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
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0814405770

ISBN-13: 9780814405772

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: AMACOM Books

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

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)

Table of Contents

List of Exhibitsv

List of Tablesix

Prefacexiii

Acknowledgmentsxvii

PART I.

Introduction

CHAPTER 1. General Sources for International Business Research3PART II.

Company Information

CHAPTER 2. Accounting Standards and Practices19

APPENDIX A. Sample U.K. and French Balance Sheets44

APPENDIX B. Synthesis of Accounting Standards in 48 Countries47

APPENDIX C. Disclosure Requirements of Major Stock Exchanges49

CHAPTER 3. Company Information: Issues50

APPENDIX D. Selecting a Company Directory-A Checklist72

APPENDIX E. Company Definitions-A Glossary74

APPENDIX F. Size of Enterprises75

CHAPTER 4. Directory Sources77

APPENDIX G. Company WWW Sources-A Checklist103

CHAPTER 5. Financial Sources104

CHAPTER 6. Electronic Sources126

APPENDIX H. Selecting an International Database-A Checklist151

CHAPTER 7. Corporate Affiliations and Corporate Change154

CHAPTER 8. Special Topics: International Credit Information and Rankings173PART III.

Marketing

CHAPTER 9. Intern

CHAPTER 14. Industry Information341

APPENDIX J. International Coding Systems362PART V.

International Transactions

CHAPTER 15. International Trade and Payments367

CHAPTER 16. International Financial Markets389

Index411

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