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About The P.E.S.T. Analysis (often also called PESTLE or PESTEL), is an examination of the external factors that can affect an organization, company, or industry. The P.E.S.T. examines the Political, Economic, Social, and Technological factors in the external environment. … Continued
Financial ratios are often used to compare a company against an industry average or other companies in order to benchmark or measure a company’s performance. Industry ratios are often useful when creating the financial components of a business plan. This article discusses several resources that can be used to find industry and company financial ratios.
Passport GMID contains Global Company Profiles for over 350 of the world’s largest companies. This video shows you how to find these reports which contain SWOT analsyses, information about competitive positioning, geographic opportunities, strategy, and much more.
If you need a good overview of a business topic, or are simply looking for ideas for a paper or project, then the International Encyclopedia of Business and Management would be a good place to look.
This multi-volume encyclopedia is an excellent resource to use when all you need is a concise explanation of a business or management topic.
Many business databases and other research tools use industry codes to classify and organize industries. This article explains the industry code classification systems and how to use them in your research.
A SWOT analysis refers to the examination of a company’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. One of the best places to look for a listing of a company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats is Business Source Complete.Once the database is … Continued