International Business Information: How to Find It, How to Use It / Edition 2

International Business Information: How to Find It, How to Use It / Edition 2

by Ruth A. Pagell, Michael Halperin
     
 

This business reference tool is a must for identifying the most current and authoritative sources of international business information and for determining which sources are the most useful, accessible, affordable and reliable. The easy-to-use second edition discusses some sources contained in the first edition, some of which have been updated, and also presents and… See more details below

Overview

This business reference tool is a must for identifying the most current and authoritative sources of international business information and for determining which sources are the most useful, accessible, affordable and reliable. The easy-to-use second edition discusses some sources contained in the first edition, some of which have been updated, and also presents and evaluates new print and electronic sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814405772
Publisher:
AMACOM Books
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
8.35(w) x 10.92(h) x 1.11(d)

Meet the Author

RUTH A. PAGELL is director of Business Information Services, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

MICHAEL HALPERIN is the director of the Lippincott Library of the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania).

Table of Contents

List of Exhibits
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1General Sources for International Business Research3
Ch. 2Accounting Standards and Practices19
App. ASample U.K. and French Balance Sheets44
App. BSynthesis of Accounting Standards in 48 Countries47
App. CDisclosure Requirements of Major Stock Exchanges49
Ch. 3Company Information: Issues50
App. DSelecting a Company Directory - A Checklist72
App. ECompany Definitions - A Glossary74
App. FSize of Enterprises75
Ch. 4Directory Sources77
App. GCompany WWW Sources - A Checklist103
Ch. 5Financial Sources104
Ch. 6Electronic Sources126
App. HSelecting an International Database - A Checklist151
Ch. 7Corporate Affiliations and Corporate Change154
Ch. 8Special Topics: International Credit Information and Rankings173
Ch. 9International Marketing Issues and Sources203
Ch. 10International Marketing Research230
Ch. 11Advertising, Media, and Direct Marketing254
App. IBroadcast TV Operators in OECD Countries273
Ch. 12Exporting and Importing274
Ch. 13Economic Statistics313
Ch. 14Industry Information341
App. JInternational Coding Systems362
Ch. 15International Trade and Payments367
Ch. 16International Financial Markets389
Index411

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