There are many primary and secondary research sources that you can use to find evidence for your entrepreneurial audit. Here are key links and research tips for each type of source.
Most companies will have a web presence, but keep in mind that many will have both a "public" web site and a "private" web site (e.g. a password-protected intranet or internal site) so you may or may not be able to find out much this way.
What kinds of documents are you after? You want to answer the 5Ws (who, what, where, when, why).
You can find in-depth information on your company, or on key executive suite or top management team members, as reported in secondary sources such as newspaper, magazine, or journal articles and TV or radio transcripts, by searching in one or more of our Library Databases:
Omni is now your key research tool for finding books, book chapters, DVDs, streaming video content, journal articles, and many other types of publications across all subject areas. For best results, use the Advanced Search option.
Additional information may be gathered from interviews with key executives on television channels such as BNN, CNBC, or via recorded speeches (TED Talks), conference keynotes, etc. Some documentaries are also available as streaming video via our Kanopy database.
Here is a very selective list of mostly-free sites: