You are exploring: VU > Home > Research > Course Guides > Business, Accounting, and Economics Course Guides > Global Management Practicum

Global Management Practicum

Country Research

Country reports come in all flavors.  With this list I've tried to match the strength of the country report to team topics. 

Political & Legal Environment

Capital Markets

DeloitteTaxation & Investment Guides

South African Reserve Bank

South African Financial Services Board

Johannesburg Securities Exchange

World Bank South Africa

Labor Markets

International labour Organization Sectoral Country Profile

EconLit search "South Africa" Geographic Descriptor and "labor or employment" Subject.

National Economic Development Council Liaison funded by government between organized labor and organized business.

CQ Global Researcher Recent summary of Youth Unemployment in South Africa

Economic Drivers and Drains

IHS Country Intelligence Report:  South Africa  Link will only work from withing network

Africa Monitor:  Southern Africa Link will only work from within network.

Economist Intelligence Unit Country Report on "blue" site

Social & Demographic Trends

OECD ILibrary Covers migration, regional development & education well.

Lifestyle & Communication Patterns

eMarketer for digital communication

Global Market Information Databases (Euromoniter) Expand Consumer Lifestyles

Use the links and search tips in the Doing Business Abroad guide

All Around Helpful Sources

Millennium Development Goals:  South Africa 2010

About South Africa Government Information


Economist Intelligence Unit

BBC News Country Profiles

Beer in South Africa

For News, Company Profiles and Industry Profiles ISI Emerging Markets and Global Market Information Database (Euromonitor) are our best bets. ReferenceUSA Onesource Module also has Datamonitor Market Research report on Beer in SA.

SA does not have a brewers association, but several beer festivals are hosted in SA including Cape Town Festival of Beer and Clarens Craft Beer Festival.

To find out what new beer products have been introduced to the SA market, Global New Product Development provides detail descriptions. 

Marketing Topics 

For additional scholarly and trade news on marketing strategies, ROI and other topics try these article databases

  Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Business Source Premier is a full-text, scholarly and trade article database covering a wide range of topics including management, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, international business, operations management and management information systems.

  ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, country-and industry-focused reports.

  Advertising Age
This is the online home for Advertising Age. The site requires a free registration to view fulltext articles. Articles pertain to advertising and marketing efforts.

lhauck Linda Hauck
Business Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Falvey Library, Room 222

Related Guides

Citing Business Sources Using APA

Doing Business Abroad


Last Modified: 2017-06-14 12:57:19