9780521189576

Principles of Business for CSEC Examinations Coursebook with CD-ROM

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  • ISBN13:

    9780521189576

  • ISBN10:

    0521189578

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 2011-07-25
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Summary

For students following courses leading to the Principles of Business for CSEC examination. This book is intended for students following courses leading to the Principles of Business CSEC examination. Concepts are presented in an accessible way without losing their core meaning. Each section has its own summary and activities and interspersed throughout the book are numerous opportunities for students to interact with the content in meaningful ways as they reflect on what they read. The accompanying CD-ROM includes a bank of multiple-choice questions with answers provided.

Table of Contents

From then to now
The barter system and money
The organisation of modern economies
Business in the private sector
Modern forms of business
Private and public limited companies
Conglomerates, multinationals and franchises
The public sector
The business as a unit in a community
The business as a unit
Organisational chart
Leadership and conflict
Community, information and the business plan
Communication and MIS
Entrepreneurship
Contracts, insurance and business documents
Contracts
Business documents and insurance
Production
The factors of production
Putting the factors of production to work
Marketing
The marketing mix
Beyond the marketing mix
Price determination
Demand and supply
Models of price determination
Financing the business venture
Banking
Government and taxation
Social accounting and economic institutions
Social accounting
Economic institutions in the Caribbean
School-based assessment and optional paper
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