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Caribbean Business for CSEC Principles of Business

Covers latest CSEC Principles of Business syllabus

Author Mark Wilson

Suitable for:  Students taking the CSEC Principles of Business examination (14-16)

Price:  £22.50 +VAT

ISBN: 978-0-19-832820-9
Publication date: 07/10/2010
Pack: 440 pages
Dimensions: 276x219mm

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Written by an experienced author, Caribbean Business is a comprehensive and accessible new full colour text that clearly addresses all of the concepts in the latest CSEC syllabus. Features plenty of current Caribbean case studies and guidance on the business plan component of the SBA and includes a CD-ROM with exam-practice questions.


  • Written by an experienced author to cover the latest CSEC syllabus
  • Key Ideas at the beginning of each unit introduce students to the learning objectives
  • Glossary included for each unit to clearly explain and define new concepts
  • Fresh and up-to-date content with hundreds of real Caribbean examples and case studies
  • Colour photos and diagrams enhance the text and bring business concepts to life
  • Each unit has quick questions, research projects and discussion points to allow students to take an active approach to study
  • Full coverage and guidance on the School-Based assessment (SBA) on researching and writing a business plan
  • CD-ROM containing hundreds of multiple-choice exam practice question

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Table of Contents

1. The nature of business
1.1: Starting a business
1.2: Functions and stakeholders
1.3: Business organizations
1.4: Economic systems
1.5: Money and trading instruments
2. Organization and management
2.1: Managers and entrepreneurs
2.2: Functions and responsibilities
2.3: Functional areas
2.4: Leadership
2.5: Employees
2.6: Communications
2.7: Labour relations
2.8: Management information systems
3. Establishing a business
3.1: The entrepreneur
3.2: Three successful entrepreneurs
3.3: Steps in planning a business
3.4: Building a new business: case studies
3.5: Regulations for a new business
3.6: Sources of capital
3.7: Managing risk
3.8: Ethical and legal issues
3.9: Start-ups and the dream business
4. Business and the law
4.1: Basic legal principles
4.2: Contracts
4.3: Business documents
4.4: Transport documents
4.5: Instruments of payment
4.6: Insurance
5. Production
5.1: Factors of production
5.2: Natural resources
5.3: Production and productivity
5.4: Labour and migration
5.5: Levels and types of production
5.6: Agriculture and processing
5.7: Linkage industries

5.8: Mining and processing
5.9: Location
5.10: Small and growing businesses
5.11: Business and technology
6. Marketing
6.1: Markets and marketing
6.2: Market activities, marketing mix
6.3: Consumer behaviour
6.4: Market research
6.5: Product
6.6: Packaging
6.7: Branding
6.8: Intellectual property
6.9: Promotion
6.10: Pricing
6.11: Market structure
6.12: Placing, distribution and retailing
6.13: Consumer rights
6.14: Transport
7. Business finance
7.1: Banks
7.2: Central banks
7.3: Banking risk and regulation
7.4: Income and saving
7.5: Business finance
7.6: Stock markets
8. Business and government
8.1: The role of government
8.2: Taxation and the budget
8.3: Government and business
9. Social accounting and trade
9.1: Standard of living and quality of life
9.2: National income and growth
9.3: Growth and development
9.4: Trade
10. The region and the world
10.1: International and regional institutions
10.2: Economic challenges
School-Based Assessment: Business plan