Economics & The Business Environment, 3rd edition

By John Sloman & Elizabeth Jones
May 2011
Pearson Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780273734864
430 pages, Illustrated
$95.00 paper original

Economics and the Business Environment’ presents the essential principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics applied to the world of business while also looking at wider, topical business issues, such as business strategy, corporate social responsibility, ethics and the state of the global environment in which we live.

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Part A - Introduction

Chapter 1: Business and the economic environment

Part B - Markets, demand and supply

Chapter 2: The working of competitive markets
Chapter 3: Demand and the consumer
Chapter 4: Supply decisions in a perfectly competitive market

Part C - The microeconomic environment of business

Chapter 5: Pricing and output decisions in imperfectly competitive markets
Chapter 6: Business growth and strategy
Chapter 7: Multinational corporations and business strategy in a global economy
Chapter 8: Labour and employment
Chapter 9: Government, the firm and the market

Part D - The macroeconomic environment of business

Chapter 10: The economy and business activity
Chapter 11: National macroeconomic policy
Chapter 12: The global trading environment
Chapter 13: The global financial environment

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