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MBAA 6010: Managing People and Organizations

Welcome to MBAA 6010

Navigating the intricate world of organizational behavior is essential for today's aspiring leaders and managers. As you’re seeking to enhance your knowledge in your MBA 6010 course, this library guide is your key to unlocking a treasure trove of resources tailored to your course assignments. Dive into a curated collection of books, databases, and online tools, all designed to empower you with insights into managing people and organizations effectively. From understanding workplace dynamics to honing your leadership skills, this guide is your compass on the journey to becoming a proficient and insightful manager. Explore, learn, and excel in the realm of organizational behavior with the aid of this comprehensive library guide, exclusively crafted for students in this course.

Some Definitions for Organizational Behavior

"The study and application of knowledge how people act or behave within organization. It is a human tool for human benefit. It applies broadly to the behavior of people in all types of organizations such as business, government, school and service organizations." ~Davis and Newstrom

"Organizational behavior can be defined as the understanding; prediction and management of the human behavior affect the performance of the organizations." ~Luthans

"A field of study that investigates the impact of individuals, groups and structures on behaviour within organisations for the purpose of applying such knowledge towards improving an Organisation’s effectiveness." ~Stephen P Robbins

"Organizational behaviour is the study of the structure and functioning of organizations and the behaviour of groups and individual within them" (Pugh 1969: 345).

Databases for Today's Workshop

How to: Search for Articles on OneSearch

Understanding Peer Review

Research Strategies: Part 1

Research Strategies: Part 2

Additional CBA Resources

New York Times Digital Edition

For years, the William H. Hannon Library has provided access to the New York Times through databases like U.S. Major Dailies, via ProQuest, and Nexis Uni; but these platforms are optimized for academic research rather than casual reading. We are proud to announce that we now additionally provide access to the consumer edition of the New York Times online, via, for current LMU students, faculty, and staff.

If you already set up access to NYTimes online (previously provided by ASLMU), then there is nothing you need to do. Your access should continue uninterrupted. If you are a new user, register at Once registered, faculty and staff have four years of full account access, after which they must re-authenticate. Students have access until Dec. 31 of the graduation year they choose.

Whether you’re writing a paper or planning for the weekend ahead, discover original, quality journalism that helps you understand the world – and make the most of every part of life.