CNT=50

JGSM Ready Reference HF54 U5 A63

New York, N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, Technical and Reference Book Division

Contains information on more than 7,200 businesses in the United States that are owned (either wholly or in part) by foreign firms. More than 2,800 foreign firms from 79 countries are included.

International Directory of Company Histories

Cornell University Library Holdings

https://catalog.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&SL=none&Search_Arg=International+Directory+of+Company+Histories+&Search_Code=TALL&CNT=50

JGSM Reference HD2721 I62
Hotel Reference HD2721 .I63

Chicago: St. James Press

Excellent historical background on major companies throughout the world. Most companies chosen for inclusion have achieved a minimum of $100 million in annual sales and are leading influences in their industries or geographical locations.

Principal International Businesses

Cornell University Library Holdings

https://catalog.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&SL=none&Search_Arg=Principal+International+Businesses&Search_Code=TALL&CNT=50

JGSM Ready Reference HF54 U5 P95
Hotel Reference HF54 .U5 P74

New York: Dun & Bradstreet

More than 50,000 companies are included in this world marketing directory. Companies have been selected from the Dun & Bradstreet database and are the largest employers worldwide.

Conference Board Chart Collection

Cornell University Library Holdings

http://cornell.worldcat.org/oclc/45336572

Catherwood Library only

Available on CD-ROM from ILR Subscription Databases link on the desktop of Catherwood Computers. 

New York, NY: Conference Board

Insider's look at the actual structures of over 300 leading corporations in 16 major industries.

ThomasNet (Thomas Register and ThomasRegional)

http://www.thomasnet.com/index.html

Directory of industrial products and suppliers.
Leadership Library on the Internet (Yellow Book Directories)

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/4100558

Cornell University community only

Includes 14 Leadership Directories yellow books, of which five are published quarterly: Congressional yellow book, Federal yellow book, State yellow book, Corporate yellow book, and News media yellow book; and nine are published semiannually: Municipal yellow book, Federal regional yellow book, Judicial yellow book, Financial yellow book, Associations yellow book, Law firms yellow book, Government affairs yellow book, Foreign representatives in the U.S. yellow book, and Nonprofit sector yellow book. This site allows searching and browsing within individual directories or across all 14 directories using single or multiple criteria, such as name, job title, industry, and geographical location.
Associations Unlimited

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/4010718

Cornell University community only

Contains information for approximately 460,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields, including IRS data on U.S. 501(c) nonprofit organizations. For some 2,600 major U.S. national associations, provides full-text association materials such as brochures, pamphlets, and membership application forms. Covers the following: U.S. national associations (23,000); International associations (20,000); U.S. regional, state, and local associations (115,000); Associations' Materials for selected national associations (2,600); IRS Data on U.S. 501(c) nonprofit organizations (300,000).

The print version is titled Encyclopedia of Associations.

Worldwide Business Directories

http://www.nypl.org/research/sibl/directories/director.htm

This is a guide to general business directories covering geographic areas around the world.  Check the Cornell University Library Catalog for availability of specific titles.
Yahoo!: Business and Economy>Companies>Directories

http://dir.yahoo.com/Business_and_Economy/Directories

Yahoo’s listing of online company directories.
NYS: New York State Corporations and Business Entities Database

http://appsext8.dos.state.ny.us/corp_public/corpsearch.entity_search_entry

This searchable database includes corporate filings of New York State business and not for profit corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships, as well as other miscellaneous businesses

Statistics and Data

ITA: Manufacturing and Services (International Trade Administration)

http://www.trade.gov/mas/index.asp

The Manufacturing and Services (MAS) unit of the International Trade Administration (ITA) is dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of U.S. industry, expanding its market access, and increasing its exports. MAS industry experts and economists perform strategic research and analysis in order to shape and implement trade policy, create conditions that encourage innovation, lower the cost of doing business, and promote U.S. economic growth.
BEA: Industry Data

http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn2.htm

Provides GDP by industry, Input-Output Accounts and Capital Flow by industry. Has an interactive tables tool, which allows customized output of data.
Census: Economic Programs

http://www.census.gov/econ/www/index.html

Business and industry data available from the U.S. Census organized by geography, sector, and frequency.  Page also links to data by sector such as "services" and special topics such as "companies".
Census: County Business Patterns

http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html

County Business Patterns is an annual series that provides sub-national economic data by industry. The series is useful for studying the economic activity of small areas, analyzing economic changes over time, and as a benchmark for statistical series, surveys, and databases between economic censuses. Businesses use the data for analyzing market potential, measuring the effectiveness of sales and advertising programs, setting sales quotas, and developing budgets. Government agencies use the data for administration and planning.

Stat-USA: Market Research Reports (available by industry)

http://www.stat-usa.gov/mrd.nsf/vwAll_All

Cornell University community only

STAT-USA is an agency in the Economics and Statistics Administration U.S. Department of Commerce which provides vital economic, business, and international trade information produced by the U.S. Government. Included is the State of the Nation Library containing STAT-USA's extensive collection of over 3,000 files of domestic economic information and the International Trade Library.
International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics

Cornell University Library Holdings

http://cornell.worldcat.org/oclc/32803268&

Management Library Ready Reference HC10 I65
Olin Library Reference HC10 I65+

Published by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, provides statistical indicators to facilitate international comparisons relating to the manufacturing sector.

