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Kent County Data
Provides Business and Census data
Southeast Council of Governments
The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) supports local planning through its technical, data, and intergovernmental resources.
Statista provides a source from market or industry data. Not all of the content is freely available but some of it is.
ABI/INFORM Complete This link opens in a new window
Searches ABI/INFORM Global, Trade and Industry, Dateline and Archive. Contains journals, SSRN working papers, newspapers, and country and industry reports and data.
Business Abstracts with Full Text This link opens in a new window
Index to leading business periodicals.
Entrepreneurial Studies Source (MeL) This link opens in a new window
Full-text business journals, magazines, reference books, case studies, and company profiles.
Small Business Reference Center (MeL) This link opens in a new window
A collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. Include interviews, "lessons learned" features, lectures and how-to videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.
Sample Problem Statement
This paper will evaluate the difference between social entrepreneurship and a traditional for profit business highlighting major hurdles, drivers and success rate for business leaders who are seeking to address social issues and make a profit.
Electronic Resource and Serials Librarian
Class Work Sheet
BS201 Problem Statement Worksheet
Get into your groups and use this form to develop a tentative problem Statement. You will also need to add URLs to several resources that fit the needs of your problem statement.