Operating Environment: An Active Learning Approach

Operating Environment: An Active Learning Approach

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631196730
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/06/1995
Series: Open Learning Foundation Series
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 8.32(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.97(d)

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

Introduction.

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'.

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