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Online Journal Articles / Articles de journaux

Journal Article Databases / Bases de données d'articles de revues

Academic Search Complete - largest database at Concordia, multidisciplinary

SocINDEX - Sociology database, lots of articles about organizational development 

Social Services Abstracts - many articles in the area of community economic development and social work

Canadian Newsstream - English Canadian Daily Newspapers (including the Montreal Gazette) - Articles de journaux québécois en français

Proquest Business Databases - journal articles about management and human resources

CPI.Q - Canadian journals and magazines, with French language content

Repère - Articles de magazines et revues. Nombreux titres québécois

Google Scholar   -> Please see: How to set up Google Scholar to find Concordia Resources

Books / Livres

Sofia Discovery Tool / Outil de recherche Sofia:
Keyword search examples / Exemples de recherches par mots-clés (keywords):

**TIP: Adjust your searches below by using the limits on the left of the results menu. Try Sorting by Date: Newest First, for instance, or limiting to Format: ebooks only. 

  • "organizational change" AND development
  • changement organisationnel AND développement
  • conflit AND développement organisationnel AND changement organisationnel
  • conflict AND organizational development OR organizational change
  • “community economic development” OR “développement économique communautaire”
Try Advanced Search with SUBJECT SEARCH INDEX:
  • Communication in organizations                                               
  • Community development
  • Community development Canada
  • Community organization
  • Community organization - Case studies
  • Conflict Management
  • Corporate culture
  • Economic development                                                               
  • Organizational communication
  • Organizational Sociology
  • Power (Social Sciences)
  • Regional economics
  • Rural development
  • Sustainable development
  • Women in development

Understanding the social economy: a Canadian perspective (2018)

The little guidebook on the extensive consultation : cultural creation and transmission by and with communities (2017)

Critical Capacity Development (2017)

Community development in an uncertain world: vision, analysis and practice (2016)

Sustainability planning and collaboration in rural Canada: taking the next steps (2016)

Community well-being and community development : conceptions and applications (2015)

Learning circles: what is their potential in Aboriginal community economic development? (2015)

Community economic development in social work (2014)

La pratique de l’action communautaire (2014)

Revitalizing rural economies: a guide for practitioners (2013)

Le développement économique communautaire et la cohésion sociale à Montréal : un rôle de médiation et d'intermédiation (2013)

Engaging youth for sustainable coastal community economies (2012)

Approches appuyées par l'industrie : harmonisation de l'alphabétisation et des compétences essentielles avec le développement économique (2012)

If women mattered: the case for federally funded women-centred community economic development (2010)

Going Local: working in communities and neighbourhoods (2008)

Doing community economic development (2007)

L'organisation communautaire: fondements, approches et champs de pratique (2007)

Government policies towards community economic development and the social economy in Quebec and Manitoba (2007)

The community development handbook: a tool to build community capacity (1999)

Tools & Techniques for Community Recovery & Renewal (2000)

The handbook of organizational rhetoric and communication (2018)

Storytelling in Organizations : A Narrative Approach to Change, Brand, Project and Knowledge Management (2018)

Organization as communication : perspectives in dialogue (2017)

Handbook of Organizational Politics: looking back and to the future (2016)

An everyone culture: becoming a deliberately developmental organization (2016)

La politique de communication : ou comment gérer son image par des règles partagées (2016)

The positive organization : breaking free from conventional cultures, constraints, and beliefs (2015)

Repenser le travail : des concepts nouveaux pour des réalités transformées (2015)

The workplace community: a guide to releasing human potential and engaging employees (2014)

Dénouer les conflits relationnels en milieu de travail (2014)

Re-making communication at work (2013)

Communication et grands projets : les nouveaux défis (2013)

L'autogestion dans la socieété de l'information québécoise (2012)

Managing risk in communication encounters: strategies for the workplace (2011)

The handbook for working with difficult groups: how they are difficult, why they are difficult and what you can do about it (2010)

Les conflits organisationnels : restez maître du jeu! (2008)

Théories des organisations : approches classiques, contemporaines et de l'avant-garde (2007)

Handbook of Conflict Management (2003)

The conflict and communication activity book: 30 high-impact training exercises for adult learners (2003)

The new handbook of organizational communication: advances in theory, research and methods (2001)

Handbook of Communication and emotion (1998)

Conflict and organizations: communicative processes (1995)

More Online Resources / Ressources en ligne

DésLibris - Public Policy Documents / Documents de politique publique (Canadian)

Government Infromation Guide

CDÉC du Québec

Website of Québec CDECs. This site presents several recent reports on economic and social issues related to the activities of the CDEC network. Contenu en français seulement.

The Canadian CED Network/Le réseau canadien de DÉC
Useful publications and tools about CED. Training activities in the field of CED are also listed.

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