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AQA Business for GCSE Applied Options by By (author) David Hamman By (author) Neil Denby

By By (author) David Hamman By (author) Neil Denby

AQA company for GCSE: utilized thoughts covers the 4 utilized concepts of the hot AQA specification - humans in company, advertising and marketing and buyer wishes, firm and company Finance. this article guarantees that scholars will examine the right kind issues to the correct point of intensity. Written in a full of life and obtainable demeanour, and jam-packed with photos and illustrations, the booklet will encourage and prepar...

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Virgin uses a range of methods to keep its staff well motivated. In the case study we read that Virgin believes in giving its employees a free hand in how they work, allowing them to show initiative. This motivational technique could backfire for Virgin, if employees get it wrong, but this is something the company is prepared to accept. Virgin recognises that it does not pay the highest wages in the industries in which it operates. For instance, Virgin Atlantic cabin crew could earn more if they transferred to another airline company.

UK contract of employment laws were first introduced in 1823 in what were called the Masters and Servants Acts. These early laws were in favour of the employer, as they required servants to be obedient and loyal to their masters or face prison. A consideration of flexible working practices Most people like to have job security. They want to know that they will be able to keep their jobs as long as they want them. If employees are worried that they might lose their jobs, this is bound to have an impact on their morale, which in turn will be reflected in the effort and concentration that they put into their work.

This person will need to be a good all-rounder as he or she will have to take on many roles. A general manager will need to ensure supplies are ordered and products or services are sold. He or she will act as a personnel manager, dealing directly with employees, as well as setting targets and overseeing recruiting new staff and training. Managers in larger businesses are more likely to be in charge of a specific part, or function, of the business. Functions include sales and marketing, human resources, purchasing and production.

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