By encouraging students to explore the challenges and opportunities managers face in the business environment, the sixth edition of this successful text provides students with a solid foundation from which to build upon their business knowledge. This thought-provoking book helps students to understand how business organisations operate in economic, political, social, technological, and legal environments. It introduces and analyses the business environment model, enabling students to understand how it can determine business strategy. The following online resources support the text: For students: additional resources to enable learning, including a companion website, an online glossary and updated weblinks. For Instructors:updated teaching resources available including a comprehensive instructors manual, PowerPoint slides and additional multiple choice questions with answers.
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The Business Environment
Ian Worthington and Chris Britton
In a fast-paced and constantly changing world, it is more important than ever to have a sound appreciation of the context in which business organisations exist and operate. Now in its sixth edition, this bestselling textbook offers a comprehensive, yet accessible, introduction to the wide range of external influences that affect business operations and decisions in today’s increasingly globalised world.
How do changing, and often unpredictable, economic or political conditions impact on business?
What role do environmental responsibility and ethics have to play in business decisions?
How are business organisations affected by globalisation?
Using well-known examples and case studies from a broad range of organisations, this sixth edition of The Business Environment addresses these key questions and many more. A brand new chapter on the global context of business, together with new International Business in Action case studies, illustrates the global nature of today’s world of business.
Ian Worthington is Professor of Corporate Sustainability, and Chris Britton is Principal Lecturer, in the Department of Strategy and Management at Leicester Business School, De Montfort University.About the Author:
Ian Worthington is Professor of Corporate Sustainability and Chris Britton a Principal Lecturer in the Department of Strategy and Management at Leicester Business School, De Montfort University.
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Book Description Financal Times Management, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110273716751
Book Description Financal Times Management, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0273716751