User MergerStat to locate Apple's mergers and acquisitions.
Each record should contain details about an acquisition including a description and price of the deal.
Once you locate an acquisition to analyze, you can go to Business Source Complete and locate articles about the acquisition
To locate articles about Timothy Cook, enter Cook, Timothy in the search box and select PERSON from the drop down menu.
To locate articles about organizational culture, try entering Apple as a Company Name and use terms like
IBISWorld Industry Research Reports: Use this database to access up-to-date industry reports and business environment profiles. IBISWorld extensively covers over 900 industries, the major enterprises in those industries and the business conditions they face, providing you with valuable strategic and tactical business environment information.
Industry reports that may be helpful to analyze Apple are:
NOTE: IBISWorld provides current industry reports. Historical ones are not availble through this database.
Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage: Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage provides you with industry surveys which Surveys cover industry trends, forecasts, major players and market share data, key ratios, and statistics.
From the database search box on the main search page:
NOTE: You can access Computers: Hardware industry surveys from 1998-present. Once you locate the industry survey, select the year you desire from the Archives drop-down menu.
Business Source Complete: Access Electronic Computer Manufacturing profiles from 2005-2013.
Below are some sources to locate information about Apple's ethical decisionmaking and their Corporate Social Responsibility.
Apple's Supplier Responsibility - This page links to information about empowering workers, labor & human rights, health & safety and the environment.
Apple and the Environment - This page links to information about Apple's environmental responsibility, including product reports and renewable energy sources.
Business Source Complete - Locate articles on Apple's CSR and ethical descisionmaking. Example searches include:
You can also enter terms such as corporate responsibility, corporate social respsonsibility, etc.
Wall Street Journal (1984-present) - Locate articles on Apple's CSR and ethical descisionmaking. Example searches include
To locate older articles about Apple, search the Historical Wall Street Journal. You can do a general search like:
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