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Q&A - What factors affect the demand for a product? Jim Riley Mar 2009 6858
Business Studies Revision Quizzes - Master Listing Jim Riley Sep 2014 6135
BUSS1 - Market Size, Share and Growth Calculations Jim Riley Jan 2013 5439
Q&A - What are retained profits? Jim Riley May 2009 5070
Q&A - What is market segmentation? Jim Riley Jan 2010 4907
Q&A - Why is the cash flow forecast so important? Jim Riley Apr 2009 4812
AQA BUSS3 Revision Presentations Jim Riley Apr 2014 4365
Q&A - What are the main advantages and disadvantages of being a private limited company? Jim Riley Feb 2009 4331
AQA AS Business (BUSS1) - Key Term Glossary Jim Riley May 2012 3846
Q&A - What are the main benefits of good customer service? Jim Riley May 2009 3832
Q&A - How is the current ratio calculated and interpreted? Jim Riley Jan 2011 3736
Exam Technique: Maximise your Marks in BUSS3 Jim Riley Jan 2013 3373
Q&A - How are businesses affected by unemployment? Jim Riley Oct 2009 3318
AQA AS Business (BUSS1) - Revision Quizzes Jim Riley Dec 2012 3191
Q&A - What is the difference between “above” and “below the line” promotion? Jim Riley Jan 2011 3161
Q&A - How does a business benefit from having a well-motivated workforce? Jim Riley May 2009 2999
Organisation Culture: Strong v Weak Jim Riley May 2013 2880
GCSE & IGCSE Business Studies Revision Notes - Master Listing Jim Riley Apr 2013 2851
Nokia and Strategic Change - the Essential A2 Business Case Jim Riley Jun 2012 2794
Q&A - What is meant by adding value Jim Riley Mar 2009 2690
iPod in the decline phase of the product life cycle Tom White Jan 2014 2640
An A to Z of UK High Street Retailers Jim Riley Feb 2008 2581
Samsung - the World’s Biggest Diversified Company? Jim Riley Feb 2013 2570
AQA A2 Business (BUSS3) - Key Term Glossary Jim Riley Apr 2010 2495
AQA BUSS3 Revision Quizzes Jim Riley Apr 2014 2419
Q&A -  What is share capital Jim Riley May 2009 2392
Q&A - What is the role of “place” in the marketing mix? Jim Riley Jan 2011 2317
Q&A - What is market demand? Jim Riley May 2009 2315
Q&A - Explain the role of marketing objectives Jim Riley Jan 2010 2303
AQA BUSS4 Section A CPD Briefings for June 2015 Jim Riley Sep 2014 2298
Q&A - What is the difference between niche and mass marketing? Jim Riley Jan 2010 2290
Abandoned Shopping Carts: Why did Tesco and Best Buy Fail in China? Jim Riley Sep 2013 2281
Manufacturing Competitiveness - Rolls Royce Takes Steps to Improve Operational Efficiency Jim Riley Nov 2014 2263
Manufacturing and Innovation - Dyson Goes Big on R&D Jim Riley Nov 2014 2252
6 Essential M&A Cases: Tata Group buys Jaguar Land Rover Jim Riley May 2012 2248
Q&A - What is price and why is it so important in the marketing mix? Jim Riley Dec 2009 2232
Organisational Culture: Factors influencing the Culture of an Organisation and Cultural Differences Jim Riley May 2014 2224
Q&A - Explain what labour turnover is and why it happens Jim Riley Dec 2010 2211
Starbucks’ Long-term Investment in Leadership of the Chinese Coffee Shop Market Jim Riley Jun 2014 2143
Jaguar Land Rover’s Strategy for Growth in China Jim Riley Jun 2014 2121
Q&A - Explain what is meant by labour productivity and how it can be measured? Jim Riley Dec 2010 2043
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Enterprise & Entrepreneurs Jim Riley Dec 2012 2029
Exam Coaching & Revision Workshops for AQA AS/A2 Business in 2015 Jim Riley Oct 2014 2015
Q&A - What are the main factors driving globalisation? Jim Riley Oct 2009 1933
Q&A - What are the main causes of a cash flow problem? Jim Riley Apr 2009 1929
Q&A - What determines price elasticity of demand? Jim Riley Feb 2009 1887
Inside Rolls Royce – Manufacturing in the UK Michael Albanese Nov 2014 1870
Q&A - Define what is meant by quality Jim Riley Dec 2009 1813
Revision Quiz - Sources of Finance for a Startup Jim Riley May 2012 1809
