Collection Development Policy for Business

Objectives: To support teaching and research in the fields of Business and Management from the undergraduate to the Ph.D. level. Degrees and certificate programs offered:

B.A. CMC offers a B.A. in Economics and Accounting. In addition, CMC offers programs in Economics and Leadership studies which include courses on Management Theory, Business Financial Analysis and Investment, Marketing, Business Law, Human Resources, Organizational Communication and Leadership. Pitzer offers a concentration in Organizational Studies. Scripps offers a major in Accounting in conjunction with the Economics Department at CMC.

Certification programs at CGU: The Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management through the Executive Management Program offers several certificate programs: Certificate in Executive Management, Certificate in Strategy, and Certificate in Executive Leadership.

The Management Program offers several certificate programs: International Fellows Certificate Program, CGU/Pitzer and Advanced English Workshop for International Students.

Masters programs at CGU: The School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences offers an M.S. in Human Resources Design.

The Executive Management Program offers the M.A. in Management, the E.M.B.A (Executive Master of Business Administration), and the M.S.A.M. (Master of Science in Advanced Management.)

The Management Program offers the M.B.A. (Masters in Business Administration), and the M.S.F.E (Masters in Financial Engineering; offered jointly by the Drucker Graduate School of Management and the CGU Mathematics Department.)

The Information Science Program offers the M.I.S. (Master of Information Systems), the M.S. (Master of Science in Management of Information Systems), the M.S.E.C. (Master of Science in Electronic Commerce), and the M.S.M.I.S. (Master of Science in the Management Of Information Systems)

A dual degree, the M.S.MI.S./M.B.A is also offered.

Doctoral Programs at CGU: The Executive Management Program offers the Ph.D in Executive Management. The Information Sciences Program offers the Ph.D. in Management of Information Systems.

Subjects and collecting levels: To support the doctoral programs the collection should be developed at the comprehensive level in the following areas: organizational design and development, management systems, strategic management, information science and management and research methods.

Additionally, the collection must support research at the research level for Master's degree candidates in these areas for all types of management, public and private sector, profit and non-profit organizations: microeconomics, leadership, organizational analysis, ethics and social responsibility, communication, team-building, managerial and financial accounting and control, designing and managing organizational change (including strategic planning), organization performance improvement, business process reengineering, production and operations management, entrepreneurship, e-commerce, financial statement analysis, investments, design and evaluation and management of modern complex financial instruments such as options and other derivatives, management of financial institutions, venture finance, marketing, marketing research, product innovation, consumer behavior, distribution channels, globalization, international and multinational business, organizational and industrial psychology, human resources law, management and development, quantitative inquiry and evaluation, labor relations, labor unions, negotiation and conflict resolution, employee selection and succession planning, sociology of work and occupation, and consulting skills.

The collection should be broadened in these areas to support undergraduate programs at the instructional support level; accounting, tax planning, pensions, consolidations, auditing, accounting theory and research, decision making in business, game theory, mathematical models of decision making, investment analysis, Japanese organizational models, implications of regional economic agreements, regulation, leadership and followership, team building and mentoring.

Interdisciplinary implications: Areas that have interdisciplinary implications are: Business/Economics, Organizational Behavior/Psychology and International Business/Politics.

Types of material collected: Monographs, serials, and electronic bibliographic, full-text, and numeric databases are collected. Emphasis is given to materials in electronic formats whenever possible to support off-campus access to resoiurces.

Languages: Major emphasis is on English language materials, although no language is specifically excluded. Publications in other languages may need to be acquired when the desired material is not available in English.

Geographical emphasis: No geographical area is excluded.

Chronological limits: Emphasis is on contemporary materials, though some historical material may also be collected.

Last updated: 7/28/2011 5:11:36 PM