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People, Work and Organizations (37:575:230:01): Research an Industry

A course guide for 37:575:230:01 as taught by Rebecca Givan.

Industry Classification Systems


To go back and forth between SIC and NAICS, use the Correspondence Tables for the 2002 NAICS. There are separate 1997 NAICS Correspondence Tables.


Rutgers Online and Print Resources

Encyclopedia of American Industries, 5th edition, 2008, has reports on about 1,000 industry sectors as categorized by the Standard Industrial Classification code. (Rutgers-restricted access) []

Encyclopedia of American Industries, 3rd edition, 2004. The 3rd edition is available in print: Vol.1: Manufacturing Industries; Vol.2: Non-manufacturing Industries (CAMDEN, DANA, CARR REF HC 102 .E53)

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, 5th edition, 2007. (Rutgers-restricted access) [] Also available in print: (CARR REF HD 62.5 .E529 ; DANA Reference Desk)

The Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys (CAMDEN, CARR REF HC 106.6 .S74; DANA Reference Desk) are useful for basic statistics (production, shipment, sales, revenues) for large industry groups but not for all products.

The monthly Standard & Poor's Statistical Service (DANA Business Reference; CARR Reference Desk) provides selected current and historical statistics on 12 industries.

More industry sectors are covered by Value Line and Value Line Historical Reports (Rutgers-restricted access) (previously available in print: Value Line Investment Survey (CAMDEN REF HG 4501 .V2; DANA, CARR Reference Desk)) but the overviews are shorter.

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