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6 Reasons Your Small Business Will Fail (And How to Avoid Them) - Bplans Blog

6 Reasons Your Small Business Will Fail (And How to Avoid Them) - Bplans Blog | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
According to Small Business Administration research, only half of new businesses survive for the first five years and only one-third of new businesses are able to survive for 10 years. The inverse is compelling as we can conclude that if only 50% of new businesses survive for the first five years, then the other 50%...
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Management by walking around: 6 tips to make it work

Management by walking around: 6 tips to make it work | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
Management by walking around, popularized back in the ‘80s, may be making a comeback. One reason: For building rapport among team members, it beats emailing from behind closed doors.
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y13 wider reading w/16/11- What is management by walking about?

Make brief notes and explain what you theoretical style this is similar to.

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10 Reasons Why Budgets Cause Problems

10 Reasons Why Budgets Cause Problems | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
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L/O what are the problems with budgeting?

1) Read article 

2) log article in your wider reading log 

3) Make a revision list of problems with budgeting- 

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Chinese companies hiring 'cheerleaders' to motivate male employees

Chinese companies hiring 'cheerleaders' to motivate male employees | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
Chinese internet companies have been hiring 'pretty' women, known as 'programming cheerleaders' to inspire male employees. They buy them breakfast, chat to them and play games.
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13 Bus wider reading w/c 2/11

Read and

1) write a brief paragraph applying the rational behind this to one of the motivation theories

2) write a brief paragraph with a counter argument, again supported by motivation theory

3) Conclusion - Overall will this lead to better workplace performance?

4) log this article in your business wider reading log- you should now have 4 entries including the 3 case studies from last half term

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Sir Cliff Richard doll 'secures car'

Sir Cliff Richard doll 'secures car' | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
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Is there a market for this product?  Choc bar prize for first bus student to give MR M an answer!

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Minecraft sold: Microsoft buys Mojang for $2.5bn

Minecraft sold: Microsoft buys Mojang for $2.5bn | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
Swedish developer confirms deal and explains what it will mean for the company’s multimillion-selling building sim
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Why would this have been bought by Microsoft? Why was it sold? Is it worth the price?

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Morgan Freeman portrait: The world's most realistic finger painting?

Morgan Freeman portrait: The world's most realistic finger painting? | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
It may look like a photograph of actor Morgan Freeman, but the picture is a painting of the actor done using an iPad.
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what are the advantages of this use of technology?

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Public sector pay growth outstrips private sector - Telegraph

Public sector pay growth outstrips private sector  - Telegraph | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
Public sector pay has grown three times faster than in the private sector, despite the era of austerity, official figures show.
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impact of trade unions?

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Marks & Spencer Christmas advert video: Helena Bonham Carter has a green face

Marks & Spencer Christmas advert video: Helena Bonham Carter has a green face | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
What do you make to the 'Magic and Sparkle' ad?
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Will this appeal to international markets?

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~Business#3 - Market Mapping

A fast-paced look at market mapping which also deals with the concepts of target markets and market segments.
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How can market mapping help a business?

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What is Branding?

This video was produced in 2011 by the MSc Brand Leadership team at Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia. The course was the first of its kind ...
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why is a brand so important?

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The 10 Reasons Businesses Fail

This animation explains Walkabout Your Business, a business literacy program developed by Ambrose Business Solutions.
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wider reading 7/12 - make a list for reasons for failure and add to your notes- log video in your wider reading log

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Increase your profitability | Business Gateway

Increase your profitability | Business Gateway | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
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y12/y13  business- Wider reading w/c 9/11

Read the 9 sections and make brief notes about how to increase profitability.  Log article in your wider reading journal

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Six million workers paid 'less than the living wage' - BBC News

Almost six million workers in the UK are paid less than the living wage, a study suggests.
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AS Micro - Demand: Mink prices sink after slump in Chinese demand

AS Micro - Demand: Mink prices sink after slump in Chinese demand | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
Fur opponents say fur market has been hit by drop in Chinese luxury purchases, caused by crackdown on gifts to officials

Via Saint Martin's - Economics
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Show on diagram effect of change of this market

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Marketing Research - Sampling

Marketing Research - Sampling
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Revision resources for AS business sampling-note the limitations

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Amazon Prime Air

We're excited to share Prime Air - something the team has been working on in our next generation R&D lab. The goal of this new delivery system is to get pack...
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thoughts?

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Twitter / Fascinatingpics: 1993 vs 2013 http://t.co/WkftzDGMXF

Twitter / Fascinatingpics: 1993 vs 2013 http://t.co/WkftzDGMXF | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
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What business key terms tdo these pictures show

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Public Sector Employment, Q1 2012 - ONS

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Declining public sector? Why?

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Rodrigo Canales: The deadly genius of drug cartels | Video on TED.com

Up to 100,000 people died in drug-related violence in Mexico in the last 6 years.
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Musicians benefit from extended copyright term for sound recordings - Press releases - GOV.UK

Musicians benefit from extended copyright term for sound recordings - Press releases - GOV.UK | CNS business studies | Scoop.it
Recorded performers will benefit from an extended length of copyright term for sound recordings and performers rights in sound recordings
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What is the reasoning behind this extention?

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BBC - Learning Zone Class Clips - Quality vs cost cutting - Business Studies Video.flv

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What does quality v cost control depend on?

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~Business#2 - Understanding Customer Needs

A faced- paced video explaining all about both primary and secondary market research, as well as qualitative and quantitative data
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How do firms go about understanding needs?

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