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Information for MGT385, ECO485, FIN485, MKT485, HRM585, MBA585. The following sources in this guide are good places to begin your research.
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Directories, Handbooks, and Yearbooks

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The Europa World Year Book 2014
Call Number: REF JN1.E85
Important source of international business, political and economic information.

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2014
Call Number: REF JA51. S7
Describes the political systems, cultures and economies of countries around the world.

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Blackwell Handbook of Global Management
Call Number: REF HD62.4 .B583
Articles by 41 authors cover a variety of topics for global managers, including global competencies, leadership, strategic initiatives, and special issues in developing countries.

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Handbook of International Trade
Call Number: REF HF1379 .H364 (2 vol.)
Explores theories and policies prevalent in the field of international trade, including the theory of factor proportions, trade policy, and investment.

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International Directory of Company Histories
Call Number: Electronic Book
Historical background information on major international companies presented in over 90 volumes. Electronic 2008 to present.


Background Information

Background sources designated with REF in the call number, unless otherwise noted, are located on the first floor of the Reinsch Library and do not circulate.

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Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources
Call Number: Electronic Book
A detailed listing of sourcebooks, periodicals, organizations, directories, handbooks, bibliographies, and online databases to locate information on key business topics.

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International Business Information: How to Find It, How to Use It
Call Number: HF54.5 .P33
Describes key international business publications and databases and the subject background needed to understand them. Designed to be a practical guide for a business researcher.


Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

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Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management
Call Number: REF HD30.15 .B455 v.6
Part of a 12 volume series covering all aspects of business studies. Comprehensive and authoritative.

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Dictionary of International Business Terms
Call Number: REF HD62.4 .C36
Succinct definitions of the terms, acronyms, organizations, and processes of international business.

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Dictionary of International Trade
Call Number: REF HF1373 .H55
Includes definitions of terms used in international trade as well as international trade Web resources and a guide to trade documents.

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European Union Encyclopedia and Directory
Call Number: REF HC241.2 .E8334
The encyclopedia portion contains entries on institutions, Member States and people integral to the formation and development of the Union. A directory consists of listings of information sources and organizations, followed by a statistical section with demographics and industry/trade figures.

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Legal Systems of the World
Call Number: REF K48 .L44
“Explores the structure, operation, and history of legal and judicial systems throughout the world.”


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