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

MDTRC (McMaster Digital Transformation Research Centre) 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 > MDTRC (McMaster Digital Transformation Research Centre) Working Paper 

    Search by keyword(s) (e.g., lee-chin and valuation) or browse by:
    • Publication Date e.g. 2017
    • Author e.g. Detlor, Brian
    • Title e.g. Digital storytelling and city cultural organizations
    • Subject e.g. Digital storytelling
    • Series i.e. MDTRC (McMaster Digital Transformation Research Centre) Working Paper 
       
  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.

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:  May 10, 2017