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BA 3900: Business in the Global Arena: Home

The guide serves as a class web page for BA 3900 as well as a research guide for international business research.


The first floor Research and Information Desk with the big Need Help? Ask us! sign is staffed for most of the hours the library building is open. Stop by with your questions!

Not coming into the library?  Use the Ask Us! chat box that appears on the right side of this screen to get online assistance.

Book an Individual Research Appointment (IRA) via our online calendar at .  

Path to This Guide

To use this guide on your phone, here's the Quick Recognition code for mobile devices with a QR reader installed.



And here's the url to paste into your browser

Mobile Access

Go to individual databases to check for mobile access. EBSCOhost databases (Business Source Complete, PsycInfo, and others) has mobile access that may be useful to business students. A bottom of the search screen link to  the EBSCO mobile app is shown in this screenshot.


Click on this icon to access the Nexis Nexis Academic phone app link. You can use it as long as you are enrolled at BGSU.


Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility or CSR focuses primarily on a company's ethical responsibilities regarding monitoring and managing

  • environmental impacts
  • and social impacts

stemming from its operations. Click here for an excerpt of a recent article comparing CSR concerns in the U.S. versus China from the Journal of Business Ethics.

 Business enterprises usually will enjoy greatest success when their decisions and actions address CSR dimensions valued by both the headquarters country and the host country, for example avoiding degradation of the local environment or promoting economic development.


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Business Librarian

Khyle Hannan
151 Jerome Library
Bowling Green Ohio, 43403