Encyclopedia of Business in Today's World, 1st Edition

  • Charles Wankel
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412964288
  • ISBN-13: 9781412964289
  • DDC: 650.03
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2010 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

With more than 1,000 entries, the Encyclopedia of Business in Today's World is packed with essential and up-to-date information on the state of business in our world. Not only does it reflect where business is, it also conveys the trajectory of business farther into the 21st century.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
About the General Editor.
Introduction.
Reader's Guide.
List of Articles.
List of Contributors.
1: Chronology of Business.
2: ABN AMRO Holding.
3: Absenteeism.
4: Absolute Advantage.
5: Academy of International Business.
6: Accountability.
7: Accounting Harmonization.
8: Accounting Information Systems.
9: Accounting Software.
10: Account Settlement.
11: Acculturation.
12: Achieved Status/Ascribed Status.
13: Acquisitions, Takeovers, and Mergers.
14: Ad Valorem Duties.
15: Advanced Pricing Agreement.
16: Advertising.
17: Aegon.
18: AEON.
19: AEX General Index (Amsterdam).
20: Africa.
21: African Development Bank.
22: Agents.
23: Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights.
24: Algeria.
25: Allianz SE.
26: All Ordinaries Index.
27: Alternative Dispute Resolution.
28: Altria Group.
29: American Depository Receipt.
30: American International Group.
31: AmerisourceBergen.
32: Anglo-American.
33: Angola.
34: Antiglobalization Movement.
35: Antitrust Laws.
36: A. P. M⊘ller Mœrsk Group.
37: Arbitrage.
38: Arbitration.
39: Archer Daniels Midland.
40: Argentina.
41: Asia.
42: Asian Development Bank.
43: Asian Financial Crisis.
44: Asian Tigers.
45: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.
46: Assicurazioni Generali.
47: Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
48: ATA Carnet.
49: AT&T.
50: Attitudes and Attitude Change.
51: ATX Index (Vienna).
52: Auditing Standards.
53: Australia.
54: Austria.
55: Aviva.
56: AXA.
57: Back Translation.
58: Bahrain.
59: Balance of Goods and Services.
60: Banana Wars.
61: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria.
62: Banco Santander Central Hispano Group.
63: Bangladesh.
64: Bank for International Settlements.
65: Bank of America Corp..
66: Bank of China.
67: Bankruptcy.
68: Baoshan Iron and Steel.
69: Barclays.
70: Barriers to Entry.
71: Barter.
72: Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.
73: BASF.
74: Basis Points.
75: Bayer.
76: Behavioral Economics.
77: Behavioral Finance.
78: Belarus.
79: Belgium.
80: Bel-20 Index (Brussels).
81: Benefits.
82: Bent Measuring Stick (or Performance Appraisal).
83: BERI.
84: Berkshire Hathaway.
85: Best Buy.
86: Bhopal Disaster.
87: Bid/Ask Spread.
88: Big Mac Index.
89: Bilateral Free Trade Agreements.
90: Bill of Lading.
91: Biodiversity Convention.
92: Black Market.
93: Blame Culture.
94: Blocked Funds.
95: Bloomberg.
96: BMW.
97: BNP Paribas.
98: Board of Directors.
99: Boeing.
100: Bolivia.
101: Bonded Warehouse.
102: Bonds.
103: Botswana.
104: Bottleneck.
105: Bottom of the Pyramid.
106: Bouygues.
107: BP.
108: Brain Drain.
109: Branch.
110: Branding.
111: Brand Loyalty.
112: Brazil.
113: Bretton Woods Accord.
114: Bretton Woods Institutions.
115: Bribery.
116: BRICs.
117: British East India Company.
118: Brunei.
119: BSE Sensex Index (Bombay Stock Exchange).
120: BT.
121: Bulgaria.
122: Bureaucracy.
123: Business Cycles.
124: Business-to-Business.
125: Buying Motives/Behavior.
126: Buyout.
127: CAC 40 Index (Paris).
128: Call Center.
129: Cameroon.
130: Canada.
131: Candidate Countries.
132: Canon.
133: Capital Account Balance.
134: Capital Adequacy.
135: Capital Budgeting.
136: Capital Controls.
137: Capital Flight.
138: Capital Gains Tax.
139: Capitalism.
140: Capital Repatriation.
141: Cardinal Health.
142: Caremark Rx.
143: Caribbean Community (Caricom).
144: Carrefour.
145: Carrying Costs.
146: Cash Management.
147: Caterpillar.
148: CEMEX.
149: Central America.
150: Central American Common Market.
151: Central Banks.
152: Centralization.
153: Centralized Control.
154: Certificate of Origin.
155: Chaebol.
156: Channels.
157: Chevron.
158: Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
159: Chicago School/Chicago Boys.
160: Child Labor.
161: Chile.
162: China.
163: China Life Insurance.
164: China Mobile Communications.
165: China National Petroleum.
166: Choice of Forum Clause.
167: Citigroup.
168: City, The.
169: Clearing House Automated Payments System.
170: Clearing House Interbank Payments System.
171: Clearing Houses.
172: CMA Index (Egypt).
173: CNP Assurances.
174: Coaching.
175: CoCom.
176: Collateral.
177: Collateralized Debt Obligations.
178: Collateralized Loan Obligations.
179: Colombia.
180: Commerce Control List.
181: Commercialization of Space.
182: Commitment.
183: Common Agricultural Policy.
184: Common External Tariff.
185: Common Market.
186: Communication Challenges.
187: Communication Styles.
188: Communism.
189: Company Profiles: Africa.
190: Company Profiles: Australia and the Pacific.