This book explains the following topics: The Nature and Components of Business, Environment of Business System, Sole Proprietorship and Partnership, Joint Stock Company, Measure of size and factor determining size, Optimum size, the tendency towards larze size, Shareholders, Board of Directors, Chief Executive and Managing Director, Meetings and Resolutions, Winding Up Process, Business Combination and Rationalisation, Public Utilities, Nature and Principles of Management, Functions of Management. Business Environment encompasses all those factors that affect a company's operations, and includes customers, competitors, stakeholders, suppliers, industry trends, regulations, other government activities, social and economic factors and technological developments. Topics covered includes: Legal environment and external factors influencing Business environment. International Business Environment and challenges, Indian Economic Systems - Assessing current state of business environment in India, Economic planning with reference to public, private and cooperative sectors, Economic Reforms, Small Scale Enterprises, International Trade. This book covers the following topics: International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment, Culture and Business, World Economies, Global and Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration, International Monetary System, Foreign Exchange and the Global Capital Markets, International Expansion and Global Market Opportunity Assessment, Exporting, Importing, and Global Sourcing, Strategy and International Business, Global Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship, Harnessing the Engine of Global Innovation, Roles of Finance and Accounting in Global Competitive Advantage. This book presents both an overview of Business Intelligence and an in-depth analysis of current applications and future directions for this technology.