In the 21st century, most businesses participate in globalization, whether by entering new markets worldwide or dealing with competitors from around the world. International Business Research: Strategies and Resources provides the basic tools that are useful for doing international business research. Following an introduction that outlines the foundation for international business activity- money, the international monetary system, and financial markets-subsequent chapters address: essential information such as sources, organizations, and websites that list resources for specific regions and countries; how to find international company information and financial data; the major classification schemes used to find relevant industry data, including import/export statistics; and international market and industry research.
Esther L. Gil is associate professor and business and economics reference librarian at the University of Denver, Penrose Library. Awilda Reyes is associate professor and government documents and maps librarian at West Chester University in Pennsylvania.
Introduction Chapter 1: Basic Tools and Sources for International Business Research Chapter 2: International Monetary System and Financial Markets Chapter 3: Resources with World Coverage Chapter 4: Regional Economic Organizations and Trade Blocs Chapter 5: International Company Research Chapter 6: Classification Systems for Industry Chapter 7: International Industry Research Chapter 8: International Market Research Chapter 9: Global Investing Index About the Authors