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Q&A - What factors affect the demand for a product? Jim Riley Mar 2009 7347
Q&A - What are the main advantages and disadvantages of being a private limited company? Jim Riley Feb 2009 6234
Business Studies Revision Quizzes - Master Listing Jim Riley Sep 2014 6147
Q&A - What are retained profits? Jim Riley May 2009 5181
BUSS1 - Market Size, Share and Growth Calculations Jim Riley Jan 2013 5161
Q&A - What is market segmentation? Jim Riley Jan 2010 4978
Q&A - Why is the cash flow forecast so important? Jim Riley Apr 2009 4057
Q&A - What are the main benefits of good customer service? Jim Riley May 2009 3894
AQA BUSS3 Revision Presentations Jim Riley Apr 2014 3672
Q&A - How is the current ratio calculated and interpreted? Jim Riley Jan 2011 3635
Q&A - How are businesses affected by unemployment? Jim Riley Oct 2009 3614
AQA AS Business (BUSS1) - Key Term Glossary Jim Riley May 2012 3465
Q&A - What is meant by adding value Jim Riley Mar 2009 3425
Q&A - How does a business benefit from having a well-motivated workforce? Jim Riley May 2009 3223
Q&A - What is the difference between “above” and “below the line” promotion? Jim Riley Jan 2011 3117
Exam Technique: Maximise your Marks in BUSS3 Jim Riley Jan 2013 3113
Samsung - the World’s Biggest Diversified Company? Jim Riley Feb 2013 2979
AQA BUSS4 Section A CPD Briefings for June 2015 Jim Riley Sep 2014 2965
GCSE & IGCSE Business Studies Revision Notes - Master Listing Jim Riley Apr 2013 2945
Organisation Culture: Strong v Weak Jim Riley May 2013 2905
iPod in the decline phase of the product life cycle Tom White Jan 2014 2825
Nokia and Strategic Change - the Essential A2 Business Case Jim Riley Jun 2012 2737
Q&A - What is the difference between niche and mass marketing? Jim Riley Jan 2010 2644
AQA A2 Business (BUSS3) - Key Term Glossary Jim Riley Apr 2010 2522
6 Essential M&A Cases: Tata Group buys Jaguar Land Rover Jim Riley May 2012 2455
An A to Z of UK High Street Retailers Jim Riley Feb 2008 2435
EntrepreneurLIVE! 2014 Jim Riley Sep 2014 2435
Jaguar Land Rover’s Strategy for Growth in China Jim Riley Jun 2014 2398
Starbucks’ Long-term Investment in Leadership of the Chinese Coffee Shop Market Jim Riley Jun 2014 2369
Q&A -  What is share capital Jim Riley May 2009 2315
Exam Coaching & Revision Workshops for AQA AS/A2 Business in 2015 Jim Riley Oct 2014 2278
Q&A - What is price and why is it so important in the marketing mix? Jim Riley Dec 2009 2243
Business Brands Crossword Activity (starter or homework quiz) Jonny Clark Sep 2014 2234
Q&A - What is the role of “place” in the marketing mix? Jim Riley Jan 2011 2173
Manufacturing in Action - The Kit Kat Supply Chain Jim Riley Oct 2014 2155
Abandoned Shopping Carts: Why did Tesco and Best Buy Fail in China? Jim Riley Sep 2013 2148
AQA AS Business (BUSS1) - Revision Quizzes Jim Riley Dec 2012 2139
Q&A - What are the main factors driving globalisation? Jim Riley Oct 2009 2127
Q&A - Explain what is meant by labour productivity and how it can be measured? Jim Riley Dec 2010 2120
Q&A - What is market demand? Jim Riley May 2009 2107
Q&A - Explain what labour turnover is and why it happens Jim Riley Dec 2010 2055
Q&A - What determines price elasticity of demand? Jim Riley Feb 2009 1978
Revision Quiz - Sources of Finance for a Startup Jim Riley May 2012 1920
Q&A - Define what is meant by quality Jim Riley Dec 2009 1919
BUSS4 UK manufacturing Penny Brooks Oct 2014 1911
Organisational Culture: Factors influencing the Culture of an Organisation and Cultural Differences Jim Riley May 2014 1882
Q&A - What are goods and services? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1879
Trick or Treat Business Challenge Jim Riley Oct 2014 1850
AQA BUSS3 Revision Quizzes Jim Riley Apr 2014 1836
