This subject guide identifies information resources that help research how companies, governments, and societies respond strategically to the competitive environment of a globalizing economy. The research typically delineates supply chains or value chains within the structure of particular industries.
Become familiar with the resources and examples on the web pages of Duke's Global Value Chains Center.
Become familiar with the Duke Libraries homepage (library.duke.edu) especially the options in the blue search box.
Many headings for specific industries such as "textile industry," "clothing trade," "computer industry," or "automobile industry and trade" can be used by selecting the Subject search type. The term "competition" is the subject heading that encompasses the concept of "competitiveness": e.g., Competition, International.
If you find a title that's useful, look at the Subjects assigned to it and click on them to find more material assigned the same subject.
Doing a Subject search for "Globalization" will produce a very useful list of subheadings, like "economic aspects" or "social aspects," and regions. For example: