This collection of definitive articles covers all aspects of finding essential information on the causes and effects of the crisis, the financial institutions and the complex financial instruments made simple. It will assist intended bank and company executives to acquire the essential information necessary for sound decision making!
Written by international business consultant Sylvia James, the background and sources contained in this book will help with the due diligence necessary to prevent further effects from the current financial crisis.
To increase your skills in the specialized research methods, you need to explore numerous sources when seeking information in this complex area of finance. This new title from Alert Publications, Inc., also available in e-format with live links, helps business researchers understand the elements of the current financial crisis. You will be able to access the essential resources for ongoing intelligence and to offer value-added information to your reports and advice to your clients.
All business researchers need to understand the dynamics of information gathering prior to conducting research that will aid all kinds of business decision making. Now you will be able to locate the numerous essential and ancillary sources that can yield valuable data, statistics, and financial. A Guide to the Financial Crisis: Background and Sources will explain how to gather all the decision-making information business owners and executives need. A Guide to the Financial Crisis: Background and Sources also contains an extensive and current "Source Guide" that covers the financial crisis and the role that the banking sector plays in the resulting economic situation. Business consultant Sylvia James began developing this guide when the crisis first became apparent in 2007. ”This guide to helpful sources is a practical resource that I use nearly every day,” she says.” It will help anyone who needs to research the overall financial services sector.” The "Source Guide" includes a wide range of materials from books that tell the stories of the underlying causes and progression of the crisis to a detailed list of the very specific sources and services that are essential for making sound business decisions.
A special feature of this book is the "Financial Fundamentals in a Nutshell" articles that appear throughout the book. Intended as basic guides to core business and financial topics, these have been strategically placed to complement the main articles. These short introductions will give you the essential elements and background materials and will aid you in researching such a fast moving topic. Novices will learn the basics in a “nutshell” and experienced executives and analysts will be able to review these “hot” topics quickly. The Source Guide" is original and exclusive to this title.
SELECTED CONTENTS: The Philosophy of Business Information When a Bank is not a Bank? Private Equity and the Credit Crunch: Background and Overview
"Financial Fundamentals" for Bonds/Fixed Income, Money Markets, Interest Rates, Commercial Paper Market and more. Sylvia James is a recognized authority on all aspects of effective business research, its provision, use, and analysis. Since 1988, she has worked as a management consultant in business information for a wide range of multinational companies in Europe, North America, and Asia. James advises business executives and data compilers all over the world on strategy, identification of sources, and methods of collecting and disseminating data found in the research process.
A Guide to the Financial Crisis: Background and Sources is available as either an e-book for $65.00[for one copy] or as a print copy for $89.00. Discount pricing for multiple copies is available. VISA, Mastercard and American Express credit cards accepted. Invoicing for current subscribers only. To order or for more information, contact Alert Publications, Inc. email@example.com; 312-337-1362
Guides to International Business Information
Researching Global Business
Researching Global Business, an 80 page volume, is the first in the series, "Business Information Alert's Guides to International Business Information." The subtitle of the book is : Background, Explanation, Source Routes and Methodologies. The articles are by Sylvia R. M. James, a well known business consultant. Many of the articles originally appeared in issues of the Business Information Alert.
The book is intended for information professionals and financial industry analysts whose business training did not expose them to the methods of finding information on global companies. After all, the world today is truly global!
Researching European Business is volume 2 in the "Business Information Alert's Guides to International Business Information series. With the enlargement of the European Union, the EU economy is now the largest in the world. Business executives can no longer afford to ignore Europe. With the strength of the euro and the decline of the US dollar, investors are looking to Europe for greater returns on investments. This book offers guidance to the disparate sources that business leaders and information professionals need. Contents include researching companies in France, Germany and the UK. Other articles discuss researching companies outside the EU including Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Norway. A solid bibliography and a table listing EU legislation, financial institutions and stock markets are included. This book is availabe in print and PDF format.
Researching European Business
Other Business Titles
The latest book from Alert Publications, Inc. is now available. Researching Private Equity contains articles written by Sylvia R.M. James and Ann Cullen. Chapters include:
The Context for Researchers Business Information Services and Private Equity European Involvement North American Involvement The Google Effect Private Equity and the Credit Crunch Info Intros Private Equity Hedge Funds
Sylvia James has been working as a management consultant in business information since 1988. Ann Cullen has been teaching and/or supporting business information research for almost 20 years.
The book is available as either an e-book for $49.00 [for one copy] or as a print copy for $64.00 Multiple discount pricing is available.
Some of these articles were first published in Business Information Alert. Exclusive to the book is the comprehensive bibliography. ←