Why Localisation Is Important for Success in China – Yum! Brands and the Rapid Growth of KFC Jim Riley Sep 2013 1760
Q&A - What are goods and services? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1749
The Main Motives Behind Takeovers and Mergers Jim Riley Mar 2012 1684
Q&A - What are the main causes of unemployment? Jim Riley Oct 2009 1657
Would You Fit into the Organisational Culture at Ikea? Jim Riley May 2013 1639
Revision Presentation - Porter’s Generic Strategies Jim Riley Dec 2012 1626
Q&A - Explain “organic” or internal growth Jim Riley Dec 2010 1611
Revision Quiz - Costs, Revenues and Profits Jim Riley Oct 2011 1599
Revision Presentation - Making Investment Decisions (Introduction) Jim Riley Dec 2012 1599
AQA BUSS1 Revision Presentations Jim Riley Dec 2012 1558
AQA BUSS1 Pierre’s Personalised T-Shirts - Observations & Suggested Answers Jim Riley Jan 2012 1537
Revision Presentation - Profitability Ratios Jim Riley Dec 2012 1528
New entry to the discount supermarket segment Penny Brooks Nov 2014 1512
Probably the best HR joke in the world! Graham Salisbury Sep 2009 1505
How Did P&G Reach the Top in China? Jim Riley Sep 2013 1489
Takeovers and Mergers - one that went badly wrong (BMW and Rover) Steve Whiteley May 2012 1485
AQA A2 Business (BUSS3) - Exam Topic Tracker Jim Riley May 2014 1418
Q&A - What is the “creditor days” ratio? Jim Riley Jan 2011 1418
The Biz Quiz - 3 November 2014 Jim Riley Nov 2014 1417
Q&A: What are synergies in takeovers and mergers? Jim Riley Feb 2012 1417
Q&A - What is a cash flow forecast? Jim Riley Apr 2009 1415
Q&A - Explain the causes of inflation Jim Riley Jul 2009 1404
UK Manufacturing Competitiveness: The Threat from Energy Costs and Skills Gaps Jim Riley Nov 2014 1374
Introduction to marketing assignment. Ben Cahill Oct 2014 1373
UK Manufacturing - Supply Chains Need Strengthening Jim Riley Nov 2014 1371
Manufacturing Technology - The Bendable Opportunity Jim Riley Nov 2014 1360
The Biz Quiz - 5 December 2014 Jim Riley Dec 2014 1351
Researching the Royal Mail - A Great Case Study in Change Management Jim Riley Mar 2013 1317
Q&A - What is profit and why is it important? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1309
Q&A - What is motivation? Jim Riley May 2009 1305
Q&A - What are fixed costs? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1303
Revision Presentation - Breakeven Analysis (Introduction) Jim Riley Dec 2012 1292
BUSS4 Exam Technique - The Basics of PEEL Jim Riley Jun 2013 1290
BUSS4 research theme and the impact of technological change on businesses manufacturing in the UK Penny Brooks Sep 2014 1286
Q&A - What are the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1254
BUSS4 UK manufacturing Penny Brooks Oct 2014 1209
Organisational Culture: When the Culture Needs to Change Jim Riley Jun 2013 1203
The Biz Quiz - 11 November 2014 Jim Riley Nov 2014 1200
The Biz Quiz - 27 November 2014 Jim Riley Nov 2014 1194
Q&A - Why might the objectives of stakeholders be in conflict? Jim Riley Dec 2010 1169
Tesco, and the pressures of a price war Penny Brooks Nov 2014 1166
AQA BUSS3: The Formula for Each Ratio Jim Riley Jan 2013 1162
How rich are you? (Teachers should be pleasantly surprised) Michael Albanese Nov 2014 1160
Revision Presentation - Business Location Jim Riley Jan 2012 1160
Revision Quiz - Cash Flow Forecasting for a Startup Jim Riley May 2012 1153
AQA A2 Business BUSS4 - Section A Research Theme 2015 Jim Riley Aug 2014 1153
Revision Quiz - Using Breakeven Analysis in Decision-making Jim Riley Apr 2010 1146
Q&A - What are the main personal sources of finance an entrepreneur can obtain for a start-up? Jim Riley May 2009 1135
Revision Presentation - Workforce Planning Jim Riley Dec 2011 1132
Revision Presentation - Introduction to HR Objectives & Strategies Jim Riley Dec 2012 1111
AQA AS Business Studies Unit 1 - Key Term Glossary Jim Riley May 2009 1105
