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MGT 110 - Contemporary World Business

Researching Countries

Country Profiles

  • World Factbook - go-to resource for basic country information
  • Country Fact Sheets - focus on US relations with each country
  • Country Commercial Guides  - choose Country Commercial Guides in the "report type" menu.
  • MarketLine - The Country Profile Series describes the political, economic, social, technological, legal, and enviornmental (PESTLE) landscape. Former location of Datamonitor reports.
  • Global Market Information Database
    International socioconomic data, including industry statistics and country information.

Cultures & Customs

Business Etiquette

International Statistics

News & Articles

Researching Companies

Reports & SWOT Analyses

Company reports usually contain a business description, a history of the companies, as well as some discussion of company financials. Our key databases for company reports are:
Financials & Stocks

Latest Developments 

You can learn a lot about a company by reading current newspaper and business articles about it. For instance, you can search the databases below using a company and a country to find out what the company is doing in a specific foreign market.
Library Contact
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Shawn McCann
Assistant Professor

Office Hours: W 2-4pm & Th 8-10am
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Citation and Writing Help
 Guide to APA Citiations - Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue guide to APA style

Writing Resources for Students  -Find in-depth information about the mechanics of writing, MLA/APA citations, avoiding plagiarism, and more.

Research Assistance

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Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.

Country Information
Professor Hristova has developed another country information website containing additional resources.


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