ILO: LABORSTA Internet

http://laborsta.ilo.org/

Extensive labor-related data for over 200 countries or territories.  Includes international data organized by "economic activity" (industry).
LexisNexis Statistical

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/3160574

Cornell University community only

Provides broadest possible access to U.S., International, State, Local, and Privately produced statistical information indexed in the following three publications:

  • American Statistics Index (ASI) U.S. Government gathered and published (includes U.S., International Inter-governmental, State, and Local data)
  • Statistical Reference Index (SRI) Non-governmental and State gathered and published (includes associations, universities, institutes, commercial firms, etc.)
  • Index to International Statistics (IIS) International Inter-governmental Organization gathered and published.
Mergent Online

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/4496528

Cornell University community only

Provides information on over 11,000 companies listed on the NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq exchanges updated daily, information on over 12,000 international companies, domestic and international annual reports, real-time access to SEC (EDGAR) filings dating back to 1993, "as-reported" financial statements providing review of balance sheets, income statements, expenditures, assets, liabilities, cash flow, performance trends, etc.
Standard & Poor's Market Insight

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/3949902

Cornell University community only

Online source for many Standard & Poor's publications, including S&P Industry Surveys, S&P Stock Reports, Trends & Projections, and the ExecuComp database. In addition, it includes the U.S. Trade Outlook, DRI Country Overviews, and the World Factbook. Cornell subscription includes Executive Compensation Access Database.
Thomson ONE Banker

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/5595557

Cornell University community only

NOTE:  Requires the Internet Explorer web browser.
Thomson ONE Banker provides access to financial data on public companies, as well as merger and acquisition information and market data. Users can search and screen across databases to identify companies that meet your specific investment criteria as well as conduct peer analysis.

Government

U.S. Securities Commission (SEC), EDGAR

http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml

All companies, foreign and domestic, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms electronically through EDGAR. Anyone can access and download this information for free. Here you'll find links to a complete list of filings available through EDGAR and instructions for searching the EDGAR database.
BEA - Bureau of Economic Analysis

http://www.bea.gov/

The Bureau of Economic Analysis promotes a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the timely, relevant, and accurate economic accounts data in an objective and cost-effective manner. BEA is an agency of the Department of Commerce.  Site provides information on Gross Domestic Product, Personal Income and Outlays, State and Local Personal Income, Gross State Product, International Trade, Goods and Services, Annual Industry Accounts, and more.
Census: Economic Programs

http://www.census.gov/econ/www/index.html

Business and industry data available from the U.S. Census organized by geography, sector, and frequency.  Page also links to data by sector such as "services" and special topics such as "companies".
BLS: Overview of BLS Statistics by Industry

http://stats.bls.gov/bls/industry.htm

This is a good starting point to identify what industry-related data is available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Census: North American Industry Classification System

http://www.census.gov/epcd/www/naics.html

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS, pronounced Nakes) was developed as the standard for use by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the collection, analysis, and publication of statistical data related to the business economy of the U.S. NAICS was developed under the auspices of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and adopted in 1997 to replace the old Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. It was also developed in cooperation with the statistical agencies of Canada and Mexico to establish a 3-country standard that allows for a high level of comparability in business statistics among the three countries. NAICS is the first economic classification system to be constructed based on a single economic concept.
ITA: Manufacturing and Services (International Trade Administration)

http://www.trade.gov/mas/index.asp

The Manufacturing and Services (MAS) unit of the International Trade Administration (ITA) is dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of U.S. industry, expanding its market access, and increasing its exports. MAS industry experts and economists perform strategic research and analysis in order to shape and implement trade policy, create conditions that encourage innovation, lower the cost of doing business, and promote U.S. economic growth.
U.S. Industry and Trade Outlook

http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/industry/otea/outlooknews.htm

U.S. Industry Sector Data; Industry analyst contact names

Associations and Organizations

Associations Unlimited

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/4010718

Cornell University community only

Contains information for approximately 460,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields, including IRS data on U.S. 501(c) nonprofit organizations. For some 2,600 major U.S. national associations, provides full-text association materials such as brochures, pamphlets, and membership application forms. Covers the following: U.S. national associations (23,000); International associations (20,000); U.S. regional, state, and local associations (115,000); Associations' Materials for selected national associations (2,600); IRS Data on U.S. 501(c) nonprofit organizations (300,000).

The print version is titled Encyclopedia of Associations.

Leadership Library on the Internet (Yellow Book Directories)

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/4100558

Cornell University community only

Includes 14 Leadership Directories yellow books, of which five are published quarterly: Congressional yellow book, Federal yellow book, State yellow book, Corporate yellow book, and News media yellow book; and nine are published semiannually: Municipal yellow book, Federal regional yellow book, Judicial yellow book, Financial yellow book, Associations yellow book, Law firms yellow book, Government affairs yellow book, Foreign representatives in the U.S. yellow book, and Nonprofit sector yellow book. This site allows searching and browsing within individual directories or across all 14 directories using single or multiple criteria, such as name, job title, industry, and geographical location.
Gateway to Associations

http://www.asaecenter.org/Directories/AssociationSearch.cfm

Searchable web-based directory, provided by the American Society of Association Executives.

