• External Environment Business Case Studies Volume 2 eBook

The second of the external environment volumes collects the last 14 related case studies, helping you engage with business ethics and corporate social responsibility. To make sure your entire school or university can read the studies, your teacher can opt for the 'Network Licence'.

There’s plenty of interesting case studies for you to get stuck into, from going beyond corporate responsibility with Primark, to nutrition, health and wellness at Nestlé. Some of the subjects may seem hard to wrap your head around, but with the high quality, easy-to-read studies expected of Business Case Studies, you’ll soon have all you need to excel in your exams.

While the e-book is a great tool in classrooms and lectures, it’s just as helpful at home, whether that’s for revision, to help you choose your GSCEs, or give your dissertation real-world business insight.

The case studies are supported by additional learning materials such as PowerPoints, handouts, MP3s, crosswords and word searches which are available to download online. 
 
The titles of the business studies case studies included in this eBook are:
 
  • The contribution of accountants to ethical business practice

This case study demonstrates the nature and purpose of accounting and draws attention to role of professional accountants in managing information.;

  • Business ethics and corporate social responsibility

This case study shows the challenges Anglo American faces in its industry and how it seeks to make ethical choices in its business practice.  

  • Ethical business practices

This case study looks at what is meant by ethical behaviour within business and describes the ways in which Cadbury Schweppes behaves ethically towards its stakeholders.

  • Business Principles in action - nutritional labelling

This case study shows how market research has helped Nestlé understand what consumers wanted to know about Nestlé products. This has enabled Nestlé to exercise corporate responsibility and demonstrate its business principles.

  • Providing customers with ethically sourced garments

This case study shows how Primark sources the clothes it sells in its shops in an ethical and fair way, often at added cost to itself.  

  • Business ethics and sustainability in the steel industry

This case study looks at how Tata Steel is committed to environmentally-sound practices and tackling the challenges of sustainability.  

  • Developing and implementing a strategic approach to business

As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: explain the importance of ethics; understand how a strategic approach to ethics is more likely to be effective and understand how ethics can shape responses to change.  

  • Meeting global responsibilities by caring for communities

This case study looks at Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the importance to businesses getting involved with communities on a local and global scale.

  • Creating a corporate social responsibility strategy

This case study helps students understand strategies for meeting stakeholders' needs.  

  • Corporate social responsibility

This case study describes how the work Amway does with UNICEF supports its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy.  

  • Working for sustainable development in primary industry

This case study helps students understand sustainability, stakeholders and ethics as well as the links between these topics.  

  • Nutrition, Health & Wellness - New product development at Nestle

This case study helps students understand how companies research, develop and launch new products.  

  • Creating Shared Value in the supply chain

This case study looks at the importance of applying corporate social responsibility to business activities, demonstrating how Nestlé creates shared value within its cocoa supply chain, enhancing cocoa farming and improving product quality.

  • Beyond corporate responsibility

This case study looks at Primark’s involvement in the HERproject (Health Enables Returns) which is raising awareness and delivering healthcare education to female workers in supplier countries.  

Product Details
 
Pages: 55
Language: English
Publisher: Business Case Studies (15 February 2013)
ISBN: 978-1-909918-01-6
Number of volumes: 2
 
Note: If you would like to add the contents of this eBook to your school or university network then please select the 'Network licence' option. If this is for your own personal use please select the 'Single user licence' option.
 
Our eBook volumes have case studies covering a wide variety of real business studies areas from:
 
 
Instead of buying all volumes individually, as an alternative you can buy this topic as The Collection which contains both volumes together in one eBook or you can buy The Complete Collection which contains all 6 topics and all 15 volumes in one handy eBook!
 

 

External Environment Business Case Studies Volume 2 eBook

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