This assignment help page will help get you started finding resources for Assessment 1.
Assessment 1 has 2 parts:
Before you get started make sure you have read the Course Outline and Learnonline site for the full assessment details.
Watch the video below to help you understand facilitation.
D&B Hoovers provides broker reports for publicly listed organisations, industry reports, and financial information including annual ratios, stock reports, geographical segments, business segments, income statements, balance sheets and cash flow.
For company reports use the Search for Companies field in the top-right hand corner of the home page or Companies from the drop-down menu in the Search & Build a List tab.
IBISWorld provides company reports for the top 2000 Australian companies as well as detailed industry reports on Australian industries and selected US and Chinese Industries.
1. To find company information, type your company name into the search box on the home page, e.g. Facebook, then select search.
2. If your company appears in the results list click on the title to open the report.
3. Use the menu on the left hand side to browse key information.
Business Source Ultimate gives access to Company Profiles, Industry Reports, Country Reports, SWOT Analyses, and Market Research Reports. The database is USA focused but includes some Australian and international companies and industries as well.
To search for company information, type in the name of your company, e.g. Facebook, select 'CO Company Entity' and click Search.
See more tips on Searching for Company Information.
To find MarketLine or Medtrack Company Reports, use the Company Profiles option.
See more tips on Search for Company Profiles.
Please watch the video below on what is a case study.
Check the Course Outline for how you should layout your case study.
For this assignment:
To find information, you will need to think of keywords in your topic that you can use in your search.
|Keywords/search terms||Alternative words|
|"job analysis"||"work analysis", "job design", "job demands"|
|"job characteristics model"||"job characteristics"|
"employee satisfaction", "employee motivation", "career satisfaction"
"pay benefits", "pay compensation", "employee-benefit programs"
Above are just a few examples. For more information and tips on planning your search:
Learn how to search the Library collection and databases effectively with the resources below:
|Your cited refereed journal articles MUST be sourced from one or more of the following shortlisted journals. For a full list of journals see the link to the Australian Business Dean Council list in section 4. What is a refereed academic journal?|
It is recommended to access the Harvard Business Review journal through Business Source Ultimate database. To search for articles on specific topics within the journal, click the 'Search within this publication' link and on the search page, enter the title or keywords starting from the second row.
Note: leave the first row as it is.
The Library Collection can be a useful tool for locating academic references. It is like a search engine that searches across the Library’s collection of print and electronic books, DVDs, journals and theses, together with journal and newspaper articles from numerous databases.
To do a search, try using:
To search key terms in a specific journal in the Library Collection, you can add a Series (journals) search filter as in the example below :
Google Scholar searches only within academic or scholarly sites, rather than over the whole internet like a regular Google Search.
Make sure you access Google Scholar from the library website, you will be able link directly to articles that the Library has access to by clicking on the Full-text at UniSA link.
Watch the video: Why use Google Scholar? to find out more.
Business Source Ultimate is a comprehensive database that provides information covering all areas of business including accounting and finance; banking; finance and insurance; construction; computer science; economics and more. Includes country economic reports as well as detailed company profiles.
This is an example of an Advanced Search using Business Source Ultimate.
You can limit your search by date range and to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals from the box on the left hand side of the results screen.
Please review the website and register to use it for free here.
Learn more about AI via the Library Guide on Artificial Intelligence for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
What do you do with all those references you have found? Use a bibliographic management software to store, organise and cite your references.
There are many free systems available. The Library supports the bibliographic management tool EndNote. For more information, see the EndNote guide.