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Q&A - What factors affect the demand for a product? Jim Riley Mar 2009 7437
Business Studies Revision Quizzes - Master Listing Jim Riley Sep 2014 6261
Q&A - What are the main advantages and disadvantages of being a private limited company? Jim Riley Feb 2009 5914
BUSS1 - Market Size, Share and Growth Calculations Jim Riley Jan 2013 5522
Q&A - What are retained profits? Jim Riley May 2009 5405
Q&A - What is market segmentation? Jim Riley Jan 2010 5155
Q&A - Why is the cash flow forecast so important? Jim Riley Apr 2009 4347
Q&A - What are the main benefits of good customer service? Jim Riley May 2009 4095
AQA BUSS3 Revision Presentations Jim Riley Apr 2014 3814
Q&A - How is the current ratio calculated and interpreted? Jim Riley Jan 2011 3740
Q&A - How are businesses affected by unemployment? Jim Riley Oct 2009 3698
AQA AS Business (BUSS1) - Key Term Glossary Jim Riley May 2012 3519
Q&A - What is meant by adding value Jim Riley Mar 2009 3390
Q&A - How does a business benefit from having a well-motivated workforce? Jim Riley May 2009 3228
Exam Technique: Maximise your Marks in BUSS3 Jim Riley Jan 2013 3178
Q&A - What is the difference between “above” and “below the line” promotion? Jim Riley Jan 2011 3081
Organisation Culture: Strong v Weak Jim Riley May 2013 2923
Samsung - the World’s Biggest Diversified Company? Jim Riley Feb 2013 2902
GCSE & IGCSE Business Studies Revision Notes - Master Listing Jim Riley Apr 2013 2893
AQA BUSS4 Section A CPD Briefings for June 2015 Jim Riley Sep 2014 2830
iPod in the decline phase of the product life cycle Tom White Jan 2014 2808
Nokia and Strategic Change - the Essential A2 Business Case Jim Riley Jun 2012 2785
Q&A - What is the difference between niche and mass marketing? Jim Riley Jan 2010 2650
AQA A2 Business (BUSS3) - Key Term Glossary Jim Riley Apr 2010 2524
An A to Z of UK High Street Retailers Jim Riley Feb 2008 2508
6 Essential M&A Cases: Tata Group buys Jaguar Land Rover Jim Riley May 2012 2454
Jaguar Land Rover’s Strategy for Growth in China Jim Riley Jun 2014 2436
Q&A -  What is share capital Jim Riley May 2009 2425
Starbucks’ Long-term Investment in Leadership of the Chinese Coffee Shop Market Jim Riley Jun 2014 2381
Abandoned Shopping Carts: Why did Tesco and Best Buy Fail in China? Jim Riley Sep 2013 2315
AQA AS Business (BUSS1) - Revision Quizzes Jim Riley Dec 2012 2307
Q&A - What is the role of “place” in the marketing mix? Jim Riley Jan 2011 2300
Q&A - What is price and why is it so important in the marketing mix? Jim Riley Dec 2009 2241
Manufacturing in Action - The Kit Kat Supply Chain Jim Riley Oct 2014 2240
EntrepreneurLIVE! 2014 Jim Riley Sep 2014 2221
Q&A - Explain what is meant by labour productivity and how it can be measured? Jim Riley Dec 2010 2138
Q&A - Explain what labour turnover is and why it happens Jim Riley Dec 2010 2130
Q&A - What is market demand? Jim Riley May 2009 2107
Q&A - What are the main factors driving globalisation? Jim Riley Oct 2009 2092
Exam Coaching & Revision Workshops for AQA AS/A2 Business in 2015 Jim Riley Oct 2014 2084
BUSS4 UK manufacturing Penny Brooks Oct 2014 2053
Organisational Culture: Factors influencing the Culture of an Organisation and Cultural Differences Jim Riley May 2014 2023
Q&A - Define what is meant by quality Jim Riley Dec 2009 2004
Q&A - What determines price elasticity of demand? Jim Riley Feb 2009 1972
AQA BUSS3 Revision Quizzes Jim Riley Apr 2014 1954
Revision Quiz - Sources of Finance for a Startup Jim Riley May 2012 1940
Q&A - What are goods and services? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1919
Q&A - Explain the role of marketing objectives Jim Riley Jan 2010 1899
Trick or Treat Business Challenge Jim Riley Oct 2014 1870
Q&A - Explain “organic” or internal growth Jim Riley Dec 2010 1821
