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Essential Principles of Business for CSEC.

Author: Alan Whitcomb; Avon Banfield
Publisher: London : Hodder Education Group, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discover Principles of Business as a real-world subject through thought-provoking case studies and prepare effectively for the CSEC May/June 2019 examinations.-Develop knowledge systematically with each section focusing on a specific aspect of the syllabus, and clear syllabus references throughout.-Revise for the exam with unit summaries, in-chapter challenges, and MCQs.-Increase confidence with exam-type questions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Whitcomb, Alan.
Essential Principles of Business for CSEC: 4th Edition.
London : Hodder Education Group, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Whitcomb; Avon Banfield
ISBN: 9781510431386 1510431381
OCLC Number: 1039703624
Notes: Chapter 13 Logistics and supply chain.
Description: 1 online resource (316 pages)
Contents: Cover; Book title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; How to use this book; UNIT 1 Organisational principles; SECTION 1 The nature of business; Chapter 1 Background to business; 1.1 The development of barter; 1.2 The role of money; 1.3 Instruments of exchange and payment; 1.4 Choice of methods of payment; Chapter 2 Types of businesses and economic systems; 2.1 The public sector; 2.2 The private sector; 2.3 Setting up a limited company; 2.4 Franchises; 2.5 Multinationals; 2.6 Economic systems; Chapter 3 Business organisation; 3.1 The functional areas of business; 3.2 Stakeholders of a business. Chapter 4 Legal aspects of business4.1 Ethical and legal issues; 4.2 Principles related to forming a business; 4.3 Consequences of unethical or illegal practices; 4.4 Careers in business; SECTION 2 Internal organisational environment; Chapter 5 Business management 5.1 The functions of management; 5.2 Management responsibilities; 5.3 Organisational charts; 5.4 Chain of command and span of control; 5.5 Leadership; 5.6 Conflicts within an organisation; 5.7 Establishing good employer/employee relations; 5.8 Motivating employees; 5.9 Teamwork; 5.10 Effective organisational communication. SECTION 3 Establishing a businessChapter 6 Entrepreneurship; 6.1 Entrepreneur functions; 6.2 Characteristics of entrepreneurs; 6.3 Entrepreneurs and decision making; 6.4 Entrepreneurs and economic development; Chapter 7 Establishment of a business; 7.1 Reasons for establishing a business; 7.2 Steps in setting up a business; 7.3 Preparing a business plan; 7.4 Research and feasibility; 7.5 Planning ahead; 7.6 Government regulatory practices; 7.7 Location of a business; 7.8 Collateral; SECTION 4 Legal aspects of business; Chapter 8 Contracts; 8.1 Concept of contracts. 8.2 Characteristics of contracts8.3 Offer and acceptance; 8.4 Discharge or termination; 8.5 Simple contracts in practice; Chapter 9 Business documents; 9.1 Importance of business documents; 9.2 Making enquiries; 9.3 Purchasing; 9.4 Dispatch and delivery; 9.5 Charging; 9.6 Stock records; 9.7 Business documents in practice; Chapter 10 Insurance; 10.1 The principles of insurance; 10.2 Types of insurance policy; 10.3 Insurance promoting trade; Unit summary; Case study; Exam type questions; UNIT 2 Promotion and logistics; SECTION 5 Production; Chapter 11 Production; 11.1 The factors of production. 11.2 Development of production11.3 Production and productivity; 11.4 Capital for production; 11.5 Types and levels of production; 11.6 Small businesses; 11.7 Business growth; 11.8 Linkage industries; 11.9 The effects of growth on a business; SECTION 6 Marketing; Chapter 12 Marketing; 12.1 Market and marketing; 12.2 Marketing activities; 12.3 The marketing mix; 12.4 Consumer behaviour; 12.5 Packaging; 12.6 Sales promotion; 12.7 Selling techniques; 12.8 Terms of sale; 12.9 Consumer organisations; 12.10 Customer service; 12.11 Property rights; SECTION 7 Logistics and supply chain.

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Discover Principles of Business as a real-world subject through thought-provoking case studies and prepare effectively for the CSEC May/June 2019 examinations.-Develop knowledge systematically with each section focusing on a specific aspect of the syllabus, and clear syllabus references throughout.-Revise for the exam with unit summaries, in-chapter challenges, and MCQs.-Increase confidence with exam-type questions at the end of each unit and a full section dedicated to exam preparation and the School Based Assessment.-Ensure all three examined profile dimensions are developed with context.

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