Where to Look for Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Peer-reviewed journals, also known as "scholarly," "academic," or "refereed" journals, send out every article they publish to be scrutinized by known experts in the field. This is to ensure that the author's research methods are sound and in accord with professional standards.
Below are several indexes where you can search for peer-reviewed articles on business topics, including Leadership.
Business Source Complete
Provides full-text for more than 7,400 scholarly business journals and other sources, including nearly 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. Offers information in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more. Also includes other sources of full text information such as country economic reports from the EIU, Global Insight, ICON Group and CountryWatch and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies. For guidance on how to search, see Business Source Complete tutorial
The most comprehensive index to scholarly journal articles in economics. It also lists books and dissertations, and indexes articles within 'collective works' (books consisting of collections of essays or individual papers). Most citations include a searchable abstract.
Academic Search Complete
A multidisciplinary index to articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.