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Enterprise & Entrepreneurs Jim Riley Dec 2012 1740
Q&A - What are the main causes of unemployment? Jim Riley Oct 2009 1717
Why Localisation Is Important for Success in China – Yum! Brands and the Rapid Growth of KFC Jim Riley Sep 2013 1708
Manufacturing Competitiveness - Rolls Royce Takes Steps to Improve Operational Efficiency Jim Riley Nov 2014 1690
Would You Fit into the Organisational Culture at Ikea? Jim Riley May 2013 1678
Market Segmentation for the 21 Century Alistair Nelson Oct 2014 1666
Revision Presentation - Porter’s Generic Strategies Jim Riley Dec 2012 1623
Manufacturing: Does the UK Steel Industry Have a Future? Jim Riley Oct 2014 1589
Revision Presentation - Profitability Ratios Jim Riley Dec 2012 1570
Revision Presentation - Making Investment Decisions (Introduction) Jim Riley Dec 2012 1564
Q&A - What is profit and why is it important? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1547
The Main Motives Behind Takeovers and Mergers Jim Riley Mar 2012 1531
How Did P&G Reach the Top in China? Jim Riley Sep 2013 1525
Revision Quiz - Costs, Revenues and Profits Jim Riley Oct 2011 1503
Takeovers and Mergers - one that went badly wrong (BMW and Rover) Steve Whiteley May 2012 1493
Q&A - Why might the objectives of stakeholders be in conflict? Jim Riley Dec 2010 1491
Q&A - What are the main causes of a cash flow problem? Jim Riley Apr 2009 1490
Q&A - Explain the causes of inflation Jim Riley Jul 2009 1477
BUSS4 Exam Technique - The Basics of PEEL Jim Riley Jun 2013 1473
Q&A - What is globalisation? Jim Riley Oct 2009 1466
Q&A: What are synergies in takeovers and mergers? Jim Riley Feb 2012 1456
Q&A - What are the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1427
Probably the best HR joke in the world! Graham Salisbury Sep 2009 1426
AQA BUSS1 Pierre’s Personalised T-Shirts - Observations & Suggested Answers Jim Riley Jan 2012 1418
Researching the Royal Mail - A Great Case Study in Change Management Jim Riley Mar 2013 1418
Q&A - What is motivation? Jim Riley May 2009 1396
Takeovers and mergers: Every merger deal that has ever occurred (explained in fewer than 1000 words) Ryan Cook Jun 2012 1354
AQA A2 Business (BUSS3) - Exam Topic Tracker Jim Riley May 2014 1353
The Biz Quiz - 16 October 2014 Jim Riley Oct 2014 1352
Manufacturing - Energy Costs and Competitiveness Jim Riley Oct 2014 1347
Q&A - What is the “creditor days” ratio? Jim Riley Jan 2011 1347
BUSS4 research theme and the impact of technological change on businesses manufacturing in the UK Penny Brooks Sep 2014 1328
Q&A - What are fixed costs? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1323
New entry to the discount supermarket segment Penny Brooks Nov 2014 1322
Trunki - Reshoring, Copycats and Losses Jim Riley Oct 2014 1321
The Biz Quiz - 9 October 2014 Jim Riley Oct 2014 1318
Q&A - What are SMART objectives? Jim Riley Dec 2010 1311
Q&A - What is a cash flow forecast? Jim Riley Apr 2009 1310
Manufacturing and Innovation - Dyson Goes Big on R&D Jim Riley Nov 2014 1287
Revision Presentation - Ansoffs Matrix Jim Riley Dec 2012 1258
Introduction to marketing assignment. Ben Cahill Oct 2014 1256
AQA BUSS3: The Formula for Each Ratio Jim Riley Jan 2013 1253
The Biz Quiz - 3 November 2014 Jim Riley Nov 2014 1235
Q&A - How are businesses affected by changes in interest rates? Jim Riley May 2009 1214
AQA BUSS1 Revision Presentations Jim Riley Dec 2012 1213
Manufacturing: Textiles in Lancashire - Last Mill Standing Jim Riley Oct 2014 1197
Revision Presentation - Breakeven Analysis (Introduction) Jim Riley Dec 2012 1184
Growth strategy - Tesco’s “Related-diversification” into Family Restaurants Jim Riley Mar 2013 1182
Q&A - What is a bank loan? Jim Riley May 2009 1177
The Biz Quiz - 2 October 2014 Jim Riley Oct 2014 1176
Organisational Culture: When the Culture Needs to Change Jim Riley Jun 2013 1169
