Presentation on theme: "The World of Business Information"— Presentation transcript:
1 The World of Business Information Cynthia ChurchwellBaker Library ServicesJuly 25, 2011
2 Welcome! Today’s session will: Provide you with materials to increase your learning this week:GloColl bookletWeb guide that outlines top resources to support course developmentIntroduce you to KLS resources and services used to support research, teaching and learning:Resources that will allow you to leverage your time at HBSFreely available and licensed databases available at KLS
3 Our dilemmaIf learning is the process of turning information into knowledge, in order to take effective action, then we need to be strategic about our use of information.
5 KLS Organizational Structure Baker Library ServicesBaker Research ServicesCurriculum & Information Research ServicesHistorical CollectionsInformation ProductsInformation Management Services
6 Role of Information Professionals in Supporting Teaching and Learning Identify course content – identify data sets and resources for course content, supplementary readings, and teaching preparation (e.g., readings lists, annotated bibliographies) Develop activities, assignments, collaboration spaces - identify ways to integrate the use of data sets and information resources to meet learning objectives based on critical thinking, problem-solving/decision making, analysis, synthesis, critical reflection skills development (e.g., class activities, projects, papers, field study engagements) Create information products - package resources in custom information products to support assignment/learning objectives (e.g., information portals, knowledge centers, research guides, wikis, etc.) Provide information research skill development - delivery customized class, small group, and/or individual student instruction (e.g., presentations, small group/individual consultation, self-help tools) Provide teaching support – using the world of business information, support faculty teaching preparation throughout a course (e.g., case/company/industry updates, exhibit or course content updates, fact-checking, literature search, teaching or technical co-authoring).
7 Achieving Your Learning Objectives GloColl provides a valuable opportunity for participants to:Discuss the appropriate scope of management educationUnderstand the major differences between participant-centered learning and traditional teaching methodsRethink personal assumptions about what constitutes effective teachingExplore better ways to connect with studentsAcquire innovative skills and tools for practice-oriented teaching and learningDevelop case studies and design relevant courses
8 Acquire innovative skills and tools Quelch, John A., and Rohit Deshpande The Global Market: Developing a Strategy to Manage Across Borders. The Jossey-Bass Business & Management series. 1st ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.Datar, Srikant M., David A. Garvin, and Patrick G. Cullen Rethinking the MBA: Business Education at a Crossroads. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business Press.Malhotra, Deepak, and Max H. Bazerman Negotiation genius: How to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Brilliant Results at the Bargaining Table and Beyond. New York, N.Y.: Bantam Books.Roberts, Michael J New Business Ventures and the Entrepreneur. 6th ed. Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill.Delong, Thomas Flying without a Net: Turn Fear of Change into Fuel for Success. Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Press.
9 Harvard Business Review (HBR) Develop case studiesHarvard Business Review (HBR)Full access to the HBR archive from 1922 – present viaBusiness Source Complete databaseMcKinsey QuarterlyPrint and online subscriptions; full access from 1965present via Business Source Complete; see also theChina McKinsey Quarterly (on the McKinsey website)
10 Design relevant courses Berk, Jonathan, and Peter DeMarzo. Corporate Finance. Boston: Pearson Addison Wesley, 2007.Tushman, M., & O'Reilly, C.III. "Managerial Problem Solving: A Congruence Approach.” in Winning Through Innovation: A Practical Guide to Leading Organizational Change and Renewal. Boston, MA: HBS Press, 1997.Kotler, Philip. A Framework for Marketing Management. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003.Christensen, C. R., David A. Garvin, and Ann Sweet Education for Judgment : The Artistry of Discussion Leadership. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press.
11 GloColl BookletFaculty Unit/Department Overview: faculty unit/department background, RC (MBA Required) course name and a list of EC (MBA Elective) courses taught by faculty within the unit. The faculty unit overviews and EC course lists are gathered from the HBS website and source information is included to encourage further exploration of the faculty unit, including recent publications and more in-depth information about the EC courses. RC Course Overview: course descriptions, developed by the teaching group, that were made available to students. RC Case List: the modules, cases and case descriptions for each day. Resource Guide: additional references and sources of information about the RC courses prepared by Knowledge and Library Services.
12 The World of Information for Course Development
13 Course support: Ongoing support Research assistancePhone: (617)In-person: Stamps Reading Room (Baker | Bloomberg, 3rd floor)Stamps Reading Room summer hours:Monday – Friday am – 5pm
15 KLS Research GuidesBaker Library Research Guides -Use our guides to find the best library resources for your course development all guides include both licensed and free resources
16 KLS Fast Answers Examples of Fast Answers: Baker Library Fast Answers -Search and browse about 300 answers to library service and substantive researchquestions. New answers are added throughout the year.Examples of Fast Answers:How do I find information about the HBS case method?Where can I find the GloColl course development resource?Baker Library Research Services
17 KLS Resources of Interest: Working Knowledge HBS Working KnowledgeHighlights new research conducted by HBSfaculty; offers a look at cutting-edgebusiness research trends, insights andInnovations:See the GloColl web resource forlinks to other business school publicationsthat highlight faculty research:
18 Baker Library | Bloomberg Center de Gasṕe Beaubien Reading RoomThe ExchangeStamps Reading RoomStacks (open access)
19 de Gasṕe Beaubien Reading Room Books, manuscripts, official HBS records & publications, visual materials, artifacts15th Century to presentExhibitsLevel 1
20 Large screen financial content financial television coverage The ExchangeLarge screen financial content financial television coverageDaily business/financial US and International newspapersA place to connect with colleaguesResearch workstationsLevel 1
21 Stamps Reading Room Baker Library Services Desk Photocopiers, print stationsCrimson Cash VTS for copies/printoutsWorkstations, wireless network, power at every seatMicroforms/MediaEntrance to the stacks – Contemporary Collections, open accessVirtual tour available at provides more details about the library building.Level 3
22 Thank you! This presentation will be available on the GloColl website. Cynthia Churchwell