practice terminology is nearly as confusing as modern business practice
itself. Fortunately, a great deal of information about business practices
and terminology is available on the Internet. Additionally, online
glossaries are available for anyone looking for definitions of business
The Internet is full of business resources, from business ethics sites to
consulting companies that advise organizations about their business
practices. Web sites also serve as portals for business management
information. Visit the BBBOnLine's Education Forum at www.bbbonline.org/
to access articles about many different topics regarding the practice of
business online. The Business and Sustainable Development Web site (www.iisd.org/business/)
"explains the strategies and tools that companies can use to translate
an aspiration for sustainability into practical, effective solutions.
Case studies from around the world are provided.” You can search their
knowledge bank of six sections: Current issues, Strategies and tools,
Markets, Banking and investment, Working with NGOs, and Training
opportunities. For current articles about business practices, visit www.ravenwerks.com/practices/practices.htm.
This site also provides many links to other business practice resources.
More general business management topics, including business practices,
ethics, and information systems, can be gleaned from large directory pages
like Google’s Business Management (directory.google.com/)
or the Open Directory Project’s Business Process Analysis page (dmoz.org/Business/Management/).
Terms and Glossaries The sheer complexity found in the world of
business practices makes glossaries of terms and acronyms required
material for learning business practice lingo. Check out the following
for comprehensive business practice glossaries of terms, acronyms, and