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LIBRARY GUIDE TO MGT 1100 - Contemporary World Business

Researching Countries

Country Profiles

  • MarketLine - The Country Profile Series describes the political, economic, social, technological, legal, and enviornmental (PESTLE) landscape. Former location of Datamonitor reports.
  • World Factbook - go-to resource for basic country information
  • Country Fact Sheets - focus on US relations with each country
  • UHY Doing Business Guides guides created by a network of consulting agencies that detail the business environment of a given country
  • Global Market Information Database
    Search for "Business Dynamics" + the name of your country to find reports for your selected country

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:
  • MarketLine - company and industry reports, market research information...
  • Mergent Online  - company reports with a wealth of information such as financials, histories, competitor lists, etc.
  • Factiva  - use the business search to find company reports

Financials & Stocks
  • Mergent Online  - in depth financials including statements and ratios
  • Yahoo Finance - company search takes you to current and historical stock prices.

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
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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.

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


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