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Internet Sites - Management
Some sources recommended by Professor Lewis:
Cal Newport Blog
Cal Newport is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, and a writer who focuses on contrarian, evidence-based advice for building a successful and fulfilling life in school and after graduation. Two of his most popular books are "How to Become a Straight-A Student" and "How to Win at College."
A leading progressive business magazine with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethonomics (ethical economics), leadership, and design. Fast Company chronicles how changing companies create and compete, highlights new business practices, and showcases the teams and individuals who are inventing the future and reinventing business.
A management magazine for decision makers in businesses and organizations around the world. It's purpose is to illuminate the complex choices that leaders face — in strategy, marketing, operations, human capital, governance, and other domains — and the impact of their decisions.
The Thinkers 50
This website produces a global ranking of the top management thinkers, published every two years. Provides individual biographies, interviews, videos and related sites for additional information on each subject.
Working Knowledge - Leadership - Harvard Business School
This site features new work from among the more than 200 HBS faculty at the forefront of their diverse fields of expertise, providing a valuable source of inspiration for executives, entrepreneurs, and managers seeking to keep their organizations at the leading edge of innovation and change.
Basic Website Evaluation
Make sure you evaluate the reliability and accuracy of any internet site that you plan to use as a resource! Use the 5W’s method: Who, What, Where, When, Why?
Who wrote the pages and are they an expert in the field? Authority
What is the purpose of the site? Objectivity – Goals of the Authors
Where does the information come from? Accuracy - Reliability
When was the site created, updated, or last worked on? Currency
Why is the information valuable? Coverage – value of the content
Look at the URL: What does the URL (Web address) say about the producer of the web site, and its purpose? Is it: .net?, .org? or .gov?