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MGT475 Professor Smith Spring 2017: Search Strategy

The Search Strategy

  • What are you asked to find?
    •  A book by an expert in managerial communications.
    • Three to five current articles describing the latest thinking in the field. 
      •   "Current" means within the past year.
    • One to two articles on the historical perspective of the field.
      • What did people think about the topic in the past?
      • When was the topic first studied?
      • How has debate on the topic evolved over the years? 
      • What is the current thinking?
    • What are different opinions on the topic?
      • What evidence do proponents of different opinions cite to justify their positions?
    • Find 2-3 TED talks on your topic. 
      • What do the experts here say about your topic?