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Country Background

Country Culture for Business

Recommended Reading
Juergensmeyer, M. (Ed.). 2014. Thinking globally.  Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.  (e-book).

Thomas, D. C. & Inkson, K. (2009) Cultural intelligence: Living and working globally (2nd Ed.). San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler. 

Country Background

Global Edge   (Michigan State Univ)  Global Business Knowledge. MRKG 448
Do this First--   Recommend free registeration for best content access.
Quick Links:
Global Insights  with links to country, industry, economic classification - emerging etc., trade bloc and more.
By Country --  

  • Country Comparator and Country Rankings interactive tool
  • Country Commercial Guide 
  • BBC--Country Profile

By Industry (top level view only.  See Library guides for industry for indepth

Other sources:

CIA World FactBook    Short factual information on a country

CPI Corruption Perception Index - This is from Transpacrency International, check to see where you country falls on this index.

International Montetary Fund - Visit this site to learn more on your country.
     Take a look at the DataMapper (to help choose a country based on criterion) and IMF Data link

Select Databases

Scholar.google.com  Search the references from your primary case or article and see who has cited that article to research more recent literature.  Use Get It at CSUSM, or free links.  MKTG 448

Business Source Premier  

Choose >>> Country Reports   Select a report for example: Select Country Tab >>> India

Excellent Marketline reports in depth country profiles with chapter on social aspects of country. 

Films on Demand Country Culture
Film clips on countries and management practices around the world.  Custom clips can be embedded into your presentations. 
Kanopy Films:   Search Marketing Series 2: The 4 Ps.   Videos with case examples, interviews on strategy. 

Gobal Management Information

Euromonitor Passport  MKTG 448
Consumer industries and country studies and in depth market reports and statistics

Can do a KEYWORD Search OR Use the Search "tree" [multiple ways to get at data]

Example: Industries (Top bar in black) >>> Select Hot Drinks >>> Use the Search Tree

Hot Drinks >>>Consumer Expenditure >>> hit blue arrow >>> add in geography >>>Latin America >>> Search

Results show Popular Statistics | Analysis | Combined Statistics

ABI/IINFORM  (News, reports, data, Journals) 

Seach Hofstede and [dimension]   
Limit by Subject  
Limit by Country 

"Full-text journals, case studies, dissertations, working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world" (Source: ABI/INFORM).

Emerald Insight
Provides global perspectives scholarly articles with access to the fulltext of 100 journals in business and management, information science, and other disciplines.

ScienceDirect

Provides full text access to over 1,000 journals in science, including subjects in social science: Business, Accounting & Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ann Fiegen

Librarian for Business & Economics
afiegen@csusm.edu
760-750-4365
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Featured titles:   The Wall Street Journal: Guide to Information Graphics
San Diego Regional Economic Development Council.  San Marcos Profile 2017
Supports the following areas: 
Business, Economics, Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Global Business Management, Finance, Accounting


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