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Q&A - What factors affect the demand for a product? Jim Riley Mar 2009 6975
Business Studies Revision Quizzes - Master Listing Jim Riley Sep 2014 6258
BUSS1 - Market Size, Share and Growth Calculations Jim Riley Jan 2013 5548
Q&A - What are retained profits? Jim Riley May 2009 5155
Q&A - What is market segmentation? Jim Riley Jan 2010 5007
Q&A - Why is the cash flow forecast so important? Jim Riley Apr 2009 4876
Q&A - What are the main advantages and disadvantages of being a private limited company? Jim Riley Feb 2009 4432
AQA BUSS3 Revision Presentations Jim Riley Apr 2014 4432
Q&A - What are the main benefits of good customer service? Jim Riley May 2009 3946
AQA AS Business (BUSS1) - Key Term Glossary Jim Riley May 2012 3918
Q&A - How is the current ratio calculated and interpreted? Jim Riley Jan 2011 3814
Exam Technique: Maximise your Marks in BUSS3 Jim Riley Jan 2013 3421
Q&A - How are businesses affected by unemployment? Jim Riley Oct 2009 3379
AQA AS Business (BUSS1) - Revision Quizzes Jim Riley Dec 2012 3274
Q&A - What is the difference between “above” and “below the line” promotion? Jim Riley Jan 2011 3215
Q&A - How does a business benefit from having a well-motivated workforce? Jim Riley May 2009 3050
Organisation Culture: Strong v Weak Jim Riley May 2013 2916
GCSE & IGCSE Business Studies Revision Notes - Master Listing Jim Riley Apr 2013 2897
Nokia and Strategic Change - the Essential A2 Business Case Jim Riley Jun 2012 2831
Q&A - What is meant by adding value Jim Riley Mar 2009 2746
iPod in the decline phase of the product life cycle Tom White Jan 2014 2709
An A to Z of UK High Street Retailers Jim Riley Feb 2008 2623
Samsung - the World’s Biggest Diversified Company? Jim Riley Feb 2013 2619
AQA A2 Business (BUSS3) - Key Term Glossary Jim Riley Apr 2010 2536
AQA BUSS3 Revision Quizzes Jim Riley Apr 2014 2463
Q&A -  What is share capital Jim Riley May 2009 2421
Q&A - What is the role of “place” in the marketing mix? Jim Riley Jan 2011 2352
Q&A - What is market demand? Jim Riley May 2009 2347
Q&A - What is the difference between niche and mass marketing? Jim Riley Jan 2010 2346
AQA BUSS4 Section A CPD Briefings for June 2015 Jim Riley Sep 2014 2332
Q&A - Explain the role of marketing objectives Jim Riley Jan 2010 2313
Abandoned Shopping Carts: Why did Tesco and Best Buy Fail in China? Jim Riley Sep 2013 2298
Q&A - What is price and why is it so important in the marketing mix? Jim Riley Dec 2009 2267
Manufacturing Competitiveness - Rolls Royce Takes Steps to Improve Operational Efficiency Jim Riley Nov 2014 2263
6 Essential M&A Cases: Tata Group buys Jaguar Land Rover Jim Riley May 2012 2257
Organisational Culture: Factors influencing the Culture of an Organisation and Cultural Differences Jim Riley May 2014 2252
Manufacturing and Innovation - Dyson Goes Big on R&D Jim Riley Nov 2014 2252
Q&A - Explain what labour turnover is and why it happens Jim Riley Dec 2010 2237
Starbucks’ Long-term Investment in Leadership of the Chinese Coffee Shop Market Jim Riley Jun 2014 2191
Jaguar Land Rover’s Strategy for Growth in China Jim Riley Jun 2014 2177
Q&A - Explain what is meant by labour productivity and how it can be measured? Jim Riley Dec 2010 2086
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Enterprise & Entrepreneurs Jim Riley Dec 2012 2077
Exam Coaching & Revision Workshops for AQA AS/A2 Business in 2015 Jim Riley Oct 2014 2052
Q&A - What are the main factors driving globalisation? Jim Riley Oct 2009 1966
Q&A - What are the main causes of a cash flow problem? Jim Riley Apr 2009 1950
Q&A - What determines price elasticity of demand? Jim Riley Feb 2009 1918
Inside Rolls Royce – Manufacturing in the UK Michael Albanese Nov 2014 1867
Q&A - Define what is meant by quality Jim Riley Dec 2009 1844
Revision Quiz - Sources of Finance for a Startup Jim Riley May 2012 1837
