Find McMaster Business Working Papers

Working Papers are...

  • also known as discussion papers
  • scholarly papers documenting results of research projects in progress
  • distributed to interested colleagues and organizations (who are encouraged to provide feedback)
  • final research is often published in scholarly journals

DeGroote School of Business Working Papers

DSB logo A complete list of working papers in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Business series are noted in this document. Follow the instructions below to find and view the full-text of a working paper.  
  1.  Look up the working paper in MacSphere, McMaster's institutional repository.

    To display the titles in this series, select Departments > DeGroote School of Business DeGroote School of Business Working Papers > DeGroote School of Business Working Paper

    Search by keyword(s) (e.g. jain business working paper) or browse by:  
    • Publication Date e.g. 1987
    • Author e.g. Archer Norman P.
    • Title e.g. Gender Divisions in Turkey's Labour Market
    • Subject e.g. Collective bargaining
    • Series i.e.
      • Working papers published after 1992/93 are titled Research and working paper series (Michael G. DeGroote School of Business)
      • Working papers published before 1992/93 are titled Research and working paper series (McMaster University. Faculty of Business)
         
  2. The working papers are open access and can be viewed and/or downloaded by anyone. When viewing the record for an item, click the View/Open button to display the full-text of the working paper in PDF format.
     
  3. If a particular DSB working paper is missing in MacSphere, try searching for the title in Google (or another Internet search engine) to determine if the working paper has been published.
  • If the paper has been published and access is not open, look up the source of the paper (e.g., journal title)  in our library catalogue to see whether the full-text is available through McMaster. If the paper is not available at McMaster, submit an Interlibrary Loan request via RACER to acquire it from another library.
  • If the paper has not been published, try contacting the original author(s) to request a copy of the working paper. Try using the DSB Faculty Areas directory for author contact information. 

NOTE:  The Michael G. DeGroote School of Business working paper series ceased in 2004.


MINT (Management of Innovation and New Technology) Research Centre Working Papers

MINT logo A complete list of MINT working papers are noted in this document. Follow the instructions below to find and view the full-text of a working paper. 
  1. Look up the working paper in MacSphere, McMaster's institutional repository.

    To display the titles in this series, select Departments > DeGroote School of BusinessDeGroote School of Business Working PapersMINT (Management of Innovation and New Technology) Research Centre Working Paper

    Search by keyword(s) (e.g. mint and electronic commerce) or browse by:  
    • Publication Date e.g., 1999
    • Author e.g. Bart, Christopher K.
    • Title e.g. On the road to the new business paradigm: how far is too far?
    • Subject e.g. mission statements
    • Series i.e. 
      • MINT working papers published after 1997/98 are titled Working paper (Michael G. DeGroote School of Business. Management of Innovation and New Technology Research Centre)
      • MINT working papers published before 1997/98 are titled Working paper (Michael G. DeGroote School of Business. Innovation Research Centre)
         
  2. The MINT working papers are open access and can be viewed and/or downloaded by anyone. When viewing the record for an item, click the View/Open button to display the full-text of the working paper in PDF format.
     
  3. If a particular MINT working paper is missing in MacSphere, try searching for the title in Google (or another Internet search engine) to determine if the working paper has been published. 
  • If the paper has been published and access is not open, look up the source of the paper (e.g., journal title) in our library catalogue to see whether the full-text is available through McMaster. If the paper is not available at McMaster, submit an Interlibrary Loan request via RACER to acquire it from another library. 
  • If the paper has not been published, try contacting the original author(s) to request a copy of the working paper. Consult the DSB Faculty Areas directory for author contact information. 

NOTE: The MINT Research Centre is no longer active.The MINT working paper series ceased in 2004.


MeRC (McMaster eBusiness Research Centre) Working Papers

MeRC logo A complete list of MeRC working papers are noted at the MeRC website. Follow the instructions below to find and view the full-text of a working paper. 
  1. Look up the working paper in MacSphere, McMaster's institutional repository.

    To display the titles in this series, select Departments > DeGroote School of BusinessDeGroote School of Business Working PapersMeRC (McMaster eBusiness Research Centre) Working Paper

    Search by keyword(s) (e.g., merc and knowledge management) or browse by:
    • Publication Date e.g. 2011
    • Author e.g. Yuan Yufei
    • Title e.g. Fostering robust library portals
    • Subject e.g. Personal health records
    • Series i.e. MeRC working paper
       
  2. The MeRC working papers are open access and can be viewed and/or downloaded by anyone. When viewing the record for an item, click the View/Open button to display the full-text of the working paper in PDF format.
     
  3. If you can't find a particular working paper in MacSphere, review this list of MeRC working papers and request a copy from the McMaster eBusiness Research Centre

Michael Lee-Chin & Family Institute for Strategic Business Studies Working Paper Series

Michael Lee-Chin & Family Institute for Strategic Business Studies A complete list of working papers in this series are noted at the Michael Lee-Chin & Family Institute for Strategic Business Studies websiteFollow the instructions below to find and view the full-text of a working paper. 
 
  1. Look up the working paper in MacSphere, McMaster's institutional repository.

    To display the titles in this series, select Departments > DeGroote School of Business > DeGroote School of Business Working Papers > Michael Lee-Chin & Family Institute for Strategic Business Studies Working Paper Series 

    Search by keyword(s) (e.g., lee-chin and valuation) or browse by:
    • Publication Date e.g. 2015
    • Author e.g. Balvers, Ronald J.
    • Title e.g. Value creation in strategic alliances
    • Subject e.g. Earnings management
    • Series i.e. Michael Lee-Chin & Family Institute for Strategic Business Studies Working Paper Series
       
  2. The working papers in this series are open access and can be viewed and/or downloaded by anyone. When viewing the record for an item, click the View/Open button to display the full-text of the working paper in PDF format.
     
  3. If you can't find a particular working paper in MacSphere, review this list of strategic business valuation working papers and request a copy from the Michael Lee-Chin & Family Institute for Strategic Business Studies

Last Reviewed:  September 28, 2016