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BUS 227 Business Ethics

Industry and Company Information

Finding Industry Sources and Business News

If you want to find information on a company or organization for general research or for your case studies there are several types of resources you can use:

  • Newspapers - to find news stories about businesses and ethics
  • Scholarly sources - to find journal articles written about ethical problems or business theories
    • See ABI/Inform and Business Source Complete below
  • Industry sources - these are sources that might report on legal issues with a business (such as an incident causing a lawsuit or government fines or prosecution), or special ethical issues in a specific industry or category of business
    • See Gale (Business Insights), Mergent Online, and Value Line below
  • Legal or government sources - if you want to know further how certain laws or regulations work, or want to explore discussions about laws related to business 
  • Background sources  - Finding more information that will give context to your case study
    • See Statista Below and Consumer information on the next page