Answered By: Laurie Bastien
Last Updated: Jul 07, 2017     Views: 53

There are many interchangeable search phrases that can be used independently or combined to successfully retrieve information about global business culture, etiquette, communication, and ethics.

For example, at the Library welcome page, conduct a search using the phrase global business etiquette:

The search yields many useful results, including the example below. This eBook available in the Library subscription database Books 24x7. Simply select Click to access:

The link will take you to the book within the database:

Select the table of contents link to choose relevant chapters.

This topic can also be searched directly within Books 24x7. From the Library homepage, select the Databases A-Z link:

And choose scroll down the alphabetical list to Books24x7:

​ Another database to search for global business information is ABI/INFORM Collection. (From the Library homepage, select the Database A-Z link and choose ABI/INFORM Collection). Below is an example of a search:

Browse the various articles, including:

To combine search terms and phrases, try an advanced search. 

Below is an example of an advanced search about Japanese business culture using the phrase combinations global business etiquette AND "japanese corporate culture" (use quotation marks to search exact phrases). 

The search yielded many useful results, including:

Here are some additional search phrases to try in an advanced search:

  • [insert country name] cultural influences AND business practices AND ethics
  • [insert country name] business practices AND cultural values
  • [insert country name] business practices AND cultural values AND influences
  • "international business etiquette" [insert country name]
  • international business etiquette AND [insert country name]

Contact Us

Ask-a-Librarian Services:

Send your question for a librarian to answer by e-mail.

Email a Librarian



Monday–Tuesday: 11:00 am–9:00 pm ET
Wednesday–Friday: 10:00 am–6:00 pm ET


Meet one-on-one with a librarian by phone.

Click here to schedule an appointment with a librarian.