Q&A - What are the main causes of unemployment? Jim Riley Oct 2009 1796
Q&A - Explain the role of marketing objectives Jim Riley Jan 2010 1794
Q&A - Explain “organic” or internal growth Jim Riley Dec 2010 1759
The Biz Quiz - 25 September 2014 Jim Riley Sep 2014 1737
Why Localisation Is Important for Success in China – Yum! Brands and the Rapid Growth of KFC Jim Riley Sep 2013 1705
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Enterprise & Entrepreneurs Jim Riley Dec 2012 1702
Top 20 UK Grocery Brand Crossword Quiz Jonny Clark Sep 2014 1640
Would You Fit into the Organisational Culture at Ikea? Jim Riley May 2013 1617
Market Segmentation for the 21 Century Alistair Nelson Oct 2014 1607
Q&A - Why might the objectives of stakeholders be in conflict? Jim Riley Dec 2010 1575
Revision Presentation - Profitability Ratios Jim Riley Dec 2012 1539
Q&A - What is profit and why is it important? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1533
Q&A - What is globalisation? Jim Riley Oct 2009 1530
Revision Presentation - Porter’s Generic Strategies Jim Riley Dec 2012 1525
Manufacturing: Does the UK Steel Industry Have a Future? Jim Riley Oct 2014 1514
Q&A - Explain the causes of inflation Jim Riley Jul 2009 1506
BUSS4 Exam Technique - The Basics of PEEL Jim Riley Jun 2013 1501
Revision Presentation - Making Investment Decisions (Introduction) Jim Riley Dec 2012 1489
Revision Quiz - Costs, Revenues and Profits Jim Riley Oct 2011 1487
How Did P&G Reach the Top in China? Jim Riley Sep 2013 1474
Takeovers and Mergers - one that went badly wrong (BMW and Rover) Steve Whiteley May 2012 1455
Manufacturing Competitiveness - Rolls Royce Takes Steps to Improve Operational Efficiency Jim Riley Nov 2014 1452
The Main Motives Behind Takeovers and Mergers Jim Riley Mar 2012 1442
Q&A - What is motivation? Jim Riley May 2009 1438
Probably the best HR joke in the world! Graham Salisbury Sep 2009 1414
Q&A: What are synergies in takeovers and mergers? Jim Riley Feb 2012 1410
Takeovers and mergers: Every merger deal that has ever occurred (explained in fewer than 1000 words) Ryan Cook Jun 2012 1403
Q&A - What are the main causes of a cash flow problem? Jim Riley Apr 2009 1394
Q&A - What are the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1391
Researching the Royal Mail - A Great Case Study in Change Management Jim Riley Mar 2013 1389
Q&A - What are SMART objectives? Jim Riley Dec 2010 1356
The Biz Quiz - 16 October 2014 Jim Riley Oct 2014 1324
BUSS4 research theme and the impact of technological change on businesses manufacturing in the UK Penny Brooks Sep 2014 1310
The Biz Quiz - 9 October 2014 Jim Riley Oct 2014 1295
AQA BUSS1 Pierre’s Personalised T-Shirts - Observations & Suggested Answers Jim Riley Jan 2012 1287
Manufacturing - Energy Costs and Competitiveness Jim Riley Oct 2014 1286
Q&A - What are fixed costs? Jim Riley Mar 2009 1282
Q&A - What is the “creditor days” ratio? Jim Riley Jan 2011 1281
AQA BUSS3: The Formula for Each Ratio Jim Riley Jan 2013 1271
AQA A2 Business (BUSS3) - Exam Topic Tracker Jim Riley May 2014 1257
Revision Presentation - Ansoffs Matrix Jim Riley Dec 2012 1236
DCD Questioning - Developing Analysis, Evaluation and Higher Order Thinking Graham Prior Sep 2014 1235
Trunki - Reshoring, Copycats and Losses Jim Riley Oct 2014 1224
Growth strategy - Tesco’s “Related-diversification” into Family Restaurants Jim Riley Mar 2013 1218
Introduction to marketing assignment. Ben Cahill Oct 2014 1214
AQA A2 Business BUSS4 - Section A Research Theme 2015 Jim Riley Aug 2014 1204
New entry to the discount supermarket segment Penny Brooks Nov 2014 1183
The Biz Quiz - 2 October 2014 Jim Riley Oct 2014 1167
Q&A - How are businesses affected by changes in interest rates? Jim Riley May 2009 1167
