Where to Find Ideas
Important Journals in Your Field
Academy of Management Perspectives
Original articles and research notes that develop, test or advance management theory and practice.
Harvard Business Review
HBR's articles cover a wide range of topics that are relevant to different industries, management functions, and geographic locations. Articles focus on leadership, organizational change, strategy, operations, marketing, finance, and etc.
Business Ethics Quarterly
Business Ethics Quarterly is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes theoretical and empirical research relevant to the ethics of business.
MIT Sloan Management Review
This journal covers general management topics with particular emphasis on strategic leadership and innovation.
Organizational Dynamics mainly deal with the topics of organizational behavior and development. Other topics covered include HRM and strategic management.
Narrowing a topic requires you to be more specific about your research interest and can help you to develop a thesis.
Questions to Narrow Your Topic
What is a Thesis Statement?
A thesis is typically a one sentence statement in the first paragraph, or beginning, of your project that states your purpose. Thesis statements should be arguable, specific, detailed, and meaningful.