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BUSS4 UK manufacturing - Jaguar Land Rover expands

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

UK Manufacturing - why did UK output fall by 0.7% in October?

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

UK Manufacturing and Porter’s Five Forces

Inside Rolls Royce – Manufacturing in the UK

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Manufacturing and Innovation - Dyson Goes Big on R&D

Friday, November 21, 2014

UK Manufacturing - Supply Chains Need Strengthening

Sunday, November 09, 2014

UK Manufacturing Competitiveness: The Threat from Energy Costs and Skills Gaps

Manufacturing Competitiveness - Rolls Royce Takes Steps to Improve Operational Efficiency

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Manufacturing - Printing a House

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Manufacturing Technology - The Bendable Opportunity

Manufacturing - Energy Costs and Competitiveness

Friday, October 17, 2014

Trunki - Reshoring, Copycats and Losses

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Manufacturing in Action - The Kit Kat Supply Chain

Monday, October 06, 2014

Manufacturing: Textiles in Lancashire - Last Mill Standing

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Manufacturing: Does the UK Steel Industry Have a Future?

BUSS4 UK manufacturing

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

AQA BUSS4 Section B Essays Volume 1

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

UK Manufacturing - A Short Video Introduction to the UK Automotive Sector

Monday, September 22, 2014

Choosing a Business Location: Manufacturing in South-east Asia?

Technology & Manufacturing - Innovation in Diesel Engine Design & Production

Monday, September 08, 2014

BUSS4 research theme and the impact of technological change on businesses manufacturing in the UK

Monday, September 01, 2014

AQA A2 Business BUSS4 - Section A Research Theme 2015

Sunday, August 31, 2014

What do you mean by ‘Business Class’?

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Ikea in China - The Classic Long-term Success Story Built on Localisation

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

BUSS4 Essay Technique - Signposting Analysis and Application

Revision Presentation - Problems of Takeovers and Mergers including Integration

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Revision Presentation - Impact On and Reaction Of Stakeholders to Takeovers and Mergers

Revision Presentation - Impact of Takeovers and Mergers on Business Performance

Revision Presentation - Factors Influencing the Success of Takeovers and Mergers

Revision Presentation - Motives for Takeovers and Mergers

10 Features of the Chinese Economy You Could Use in a BUSS4 Essay

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Starbucks’ Long-term Investment in Leadership of the Chinese Coffee Shop Market

Friday, June 13, 2014

AQA BUSS4 Revision Webinar - BUSS4 China Lines of Analysis

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

From Startup to Global Competitor - Insights into Xiaomi

Saturday, June 07, 2014

BUSS4 Exam Prep. Making Connections to Achieve 5 Levels of Analysis

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

BUSS4 China - China-Britain Business Council

Saturday, May 31, 2014

BUSS4 China - Selling TV to the Chinese consumers

Friday, May 30, 2014

China no longer the land of opportunity?

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Tesco in China “20% of something is better than 100% of nothing”

Organisational Culture - Problems of Changing Organisational Culture

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Organisational Culture - Ways of Changing Organisational Culture

Organisational Culture: The Reasons for Changes in Organisational Culture

Organisational Culture: The Impact of Organisational Culture on Business Strategies and Performance

Organisational Culture: Factors influencing the Culture of an Organisation and Cultural Differences

Organisational Culture: Tony Hsieh on Zappos, Core Values, Culture and Organisational Structure

Is China’s slowdown good news?

Thursday, May 15, 2014

BUSS4 2014: China Research Bullet 6 Overview

Sunday, May 04, 2014

BUSS4 2014: China Research Bullet 5 Overview

BUSS4 2014: China Research Bullet 4 Overview

BUSS4 2014: China Research Bullet 3 Overview

BUSS4 2014: China Research Bullet 2 Overview

BUSS4 2014: China Research Bullet 1 Overview

BUSS4 China - True / False Challenge (1)

China’s exports losing low-cost advantages

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Musings on Moyes - leadership, culture and change management.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

China V India - Who will “emerge” victorious?

Friday, April 25, 2014

Is Arrogance the Biggest Threat to Western Multinationals Succeeding in China?

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Xiaomi - An Essential Student Research Update from Bloomberg

China’s focus on Innovation, not Imitation

Monday, April 07, 2014

Starbucks – Technology to order your Coffee… but Never to Serve it

Starbucks Update from Howard Schultz

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Macroeconomic moves in China

Friday, March 28, 2014

Alibaba - Ali you need know!

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Foxconn: Life away from the Factories in China

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

BUSS4 Exam Coaching & Revision Workshops to Prepare for 18 June 2014

Sunday, March 16, 2014

China – has the “domino effect” begun?

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

China as the woman of your dreams… but is the feeling mutual?

