• People CD ROM - Volume 3

The third of the people focussed CDs gathers another 17 related, easy-to-read case studies, keeping you in the know on roles and responsibilities and skills and teamwork. To make sure your whole school or university can access the e-book, your teacher can opt for the ‘Network Licence’.

All of the case studies were written alongside many of the nation’s biggest businesses, including npower and British Gas, using real world business insight to support the curriculum. The studies are relevant no matter where you’re at with your education, from GSCE through to university. If you’re already up-to-date with all the info on this CD, why not check out some of the others.

While the CD is a useful tool in classrooms and libraries, it’s also a great way to revise at home, just choose the ‘Single user Licence’ and stick it on your computer.  

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 on this CD ROM are:
 
  • The advantages of centralisation

This ‘business organisation’ case study looks at why and how a number of HR activities have recently been centralised at the Legal Services Commission and the benefits these changes have brought to staff, the public and the organisation.  

  • Factors affecting organisational structure

This case study shows how the important roles played by people who work for the Commission are structured. It outlines how this structure helps the Forestry Commission in its vital role in protecting Britain's forests.  

  • Developing an effective organisational structure

The case study shows how Syngenta operates though a matrix structure. This involves staff from different departments working together in teams on specific projects and tasks.  

  • Tarmac's functions - working together towards its mission statement

This case study examines how organisational structure and departmental functions all contribute to the achievement of business objectives.  

  • Developing responsiveness through organisational structure

This case study looks at organisational strus structure is designed to allow it to make decisions and respond quickly to changes in order to help its members.  

  • Achieving betters Public Services - The work of the Audit Commission

This case study helps students understand how training and development can improve service.

  • Roles and responsibilities within an organisational structure

This case study shows how these different roles can be organised within the structure of KBR to enable it to achieve its mission.

  • Developing people through decision making

This case study explores the way in which RWE npower delegates responsibility to extend the capabilities of its employees.  

  • Job roles at Specsavers 

The case study shows how different job roles are structured within the organisation and how they support Specsavers' business.  

  • How roles and functions contribute to competitive advantage

This case study shows how Tarmac focuses on attracting and keeping the right staff and ensuring its employees have the right skills and expertise to grow the company.  

  • How roles and functions contribute to organisational performance

This case study focuses on how the people in Tarmac Quarry Materials deliver the highest value for customers, communities, employees and investors.  

  • Roles, responsibilities and career development

This case study illustrates the variety of career paths available within British Gas, the structures that employees work within and the levels of responsibility for each role.  

  • Roles and responsibilities 

This case study demonstrates how the right people with the right skills ensure that the sector can maximise the recovery of the remaining oil and gas reserves as well as remaining competitive and profitable.  

  • Operations management: the Wincanton way

This case study demonstrates the range of activities involved in supply chain and logistics management.  

  • Financial information in decision making

case study looks at the roles and duties that management accountants cover in a business and at CIMA, an organisation which supports management accountants through training and certification.  

  • Managing risk through effective team-based decision making

case study highlights the skills necessary for creative problem solving and effective decision making at RWE npower.  

  • Using teamwork to build a better workplace

This ‘organising people’ case study illustrates how CMI, by training managers and leaders, supports the work of effective team-working within the workplace.  

Note: If you would like to add the contents of this CD ROM 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.

The case studies are supported by additional learning materials such as PowerPoints, handouts, MP3s, crosswords and word searches which are available to download online.

 

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