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Master of Business & Science Capstone (22:799:648) (16:137:600)

This guide contains recommended resources for doing research in the MBS Capstone course.

Company Research

The resources below are most useful when you are researching a particular company.

Industry & Market Research

The following resources are helpful for broad research across an industry or market, or for identifying competitor companies.

Find Articles

The following are article indexes which provide access to thousands of business publications. Finding articles about a particular company, industry, or product can provide additional context and access to very current information.

Supply Chain

Refer to this list of Flowcharts to gain an understanding of the supply chain for certain products or processes.

Monitoring the Business Press

Each student is to monitor (at least) one business medium, on behalf of the class. After the first month, the class will rotate so each student can cover a second medium. Student are responsible for scanning the selected medium weekly and posting 50-200-word summaries of the most interesting item s/he sees, with source links, to the course Discussions.  

Media Alerts

Several Rutgers databases allow the ability to set up news/media alerts, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Access World News and EBSCO (which includes Business Source Premier and Regional Business News).

See the Media Alert Instruction Sheet below for details.

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