IGCSE Paper 2 - Past Paper Solutions

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8 marks

Identify and explain how the following two stakeholder groups might be affected by SA’s plans to expand.  


Starting a business

8 marks

Explain four reasons why a person may set up their own business


Leadership Styles

12 marks

Consider three leadership styles the Operations manager could use in the new factory. Recommend which leadership style should be used to improve decision-making. Justify your answer


Leadership Styles

12 marks

Consider the three main styles of leadership Bob could use in his business. Which leadership style do you think he should use?


Niche Marketing (8 marks)

Identify and explain one advantage and one disadvantage to SA of starting to sell new products
in a niche market.


Sampling (8 marks)

Explain two reasons why Bob used sampling when carrying out a questionnaire.



Lean Production

(8 marks)

Identify and explain two ways SA could use lean production in its factory.


Break Even Point

(Calculation questions and short knowledge questions)


Break-even point/Margin of safety

4 ways break-even analysis can be useful to a business



12 marks

Consider the weekly forecasts in Appendix 2 for the two additional services Bethany could choose. Which additional service should Bethany choose to offer? Justify your answer.



8 marks

Identify and explain two opportunities and two threats for businesses

in country Z from

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