News

LexisNexis: Campus Menu

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/3126641

Cornell University community only

LexisNexis Academic provides access to full text resources on topics including current and general news; business and financial information; newspapers; company directories; government and politics; medical and health topics; accounting, auditing, and tax; federal and state laws; legal cases; and regulations. Resources include TV and radio news transcripts.  Choose the Business Link to see the range of company and industry resources.
Lexis - LexisNexis: ILR Menu

http://www.lexis.com

ILR School community only

More extensive and useful, requires training and an ILR password. Combines many critical information resources into one dynamic site. Special materials for human resources, employment and labor law including full-text books. Using your favorite browser, you can keep on top of the latest news (includes full-text of the New York Times and other major and minor newspapers), stay abreast of the hottest legal topics, and find current information on legal and legal-related products and services available from LEXIS-NEXIS. More than 1.6 billion full-text documents available. Choose the News and Business tab for the full range of company and industry resources.
Factiva

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/4394263

Cornell University community only

Factiva provides access to global news and business information, including local newspapers, same-day newswires, company reports, media programs, and trade publications.  Full-text source for the Wall Street Journal.
NewsBank NewsFile Collection

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/apx8729

Cornell University community only

Access World News and America's Newspapers from NewsBank provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. Date coverage varies with individual newspaper.  Includes the Ithaca Journal from 1992.

Daily Labor Report

Cornell University Library Holdings

https://catalog.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&SL=none&Search_Arg=Daily+Labor+Report++&Search_Code=TALL&CNT=50

ILR School community only

ILR Reference HD4802 .B95
Washington, DC: BNA, [1996- ]
Available electronically or in print.
The Daily Labor Report covers legal developments, labor and employment legislation, regulations affecting the workplace, human resource trends, and labor-management relations -- from Congress, the courts, unions, businesses, the NLRB, EEOC, and Labor Department.

Business Week

Cornell University Library Holdings

https://catalog.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&SL=none&v1=8&ti=1,8&Search%5FArg=business%20week&Search%5FCode=TALL&CNT=50&SID=1

Cornell University ILR School Catherwood Library Subject Guide: Company/Industry
Economist

Cornell University Library Holdings

https://catalog.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&SL=none&v1=1&ti=1,1&Search%5FArg=economist&Search%5FCode=JALL&CNT=50&SID=2

Cornell University ILR School Catherwood Library Subject Guide: Company/Industry
Fortune

Cornell University Library Holdings

https://catalog.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&SL=none&v1=5&ti=1,5&Search%5FArg=fortune&Search%5FCode=JALL&CNT=50&SID=3

Cornell University ILR School Catherwood Library Subject Guide: Company/Industry

Web Sites

Sloan Industry Centers

http://www.industrystudies.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=84524&orgId=isa1

Click on specific Industry at left and then choose the specific industry web link that appears at top right of page.
Gary Price's List of Lists: Business & Industry Management Lists

http://www.specialissues.com/lol/dispLOL.cfm?Subject_ID=BUSINES008

Find company and industry ranking lists and "best places to work…" lists.
Career Insider (Vault)

http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/6340230

Cornell University community only

This site offers professionals, HR specialists, and job searchers inside information on more than 4,000 companies and 50 industries through a searchable database. Free job postings, inside news on company culture and free email updates are also included. The site also has "Electronic Water cooler" message boards--a collection of company-specific message boards for employees.  For the non-Cornell community, you may view selected parts of this site at vault.com.

WetFeet

http://www.wetfeet.com/

WetFeet.com provides information and advice on companies, industries, and careers, and covers such topics as breaking into a new industry in mid-career, negotiating salaries and stock options, getting the ideal job, and relocating to a new city. City profiles and a salary calculator are also provided. Search by career, or get the inside scoop on new industries. WetFeet.com also provides information from employers, anonymous employees, and industry experts.

Books

Conference Board Chart Collection

Cornell University Library Holdings

http://cornell.worldcat.org/oclc/45336572

Catherwood Library only

Available on CD-ROM from ILR Subscription Databases link on the desktop of Catherwood Computers. 

New York, NY: Conference Board

Insider's look at the actual structures of over 300 leading corporations in 16 major industries.

Cases and Decisions

Lexis - LexisNexis: ILR Menu

http://www.lexis.com

ILR School community only

More extensive and useful, requires training and an ILR password. Combines many critical information resources into one dynamic site. Special materials for human resources, employment and labor law including full-text books. Using your favorite browser, you can keep on top of the latest news (includes full-text of the New York Times and other major and minor newspapers), stay abreast of the hottest legal topics, and find current information on legal and legal-related products and services available from LEXIS-NEXIS. More than 1.6 billion full-text documents available. Choose the News and Business tab for the full range of company and industry resources.