Women Who Meant Business: Stories of early businesswomen who broke the mould. A website maintained by independent researcher Lizzie Broadbent. It includes The FT-She 100 which contains articles and biographies on historic UK women business leaders she has researched. You can sign up to get regular newsletters about the progress of her work.
Recently made available via the Digital Library of Georgia. This business and aviation history archive includes annual reports including those with merged companies, timetables tracking the growth of travel from 1925 onwards. Search by keyword or browse by subject.
Global Citizen solutions have ranked passports in terms ease of doing business, quality of life, and investment opportunities offered to a passport holder. Find out which passports they feel are the best to have. Consult the website for the full methodology.
The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer measures levels of trust in business, NGOs and the media. It records declining levels of trust in the media and government who are perceived as both incompetent and unethical. The online survey was conducted in 28 markets.34,000+ respondents total. All fieldwork was conducted between October 19 and November 18, 2019. […]
The new Chartered Association of Business Schools’ Academic Journal Guide for 2018 has been launched. It is updated every three years. https://charteredabs.org/academic-journal-guide-2018-available-now/ (it is necessary to register on the site to obtain access to the AJG) The main feature of this edition the addition of 180 new journals into the list. Other important developments have […]
Digital Planet is an interdisciplinary research initiative of The Fletcher School’s Institute for Business in the Global Context. It has just released the Digital Evolution Index which evaluates of digital development in 60 countries according to 170 indicators across 4 key themes Supply Conditions, Demand Conditions, Institutional Environment, and Innovation and Change. Download the ranking, […]
For a subject-based list take a look at the FT tracker for business and management In the UK a major service with content from the British Library and other major universities is FutureLearn Also well regarded are courseera
Find out by downloading a recent working paper from the World Bank – Kilroy, A.F.L., Mukim, M., Negri, S. (2015) Competitive cities for jobs and growth : what, who, and how. The objective of this report is to create a knowledge base on what makes cities competitive, to improve the understanding of job creation at the […]
Latest 5 year progress summary from Lord Davies shows progress. Get the full data plus previous reports from the UK government website. CBI response Women on Boards resource centre has numerous links to academic and business research reports and resources Fawcett society response to the report. Academic comment on the Conversation blog
Free digital library which aims to provide full-text access to Arabic language books from the collections of American University of Beirut, Columbia University, Cornell University, New York University and Princeton University. Topics will include history, business and science. On campus this works better in Firefox. The URL is http://dlib.nyu.edu/aco/