Operating Environment is divided into three major sections giving a clear framework in which to review the economic, political and social contexts of business activity: * The national economic context. * The environmental factors affecting business activities. * Business firms in markets.
About the Author
Leslie Hamilton is the editor of Operating Environment: An Active Learning Approach, published by Wiley. Tom Burden is the editor of Operating Environment: An Active Learning Approach, published by Wiley.
Table of Contents
Part I: The National Economic Context:.
1: The UK labour force.
2: The UK economic system.
3: The financial sector.
4: Economic policy.
5: Industrial policy.
Part II: Environmental Factors Affecting Business Activities:.
1: Social stratification.
2: Social welfare and state policy.
3: Technology and society.
4: The political process.
Part III: Business Firms in Markets:.
1: The competitive environment.
2: The legal regulation of business.
3: Regulatory agencies.
Part IV: Resources:.
1. 'Samsung plans #450 m UK plant'.
2. 'Fresh ferment for the brewers'.
3. 'The price police - the sleuthing skills of the EU's competition division'.