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David Lam Library : David Lam Library Research Resources Summer, 2007 www.library.ubc.ca/lam : www.library.ubc.ca/lam Find Books in the Catalogue : Opening Worlds Find Books in the Catalogue www.library.ubc.ca/lam : Opening Worlds www.library.ubc.ca/lam Research Guides : Opening Worlds Research Guides Your first stop for international research: Country Research Guide : Your first stop for international research: Country Research Guide Individual Project: Cultural Differences : Individual Project: Cultural Differences From the Centre for Intercultural Learning (FAITC) : Opening Worlds From the Centre for Intercultural Learning (FAITC) Relationship- Building Favouritism Preferred Managerial Qualities Emotion in the workplace From Executive Planet: Spain : Opening Worlds From Executive Planet: Spain Group Project : Opening Worlds Group Project Requires that you look at a company and assess different countries where might best establish a new enterprise for product or service You must explain why your location is the best. Factors to consider: Economic Environment Costs Risks Government Incentives Industry characteristics For example, : Opening Worlds For example, Let’s look at Caterpillar Inc. establishing a tractor plant in Spain. Justify your choice: Strategis : Opening Worlds Justify your choice: Strategis International Market Insights via Strategis are country specific industry sector analyses Spain’s IMI & ISA include information on heavy equipment trade shows, information on the construction industry Justify your choice through articles: ABI/ Inform : Opening Worlds Justify your choice through articles: ABI/ Inform Justify your choice through reports:Global Market Information Database : Opening Worlds Justify your choice through reports:Global Market Information Database Where do I find Information on my Company? : Opening Worlds Where do I find Information on my Company? Web Sites (google your company name); Look for “Investor Relations” (annual reports, press releases) Library’s Company Research Guide ; ABI/Inform, Business Source Premier (Articles) Investext (investment analyst reports) Mergent Online, Hoovers (company financials) Your company : Opening Worlds Your company Company’s 10-K Company’s web site SWOT analysis via Business Source Premier : Opening Worlds SWOT analysis via Business Source Premier Investext : Opening Worlds Investext Where do I find information on my Countries? : Opening Worlds Where do I find information on my Countries? Surf the Library’s Country Research Guide #1 Source: Business Source Premier : Opening Worlds #1 Source: Business Source Premier Investment Climate : Opening Worlds Investment Climate What else is in Business Source Premier? : Opening Worlds What else is in Business Source Premier? Cultural Etiquette Economic Indicators Economic Forecasts Political Environment Social Environment Economic Policy Industry Profiles Product Reviews Articles SWOT analyses #2 Source Strategis Market Research Reports : Opening Worlds #2 Source Strategis Market Research Reports Country Analysis Briefs Country Commercial Guides Foreign Labour Trends, Industry Sector Analysis International Market Insight, CIA World FactBook World Factbook Comparative Tables Strategis’ Stat–USA Market Research: Country Commercial Guides include Taxes & Tariffs : Opening Worlds Strategis’ Stat–USA Market Research: Country Commercial Guides include Taxes & Tariffs #3 Source: US Government LABOUR ELECTRICITYUS Bureau of Labor US Dept of Energy : #3 Source: US Government LABOUR ELECTRICITYUS Bureau of Labor US Dept of Energy Source #4: ABI Inform : Opening Worlds Source #4: ABI Inform Google Sermon : Google Sermon Citing References : Citing References APA Style : Opening Worlds APA Style Book Chaney, L.H., & Martin, S.H. (2003). Intercultural Business Communication. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall. WebPage United Nations Development Program. (2002). Human Development Report. Retrieved September 23, 2004, from http://www.undp.org/hdr2002/ Online Journal Article from Database Allworth, R. & Sylka, C. (2005). The use of handshakes in the Canadian business. Intercultural Etiquette, 18, 121-125. Retrieved June 01, 2005, from Business Source Premier database What do I use? : What do I use? Business Source Premier Strategis (Stat-USA Market Research Reports): Country Commercial Guides Specific US Government/International Agency web sites 4. ABI Inform 5. Global Market Info Database 6. Company Web Site - Etiquette, Incentives, Economics, Forecasts, Sector Etiquette Country Profiles, Trends, Economics, Forecasts, Tariffs, Taxes, Costs Country Risk Industry/Country Reports Understanding your company’s vision Where to get more help : Where to get more help For assistance with your course assignments:The Librarians!!!- Christina Sylka - Amber Lannon - Lily WangReference Desk, M-F, 10-4 by email or phone For assistance with photocopy cards, using photocopiers, locating guest computers:Circulation Desk (just inside the David Lam Library) & 604.822.9400

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