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:
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: 312111 (Soft Drink Manufacturing) (newer/more categories/more drill down) Primary SIC or NAICS = Primary line of business. 312111 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 http://library.rpi.edu/ (Library homepage) 7
Alphabetized Database List 8 Click M for Mergent.