Friday, March 07, 2014

Can WhatsApp help Facebook get into China? No! But LinkedIn seems to have found a way.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BUSS4 China - Cathay Pacific China Business awards

How China Fooled the World

Friday, February 21, 2014

The Slowing Chinese Economy - Rebalancing Has Implications

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

What Happens to Your Old Phone, Tablet or Lappy? China and E-Waste

Some BUSS4 Section B Essay Questions to Ponder and Plan

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Huawei Invests in Innovation to Fuel Growth

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Globalisation Takes Another Step as McDonald’s Opens in Vietnam

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Sony, More Retrenchment and the Boston Matrix

BUSS4 - The Section B Essay Questions So Far

Friday, February 07, 2014

Exiting China When the Risks Don’t Justify the Rewards

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Lenovo Takes on Samsung and Apple in the Global Smartphone Market

Sunday, February 02, 2014

China and Western Multinationals - End of the Gold Rush?

Anti-Corruption Drive in China - Bad News for Luxury Brands?

BUSS4 - the tutor2u Ten for 2014

Saturday, February 01, 2014

BUSS4 China’s Development - Past Present and Future

Friday, January 31, 2014

Localisation - How Design is Helping Starbucks Take A Global Brand into Local Markets

Monday, January 27, 2014

Localisation - the foundation of British Airways Strategy in China

Seeing through the Smog - Clean Energy Business Opportunities in China

Rolls-Royce Cars in China - Demand for Luxury Sustained

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Google Buys Smoke Detectors, Thermostats…and Some of Apple’s Innovative Culture

Retrenchment in China for Global Cosmetics Brands

Samsung: Boston Matrix, Culture and Dividend Yield

Saturday, January 18, 2014

China and Chocolate - Can the Global Big Five Exploit the Opportunity?

BUSS4 Section A Briefing 2014 China - CPD Briefing Days: Two Dates Left in Feb 2014

Sunday, January 12, 2014

A Simple, Stretch Corporate Objective for Xiaomi - Double Sales in 2014!

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Supply Chain Quality in China - Wal-Mart, Five-Spice Donkeys and Foxes

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Business Ethics & CSR - GSK Promises to be Good

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Wal-Mart in China - Refocuses Strategy on Affluent Consumers with Sam’s Club

Apple (Finally) Signs the Deal with China Mobile - 700 Million New Potential Customers!

Monday, December 23, 2013

Bring Him Home - UK Manufacturing Turns to Onshoring

Monday, November 25, 2013

BUSS4: 10 Practice Essay Questions on China (Section A)

Sunday, November 10, 2013

BUSS4 - China: Opportunities, Threats, Success & Failure

Thursday, November 07, 2013

BUSS4 - China’s External Business Environment

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

BUSS4 - Market Entry Strategies for China

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Rising Costs and a Stronger Currency Hit China’s Manufacturing Competitiveness

BUSS4 - Key Features of China’s Economy

Monday, November 04, 2013

Rising Wages in China: Causes and Consequences

Sunday, November 03, 2013

China’s Rebalancing Act - A Balanced China is a Slower China

China’s Economy - Addicted to Debt?

Crocs Takes on China’s Copycats

The Five Biggest Challenges to Doing Business in China

Saturday, November 02, 2013

Starbucks Pricing Strategy Under Attack in China

Corruption in China - Mooncakes and Guangxi

China’s Changing Modern Society - Some Video Resources

Guanxi - How AliPay Built Market Leadership in China

The Empty Cities of China

Monday, October 28, 2013

BUSS4 China - Osborne and Johnson in China

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Glocalisation: Would Ansoff Classify it as Diversification or Market development?

Haier Delayers to Encourage Innovation and Teamwork

Sunday, October 13, 2013

China’s Urbanisation - the Largest Migration in History

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

China’s Young Workers Shun Factory Employment

Hong Kong - the Great Mall of China

Set the Scene for a Top-Scoring Essay with an Essay Introduction

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Investing in China’s Urbanisation Opportunities - KKR Takes a Stake in Haier

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Onshoring - Is China Losing its Competitiveness as a Low-Cost Location for Manufacturing

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Xiaomi - The Apple of China?

Can Ryanair Change its Corporate Culture with the Same Leadership?

Monday, September 23, 2013

Abandoned Shopping Carts: Why did Tesco and Best Buy Fail in China?

Alibaba Beats Amazon to the E-Commerce Prize in China

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Why Localisation Is Important for Success in China – Yum! Brands and the Rapid Growth of KFC

GSK Under Fire Again For Alleged Corruption in China

How Did P&G Reach the Top in China?

China’s Urban Billion

Friday, September 20, 2013

China’s Economy - A Quick Overview for Business Students

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

More Trouble in China for Danone?

China at a Turning Point?

