Organizational Behavior Research Guide

Resources for research on organizational behavior.

Description: MNO 3371 Research Guide

This assignment for Human Resources requires you to prepare a report on a company using both library resources and an interview. In addition to general information on the company, you will need to select five HR practices that differentiate the organization from its competitors. Start with the resources on this page. For additional information, Ask a Business Librarian.

Online Resources for Company Information

Online Resources for Articles

Class Presentation for MNO 3371

Using Library Search to Find Business Articles

Learn how to find articles in Library Search with this tutorial,

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These one-hour, hands on workshops focus on effective and efficient use of the resources you will need to successfully complete your assignment.

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Sample APA Citations

These citations are based on APA 7th edition but have been modified to meet the requirements of SMU Cox School of Business instructors. Check with your professor regarding the appropriate citation style for your course.

The following is an example of references on a reference page for the type of sources you will be using for this assignment. Examples of in-text references can be found in the Citation Help Research Guide.


American Airlines Group, Inc. (2020). American Airlines Group, Inc. [Corporate structure]. Retrieved from

FTSE Russell. (2020). Verizon Communications, Inc. [Competitors list]. Retrieved from Mergent Intellect database

Gale Group. (2020). Reinsurance Carriers. Encyclopedia of American Industries. Retrieved from Business Insights: Global database

Hoopfer E. (2020, April 15). Come and take it? Not so fast. Dallas Business Journal. Retrieved from

Hughes, J. & Ertel, D. (2020, July/August). What is your negotiation strategy? Harvard Business Review, 98(4), 66-75. Retrieved from Business Source Complete database

MarketLine. (2020, August 25). Alphabet Inc. [Company profile]. Retrieved from Business Source Complete database

Mortgage Bankers Association. (2020). Retrieved from

The NBA’s top earners. (2021, February/March). Forbes, Inc. Retrieved from Business Source Complete database