Presentation on theme: "INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT FALL 2013 1. Industry Company Profile (ICP) What will you do? Identify one or two companies in same primary line of business/industry."— Presentation transcript:
INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT FALL
Industry Company Profile (ICP) What will you do? Identify one or two companies in same primary line of business/industry. Collect info about each company and the industry. Record information for each company in an ICP form provided by your professor. 2
Don’t delay. This is a big project. Good News … Gives you a lot of exposure to library business resources. Not intended to be a scavenger hunt. You’ll have guidance about the company and industry resources that you can use. You’ll see some new terminology. 3
Ticker or Stock Symbols Group of letters and/or numbers. Identifies share of publicly traded company on specific stock exchange. Frequently offered as a search option on a business database Example – Coca Cola Co (The) Ticker is KO. Stock is traded on New York Stock Exchange. 4
Public vs. Private Companies Coca-Cola Co (The) Publicly held. Sells stock on NYS exchange with Ticker KO. A lot of information disclosed to public. Easier for you to research. Adirondack Beverage Company, Inc. Privately held. Very little information disclosed to public. Much harder for you to research. 5
SIC & NAICS - Soft Drink Manufacturing Example Two numeric systems: SIC: 2086 (Bottled & Canned Soft Drinks) (older/broader/fewer categories) NAICS: (Soft Drink Manufacturing) (newer/more categories/more drill down) Primary SIC or NAICS = Primary line of business is NAICS for Coca Cola Co. (The) Assigned to companies and/or industries. Groups together companies in same primary industry. NAICS more detailed/more current than SIC See your professor on selection of company/industry NAICS/SIC 6
articles-journals tab Go to (Library homepage) 7
Alphabetized Database List 8 Click M for Mergent.
Mergent Online 9 Red r means licensed.
Mergent’s Basic Search Templates 10 Primary SIC or NAICS Company Search
Primary NAICS Search – U.S. Companies Click Search. 2. Enter Primary NAICS. 1. NAICS radio button. 3. Limit to U.S. Companies.
NAICS Brief Search Results 12 Limit to Public Companies. Displays SIC in brief results.
Only Public Companies 13 View Coca-Cola Co. (The) SIC, Exchange, Ticker, Active/Inactive.