Emerging Markets - If You Want Growth - Go Where The Growth Is…

Monday, September 16, 2013

Playing to Win in Emerging Markets - Local Competitors Pose the Biggest Threat to Success

Competing in Emerging Markets: Adidas Goes West in China

Monday, September 02, 2013

Google and Youtube - One of the Best Takeovers in History?

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Low cost airlines

Friday, June 21, 2013

Organisational Culture Change - Is New Leadership Required?

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

BUSS4 Exam Technique - The Basics of PEEL

BUSS4 Section B - Prepare for Hybrid Essay Questions

Sunday, June 16, 2013

BUSS4 - 10 Section A Essay Questions on Organisational Culture to Practice

Saturday, June 15, 2013

BUSS4: Don’t be a Story-teller – Be an Expert Pundit

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

BUSS4 Revision Clinic - 16 June 2013

Saturday, June 08, 2013

BUSS4 in 3 words: What do they say about Leadership, Values and Culture?

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Organisational Culture: When the Culture Needs to Change

Organisation Culture: Strong v Weak

Monday, May 27, 2013

Organisational Culture - The Crucial Importance of Core Values

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Organisational Culture: Toxic Culture and Business Performance

Friday, May 24, 2013

Would You Fit into the Organisational Culture at Ikea?

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Strategy, Change & Culture: Moya Greene Seems to be Delivering!

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

BUSS4 Online Research Clinic Organisational Culture - June 2013

Monday, May 20, 2013

Business response to the economic environment: zero hours contracts

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Strategy & Leadership - Harriet Green at Thomas Cook Outlines Her Strategy

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Leadership & Culture: The Depends On Factors that will Determine Apple’s Future?

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Emerging Markets Strategy - JCB Exploits the International Opportunity

Monday, May 13, 2013

3 Businesses That Have Thrived during the Economic Downturn

Organisational Culture: Six Components of a Great Corporate Culture (HBR)

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Organisational Culture: Skilling May Soon Not be the Smartest Guy in Prison

Investing in Workforce Skills and Culture - the University of John Lewis

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Ethics, supply chains and consumer responsibility

Strategy: Kazou Hirai and the Forgone Bonuses

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

BUSS4 - Want Good Analysis? Think How & Why?

Monday, April 29, 2013

10 Tips to Think of When Writing a BUSS4 Essay Answer

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Organisational Culture: The Frugal Billionaire who Founded Ikea

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Strategy: Ikea Diversifies into Hotels

Strategy: Ikea’s Global Brand & Local Knowledge Drives Expansion into Emerging Markets

Monday, April 22, 2013

Strategy: Kazou Hirai’s First Year as CEO of Sony

Luxury Cars and Emerging Markets = a Winning Product

Nokia: Has Elop Found Himself with a Problem Child and Dog?

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Organisational Culture: The Business of Business is People - Says Herb

Monday, April 15, 2013

Organisational Culture: How Partnership Works at John Lewis Partnership

An Organisational Culture of Trust - Insights from John Lewis Partnership

Saturday, April 13, 2013

AQA BUSS4 - the Ultimate Guide to BUSS4 Essay Writing - Student Print Edition

Sunday, March 31, 2013

The Chinese Suppliers Who Make Discount Retailing Possible in the UK

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Are Businesses Too Slow to Change?

CSR and Starbucks - Meet their Chief Community Officer

WOW examples for BUSS4 - CSR at Unilever

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

AQA BUSS4 - the Ultimate Guide to BUSS4 Essay Writing

The role of Business culture in business turnarounds

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Researching the Royal Mail - A Great Case Study in Change Management

Thursday, March 14, 2013

BUSS4 - the tutor2u 10 for 2013

Culture and Strategy: A Selection of Company Vision and Values

Sunday, March 10, 2013


Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Sony sells iconic office block as part of turnaround strategy

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

BUSS4 Organisational Culture: YouTube Playlist

A Winning Corporate Culture in the Skies - Herb and His Airline

Monday, February 25, 2013

Organisational Culture: Lessons in Long-Term Business Success from Germany’s Mittelstand

Friday, February 22, 2013

Understanding corporate culture - the importance of stories & the HP Garage

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Design Becomes Part of the Culture at Google

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

All Change at Barclays: Can Jenkins Achieve his Cultural Transformation?

Strategic Change & Culture - Kodak and the Winds of Change

Monday, February 11, 2013

Nokia: Elop on Culture, Technology and the Economy

A Different Kind of “Shareholder” - the Corporate Culture of Walmart

Organisational Change: How Can the Banks Change their Culture?

I Love this Company! The Perfect Introduction to Corporate Culture

Thursday, February 07, 2013

RBS discovers the cost of a “selfish and self-serving” organisational culture

A Sweet Corporate Culture at Mars

Is New Leadership Making a Difference at Yahoo?

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