AQA A2 Business BUSS4 - Section A Research Theme 2015 Jim Riley Aug 2014 1159
Takeovers and Mergers - the Language of M&A Jim Riley Jun 2012 1159
Luxury Goods - The Decline in Global Demand Jim Riley Oct 2014 1156
Revision Quiz - Cash Flow Forecasting for a Startup Jim Riley May 2012 1152
Revision Presentation - Mission, Aims, Objectives and Stakeholders Jim Riley Apr 2012 1141
Q&A - Explain the four main leadership styles Jim Riley Oct 2009 1139
Revision Presentation - Business Location Jim Riley Jan 2012 1125
Manufacturing Technology - The Bendable Opportunity Jim Riley Nov 2014 1120
Q&A - What is a brand name and what are the advantages of having a strong brand? Jim Riley Feb 2009 1107
Revision Presentation - Introduction to HR Objectives & Strategies Jim Riley Dec 2012 1099
Revision Quiz - Franchising Jim Riley May 2012 1097
The Biz Quiz - 11 November 2014 Jim Riley Nov 2014 1086
Revision Presentation - Market Research for a New Business Jim Riley Dec 2012 1085
A tonic for new BUSS1 students Ian Pryer Oct 2014 1084
Q&A - Why is quality so important in business? Jim Riley Dec 2009 1077
BUSS4 - China: Opportunities, Threats, Success & Failure Jim Riley Nov 2013 1076
Revision Quiz - Using Breakeven Analysis in Decision-making Jim Riley Apr 2010 1060
UK Manufacturing - Supply Chains Need Strengthening Jim Riley Nov 2014 1055
Revision Presentation - Recruitment & Selection Jim Riley May 2012 1051
Dr Dre V Jay-Z – Focus V Diversification Michael Albanese Oct 2014 1050
Business Objectives in the Shark Tank Ben Cahill Sep 2014 1041
Business start-ups - advice for fish fryers Penny Brooks Sep 2014 1040
Revision Presentation - Analysing Marketing Data Jim Riley Dec 2012 1037
Q&A - Explain Ansoff’s Matrix Jim Riley Jan 2010 1033
Advertising bans - fun activity called ‘Wordsnake’ to test students’ recent knowledge Jonny Clark Oct 2014 1025
BUSS1 - Profit and Breakeven Calculations Jim Riley Jan 2013 1024
Q&A - What is competitor-based pricing? Jim Riley Jan 2011 1023
UK Manufacturing Competitiveness: The Threat from Energy Costs and Skills Gaps Jim Riley Nov 2014 1016
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Choosing a Legal Structure Jim Riley Dec 2010 998
Q&A - What is gearing? Jim Riley Jan 2010 982
Organisational Culture - The Crucial Importance of Core Values Jim Riley May 2013 978
Q&A - What are the advantages and drawbacks of marketing planning Jim Riley Jan 2010 973
Q&A - What are the main personal sources of finance an entrepreneur can obtain for a start-up? Jim Riley May 2009 961
11 Classic Starter Activities for Business Lessons Jim Riley Nov 2010 957
Q&A - What is the difference between outsourcing and offshoring? Jim Riley Dec 2010 948
Q&A - What is capacity utilisation and why is it important? Jim Riley Feb 2009 945
Revision Presentation - Business Ethics Jim Riley Aug 2014 942
Q&A - What is price discrimination and why do businesses use it? Jim Riley Jan 2011 942
Two brilliant videos to illustrate market segmentation Graham Prior Nov 2011 941
Lesson Worksheet - Marketing Mix: Promotion Basics Jim Riley Aug 2010 930
Revision Presentation - Workforce Planning Jim Riley Dec 2011 929
Q&A - How does the acid-test ratio differ from the current ratio? Jim Riley Jan 2011 928
Leadership & Change: Sergio Marchionne Drives Culture Change to Turnaround Chrysler and Fiat Jim Riley Aug 2014 928
Revision Presentation - Cost Minimisation Jim Riley Jan 2012 927
Lesson Worksheet - Stakeholders in a Business Jim Riley Oct 2011 924
Revision Quiz - Market Research for a Business Startup Jim Riley Oct 2011 918
What do we mean by “competitiveness”? Jim Riley May 2012 912
Games consoles and the Product Life Cycle Tom White Nov 2013 908
Revision Quiz - Sole Traders and Partnerships Jim Riley Oct 2011 907

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