Business Information: Needs and Strategies

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Emerald Group Publishing, 2008 - Business & Economics - 207 pages
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"Business Information: Needs and Strategies provides a comprehensive understanding of business information. In addition to defining the topic, the book explores the underlying needs that drive one to seek business information, and the nature of detail required to resolve such issues. Important resources, channels and effective strategies used to secure and locate information are also highlighted." "A detailed point of reference, this book is an ideal support to business research for academics and professionals alike, whilst offering valuable and contemporary commentaries to students in this subject area. Faculty in library and information schools as well as business schools will find it a relevant and up-to-date textbook."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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A fascinating story of Business Information.
In book "Business Information: Needs and Strategies" authors Eileen G. Abels and Deborah P. Klein narrate theoretical and practical dimensions of
management of business information. This book is divided into six parts: (p.1) Introduction to business information, (p.2) Access to business information, (p.3) Industry, company and product information, (p.4) Information about people, (p.5) Information about economic situation, and (p.6) Putting business information to work. This book briefly describes methodologies of assimilation and diffusion of business information. In this book, Abels and Klein also assess changing information-seeking scenario due to globalization and advent of smart devices and ICT-enabled services. 

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Business Information
1
Chapter 2 Access to Business Information
35
Chapter 3 Industry Company and Product Information
73
Chapter 4 Information about People
111
Chapter 5 Information about the Economic Situation
143
Chapter 6 Putting Business Information to Work
161
References
189
Subject Index
195
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