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BUS5 162: International and Comparative Management

Statistics, country information, etc. for Business 162.

Doing Business Abroad

Use the Databases Below to Research for Country Information

Hofstede's Cultural Framework

Professor Geert Hofstede conducted one of the most comprehensive studies of how values in the workplace are influenced by culture. His cultural dimensions theory analyzes countries using several dimensions. This tool provides the scores of 93 different countries on this value scale.


Researching Your Country

Sometimes the country reports mentioned under the Country Information tab will not give you some of the specific information you need. When that happens, try searching for articles in the databases you'll see to the right.

To find articles on the banking crisis in Spain, for example, open a database and enter "Spain" in the first search box and "banking crisis" in the second search box. (When you are searching on a phrase like "banking crisis," be sure to put quotes around it.)