Management is what is
required to organize and maintain
anything, but in businesses it is so important that the term
"business" is almost synonymous with it. Not everyone who
becomes a manager intended to become a manager; re-organization can
people falling into such positions. Being more proactive than
setting out to do it specifically should make for better results.
Resources in the subject
guides for business
others may be of interest.
Here is a
list of databases for management with links
Legal Workplace.com (formerly Alexander
Hamilton Institute Employment Law Resource Center)
This website has articles about employment (from the
employer perspective), FAQs about certain parts of employment law, free
newsletters, free reports, and more. Some things are not free,
of it is free. The links section is especially useful and
There is free information here in the form of articles, tutorials,
and more on the subjects of Change Management and Human Resources that
useful. Articles are written in a straightforward, instructional
and have visual aids.
This page provides quick access to documents from relevant
government (federal) resources, organizations, associations, and others
format. They are organized by organization type and by year, but
also a search function.
It is most easily described as a hub, as it allows one to
browse or search for content but the actual articles are links to other
websites. This is a handy way to find articles on your
is no aim at any particular kind of audience; it is meant for all kinds
There is a rather large and detailed amount of Human
Resources information here, and on a great variety of topics, such as
hiring, safety policies, and many more. There forms, links, and
Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE)
This academically spawned site is most useful for indexing
useful material such as journals and papers, and getting news, as there
full text accessibility for everything. There is access for some
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology is
a part of the APA (American Psychological Association). This
a number of resources such as links, news, publication information, and
of Labor's eLaws
What can a manager legally do in regards to employees?
"This Web site was developed to help employers and workers understand
their rights and responsibilities under the federal employment laws
administered by the U.S. Department of Labor. The elaws Advisers mimic
interaction an individual might have with a DOL representative by
questions, providing information, and directing the individual to the
This site requires membership to see articles, but it's free
to join. These pages are on a great variety of topics related to
management, and there is news, blogs, podcasts, and information about
This organization approaches HR with the focus on motivating
employees and preventing them from leaving for work elsewhere.
many resources here, including White Papers, audiocasts, news, and
Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA)
"The WFPMA is a global network of professionals in
people management." There is a newsletter here called
"Worldlink" that is free to read, and under "projects"
there are papers written on various topics.
There is more to find at
library, of course. Try searching databases and the library
catalog on your