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Listed here is a sampling of titles for general reference on international business such as encyclpedias, handbooks and directories as well as books that discuss various aspects of international business. To find additional works on the subject, please see LC Subject Headings.

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Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1970- [1st ed. (1970)]-
LC Call Number: Z7164.C81 E93 HF5351
LC Catalog Record: 84643366

This is a comprehensive listing of business related finding aids including abstracting and indexing services, almanacs and yearbooks, bibliographies, biographical sources, directories, encyclopedias and dictionaries, financial ratios, handbooks and manuals, online databases, periodicals and newsletters, price sources, research centers and institutes, statistical sources trade associations and professional societies, and other related sources of information on each topic.
Electronic version is included in Gale Directory Library database. (Access limited to onsite patrons and other subscribers.)

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets. Detroit : Gale, Cengage Learning, [2013]
LC Call Number: HC59.7 .E5195 2013
LC Catalog Record: 2012048071

Provides 33 market overviews and 67 industry profiles supplemented by maps and tables that allows for more in-depth exploration of emerging world markets. Includes executive summaries of the nation, economy, and /or political entity being covered, along with its key statistics, geography, society, politics, and references for further reading. The industry profiles feature market analysis, market segmentation, research highlights, leading companies, and competitive factors.–Publisher description

Europa World of Learning. London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2006- 56th ed. (2006)-
LC Call Number: AS2 .W6
LC Catalog Record: 2006206874

The premier source of authoritative information to global institutions of higher education and learning, and to the people who work within them. Europa World of Learning covers over 30,000 academic institutions worldwide, as well as more than 400 cultural, scientific, and educational organizations. Provides names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, email and internet addresses, as well as contact information for over 200,000 faculty, staff and officials. Updated yearly.
Also available as a subscription database (Access limited to onsite patrons and other subscribers.)

The Europa world year book. London, England : Europa Publications, c1989-
LC Call Number: JN1 .E85
LC Catalog Record: 89649752

Europa World is a compendium of information on countries and international organizations, much of it in the form of statistical data and governmental and organization directories. Each country entry includes a map and flag, an overall profile, statistics (area, population, economy, industry, finance, trade, transport, communications media, education), and directories of government, politics, society and media, and business and commerce. "Organizations" includes government agencies, media outlets, businesses, and non-governmental organizations.
Also available as a subscription database. (Access limited to onsite patrons and other subscribers.)

Political Handbook of the World. New York : Published for the Center for Comparative Political Research of the State University of New York at Binghamton and for the Council on Foreign Relations by McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1975-
LC Call Number: JF37. P6
LC Catalog Record: 81643916

Directory provides information on government organizations, institutions, heads of state, cabinet members, national legislatures, political parties, mass media, intergovernmental organizations, and political information on nearly every country in the world.

Statesman's Yearbook. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 1864-
LC Call Number: JA51. S7
LC Catalog Record: 04003776

Essential political and economic guide to all the countries of the world, the Statesman's Yearbook has been published every year since the first edition was issued in 1864, even through both World Wars. The Yearbook contains profiles and detailed maps of all 194 countries in the world plus states and dependencies, highlighting key historical events and describing their form of government and social organizations. Also included is statistical data in areas such as defense, economy, energy, trade, and communications, as well as biographical profiles of all current leaders and over 1,700 links to key national websites. The complete archive from 1864 is now available online, providing a unique insight into a changing world.
Also available as a subscription database. (Access limited to onsite patrons and other subscribers.)

Worldwide Government Directory, with International Organizations. Worldwide Government Directories, Inc. -- Bethesda, MD : Worldwide Government Directories, Inc., c1987-
LC Call Number: JF37.L345
LC Catalog Record: 88641002

Contains detailed contact information on the leadership of 201 countries throughout the world and the European Union including executive, legislative and political branches; heads of state, ministers, deputies, secretaries and spokespersons as well as state agencies, diplomats and senior level defense officials.


Ahlstrom, David and Garry D. Bruton. International management : strategy and culture in the emerging world. Australia ; Mason, OH : South-Western Cengage Learning, c2010. 
LC Call Number: HD62.4 .A345 2010
LC Catalog Record: 2008943332

Andrews, David. Business without borders : globalization. 1st ed. Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2011.
LC Call Number:  HF1379 .A728 2011
LC Catalog Record: 2010004097

Ball, Donald A., et al. International Business: The Challenge of Global Competition. 13th ed.
Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2013.
LC Call Number: HD62.4 .B34 2013
LC Catalog Record: 2011045058

Bhagat, Rabi S., Harry C. Triandis, and Annette S. McDevitt. Managing global organizations : a cultural perspective. Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2012.
LC Call Number: HD62.4 .B54 2012
LC Catalog Record: 2012940184

Christiansen, Bryan, ed. Handbook of research on global business opportunities. Hershey, PA : Business Science Reference, [2015]
LC Call Number: HF1379 .H365 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2014029105

Czinkota, Michael R. and Ilkka A. Ronkainen, eds. Best practices in international business. Fort Worth : Harcourt College Publishers, c2001.
LC Call Number: HD62.4 .B478 2001
LC Catalog Record: 00105659

Czinkota, Michael R. International business. 8th ed. Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2011.
LC Call Number: HF1379 .C94 2011
LC Catalog Record: 2012382049

Hill, Charles W. L. and G. Tomas M. Hult. Global business today. 9e [edition]. New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, [2016]
LC Call Number: HD62.4 .H548 2016
LC Catalog Record: 2014037047

Steers, Richard M., Luciara Nardon and Carlos J. Sanchez-Runde. Management across cultures : developing global competencies. 3rd edition. Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
LC Call Number: HD62.4 .S735 2016
LC Catalog Record: 2016001615

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