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Economics for Business | John Sloman, Dean Garratt, Jon Guest, Elizabeth Jones | Pearson
Publisher: Pearson
Subject: Economics
Curriculum: National UK
Language: English
Classoos code: 17401
Digitization: Live text
ISBN: 9781292239293
Hardcopy ISBN: 9781292239279

Economics for Business

8th edition

John Sloman, Dean Garratt, Jon Guest, Elizabeth Jones

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Summary

Good economic decision making is fundamental to the success of business Economic decisions lie at the heart of business. Economics is all about the choices between alternatives and how to weigh up their costs and benefits. Studying this book will help you understand such choices and how to make them successfully when you take up a job or perhaps run your own business. Businesses need to make choices of what and how much to produce, what techniques to use, who to employ, what investment to make, where to locate, what markets to develop and how best to compete with rivals. Economics helps them make the right decisions. But making the right decisions depends on the economic environment in which businesses operate. For example, government policy affects business: whether through taxation, subsidies, training and education, regulation or trade policies. The economic environment is also affected by trade relations and the actions of international bodies such as the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Issues such as Brexit, trade deals and migration crucially affect businesses. The book shows you how.

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