Q&A - What are goods and services? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1789
Why Localisation Is Important for Success in China – Yum! Brands and the Rapid Growth of KFC Jim Riley Sep 2013 1789
The Main Motives Behind Takeovers and Mergers Jim Riley Mar 2012 1710
Q&A - What are the main causes of unemployment? Jim Riley Oct 2009 1686
Would You Fit into the Organisational Culture at Ikea? Jim Riley May 2013 1671
Revision Quiz - Costs, Revenues and Profits Jim Riley Oct 2011 1644
Revision Presentation - Porter’s Generic Strategies Jim Riley Dec 2012 1643
Q&A - Explain “organic” or internal growth Jim Riley Dec 2010 1641
Revision Presentation - Making Investment Decisions (Introduction) Jim Riley Dec 2012 1635
AQA BUSS1 Revision Presentations Jim Riley Dec 2012 1579
Revision Presentation - Profitability Ratios Jim Riley Dec 2012 1570
AQA BUSS1 Pierre’s Personalised T-Shirts - Observations & Suggested Answers Jim Riley Jan 2012 1559
Probably the best HR joke in the world! Graham Salisbury Sep 2009 1542
New entry to the discount supermarket segment Penny Brooks Nov 2014 1511
Takeovers and Mergers - one that went badly wrong (BMW and Rover) Steve Whiteley May 2012 1505
How Did P&G Reach the Top in China? Jim Riley Sep 2013 1498
Q&A - What is the “creditor days” ratio? Jim Riley Jan 2011 1446
AQA A2 Business (BUSS3) - Exam Topic Tracker Jim Riley May 2014 1439
Q&A: What are synergies in takeovers and mergers? Jim Riley Feb 2012 1438
Q&A - What is a cash flow forecast? Jim Riley Apr 2009 1420
Q&A - Explain the causes of inflation Jim Riley Jul 2009 1418
The Biz Quiz - 3 November 2014 Jim Riley Nov 2014 1417
UK Manufacturing Competitiveness: The Threat from Energy Costs and Skills Gaps Jim Riley Nov 2014 1374
UK Manufacturing - Supply Chains Need Strengthening Jim Riley Nov 2014 1371
Introduction to marketing assignment. Ben Cahill Oct 2014 1369
Manufacturing Technology - The Bendable Opportunity Jim Riley Nov 2014 1360
Researching the Royal Mail - A Great Case Study in Change Management Jim Riley Mar 2013 1357
The Biz Quiz - 5 December 2014 Jim Riley Dec 2014 1350
Trick or Treat Business Challenge Jim Riley Oct 2014 1336
Q&A - What is motivation? Jim Riley May 2009 1332
Q&A - What is profit and why is it important? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1330
Q&A - What are fixed costs? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1328
BUSS4 Exam Technique - The Basics of PEEL Jim Riley Jun 2013 1320
Revision Presentation - Breakeven Analysis (Introduction) Jim Riley Dec 2012 1312
BUSS4 research theme and the impact of technological change on businesses manufacturing in the UK Penny Brooks Sep 2014 1307
Q&A - What are the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1291
Revision Presentation - Business Location Jim Riley Jan 2012 1239
BUSS4 UK manufacturing Penny Brooks Oct 2014 1230
Organisational Culture: When the Culture Needs to Change Jim Riley Jun 2013 1224
The Biz Quiz - 11 November 2014 Jim Riley Nov 2014 1200
AQA BUSS3: The Formula for Each Ratio Jim Riley Jan 2013 1195
Q&A - Why might the objectives of stakeholders be in conflict? Jim Riley Dec 2010 1195
The Biz Quiz - 27 November 2014 Jim Riley Nov 2014 1194
AQA A2 Business BUSS4 - Section A Research Theme 2015 Jim Riley Aug 2014 1171
Revision Quiz - Cash Flow Forecasting for a Startup Jim Riley May 2012 1165
Tesco, and the pressures of a price war Penny Brooks Nov 2014 1165
Revision Quiz - Using Breakeven Analysis in Decision-making Jim Riley Apr 2010 1161
How rich are you? (Teachers should be pleasantly surprised) Michael Albanese Nov 2014 1155
Revision Presentation - Workforce Planning Jim Riley Dec 2011 1151
Q&A - What are the main personal sources of finance an entrepreneur can obtain for a start-up? Jim Riley May 2009 1148
Revision Presentation - Introduction to HR Objectives & Strategies Jim Riley Dec 2012 1130
Q&A - Explain the four main leadership styles Jim Riley Oct 2009 1119
