This page is a starting point for your research. Remember to refer to your course outline for details of your assessment.
You can use the library catalogue to access resources about planning, reporting and governance.
Firstly, pull out your key words. You can do a simple search in the catalogue to find resources on these words:
You might also like to compile a list of synonyms or related topics to search for:
To find resources that are more specific, you'll need to create a tailored search string by adding key words together:
For more tips on how to plan your search, please watch this short video.
Or, take a 15 minute tutorial to sharpen your skills and Learn to Search the Catalogue.
You can find your course readings by going to your subject site and selecting the eReadings link from the menu on the left hand side of the page:
Watch this short video (1m:30s) for more information on accessing your course readings:
Have a look at our online guide to finding Company and industry information.
This guide will help you search the web and our databases to find company and industry information, financial information, annual reports and country information.
Finding Competing Organisations
Use IBISWorld to better understand the industry.
Use the Company360 database to find competing organisations.
Try looking at some competitor websites:
Check out competitor organisations mentioned in the media by searching NewsBank.
PEST / PESTLE
Use VRIO to asses a company's:
Value, Rarity, Imitability and Organization.
A balanced scorecard
Check out the Harvard Business Review's video about creating a balanced scorecard.
Have a look at these examples of governance from organisations and government bodies from around Australia:
Need help referencing? Follow the roadmap!