Reference Sources for Business Research

1.  General business dictionaries, encyclopedias, and biographical sources

2.  Specialised reference sources


General  Business

Definitions

Encyclopedias

Biographies

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Accounting

Dictionaries and terminology

Encyclopedias

Biographies

Handbooks

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Entrepreneurship

Dictionaries and terminology

Encyclopedias

Handbooks

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Finance

Dictionaries and terminology

Encyclopedias

Handbooks

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Human Resources / Management & Organization Studies

Dictionaries and terminology

Encyclopedias

Handbooks

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International Business

Dictionaries and Terminology

Encyclopedias

  • International encyclopedia of business and management. HF 1001 I53 2002
  • Exporter's Encyclopedia, 2009: HF 3011 E9 Fast facts on the details of doing business in every country, from bills of lading requirements to transportation infrastructure.

  • Global road warrior: 175-country resource for the international business travel, business communications, business culture, 4th ed. G 156.5 B86 G56 2007

  • A guide to the countries of the world: Providing a brief overview of every country in the world, this guide covers social, economic, religious and political issues.  It also features maps and vital statistics such as population figures, GNP, and life expectancy.  By Oxford University Press.

  • World Encyclopedia A classic, broad encyclopedia of all things by Oxford University Press.

Biographies

  • Marquis Who's Who Biographies Entries list career and personal data for each biography, including birth date and place, names of parents and family members, education, writings and creative works, civic activities, awards, political affiliation, religion, and addresses.

Handbooks

  • Blackwell handbook of global management: a guide to managing complexity. HD 62.4 B583 2004 An anthology of articles on managing others in an international context.
  • Dun & Bradstreet's guide to doing business around the world. HF 1416 M78 2001
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Management Information Systems (MIS)

Dictionaries and terminology

Encyclopedias

Handbooks

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Marketing

Dictionaries and terminology

Encyclopedias

Handbooks

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Technology & Operations Management

Dictionaries and terminology

Encyclopedias

Handbooks

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