Harvard Business Review

Unit of Study readings from Harvard Business Review

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    1. Access Harvard Business Review via EBSCO

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    2. Enter the title of the article into the second search box at the top of the page. In the following example we are looking for:

    Whitler, K. A. (2019). What Western marketers can learn from ChinaHarvard Business Review, 97(3), 74-82.

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    3. Click on the Search button.

    4. From your search results page, click on the PDF Full Text link to access the article.

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    HBR archive (vol. 1, 1922- )

    1. Access Business Source Ultimate

    2. Enter your search terms into the boxes at the top of the page:  

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    3. Scroll down to the Publication search box and enter Harvard Business Review

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    Browse HBR back issues

    Browse by article date

    To view a list of HDR articles sorted by most recent to oldest, access Harvard Business Review via EBSCO and click Search without adding any further search terms. This will include digital articles – you can use the Publication filter to limit the results further.

    Browse individual issues

    1. Open Business Source Ultimate.  

    2. Click on the Publications tab at the top left of the screen.

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    3. Type Harvard Business Review into the Browse for box

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    4. Click on the Harvard Business Review title

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    HBR case studies

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