Business Environment, 3rd Edition
By Ian Worthington & Chris Britton
Financial Times / Pearson Education
482 pages, illustrated
$60.00 paper original
The Business Environment focuses on the external influences on business organizations and the effect that these have on internal aspects of organisational life. It is written from a business rather than an economics perspective and provides a relevant and approachable alternative to more traditional economics texts. Each chapter contains an objective, a case study, review questions and assignments, and references for further reading. Contents include: Business organisations: the external environment. Business organisations: the internal environment. The political environment. People, technology and natural resources. Legal structures. Size structure of firms. Industrial structure. Government and business. The market system. Corporate responsibility and the environment. Monitoring change. Index.
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