This course comprises 3 units. The first unit covers reasons for growth, effects on host country and home countries, globalisation and its effects on business, current developments in the EU and their effect on UK organisations, Asian nations and their effect on UK businesses, business ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR) and government influence/technological developments. The second unit covers management theory, leadership theory, teams, time and task management, managing change, equality and diversity. The third unit covers researching a business including referencing, analytical research and evaluating financial information.
NOTE: A new version of this study guide will be produced in August 2019 to incorporate SQA updates for 2019-20 and will replace this publication.