Leadership and Strategy - Moya Greene at the Privatised Royal Mail Jim Riley Nov 2014 1098
Q&A - Explain the four main leadership styles Jim Riley Oct 2009 1095
Q&A - What is a bank loan? Jim Riley May 2009 1091
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Choosing a Legal Structure Jim Riley Dec 2010 1088
Takeovers and Mergers - the Language of M&A Jim Riley Jun 2012 1080
BUSS1 - Profit and Breakeven Calculations Jim Riley Jan 2013 1080
Trick or Treat Business Challenge Jim Riley Oct 2014 1077
The Biz Quiz - Bumper Business Quiz of 2014 Jim Riley Dec 2014 1070
Takeovers and mergers: Every merger deal that has ever occurred (explained in fewer than 1000 words) Ryan Cook Jun 2012 1067
Revision Presentation - Critical Path Analysis Jim Riley Jan 2012 1060
Revision Presentation - Using Budgets Jim Riley May 2012 1058
Q&A - What is a brand name and what are the advantages of having a strong brand? Jim Riley Feb 2009 1052
Revision Quiz - Investment Appraisal (1) Jim Riley Jan 2010 1050
Q&A - What is price discrimination and why do businesses use it? Jim Riley Jan 2011 1032
Q&A - What is competitor-based pricing? Jim Riley Jan 2011 1031
Revision Presentation - Cash Flow Forecasting for Startups and Small Businesses Jim Riley Dec 2012 1029
Court Out! Red Bull and other cases of false advertising Michael Albanese Oct 2014 1020
Q&A - How are businesses affected by changes in interest rates? Jim Riley May 2009 1017
Q&A - What are SMART objectives? Jim Riley Dec 2010 1006
CSR - Unilever’s Strategy & Culture of Sustainability Jim Riley Aug 2014 986
Q&A - Why is quality so important in business? Jim Riley Dec 2009 980
BUSS4 - China: Opportunities, Threats, Success & Failure Jim Riley Nov 2013 978
Growth strategy - Tesco’s “Related-diversification” into Family Restaurants Jim Riley Mar 2013 977
Organisational Culture - The Crucial Importance of Core Values Jim Riley May 2013 976
Q&A - Explain Ansoff’s Matrix Jim Riley Jan 2010 975
Manufacturing - Printing a House Jim Riley Nov 2014 972
Q&A - What is globalisation? Jim Riley Oct 2009 971
Revision Presentation - Business Ethics Jim Riley Aug 2014 964
Revision Presentation - Recruitment & Selection Jim Riley May 2012 962
Manufacturing in Action - The Kit Kat Supply Chain Jim Riley Oct 2014 958
Q&A - What is the difference between outsourcing and offshoring? Jim Riley Dec 2010 946
Market Segmentation for the 21 Century Alistair Nelson Oct 2014 940
Leadership & Change: Sergio Marchionne Drives Culture Change to Turnaround Chrysler and Fiat Jim Riley Aug 2014 940
Revision Presentation - Mission, Aims, Objectives and Stakeholders Jim Riley Apr 2012 934
Manufacturing - Energy Costs and Competitiveness Jim Riley Oct 2014 924
AQA AS Business (BUSS2) - Revision Quizzes Jim Riley Dec 2012 907
Games consoles and the Product Life Cycle Tom White Nov 2013 900
Q&A - What is capacity utilisation and why is it important? Jim Riley Feb 2009 896
AQA BUSS2 Revision Presentations Jim Riley Apr 2014 893
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 883
The way to an employee’s heart - through his stomach? Penny Brooks Nov 2014 879
UK Manufacturing - why did UK output fall by 0.7% in October? Penny Brooks Dec 2014 863
Strategy: Ikea’s Global Brand & Local Knowledge Drives Expansion into Emerging Markets Jim Riley Apr 2013 852
Revision Quiz - Organisational Structures Jim Riley Nov 2008 851
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Employing People Jim Riley Dec 2010 851
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Generating and Protecting a Business Idea Jim Riley Dec 2010 848
Q&A - What are the main interests of business stakeholders? Jim Riley May 2009 846
AQA AS Business (BUSS1) - Exam Basics Jim Riley May 2014 846
Q&A - Is there an optimal level of gearing? Jim Riley Jan 2010 844

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