This book will serve as a comprehensive dictionary of more than 4,000 international business, trade, and Internet terms. Terms found in the dictionary include the international dimensions of accounting, business policy and strategy, information systems and technology, marketing, management, finance, and trade.
This book will be an aid to anyone interested in international trade and business irrespective of their level of experience, including those involved in international trade, entrepreneurs, government administrators, and students.
As a result of telecommunications, we live and do business in a real-time environment. What occurs in one part of the world immediately impacts the rest of the world. International business is exploding as a direct result of technological advancements, rapidly advancing economies, and international trade agreements, including the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the General Agreement on Tariff and Trade (GATT). This book is directed at fulfilling a tremendous need for a reference resource to assist all those involved in this business environment.
The terms are brief, concise, and understandable for those both experienced and inexperienced in international business. In addition, the book includes appendices containing a comprehensive listing of international information sources as well as samples of international trade sources. A partial listing of material contained in the appendices includes U.S. government trade-related offices, American and foreign Chambers of Commerce, international organizations, a multilingual reference table, a table of measurement conversions, and a listing of international business resources available on the World Wide Web.