AQA AS Business Studies Unit 1 - Key Term Glossary Jim Riley May 2009 1114
Q&A - What is a bank loan? Jim Riley May 2009 1103
Leadership and Strategy - Moya Greene at the Privatised Royal Mail Jim Riley Nov 2014 1098
Takeovers and mergers: Every merger deal that has ever occurred (explained in fewer than 1000 words) Ryan Cook Jun 2012 1097
BUSS1 - Profit and Breakeven Calculations Jim Riley Jan 2013 1097
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Choosing a Legal Structure Jim Riley Dec 2010 1096
Takeovers and Mergers - the Language of M&A Jim Riley Jun 2012 1095
Q&A - What is a brand name and what are the advantages of having a strong brand? Jim Riley Feb 2009 1083
Revision Presentation - Using Budgets Jim Riley May 2012 1080
Revision Presentation - Critical Path Analysis Jim Riley Jan 2012 1075
Revision Quiz - Investment Appraisal (1) Jim Riley Jan 2010 1070
The Biz Quiz - Bumper Business Quiz of 2014 Jim Riley Dec 2014 1061
Q&A - What is competitor-based pricing? Jim Riley Jan 2011 1048
Q&A - What is price discrimination and why do businesses use it? Jim Riley Jan 2011 1046
Q&A - What are SMART objectives? Jim Riley Dec 2010 1041
Revision Presentation - Cash Flow Forecasting for Startups and Small Businesses Jim Riley Dec 2012 1034
Q&A - How are businesses affected by changes in interest rates? Jim Riley May 2009 1029
Court Out! Red Bull and other cases of false advertising Michael Albanese Oct 2014 1019
Q&A - What is globalisation? Jim Riley Oct 2009 1011
Market Segmentation for the 21 Century Alistair Nelson Oct 2014 1008
Q&A - Why is quality so important in business? Jim Riley Dec 2009 1005
Q&A - Explain Ansoff’s Matrix Jim Riley Jan 2010 1003
Growth strategy - Tesco’s “Related-diversification” into Family Restaurants Jim Riley Mar 2013 1001
Manufacturing - Energy Costs and Competitiveness Jim Riley Oct 2014 996
CSR - Unilever’s Strategy & Culture of Sustainability Jim Riley Aug 2014 993
BUSS4 - China: Opportunities, Threats, Success & Failure Jim Riley Nov 2013 990
Manufacturing in Action - The Kit Kat Supply Chain Jim Riley Oct 2014 987
Organisational Culture - The Crucial Importance of Core Values Jim Riley May 2013 985
Revision Presentation - Recruitment & Selection Jim Riley May 2012 974
Revision Presentation - Business Ethics Jim Riley Aug 2014 973
Manufacturing - Printing a House Jim Riley Nov 2014 972
Q&A - What is the difference between outsourcing and offshoring? Jim Riley Dec 2010 971
Revision Presentation - Mission, Aims, Objectives and Stakeholders Jim Riley Apr 2012 960
Leadership & Change: Sergio Marchionne Drives Culture Change to Turnaround Chrysler and Fiat Jim Riley Aug 2014 951
AQA AS Business (BUSS2) - Revision Quizzes Jim Riley Dec 2012 923
Games consoles and the Product Life Cycle Tom White Nov 2013 919
AQA BUSS2 Revision Presentations Jim Riley Apr 2014 904
Q&A - What is capacity utilisation and why is it important? Jim Riley Feb 2009 901
The Biz Quiz - 19 November 2014 Jim Riley Nov 2014 892
Q&A - What factors should a business consider when setting its prices? Jim Riley Dec 2009 889
Revision Quiz - Organisational Structures Jim Riley Nov 2008 884
The way to an employee’s heart - through his stomach? Penny Brooks Nov 2014 879
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Adding Value Jim Riley Dec 2012 877
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Employing People Jim Riley Dec 2010 863
UK Manufacturing - why did UK output fall by 0.7% in October? Penny Brooks Dec 2014 861
Strategy: Ikea’s Global Brand & Local Knowledge Drives Expansion into Emerging Markets Jim Riley Apr 2013 858
Q&A - What are the main interests of business stakeholders? Jim Riley May 2009 858
Q&A - Is there an optimal level of gearing? Jim Riley Jan 2010 858
Revision Presentation - Improving Cash Flow Jim Riley May 2012 855

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