Business

Databases

Source of information on companies, industries and businesses.
SABI
Database containing financial information on Spanish and Portuguese companies.
Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
Database featuring bibliographic , providing indexing and abstracts for the most important economic journals.
Statista
Statistics focusing on industries, markets and consumers.
ABI/INFORM Collection
Thousands of publications from the field of economics and business.
Business Market Research Collection
Database that includes Hoover’s Company Profiles, OxResearch and Snapshots.
Emerald
Database covering periodical publications and ebooks.

Recommended books

SuccessfulBusinessWriting
A ten-point plan for effective communication in business.
Bridging the Culture Gap is a guide with practical advice to improve communication
A guide with practical advice to improve communication in international business.
Personal branding: cómo comunicar tu valor diferencial al mercado laboral
Recommendations for finding new career opportunities using communication technologies.

Journals

An e-journal promoted by the Economics and Business Studies Department of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.
Journal of Management
Journal of Management (JOM), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is committed to publishing scholarly empirical
Harvard Business Review
A management journal published since 1922 by Harvard Business School Publishing.
Peer-reviewed scientific journal on direction, administration and management.
Alternativas Económicas
Digital edition of the Alternativas Económicas journal
The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is an American English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on ..
Capital humano
A magazine dedicated to integration and development of human resources in organizations.

Rules and standards

ISO - International Standards Organization
It is responsible for drafting the ISO standards. Multidisciplinary scope.
EFQM - European Foundation for Quality Management
It created the EFQM Excellence Model, which is the most widely used in Europe.
AENORmás
View more than 30.000 rules.

Press

BusinessWeek
Bloomberg Businessweek, known till 2010 as BusinessWeek, is a weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P.
The Financial Times
The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations.
Forbes
Forbes is a reliable source of business news and financial information.
The latest economic news, information on markets, funds and companies.

Dossiers

Start up your project with a business plan
05.31.19
The road map that lets you evaluate an idea and make sure it grows into a solid business.
Personal Branding
09.12.19
La marca personal consisteix a aplicar estratègia de màrqueting al teu currículum i experiència professional.
Sharing economy
11.11.18
A selection of resources to help you understand what the collaborative economy is and what it isn’t.
Comerç electrònic
11.23.18
E-commerce consists of any kind of economic transaction or buying and selling of products or services via Internet.

Reference works

Financial Times Lexicon
A free-to-use online glossary of financial terms with over 10,000 entries. It forms part of the Financial Times.
Diccionari dels mercats financers
This is a joint project between the Government of Catalonia’s Ministry for the Economy and the TERMCAT Centre.

open-access resources

American Management Association
This corporate training and consulting group provides a variety of educational and management development services.
Europages
For more than 30 years, Europages has helped small businesses to find and get found on the European market.
Anuari ACICSA
This website provides access to comprehensive and up-to-date information on over 20,000 companies in Catalonia.