Ib Business and Management Course Book: Oxford Ib Diploma Programme: For the Ib Diploma

Ib Business and Management Course Book: Oxford Ib Diploma Programme: For the Ib Diploma

Paperback International Baccalaureate

By (author) Paul Clark, By (author) Peter Golden, By (author) Mark O'Dea, By (author) Phil Woolrich, By (author) John Weiner, By (author) Jorge Olmos


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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 274mm x 20mm | 1,157g
  • Publication date: 25 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0198390092
  • ISBN 13: 9780198390091
  • Illustrations note: Full Colour
  • Sales rank: 528,267

Product description

With features and activities that encourage active learning and critical thinking, this book will improve skills across a range of areas. SL and HL are both covered entirely. This course book places the subject in a broader context, with features about famous figures in business and management, as well as a strong emphasis on Theory of Knowledge. International case studies are used to enhance the syllabus content and bring the real world consequences of business to light. Group and individual activities and a bank of examination-style questions are also included.

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The Oxford course books are the best ever resource for both teachers and students. They are practical, insightful and fully in line with the IB Course outcomes. Pat Hanson, IB Coordinator, Academy of the Holy Cross, USA All of the Oxford Course books are terrific. Carolyn Hawkins, IB Coordinator, Cookeville High School, USA We have adapted most of the Oxford IB course books for our school. We find them well written, well linked to TOK issues and age appropriate. Sheta Saha, IB Coordinator, Chatsworth International School, Singapore

Table of contents

UNIT 1:BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS AND MANAGEMENT ; 1.1 Nature and organization of business ; 1.2 Objectivity, stakeholders and the external environment ; 1.3 Organizational planning and decision making ; 1.4 Growth and the impact of globalization ; 1.5 Change and the management of change ; UNIT 2: HUMAN RESOURCES ; 2.1 Human resource planning ; 2.2 Organizational structure and communication ; 2.3 Leadership and management ; 2.4 Motivation ; 2.5 Corporate culture and employer - employee relations ; UNIT 3: ACCOUNTS AND FINANCE ; 3.1 Sources of finance ; 3.2 Management accounting ; 3.3 Financial accounts and ratio analysis ; UNIT 4: MARKETING ; 4.1 Role of marketing ; 4.2 Marketing planning ; UNIT 5: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT ; 5.1 Production methods ; 5.2 Cost, revenue and break-even analysis ; 5.3 Quality assurance ; 5.4 Location ; 5.5 Innovation ; 5.6 Production planning ; 5.7 Project management ; UNIT 6: BUSINESS STRATEGY ; 6.1 Introduction to business strategy ; 6.2 Strategic analysis ; 6.3 Strategic choice ; 6.4 Strategic implementation ; 6.5 Evaluation and control ; 6.6 Case studies on strategy ; INTERNAL ASSESSMENT ; EXTENDED ESSAY ; EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT ; FURTHER READING ; GLOSSARY