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NBUS 217 Fundamentals of Management: Introduction


This guide will help you get started with basic business research on companies you may be interested in working for.

You will be introduced to a few databases. Information about APA citations and avoiding plagiarism will also be shared. 

In order to find articles about diversity hiring policies, use the following keywords: inclusion AND employees; "affirmative action", diversity, "diversity in the workplace", "minority employees" and "diversity hiring policy". Check out Disability:IN where you can find inclusive companies to work for.

You can also look up ethnic groups like "African Americans", "Hispanic Americans" or Latinx. Minority groups publish their own magazines that have articles about such companies like Essence or Hispanic PR Wire and related titles.  Look for companies that have been rewarded for excellent policies or practices. Check out the top 50 companies with diversity hiring policies. You may have to go to the company website and look at their Human Resources page to get an idea of their diversity hiring policies. 

Check out the following trade journals for articles on diversity in the workplace.

Employee Benefits (through 2017) 
Human Resource Executive
HR Digest--free on the web
HR Focus
HR Magazine
HR News
People Management (through 2019)
Personnel Today-free on web
Talent Acquisition Excellence Essentials
TD Magazine-free on web

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