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Question: How significant are the international operations for the company? (how many countries does the company operate in, what is the size of its international operations, what proportion of its total sales comes from international operations, do they have a director of international operations? How does the mission statement of the company reflect the international nature of the company? (McDonalds Corp.)

Answer: McDonalds Corp, head quartered in Oak Brook Illinois is world’s number one...


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  • Subject: Business Studies
  • Course: Business Studies
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: 67%
  • Words: 1807
  • Date submitted: July 03, 2009
  • Date written: October, 2007
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 1754

Question: Managing Professional Development - Q1. Prepare a written report on self awareness. Q2. Using the format of Professional Development Journal, detail the experience of your biggest accomplishment in life and one significant failure.

Answer: (You as a person in the past) People say often to forget...


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  • Subject: Business Studies
  • Course: Business Studies
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: 60%
  • Words: 1865
  • Date submitted: August 07, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2027

Question: A-LEVEL BUSINESS STUDIES

1. Explain the factors influencing location decisions. [8] or [12]

2. Explain the advantages for a franchisee of a ‘franchise’ as a form of business. [8]

3. Discuss how ethics may influence the activities of a business. [12]

4. Discuss the uses and limitations of ‘break-even analysis’ for business decision-making. Use an appropriate diagram in your answer. [12]

5. A private limited company wants to build a new factory. Discuss the factors that the company should consider when choosing sources of finance. [12]

6. Explain the advantages of a ‘co-operative’ as a form of business. [12]

7. Every stakeholders’ objectives are similar. Do you agree? Justify. [20]

8. Discuss how the management of an airline might motivate its cabin crew. You should make reference to all the motivation theories you have studied. [20]

Answer: 1. Ans: The major factors influencing location decisions are: Quantitative factors: these...


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  • Subject: Business Studies
  • Course: Business
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 3044
  • Date submitted: April 30, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7943

Question: A-LEVEL BUSINESS - CASE STUDY SAMPLE

1. Super Engineering Limited

1.a. Briefly explain two advantages of autocratic leadership. [2]

1.b Discuss the qualities of an effective business leader. [2]

1.c Explain the differences between autocratic and paternalistic leadership. [6]

1.d. Explain the potential benefit to a business if employees are involved in the decision-making process. [8]

1.e. Discuss the possible impact on the motivation of employees in the plant of the appointment of Mr. Charles who introduces an autocratic leadership style. [12]

2.a. State two aims of a social enterprise organisation. [2]

2.b. Explain why a business environment might be described as dynamic. [2]

2.c. Discuss the role social enterprise could play in the future development of a country. [6]

2.d. According to you, why TTV did not set a growth objective. [8]

2.e. Discuss the differences and similarities between business which are social enterprise and those businesses which follow corporate social responsibility. [10]

Answer: 1. Super Engineering Limited Super Engineering Limited is a multinational light engineering...


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  • Subject: Business Studies
  • Course: Business
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2251
  • Date submitted: April 30, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7942

Question: BUSINESS A-LEVEL - SECTION 1 SAMPLE (SHORT ANSWERS)

1. Distinguish between piece rate and commission payment methods [2]

2. Briefly explain labour productivity and capital productivity [3]

3. Define the term ‘holding companies’. [2]

4. Briefly explain the difference between redundancy and dismissal. [3]

5. Define the term ‘job enrichment’ [2]

6. Explain the responsibilities of the local community towards business. [3]

7. Explain one difference between private and public limited companies. [2]

8. Briefly explain how entrepreneurs could benefit your country. [3]

9. Define the term ‘job enrichment’. [2]

10. Explain ‘the transformation process’. [5]

11. Explain two diseconomies of scale a business could experience when expanding into more locations. [5]

12. Explain the importance of a mission statement to the employees of a public limited company. [5]

Answer: SECTION 1 SAMPLE (SHORT ANSWERS) 1. Piece rate is a payment to...


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  • Subject: Business Studies
  • Course: Business
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1569
  • Date submitted: April 30, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7941

Question: ‘Despite the recent trend of manufacturers to re-shore production back to the UK, more will continue to offshore than re-shore.’

To what extent do you agree? (40 marks)

Answer: According to the recent trends concerning UK manufacturing locations, it is a...


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  • Subject: Business Studies
  • Course: Business Studies
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1116
  • Date submitted: December 27, 2015
  • Date written: October, 2014
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7033

Question: P5: Interpret findings from the research presenting them clearly in an appropriate format.
Unit 10: Market Research in Business
Business BTEC Diploma Level 3
City of Bristol College

Contents
Introduction 2
How old are you? 2
What is your gender? 3
Have you got GCSE in English and Math? 3
What are you studying at the moment? 3
What grades are you aiming to achieve? 3
Where did you hear about the course? 3
From a scale of 1-10 how determined are you to do the course? 3
Are you working? (Full time/part time/none) 3
What is your ethnicity? 3
Do you have a disability/learning difficulty? 3
Do you need student support? 3
What makes you interested in the level 3 business studies course? 3
Conclusion 3

Answer: In this report I am going to be interpreting my findings from...


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  • Subject: Business Studies
  • Course: BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1960
  • Date submitted: June 01, 2014
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5789

Question: Unit 10: Market Research in Business
Business BTEC Diploma Level 3
City of Bristol College

P1: Describe types of market research.

P2: Explain how different market research methods have been used to make a marketing decision within a selected situation or business.

M1: Explain, with examples, how different market research methods are appropriate to assist different marketing situations.

P3: Plan market research for a selected product/service using appropriate methods of data collection.

M2: Explain the reasons for choosing the particular method of data collection for a selected product/service.

Answer: P1: Describe types of market research Executive Summary P1 In this report...


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  • Subject: Business Studies
  • Course: BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 3457
  • Date submitted: June 01, 2014
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5788

Question: Level 3 NVQ Certificate/Diploma in Business and Administration
Unit 112 Use occupational health and safety guidelines when using keyboards

Outcome 1: Understand the purpose of occupational health and safety procedures when using keyboards and workstation care and maintenance
1.1 State occupational health and safety guidelines in relation to using keyboards
1.2 Explain the purpose of following occupational health and safety guidelines for using keyboards
1.3 Describe how to position fingers, wrists, forearms and back in relation to the equipment being used
1.4 Describe procedures for workstation care and maintenance

Answer: 1.1 - When you do any task it is important to make...


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  • Subject: Business Studies
  • Course: Level 3 NVQ Certificate/Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 510
  • Date submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5751

Question: Unit 229 Administer human resources records
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration

Outcome 1: Understand procedures for meeting and welcoming visitors
1.1 Describe different reasons for people visiting a business, their requirements and how their needs may be met

1.2 Explain the purpose of dealing with visitors promptly and courteously

1.3 Explain the purpose of presenting a positive image of self and the organisation

1.4 Explain the purpose of following health, safety and security procedures when dealing with visitors, including own responsibilities

1.5 Describe different types of problems that may occur with visitors including, conflict and aggression

1.6 Describe ways of dealing with different problems when to refer them to an appropriate colleague

1.7 Explain the purpose of communicating with visitors

1.8 Describe organisation structures and communication channels within the organisation

Answer: 1.1 - People visit an organisation for many different reasons. At ___we...


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  • Subject: Business Studies
  • Course: NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 928
  • Date submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5750

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