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OCR Business Studies
This information is for the June 2009 business studies case study: Knights and Daze.
The areas to revise are based upon information in the case study.
The External Environment of Business
Business ethics the cost of cutting jobs on the area. The social cost (e.g. when workers
lose their jobs, they stop spending money in other businesses therefore other businesses
are affected, and visual pollution from the abandoned factory), and the bad publicity upon
the business from the closure.
Business Structure and Organisation
Advantages and disadvantages of partnerships.
Advantages and disadvantages of being a private limited company.
Costs variable, fixed, total, running, overheads.
Profit and loss account what has happened to the finance of a business over a period of
Changes in the UK from secondary to tertiary.
Movement of production to cheaper foreign countries.
Chain of production.
Quality control and quality assurance (making sure a product is of good quality).
Job production, batch production, flow production.
Research and development.
Price, Promotion, Place, Product (the 4 p's.)
E-commerce (change in trend, must keep up with competitors).
Research (field and desk)
People in Business
Recruitment job descriptions, person specifications, adverts, needs analysis, recruitment
Aiding and Controlling Business Activity
International trade within the EU exchange rate, language issues.
Advantages of international trade are an enlarged market and common standards.
These research points are of possible areas which could come up. ALL are covered in
the OCR Business Studies for GCSE textbook.
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