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International Business Online

International Business Online

International Business Online is a learning database that synthesizes for the first time online the world’s highest quality applied multimedia content for the study of international business.

This online collection is curated by business experts and closely aligned to the syllabi of today’s international business courses. Collectively, it will grow to include a mix of more than 4,000 expert-selected primary source documents, including corporate training videos, instructional films, case studies, text book chapters, research reports, sample business documents, and self-assessments.

Best-known content

Included materials are from the best-known names in international business education, including case studies from the Thunderbird School of Management and instructional video from Atma Global. Materials are among the newest available, with more than 80 percent published 2009 or later, ensuring users have access to the documents that best support today’s rapidly changing international business environment.

Materials are built around a representative syllabus and carefully arranged to provide a clear learning path through key topics. Focal areas in International Business Online include:

  • Assessing and analyzing foreign markets
  • Cultural forces
  • Economic and socioeconomic forces
  • Ethics, sustainability, and social responsibility
  • Foreign direct investment and international trade theories
  • Global human resource management
  • Global marketing
  • Global operations management
  • Global strategy and management
  • Globalization
  • International finance and accounting
  • International monetary system
  • Political and legal forces

Historically, the important resources in the collection have only been available to students on an individual purchase basis. By blending the best content in the field in one centralized, easy-to-use database, students and faculty receive instant access to thousands of diverse resources without the out-of-pocket costs or acquisition hassles of gathering one-off materials.

Teaching power

International Business Online is available on Alexander Street’s cutting-edge online interface, and provides an array of features to enhance teaching and learning.

  • The collection is indexed to meet the specific search needs of business faculty and students.
  • Unlike physical DVDs, online streaming makes it easy to queue up video for in-class or assigned watching, and allows unlimited simultaneous viewers on-campus or off.
  • Clip-making tools, personalized playlists, and annotations let you integrate content straight into your syllabus or LMS.
  • Synchronized, searchable, scrolling transcripts run alongside each video, enhancing navigation and access.
  • View a full overview of all of the features on the International Business Online interface here.

Publication details

International Business Online is available to academic, public, and school libraries worldwide via subscription or outright purchase of perpetual rights. No special setup or software is required—all you need is an Internet browser.