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Worldmark Global Business and Economy Issues, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1410317595
  • ISBN-13: 9781410317599
  • DDC: 330
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Freshman
  • 706 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Worldmark Global Business And Economy Issues covers current business and economic issues that have an impact globally.

Intended to meet the needs of global studies courses as well as International Baccalaureate and AP courses in Economics and Business & Management, this set is designed to give students and researchers a resource that helps contextualize and analyze the central issues surrounding international business and economics.

Arranged alphabetically by topic (V1: Business & Management; V2: Economy), the set illustrates the breadth of each issue globally. Entries have standard subheads that allow for a 360 degree view of the topic being covered.

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Features and Benefits

  • Closely aligned to International Baccalaureate programs that study Business Management (Volume 1) and Economics (Volume 2); also applicable to various Advanced Placement courses including AP Microeconomics and AP Macroeconomics.
  • Each entry has standard subheadings (Overview, Historical Background, Impacts and Issues, Future Implications) which allow for a 360 degree view of the issue or organization being covered.
  • International coverage.
  • Many entries contain primary source documents that provide a deeper insight into the topic and help to flesh out and put a human face on abstract topics.
  • Every entry contains short sidebars that highlight ancillary information pertinent to their corresponding entries, such as biographical information on key figures, interesting facts, or side stories.
  • Front matter includes thematic tables of contents, a timeline of the events covered in the set, and a glossary; back matter includes a general bibliography; an annotated list of organizations and advocacy groups, and a general index.
  • Full-color illustrations.


  • ALA Dartmouth Medal Honorable Mention Citation 2016
  • RUSA's Outstanding Reference Sources 2016

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410317560 | ISBN-13: 9781410317568

Table of Contents

Break-Even Analysis.
Cash Flow.
Costs and Revenues.
Crisis Management and Contingency Planning.
Efficiency Ratio Analysis.
Elements and Types of Corporate Culture.
Employer and Employee Relations.
Extended Marketing Mix (The Seven Ps).
External Environment.
External Stakeholders.
Final Accounts.
The Four Ps (Marketing Mix).
Growth and Evolution.
Human Resource Planning.
Internal Stakeholders.
International Marketing.
Investment Appraisal.
Leadership and Management.
Lean Production and Quality Management.
Location of Production.
Market Research.
Marketing Planning.
Nature of Business Activity.
Nonprofit and Nongovernmental Organizations.
Operations Management.
Organizational Objectives.
Organizational Planning Tools.
Organizational Structure.
Production Methods.
Production Planning.
Profit-Based Organizations.
Profitability and Liquidity Ratio Analysis.
Research and Development.
The Role of Marketing.
Sales Forecasting.
Sources of Finance.
Strategy (Analysis, Choice, and Implementation).
Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand.
Asymmetric Information.
Balance of Payments.
Behavioral Economics.
Business Cycle.
Choice and Opportunity Cost.
Comparative and Absolute Advantage.
Demand-Side Economics.
Economic Activity.
Economic Development.
Economic Growth.
Economic Integration.
Economics as a Social Science.
Equity and the Social Safety Net.
Exchange Rates.
Fiscal Policy.
Foreign Aid.
Foreign Debt.
Foreign Direct Investment.
Game Theory.
Income and Wealth Distribution.
Inflation and Unemployment.
Interest Rates.
International Monetary Fund.
Market Efficiency.
Market Failure.
Monetary Policy.
Monopolistic Competition.
National Debt and National Deficit.
Perfect Competition.
Price Controls.
Role of the Price Mechanism in Resource Allocation.
Supply, Demand, Equilibrium, and Prices.
Supply-Side Policies.
Terms of Trade.
Theory of the Firm.
Trade Protection.
World Bank.
World Trade Organization.