Business

Recommended books

Responsabilitat social corporativa: teoria i pràctica
This book sets the practical and theoretical bases of corporate social responsibility (CSR).
La Empresa en la Web 2.0
Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tuenti... have erupted with overwhelming force in society.
La Empresa española ante la crisis del modelo productivo : productividad, competitividad e innovación
This work offers rigorous analysis for all those readers, both scholars and business and economic policy managers,

Journals

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.

Databases

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.
Derwent Innovation Index (1980-2009)
A patent resource combining the Derwent World Patents Index and Derwent Patent Citation Index databases.
EconLit
Bibliographic database published by the American Economic Association.
Emerald
Database covering periodical publications and ebooks.
Hospitality & Tourism
A database offering full-text access to journals covering research.
Statista
Statistics focusing on industries, markets and consumers.
Regional Business News
Database offering full-text access to articles from the press, specialized journals and regional news agencies.
Proquest Accounting & Tax
This is the ideal database for accountants.
Hoover’s Company Profiles
Contains protected information about public, private companies and executives.

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.
Recommendations, guidelines, rules and standards
31.08.16
Documents that collate the methodological and technical specifications resulting from experience.

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
Dictionaries
07.11.16
A selection of dictionaries

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, is recognized internationally for...
Forbes
Forbes is a reliable source of business news and financial information
The latest economic news, information on markets, funds and companies

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.

Recommended bibliography

It is a manual aimed primarily at undergraduate students in Business Studies.

UOC Learning resources

Introducció a l'empresa
Teaching materials from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya’s Introducción a la empresa [Introduction to Business]