Revision Presentation - Mission, Aims, Objectives and Stakeholders Jim Riley Apr 2012 1163
BUSS3 Worked Answers (2013-14) Jim Riley Sep 2014 1163
Q&A - What is a cash flow forecast? Jim Riley Apr 2009 1158
Manufacturing: Textiles in Lancashire - Last Mill Standing Jim Riley Oct 2014 1154
Revision Quiz - Franchising Jim Riley May 2012 1153
Tesco’s fall from grace Michael Owen Sep 2014 1153
Q&A - Explain the four main leadership styles Jim Riley Oct 2009 1151
The Biz Quiz - 3 November 2014 Jim Riley Nov 2014 1144
Organisational Culture: When the Culture Needs to Change Jim Riley Jun 2013 1142
Revision Quiz - Cash Flow Forecasting for a Startup Jim Riley May 2012 1121
Revision Presentation - Breakeven Analysis (Introduction) Jim Riley Dec 2012 1104
Revision Presentation - Market Research for a New Business Jim Riley Dec 2012 1097
Q&A - What is a bank loan? Jim Riley May 2009 1085
Q&A - What is a brand name and what are the advantages of having a strong brand? Jim Riley Feb 2009 1082
BUSS4 - China: Opportunities, Threats, Success & Failure Jim Riley Nov 2013 1078
Revision Presentation - Business Location Jim Riley Jan 2012 1073
Luxury Goods - The Decline in Global Demand Jim Riley Oct 2014 1073
Revision Presentation - Analysing Marketing Data Jim Riley Dec 2012 1055
AQA BUSS1 Revision Presentations Jim Riley Dec 2012 1053
Q&A - Why is quality so important in business? Jim Riley Dec 2009 1051
A tonic for new BUSS1 students Ian Pryer Oct 2014 1045
Revision Presentation - Recruitment & Selection Jim Riley May 2012 1036
Business Objectives in the Shark Tank Ben Cahill Sep 2014 1032
Takeovers and Mergers - the Language of M&A Jim Riley Jun 2012 1028
Lesson Worksheet - Stakeholders in a Business Jim Riley Oct 2011 1025
Business start-ups - advice for fish fryers Penny Brooks Sep 2014 1024
Revision Presentation - Introduction to HR Objectives & Strategies Jim Riley Dec 2012 1023
The Biz Quiz - 11 November 2014 Jim Riley Nov 2014 1022
Revision Quiz - Using Breakeven Analysis in Decision-making Jim Riley Apr 2010 1021
Dr Dre V Jay-Z – Focus V Diversification Michael Albanese Oct 2014 1012
11 Classic Starter Activities for Business Lessons Jim Riley Nov 2010 1011
Revision Presentation - Cost Minimisation Jim Riley Jan 2012 1011
Q&A - What is capacity utilisation and why is it important? Jim Riley Feb 2009 1006
Manufacturing Technology - The Bendable Opportunity Jim Riley Nov 2014 1000
Q&A - Explain Ansoff’s Matrix Jim Riley Jan 2010 999
Advertising bans - fun activity called ‘Wordsnake’ to test students’ recent knowledge Jonny Clark Oct 2014 998
Q&A - What is competitor-based pricing? Jim Riley Jan 2011 997
Lesson video : Franchising for beginners Michael Owen Mar 2012 997
BUSS1 Revision Quiz - Choosing a Legal Structure Jim Riley Dec 2010 985
Q&A - What is gearing? Jim Riley Jan 2010 973
BUSS1 Worked Answers (2013-14) Jim Riley Sep 2014 973
Q&A - What are the advantages and drawbacks of marketing planning Jim Riley Jan 2010 971
Organisational Culture - The Crucial Importance of Core Values Jim Riley May 2013 968
Choosing a Business Location: Manufacturing in South-east Asia? Jim Riley Sep 2014 968
Revision Quiz - Sole Traders and Partnerships Jim Riley Oct 2011 961
Revision Quiz - Market Research for a Business Startup Jim Riley Oct 2011 959
Two brilliant videos to illustrate market segmentation Graham Prior Nov 2011 951
BUSS1 - Profit and Breakeven Calculations Jim Riley Jan 2013 950
Q&A - What is the difference between outsourcing and offshoring? Jim Riley Dec 2010 950
Q&A - How does the acid-test ratio differ from the current ratio? Jim Riley Jan 2011 947
Revision Presentation - Business Ethics Jim Riley Aug 2014 943
Lesson Worksheet - Marketing Mix: Promotion Basics Jim Riley Aug 2010 935

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