Pakihi - Ngā rauemi me ngā ratonga whare pukapuka Business - Library resources and services
Below is a guide to the range of services and resources available to customers with an interest in business and management
ProSearch is the professional search services of Wellington City Libraries. We have the skills and specialist resources to track down reliable, up-to-date information quickly.
The Business Directories page provides information on the Wellington City Libraries' collection which includes a full range of current business, trade, telephone and fax directories. We provide both print and online resources.
Annual reports are a great way of finding out all about a particular company, e.g.-
- What projects have they completed during the past year
- Have they made a profit
- What are their intentions for the next financial year
- Who is on the board
The following are just some of the magazines held in Wellington City Libraries relevant to management and business.
General business magazines
Business review weekly (Australian)
Contains articles about business ranging from sales and accountancy to management and small business. Includes commentary and essays and technology review.
Aimed at corporate officers and other major executives in business interested in developing management insight through review of the nation's largest corporations.
Directed at giving top executives, and those working to reach senior positions in business, information on the economic, political and social trends that affect the environment of business.
Harvard Business Review
Is written for upper level management. Presents analysis of management problems and helpful commentary on advanced thinking and practice in all fields of management and administration.
Idealog is the magazine and website of New Zealand creative business, ideas and innovation.
Contains articles, research, commentary, profiles, training and book reviews on all aspects of business management. It is published in London for members of the Institute of Management.
MIT Sloan Management Review
Contains refereed articles, commentary and reviews by management academics, consultants and practitioners on what is most useful in current management theory and practice. It is written for professional managers and is peer reviewed.
National Business Review
Monthly business magazine targeted at business executives, featuring articles about innovation and success.
Human resources magazines
Feature articles providing insights into innovative approaches and successful programs, commentary, compensation, legislation and news of note aimed at professionals in human resource management
Training and development
A publication of the American Society for Training and Development which is committed to the development and utilization of human potential. Contains articles on training programmes, development skills and counseling and guidance.
Apart from browsing through specific magazines on a regular basis, the best way to access the vast range of New Zealand and international journals held is via subject indexes :
- Index New Zealand (INNZ) - available via our mygateway.info online databases: - indexes New Zealand magazines and newspapers for articles both of general and business interest.
- EBSCO - international databases which do include some New Zealand magazines, including New Zealand Business. This can be accessed via our mygateway.info online databases.
- ABI-INFORM - good United Kingdom focussed business database which also includes the Wall Street Journal. This can be accessed via our mygateway.info online databases.
Below is a quick guide to key Dewey (shelf) numbers, providing you with easy identification of where to look for books on business and management at our libraries
A quick guide to useful Dewey numbers on business management.
650.1's : Personal aspects of business success
650.14 : Success in obtaining jobs, promotions (interview techniques, resumes)
651's : Office services (including records management)
652.5 : Word processing (Microsoft Office, WordPerfect etc)
657's : Accounting
657.45 : Auditing
657.8 : Accounting for specific businesses
657.98 : Accounting for non-profit organizations
658 : General Management
658.022 : Managing a small business
658.041 : Working from home
658.05's : Information technology (including EDI (Internet, intranets) see also 004's and 005's
658.15 : Financial management (including budgeting, risk management)
658.3 : Personnel management
658.3125 : Performance appraisal
658.314 : Motivation, productivity
658.4 : Executive management (decision makers, best practice in management, balanced scorecard, strategic planning)
658.402 : Teams and team building
658.403 : Decision making and problem solving
658.40355 : Icebreakers, business games
658.4038 : Information management (including knowledge management)
658.404 : Project management
658.406 : Change management
658.408 : Business and the environment (social responsibility, green business etc)
658.409's : Executives (personal aspects of executive management, including women in business, leadership, time management, stress management)
658.42 : Top management including entrepreneurship
658.45 : Communication (as part of management, includes negotiating and making presentations)
658.456-4652 : Conduct of meetings (how to run successful meetings, conferences etc)
658.46 : Consulting
658.47-478 : Business intelligence and security (including computer fraud and security, disaster planning and recovery)
658.5 - 5038 : Management of production (includes just-in-time)
658.562 : Quality control (includes benchmarking, TQM, ISO 9000)
658.57-575 : Research and Development (including innovation, new product development)
658.8-658.802 : Marketing (including marketing plans)
658.81 -658.812 : Sales management and customer service
658.82- 658.828 : Sales Promotion (includes sponsorship, brands and trademarks)
658.83- 658.8342 : Market and consumer research
658.84 : Direct marketing, call centres and telemarketing, internet marketing
658.85 : Personal selling (salesmanship, cold calling etc)
658.87-872 : Retail management and marketing (includes franchising)
659's : Advertising and public relations