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People in Business Exam Practice

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    Motivation Exam Practice 🕐

    Delishjuice is a small business and produces a range of fruit juice made from fruit using batch production. Delishjuice uses specialisation in its factory. The business has grown quickly over the last two years. Delishjuice has increased the number of production workers from 10 to 20 . This has increased the span of control for each manager. It has been difficult for Delishjuice to keep workers motivated.

    The Human Resources Manager has to decide whether it is better to use job rotation or financial bonuses to improve employee motivation.

    Do you think using job rotation is a better way for a manufacturing business to motivate employees  rather than financial bonuses? Justify your answer

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    Organisation and Management Exam Practice 🕐

    LUV sells luxury chocolates. Last year sales in LUV’s 200 shops increased but profit fell by 70% to $4m. LUV’s Human Resources Director said: ‘All retailers are

    finding this stage of the business cycle challenging. LUV has to reorganise the business. This will mean redundancy for 1800 shop workers. LUV plans to create 100 new jobs in the marketing department at head office to help maintain customer loyalty. The company is working with trade unions to carry out these changes.’

    Identify and explain two ways a trade union could help LUV’s employees.

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    Recruitment Selection and Training Exam Practice 🕐

    FCA is a large business and uses batch production to make instant coffee. The products are sold using several distribution channels. FCA employs 700 production workers. FCA has problems with many employees leaving.

    Following the dismissal of the Operations Manager, the Human Resources Director has to recruit a new manager. She said: ‘The person must have good communication skills

    to help solve the communication barriers FCA has with employees.’

    The Human Resources Director has to decide whether to use internal recruitment or external recruitment for the new manager.

    Do you think external recruitment is a better way for a large business to find a new Operations Manager  than internal recruitment? Justify your answer.

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    Communication Exam Practice 🕐

    FCA uses batch production to make instant coffee. The products are sold using severaldistribution channels. FCA employs 600 production workers. FCA has problems with many employees leaving. Following the dismissal of the Operations Manager, the Human Resources Director has to recruit a new manager. She said: ‘The person must have good communication skills to help solve the communication barriers FCA has with employees.’.

    d) Explain how each of the following could cause communication barriers within HSN.

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    2.1 Motivating Employees

    2.1.1 The Importance of a Well-Motivated Workforce Why people work and what motivation means Motivation is the reason why employees work hard and effectively for a business.  Why is it so important for a business to have motivated employees? Motivation improves productivity so motivated workers will work harder and produce more output, and the firm

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    People in Business Solutions Paper 1

    Motivating Employees (E) Solution Do you think using job rotation is a better way for a manufacturing businesses to motivate employees rather than financial bonuses? Justify your answer                     [6] Yes because it will prevents workers becoming bored doing the same task repeatedly, which could increase output. No because they need to provide training to

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    People in Business Exam Practice

    ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Motivation Exam Practice 🕐 Delishjuice is a small business and produces a range of fruit juice made from fruit using batch production. Delishjuice uses specialisation in its factory. The business has grown quickly over the last two years. Delishjuice has increased the number of production workers from 10 to 20 . This has increased

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    1.3 Enterprise Business Growth and Size

    1.3.1 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship drives business growth and innovation. You need to be able to identify and explain four different characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. ⭐⭐⭐Top Tip ⭐⭐⭐It’s helpful to have an entrepreneur who has inspired you in mind when thinking of examples, like Mark Zuckerberg or Michelle Phan.   Creativity, also known as

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    March 2020 IGCSE Business Studies Paper 1 Solution CAIE

    Cambridge International Examinations IGCSE Business Studies Paper 1 Solution with answers for every question and video exam technique tutorial. You can download the past paper by clicking on the link. You can find details of how to improve your paper 2 technique here, and further paper 1 past paper solutions here 1. HSN Breakfast Cereals

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