For accounting academics and professionals, access to reliable information is critical for this continuously evolving area of study. ProQuest Accounting & Tax brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.
The American Customer Satisfaction Index is a national economic indicator of customer evaluations of the quality of products and services available to household consumers in the United States. It is updated each quarter with new measures for different sectors of the economy replacing data from the prior year. The overall ACSI score for a given quarter factors in scores from about 200 companies in 43 industries and from government agencies over the previous four quarters. The Index is produced by the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business in partnership with the American Society for Quality and CFI Group, and is supported in part by ForeSee Results, corporate sponsor for the e-commerce and e-business measurements.
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ProQuest Banking Information Source combines the currency of the Internet and the perspective of industry journals to provide this financial services research tool. With over 640 of the most authoritative sources of information coverage includes:
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The database brings together leading journals from the important international markets and allows you to analyze and compare articles from 470 full-text sources.
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While other business resources are merely aggregations of articles, Gale Business Insights: Essentials is a user-friendly business tool. In addition to providing authoritative information and statistical data, Gale Business Insights: Essentials enables researchers to explore real world application and develop analytical skills. Perfect for libraries requiring a comprehensive resource that can satisfy the needs of owners, entrepreneurs, marketing professionals, academics, investors, students and general researchers alike, Gale Business Insights: Essentials features rich content, a user-friendly interface, robust analytical tools and a vastly improved research experience.
A guide compiled by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh that "lists types of small businesses and a corresponding sample business plan, profile or book about the business with sources provided after each entry." Links are provided to many free online plans. Print resources identified are those housed in the Carnegie Library, but that may also be available at Hekman.
Considered one of the most useful and widely read business news magazines covering business trends and developments in management, markets, industries, companies, international business, regions, the environment, government, etc.
Outstanding in its comprehensiveness. Includes best practices, management checklists, outstanding business thinkers/gurus, encyclopedic coverage of business topics, and extensive identification of additional business information sources.
Communication & Mass Media Complete incorporates the content of CommSearch and the Mass Media Articles Index along with other journals in communication and mass media to create a resource with scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline.
" . . .meant to be a comprehensive site of free, easily available economic time series data useful for economic research, in particular economic forecasting." There are more than 200,000 time series for which data (in Excel format) and custom charts can be retrieved.
While not a scholarly journal, The Economist is acknowledged as one of the most important international periodicals, covering all economies around the world, and is monitoried by anyone involved in international business.
Extensive and reliable full text information about companies required
by law to file forms with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission
(SEC), including financial performance, acquisitions, and major