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Company / Industry Research
Country & Culture Research
Finding Articles
Citation Guides

Company / Industry Research

Business Insights: Global provides company and industry intelligence on thousands of global companies. It includes periodical articles, news articles, and press releases; investment reports; corporate chronologies and company histories; brands and product information; industry and company rankings; financial overviews; industry overviews; and HR law case digests.

Business Source Complete provides full-text business journals and hundreds of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals covering all aspects of business. Other resources include financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and more.

Hoover's Online covers public, private, and international companies.

IBISWorld is a comprehensive collection of Industry Market Research Reports, which contain trends, statistics, and analysis on market size, market share of competitors, and industry growth rates. Performance analysis includes emerging industry trends as well as recent production performance and 5 year forecasts. Each comprehensive study also examines details such as: the barriers to entry, operating cost structure (industry averages), technology & systems, and domestic & international markets. Tables and statistics include: Industry revenue, exports, imports, wages, and number of companies in the industry. UO subscription includes: US Industry Reports (NAICS), US Specialized Industry Report,China Industry Reports, and US Business Environment Profiles.

Mergent Online is a database of corporate information covering over 22,000 US and foreign public companies. Information available for each company includes the following:

  1. A complete corporate history including acquisitions and changes in ownership structure
  2. Lists of subsidiaries, property holdings, and key personnel
  3. Major Prducts (SIC or NAICS)
  4. Up to 25 years of annual and quarterly financial data, including balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and financial ratios
  5. Up to 10 years of scanned, full-image, annual reports, along with full coverage of SEC filings
  6. Extensive information about the corporation's current long term debt
  7. Links to recent news reports
  8. Reports on insider and institutional owners

Country & Culture Research

Links to resources on culture, customs, and business etiquette, as well as country facts, news and business data.

EIU provides data and forecasts about political, economic, and business climates of various regions and up to 200 countries, as well as related news, analysis, and risk factor assessments.

Coverage includes the Country Commerce, Country Finance, Global Forecasting Service, and ViewsWire.

This 10-volume set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. It is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture.

The globalEDGE web site is a rich, FREE, source of information on doing business internationally. In addition to country statistics and industry information, it includes links to information on country-specific and regional business customs and etiquette.

The Global Road Warrior database covers 175 countries and addresses 22 categories of interest to travelers, including business culture, communications, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, security, society and culture, tips for businesswomen, transportation, and travel essentials. It also includes maps and photographs.

Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands offers essential international business etiquette practices and culture cues.  It includes more than 70 country profiles.

NOTE: You can also search the library's online catalog for books on cross-cutural busines communication. The following are suggested titles:

  • Cross-cultural business behavior : marketing, negotiating and managing across cultures.
  • Passport to success : the essential guide to business culture and customs in America's largest trading partners.
  • Riding the waves of culture : understanding cultural diversity in global business.
  • When cultures collide : leading across cultures : a major new edition of the global guide.

Finding Articles

Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database with a large collection of peer-reviewed full-text journals.  This database offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: business, social sciences, humanities, science, education,  language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

Business Source Complete provides  ull-text business journals and hundreds of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals covering all aspects of business. Other resources include financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and more.

EconLit is a comprehensive indexed bibliography with selected abstracts of the world's economic literature produced by the American Economic Association.

Lexis-Nexis Academic provides full text access to news, business and company information, and legal and medical information.

Citation Guides

From the University of Oregon.

From the Purdue Online Writing Lab.

 

Kaiping Zhang (kzhang@uoregon.edu)
Business Economics Librarian
Created by kzhang on Jun 18, 2012 Last updated Oct 28, 2014