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recruitment and Selection GCSE Revision
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recruitment and Selection GCSE Revision

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This is a powerpoint which can be used as a complete lesson or a revision session with students. Topics covered: What is recruitment The process of recruitment and selection Job advertisement places CV and application forms Employment contract and whats included some Questions to help remember the key points of the powerpoint.
2.1 Motivating workers IGCSE Business Studies
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2.1 Motivating workers IGCSE Business Studies

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The importance of a well-motivated workforce: Why people work and what motivation means The benefits of a well-motivated workforce: labour productivity, reduced absenteeism and labour turnover Key motivational theories: Taylor, Herzberg and Maslow’s hierarch Methods of motivation: Financial rewards, e.g. wage, salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing Non-financial methods, e.g. job enrichment, job rotation, team working, training, opportunities for promotion I have also made an activity for students to work on.
The importance of training staff in business
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The importance of training staff in business

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in this powerpoint I cover the following key aspects of GCSE/ IGCSE business studies. What is training Why businesses train their employees? What is Induction training Different ways of training staff/ employee I have also prepared some Questions to help students remember the key point of the revision session/ lesson.
3.1 Marketing, Competition and the Customer IGCSE Business
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3.1 Marketing, Competition and the Customer IGCSE Business

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In this lesson, I cover the following: Marketing, competition and the customer * The role of marketing: * Identifying customer needs * Satisfying customer needs * Maintaining customer loyalty * Building customer relationships Market changes: Why customer/consumer spending patterns may change The importance of changing customer needs Why some markets have become more competitive How businesses can respond to changing spending patterns and increased competition Concepts of niche marketing and mass marketing: Benefits and limitations of both approaches to marketing How and why market segmentation is undertaken: How markets can be segmented, e.g. according to age, socio-economic grouping, location, gender Potential benefits of segmentation to business Recommend and justify an appropriate method of segmentation in given circumstances This is a complete lesson.
6.1 Government Economic Policies and Objectives IGCSE Business Studies
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6.1 Government Economic Policies and Objectives IGCSE Business Studies

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In this lesso I cover: Business cycle: Main stages of the business cycle, e.g. growth, boom, recession, slump Impact on businesses of changes in employment levels, inflation and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) How government control over the economy affects business activity and how businesses may respond: Identify government economic objectives, e.g. increasing Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Impact of changes in taxes and government spending Impact of changes in interest rates How businesses might respond to these changes
1.4.2 Business location GCSE Business Studies
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1.4.2 Business location GCSE Business Studies

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In this informative PowerPoint Presentation I cover: Factors influencing business location: proximity to: market, labour, materials and competitors nature of the business activity The impact of the internet on location decisions: e-commerce and/or fixed premises There is also an activity for students to remember the key points of this presentation.
2.3 Recruitment, Selection and Training of Workers
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2.3 Recruitment, Selection and Training of Workers

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In this less I cover the following: Recruitment and selecting employees:  * Recruitment and selection methods * Difference between internal recruitment and external recruitment * Main stages in recruitment and selection of employees * Benefits and limitations of part-time employees and full-time employees The importance of training and the methods of training: * Importance of training to a business and to employees * Benefits and limitations of induction training, on-the-job training and off-the-job training Why reducing the size of the workforce might be necessary: * Difference between dismissal and redundancy * Understand situations in which downsizing the workforce might be necessary, e.g. automation or reduced demand for products Legal controls over employment contracts, unfair dismissal, discrimination, health and safety, legal minimum wage
Human Nutrition IGCSE Biology
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Human Nutrition IGCSE Biology

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This is a complete chapter presentation to help you keep the class going for the complete lesson. view the preview to make sure it meets your needs. It covers everything students need to know for their exams. Objectives 7.1 Diet 7.2 Alimentary canal 7.3 Mechanical digestion 7.4 Chemical digestion 7.5 Absorption
5.1 Business finance: needs and sources IGCSE business Studies
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5.1 Business finance: needs and sources IGCSE business Studies

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In this lesson I cover: The need for business finance: The main reasons why businesses need finance, e.g. start-up capital, capital for expansion and additional working capital Understand the difference between short-term and long-term finance needs The main sources of finance: Internal sources and external sources with examples Short-term and long-term sources with examples, e.g. overdraft for short-term finance and debt or equity for long-term finance Importance of alternative sources of capital, e.g. micro-finance, crowd-funding The main factors considered in making the financial choice, e.g. size and legal form of business, amount required, length of time, existing loans there is also an activity for students to get involved and remember.
Grade Descriptors IGCSE Business studies
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Grade Descriptors IGCSE Business studies

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Grade descriptions are provided to give a general indication of the standards of achievement likely to have been shown by candidates awarded particular grades. The grade awarded will depend in practice upon the extent to which the candidate has met the assessment objectives overall and it might conceal weakness in one aspect of the examination which is balanced by above average performance in another. This document explain what is required of students in IGCSE Business Studies exam for grade A – F. Key points: A Grade ‘A’ candidate should demonstrate the following? A Grade ‘C’ candidate should demonstrate the following? A Grade ‘F’ candidate should demonstrate the following? You will find the answers inside. Thank you for your purchase
People in Business IGCSE Business complete chapter
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People in Business IGCSE Business complete chapter

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This Bundle contains the following powerpoint presentations: 2.1 – Motivating Workers 2.2 – Organisation and Management 2.3 – Recruitment, Selection and Training of Workers 2.4 – Internal and External Communication
4.4 Location Decisions IGCSE Business Studies
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4.4 Location Decisions IGCSE Business Studies

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In this lesson I cover: The main factors influencing the location and relocation decisions of a business: Factors relevant to the location decision of manufacturing businesses and service businesses Factors that a business could consider when deciding which country to locate operations in The role of legal controls on location decisions There is also a task for students to complete.
1.2.2 Market research GCSE Business Studies
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1.2.2 Market research GCSE Business Studies

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In this PowerPoint presentation I cover: The purpose of market research: Methods of market research: primary research: survey, questionnaire, focus group, observation secondary research: internet, market reports, government reports. The use of data in market research: qualitative and quantitative data the role of social media in collecting market research data the importance of the reliability of market research data. There are 5 exam style question at the end; to help you further.
1.2.4 The competitive environment GCSE Business Studies
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1.2.4 The competitive environment GCSE Business Studies

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This powerpoint presentation covers: Understanding of the competitive environment What is competition in business terms? Direct and Indirect competitors strengths and weaknesses of competitors based on: price, quality Location product range customer service Advantages and disadvantages of competitive environment The impact of competition on business decision making. 10 Terms good to know for your business exam There is also an activity at the end to help you remember key points of the presentation.