The Business environment: themes and issuesAuthor: Wetherly, Paul ; Otter, DorronPublisher: Oxford University Press (OUP) 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 495 p. : Graphs/Ill./Photos ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780199203055Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and glossary
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Includes bibliographical references and glossary
The Business Environment Themes and Issues Brief contents Detailed contents List of cases About the authors About the book How to use this book How to use the Online Resource Centre Acknowledgements ix xvii xix xxii xxiv xxvii xxix 1 01 Introduction: 'business' and its 'environment' Paul Wetherly and Dorron Otter PART ONE Environments 02 The economic environment Dorron Otter 31 33 03 The technological environment Dorron Otter 63 04 The political-legal environment Paul Wetherly 90 05 The social and cultural environment Paul Wetherly 121 PART TWO Issues 06 Keeping the economy stable Chris Mulhearn and Howard R. Vane 155 157 07 Can the marketplace be ethical? Corporate social responsibility Simon Robinson 187 08 Achieving a better worklife balance David Chesley and Stephen Taylor 213 09 Europe: an ever-closer union of member states? Roger Henderson and Stratis Koutsoukos 239 10 Business and the changing public sector Richard Rooke 273 11 Business in the political arena Paul Wetherly 300 12 Globalization of business Dorron Otter 331 13 Balancing business freedom and the authority of the law David Amos 357 14 Entrepreneurship and enterprise Alison Price and Marlyn Robertson 386 15 Business and sustainable development Eamonn Judge 416 16 Conclusion: themes and issues--looking ahead Dorron Otter and Paul Wetherly Glossary Index 445 467 477
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