How to Utilize New Information Technology in the Global Marketplace: A Basic Guide, Volume 1

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CRC Press, Dec 21, 1994 - Business & Economics - 270 pages
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How to Utilize New Information Technology in the Global Marketplace is an excellent training tool for business executives who wish to increase their skills in the field of international business. Readers will learn how to use international databases to search new markets or find information on potential markets and competitors. Executives and future executives will learn new ways of identifying new international markets through computers.

Using this book to train executives is more cost-efficient than hiring consultants or international research companies. Once trained, executives are able to take their knowledge and tap into several databases and obtain up-to-date information about new international markets, including sales leads in foreign companies.

Examples are included with step-by-step instructions to teach the use of various computer software packages and databases, without the complexities of the use of a computer. Some of the new technologies covered include:
  • accessing personal computer-based databases such as National Trade Data Bank, World Trade Exporter, World Trade, and Disclosure/Worldscope
  • the use of electronic data retrieval services
  • expert systems in international business
  • simulation software in international business

    How to Utilize New Information Technology in the Global Marketplace provides current and future executives--whether interested in international databases, expert systems software, or international business simulation software--with the technological skills they need to gain a competitive advantage in the global market.
 

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Contents

Sources of Secondary Data in International Business
5
Utilizing Expert Systems in International
13
RegionCountryMarket Selection Decision
22
Organizational Decision
31
Future Directions in the Use of Expert Systems
38
International Business Simulation
81
Student Comments on Export to Win
95
International Business Simulation
101
Functional Applications of Computerized Databases
153
Conclusions
161
Utilizing Databases in International
167
Electronic OnLine Data Retrieval
191
Sample Search Using the DIALOG Business
200
Sample Search of a DIALOG Database at the Command
207
Summary
214
Some Effects of Recent Developments in Computer
221

Utilizing Databases in International
123
World Trade Exporter
130
Company Readiness to Export
136
End of Chapter Questions
142
International Financial Databases
243
Using Financial Databases in International Accounting
249
Summary
265
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