Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior
Books and Reports
Books and eBooks:
BU Libraries Search: To search, use subjects and key words listed below. For eBooks, limit search results to eBooks.
teams in the workplace
Books on these subjects can be found in the Pardee Library stacks (3rd floor) in the following call number ranges:
Organizational Behavior, Change and Effectiveness, Corporate Culture
Teams in the workplace
HF5548.7 – HF5549.5
Industrial Psychology, Personnel Management, Employment Management
Research reports on the latest trends in business practices, including human resource management and compensation. From the drop down menu, select a topic from the list or search in the Title box with terms such as: Change, Organizational, and others.
To locate articles in business publications and newspapers, use the databases listed below. Search for terms such as “organizational behavior,” “human capital,” “employee motivation,” and “corporate culture.”
A selection of titles appear below. For additional journals, see the eJournals search page. To search for a specific article, use one of the databases described above. Print titles are located in the Current Periodicals Section, 3rd floor.
ESG Manager on Campus (formerly known as Global Socrates)
Note: ESG Manager on Campus measures the social and environmental performance of corporations in areas of community relations, corporate governance, diversity, employee relations, human rights, products, and the environment..
Journal & Newspaper Articles: in the databases below, to search for articles on a company and its human resources practices, enter a company name and keywords or subject terms such as “corporate culture”, “employee”, “leadership”, etc.
The library has many books that provide background on a variety of companies. Type name of company as Subject or Keyword. Examples include: Starbucks, Yahoo, Ebay, Hewlett Packard, Google, and many others.
Other sources for company background: Company 10K reports include some corporate structure and employee benefit information. See also SEC Filings through Mergent Online or directly through EDGAR (U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission).
See also: Company Annual & Financial Reports Research Guide.
International Directory of Company Histories:
Pardee Reference – X HD 2721 I63
Contains background and history and some information on personalities and strategy.
See also: Company Information Sources Research Guide.
International Human Resources
Research guide with links to country economic and demographic information.
International Encyclopedia of Business and Management X HF1001 .I53. Eight Volume set includes Human Resource Information in a variety of countries. Look up country under “Human Resources” in Index (volume 8).
Training and Professional Development
Also available in print, in the Current Periodicals Section, 3rd floor, Pardee Library.
Wages, Compensation and Benefits
Executive Compensation Best Practices
HD 4965.2 .L57 2008 (Pardee Library)
The Compensation Handbook
Pardee Reference – Management
X HF 5549.5 C67 H36 2008
Guide for establishing and maintaining an effective wage and salary program for employees over a range of industries; Includes sections on base pay, variable compensation, executive compensation, performance and compensation, corporate culture and compensation, and international compensation.