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Global Business

This guide features resources for international management or business administration research.

OER

Click on the link below for Open Educational Resources on Global Business:

Mason OER Metafinder

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Subject-Focused Reference Books

AMA Handbook of Business Writing

Electronic Resource
(American Management Association)

The Decarbonization Imperatvie

Electronic Resource 2021

Encyclopedia of African American Business

Main Collection

Encyclopedia of Leadership

Electronic Resource

Europa World Year Book

Reference Collection (Second Floor) 2016

Global Innovation

Electronic Resource 2020

Guide to Countries of the World

Electronic Resource 2016

International Directory of Company Histories

Electronic resource.
v.59 (2004) - v.143 (2013)

Small Business Sourcebook

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life

Electronic Resource, Volumes 1-5 (2017)

Philosophy of Management and Sustainability

Electronic Resource 2019

Reference Databases

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Company and Industry Research Resources

If you need to gather information about specific companies and industries, we recommend that you consult the Company and Industry Information Research Guide.

Country Profile Databases

The following databases provide access to country profiles for numerous countries around the world.

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For statistics and demographic data for various countries, explore International Statistics Web sites.

Recommended Multimedia Databases

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Recommended Statistics Databases

The following databases provide access to statistics and other kinds of data.

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