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MGT 3332 - Operations Management

Library resources for the Operations Management course

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Your Assignment

This library research guide provides you with resources for your MGT 3332 - Operations Management course's assignment. In addition to a number of library electronic resources, you will also find here a number of legitimate and reliable web resources that you could use for your project. 

The content in this LibGuide will help you learn how to:

  • Start your research for legitimate sources using the library discovery system called LibSearch
  • Locate electronic books on Operations Management topics.
  • Search library business databases to find journal, magazine and newspaper articles for your project. 
  • Explain how to search library databases to find scholarly journals.
  • Find additional business related resources.

Project Report

Select an organization, e.g., a corporation, company, firm or association (ideally, an organization which you have some interest in starting or running) for in-depth analysis of their operations management practices. After selecting the organization, assess its financial effectiveness and make recommendations to improve its finance plans and results though the approaches, principles and methods learning in the class. 

This project will incorporate important concepts and frameworks introduced throughout the course and will demonstrate the students’ ability to understand and properly apply these concepts in real-life contexts.

The research report should be approximately 6-7 pages (double spaced) with at least 3 scholarly references in addition to your eText for a minimum of 4 total references.

This research should incorporate a wide array of data sources to cover all different aspects of managing the organization in detail and suggests meaningful recommendations to the company based on what you’ve learned in the course. 

Data sources may include: trade magazines, library sources, industry analysis, analyst reports, focus group discussions, customer interviews, employee interviews, executive interviews, customer surveys, social media analysis, online community analysis, etc. 

Start Your Search Here

When searching for resources for your project, you can start by using LibSearch, our (Google-like) discovery system that enables one to search through a majority of the library resources. 

Please watch this short video on how to start your research with LibSearch.