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PUA 703 Seminar in Organization Theory: Library Guides

UNLV Library Databases for Finding Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Finding Journals by Title at UNLV Libraries

Do you know the title of the journal that you are looking for?

Use the UNLV print and online journal subscriptions search to discover if the University Libraries has a copy.


Find out if a journal is available from UNLV Libraries: 





For example, let's say you wanted to find out if we had access to: Public Administration Review

Type in the title on the above search box. Then, you will be able to see which databases have access to the journal.

 Public administration review  (0033-3352)
from 10/01/1940 to 12/31/2010 in JSTOR Arts & Sciences IV
from 01/01/1985 to 1 year ago in Business Source Elite
from 01/01/1988 to 01/31/2011 in ABI/INFORM Collection
from 01/01/1995 to 1 year ago in Education Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
from 2000 to present in Wiley-Blackwell Journals (Frontfile Content)

 



 

 

Sample Search Terms--Theories

Below are some possible keyword search terms you may want to consider when beginning your research. Remember: to narrow your search, you can combine a variety of words in a search string (e.g., role theory and public sector)

Theories
ACTION THEORY 
BEHAVIORAL THEORIES

COGNITIVE RESOURCE THEORY

CONTINGENCY THEORY (MANAGEMENT)

EXCHANGE THEORY (SOCIOLOGY)

GREAT MAN THEORIES

LEADER-MEMBER EXCHANGE THEORY

LEADERSHIP PARTICIPATION INVENTORY

LEAST PREFERRED CO-WORKER THEORY

MANAGEMENT BY OBJECTIVES (MBO)

MANAGERIAL GRID

NORMATIVE MODEL

PARTICIPATIVE THEORIES

PATH-GOAL THEORY

RELATIONSHIP THEORIES

ROLE THEORY

SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT

SITUATIONAL THEORIES

THEORY X

THEORY Y

THEORY Z

TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT

TRAIT THEORY

TRANSACTIONAL THEORIES

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP

 

Sample Search Terms--Leadership/Organizations

Leadership/Organizations
ACCOUNTABILITY

ACHIEVEMENT

ADMINISTRATION

BOUNDED RATIONALITY

BUREAUCRACY

CHANGE

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

CHAOTIC BEHAVIOR IN SYSTEMS

CITY COUNCILS

CIVIL SERVICE

COMMUNICATION

COMPLEX ORGANIZATIONS

CONFLICT (PSYCHOLOGY)

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT

CORPORATE CULTURE

CREATIVE ABILITY

CREATIVE THINKING

CRISIS MANAGEMENT

DECENTRALIZATION IN MANAGEMENT

DECISION MAKING

EMPLOYEE MORALE

EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION

EMPLOYEES—ATTITUDES

EMPLOYEES—RESEARCH

EXECUTIVE ABILITY

GOOD GOVERNANCE

GROUP DECISION MAKING

INNOVATION ADOPTION

INTERAGENCY COORDINATION

INTERORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONS

LEADERSHIP

LEADERSHIP – MORAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS

LEARNING ORGANIZATION

MANAGEMENT

MANAGEMENT SCIENCE

MANAGEMENT STYLES

MANAGEMENT—RESEARCH

MAYORS

MULTICULTURALISM

NEEDS ASSESSMENT

NETWORKS

NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENT

NONPROFIT GOVERNANCE

OCCUPATIONAL ROLES

OFFICE PRACTICE IN GOVERNMENT

ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR

ORGANIZATION THEORY

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE

ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING

ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE

ORGANIZATIONAL SOCIOLOGY

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT

PERSONALITY ASSESMENT

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

PLANNING

POSDCORB

PROBLEM SOLVING

PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY

PROJECT FINANCE

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – MORAL & ETHICAL ASPECTS

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – SOCIAL ASPECTS

PUBLIC MANAGEMENT

PUBLIC OFFICERS – PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS

PUBLIC SECTOR

REFORMS

RETENTION

SOCIAL NETWORKS

SPAN OF CONTROL

STAKEHOLDERS

STRATEGIC PLANNING

SUPERIOR SUBORDINATE RELATIONSHIP

TECHNOLOGY – MANAGEMENT

TRUST

TURNOVER

VALUES

WICKED PROBLEMS

WORK – SOCIOLOGICAL ASPECTS

WORK ENVIRONMENT

WORK SHARING

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Tips for Searching on Google Scholar

A note about Google Scholar . . . 

Although Google Scholar contains many resources, it does not contain access to all relevant resources for hospitality research.  Researchers are strongly encouraged to look at the additional resources mentioned above to conduct a thorough literature review.  You do not need to purchase articles via Google Scholar many are available for through the UNLV Libraries or via Interlibrary Loan.

For help connecting to UNLV Libraries' resources through Google Scholar see the following.

 

 

  

Searching for Government Information & Reports

An easy way to find government reports is use Google and add site:.gov to your keyword search. For example: If you type public sector and turnover:.gov, this will limit your search to federal/state/local publications.

Other government websites you may want to investigate: 

Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
http://www.opm.gov/

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
http://www.eeoc.gov/

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
http://www.bls.gov/

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
http://www.gao.gov/

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBCG)
http://www.pbgc.gov/

United States Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB)
http://www.mspb.gov/

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