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PUA 703 Seminar in Organization Theory: (Beavers)

Resources and tools to assist students in PUA 703

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 A to Z List of Journal Titles search to discover if the University Libraries has it available for you.

 

For example, if you type in the journal title: Public Administration Review, you can find out which of the library databases provide access for you on this LINK.

 

 

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

Organizing Your Research Using RefWorks

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What is RefWorks?
RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic software package that enables you to:

  • Organize your research
  • Create a bibliography in a variety of citation styles, including APA, MLA and Chicago
  • Import references from many data sources
  • Create bibliographies in different document formats (Word, RTF, HTML, etc.)
  • Include citations while you write your paper

"New" RefWorks Instructions

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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