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This resource guide was designed to provide you with assistance in locating good sources of information as you do research on topics related to international business.
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Table of Contents
Provides a few resources to get you started.
Also gives you our contact information so you can ask us for help.
You can search for articles on this page.
It also provides databases and journal titles that are good to search in for international business topics.
There are also links to sample searches that you can modify to find what you need.
Links to international business reports in the "CQ Researcher" and the Opposing Viewpoints in Context" databases are provided too.
Allows you to search for books owned by Columbia College and by other libraries in the MOBIUS consortium. Instructions are provided for how to request books from MOBIUS libraries. Information on a few selected international business books is provided.
You can search for e-books found in our databases. There are also links to (1) sample searches that you can modify to find what you need and (2) selected individual e-books.
Find Essays in E-Books
Provides links to selected essays from business e-books in the Credo and Salem databases.
Find GVRL Essays
Provides links to selected essays from business e-books in the GVRL database.
Find Country Info
Provides links to the guide's pages with links to selected databases, books, e-books, and internet sites.
Country Info in Selected Library Databases
Provides instructions for finding country reports in selected library databases. Also links to reports for selected countries.
Country Info in More Selected Library Databases
Links are provided to the "CQ Researcher" and "Opposing Viewpoints in Context" databases as well as to reports to selected country reports.
Country Info in Books and E-Books
Provides links to the library catalog and to selected e-book databases in which you can find resources. Also provides links to selected e-books containing country information.
Country Info via Internet Links
Provides links to U.S. government, United Nations, Work Bank, OECD, and various other organizations' websites. Also has links to reports of the Economist Intelligence Unit and to other Stafford Library Resource Guides that may be helpful.
Country Info in Related Stafford Library Resource Guides
Provides links to other resource guides created by Columbia College librarians.
Search for streaming videos and video segments in the Films on Demand database. There are also links to selected individual streaming videos on topics related to international business.
U.S. Govt Links
Has links to websites and resources of the federal government that can help people who are involved in international trade or are researching an aspect of international business
Has links to websites and resources of organizations and institutions other than the U.S. federal government that can help people who are involved in international trade or who are researching an aspect of international business.
Below are links to several Research Starters. They summarize discipline-specific topics, thus helping students understand the subject and learn of keywords to use when searching for more information on the topic. The Research Starters come from the Cougar Search Discovery Service.
International Business -- Research Starters
Here you will find numerous Research Starter articles related to international business, such as Business in Emerging Markets, Cross-cultural Relations, Global Issues in Management, International Business Operations, and much more.
Globalization and Emerging Markets Research Starter
Discusses the role of emerging markets in the globalization that has accelerated in the postwar 20th century. As emerging markets evolve, experts seek new ways to determine the key factors of their success or lack of success, and the very term emerging markets demands new specificities in order to adapt to an ever-changing new world order.
International Trade Law Research Starter
An overview of international trade law is provided.
Multinational Marketing Research Starter
This overview covers cultural considerations, the necessity of market research, and the global marketing approach.
Multinational Management Research Starter
Provides a working definition of two key concepts: multinational management and the multinational corporation. Examines the location determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI) choices. Highlights the two principal means of FDI: mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and green-field investment.
Management of Globalization Research Starter
Such topics as the KOF Index of Globalization, the World Trade Organization, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and international management education are discussed in this essay.
International Supply Chain Management Research Starter
Organizations utilize supply chain management to efficiently connect the parties involved in a value chain to minimize costs, enhance customer service capabilities, augment the organization’s knowledge base, maximize efficiency, and develop barriers to competitors. Although supply chain management is a complicated process, it is made more so by the compounding factor of dealing with manufacturers, suppliers, and customers in other countries with different cultures, regulations, and tax and legal systems.
North American Free Trade Agreement Research Starter
This agreement which became effective in 1994 was designed to eliminate trade barriers among the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. This article provides an overview of the history of NAFTA and its impact on trade and labor in North America. There is also a discussion of the agreement's effect on certain industries in each signatory country.
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