Chapter 1 - Operations and Competitiveness
Company Web Sites
Li & Fung
Resource Web Sites
http://www.cftech.com/BrainBank/TRIVIABITS/FredWTaylor.html http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventors/taylor.htm http://melbecon.unimelb.edu.au/het/taylor/sciman.htm
The E-conomy Project
B2B Online Trading
Bureau of Labor Statistics
See International Comparisons of Wages and Productivity
Commanding Heights - The Battle for the World Economy http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/commandingheights/ An incredibly rich PBS site promoting the understanding of globalization, world trade, and economic development. Includes video clips, timelines, people profiles, critical ideas, debates, country reports, and additional resources.
A Department of Commerce site that provides information about exporting U.S. products to countries around the world. Global Trade Negotiations
An HBS site that gathers information about international trade issues. Excellent resource.
Market Access and Compliance
A Department of Commerce site that keeps track of trade agreements and compliance. Can access information by country. See also the TRADE COMPLIANCE and TRADE RESOURCES links.
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Formed initially to support the Marshall Plan after World War II, this international
organization is a forum for the discussion and development of economic and social
policy. It promotes democracy and a market economy in international trade.
Social Accountability Standards (SA8000)
A news magazine published in Great Britain. Many international stories. Be sure to access the country briefings. For access to limited areas, go through your university library system.
A daily online service with stories about the global economy. Lots of good links as well.
The World Bank
The lending institution for developing countries. Lots of data and...
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