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MGTS 4481: Strategic Management for Geoffrey Bell

Geoffrey Bell

​Suggested Sources for Company and Industrial Analysis

IBIS World Industry Reports

IBIS provides Industry market research reports on over 1,300 U.S. industries, plus Canada Industries, China Industries, and Global Industries, Each IBISWorld report includes:

  • An overview of the industry structure
  • The current industry performance and key external drivers
  • The industry outlook and lifecycle
  • Products and markets, including the supply chain, major markets and international trade
  • Competitive landscape and market share
  • Major companies
  • Key statistics and data.
  • Contains information to derive Porter's Forces and PESTEL type analysis

You can find reports easily by browsing by industry sector, by SIC or NAICS codes, or or simply searching by keyword. This will be your main source for industry overviews.   Look for the many components of renewable energy, here are some examples:


Plunkett's Solar Power, Wind Power & Renewable Energy Industry Almanac 2020 

Plunkett Research analyzes the top trends changing the industry, and provides in-depth industry statistics. In addition, this publication profiles the top 250 companies in the Solar Power, Wind Power & Renewable industry. Note the essay on trends at the beginning of this electronic book, in chapter one.



American Nuclear Society

American Solar Energy Society

American Wind Energy Association

Geo-Energy Org

National Hydropower Association

Nuclear Energy Institute

Solar Energy Industries Association