Business Studies - Resources

Analysis of SEC Business Studies past papers - by Paul Borg HOD​

THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

https://www.toppr.com/guides/business-environment/

https://www.toppr.com/guides/business-studies/business-environment/introduction-meaning-importance-of-business-environment/

https://study.com/academy/lesson/what-is-business-environment-definition-factors-quiz.html

http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/business-environment.html

http://www.economicsdiscussion.net/business-environment/business-environment-types-external-micro-and-external-macro/10095

https://www.myaccountingcourse.com/accounting-dictionary/business-environment

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Market_environment

https://smallbusiness.chron.com/10-important-business-objectives-23686.html

https://sproutsocial.com/glossary/business-objective/

https://www.tutor2u.net/business/reference/aims-and-objectives-of-a-business

https://business.lovetoknow.com/business-communications-sample-letters/examples-business-objectives

https://www.cliffsnotes.com/study-guides/principles-of-management/management-in-a-global-environment/the-international-environment

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/example/english/international-environment

http://www.pondiuni.edu.in/storage/dde/downloads/ibiii_ibe.pdf

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_ethics

https://managementhelp.org/businessethics/index.htm

https://www.thestreet.com/personal-finance/what-is-business-ethics-15026364

https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/knowledge/other/business-ethics/

 

BUSINESS STRUCTURE AND ORGANISATION

https://online.pointpark.edu/business/types-of-organizational-structures/

https://pingboard.com/blog/types-business-organizational-structures/

https://smallbusiness.chron.com/four-basic-elements-organizational-structure-288.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organizational_structure

https://www.lawyersmalta.eu/setting-up-a-sole-trader-in-malta

https://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/business-advice/business-structure/sole-trader

https://www.entrepreneur.com/encyclopedia/partnership

https://www.thebalancesmb.com/what-is-a-business-partnership-398402

https://www.wallstreetmojo.com/public-company-vs-private-company/

https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/knowledge/finance/private-vs-public-company/

https://www.gvzh.com.mt/malta-law/company-corporate-finance/incorporation-maltese-companies-other-commercial-partnerships/limited-liabilities-companies/public/

https://www.lawyersmalta.eu/types-of-companies-in-malta

https://www.bbc.com/news/election-2019-50303062

https://www.economist.com/topics/privatisation-and-nationalisation

https://www.mita.gov.mt/en/organisation%20chart/Pages/Organisation-Chart.aspx

https://pulizija.gov.mt/en/police-force/Pages/Organisational-Chart.aspx

 

ELEMENTS OF BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

PURCHASING FUNCTION

https://smallbusiness.chron.com/functions-purchasing-department-organization-158.html

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1745-493X.1993.tb00007.x

https://specialties.bayt.com/en/specialties/q/281691/what-is-the-most-important-objectives-of-the-purchasing-function/

https://www.infoentrepreneurs.org/en/guides/stock-control-and-inventory/

https://www.unleashedsoftware.com/blog/five-basics-stock-control

http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/stock-control.html

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/stock-control

 

PRODUCTION FUNCTION

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Production_function

https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-economics/chapter/the-production-function/

http://www.economicsdiscussion.net/production-function/production-function-meaning-definitions-and-features/6892

https://www.toppr.com/guides/business-economics-cs/theory-of-production-and-cost/internal-economies-and-diseconomies-of-scale/

https://www.tutor2u.net/business/reference/economies-of-scale

https://quickonomics.com/types-of-external-economies-of-scale/

https://www.wisdomjobs.com/e-university/production-and-operations-management-tutorial-295/factors-influencing-plant-location-facility-location-9458.html

https://www.slideshare.net/speedkings/location-decision-30135901

https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/01443570310481568/full/html

https://www.ceps.eu/ceps-publications/implementation-application-and-effects-eu-directive-copyright-information-society/

https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-making-process_en

 

MARKETING FUNCTION

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marketing

https://www.thebalancesmb.com/what-is-marketing-2296057

https://www.ama.org/the-definition-of-marketing-what-is-marketing/

https://www.shopify.com/encyclopedia/market-research

https://www.hotjar.com/blog/market-research/

https://www.qualtrics.com/uk/experience-management/brand/market-segmentation/?rid=ip&prevsite=en&newsite=uk&geo=MT&geomatch=uk

https://learn.g2.com/market-segmentation

https://www.feedough.com/market-segmentation-definition-basis-types-examples/

https://www.nutshell.com/blog/market-segmentation/

https://www.tutor2u.net/business/reference/niche-markets-and-mass-markets

https://www.thebalancesmb.com/niche-marketing-vs-mass-marketing-2294828

https://www.kbmanage.com/concept/niche-vs-mass-marketing

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/70824

https://www.professionalacademy.com/blogs-and-advice/marketing-theories---the-marketing-mix---from-4-p-s-to-7-p-s

https://www.smartinsights.com/marketing-planning/marketing-models/how-to-use-the-7ps-marketing-mix/

https://marketingmix.co.uk/

https://marketingmix.co.uk/marketing-mix-7ps/

https://www.mbaskool.com/business-concepts/marketing-and-strategy-terms/14260-marketing-ethics.html

https://www.marketing-schools.org/types-of-marketing/ethical-marketing.html

https://www.marketing91.com/importance-of-marketing-ethics/

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/understanding-marketing-ethics/

 

FINANCE FUNCTION

https://www.mint.com/barter-system-history-the-past-and-present

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/bartering

https://money.howstuffworks.com/bartering.htm

http://www.economicsdiscussion.net/money/functions-money/top-6-functions-of-money-discussed/12710

https://staffwww.fullcoll.edu/fchan/macro/4functions_of_money.htm

https://study.com/academy/lesson/the-four-basic-functions-of-money.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_banks_in_Malta

https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/careers/companies/top-banks-in-malta/

https://www.legal-malta.com/directory/financial-services/maltese-banks-malta-directory

https://www.centralbankmalta.org/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Bank_of_Malta

https://www.accountingcoach.com/blog/capital-expenditure-revenue-expenditure

https://www.investopedia.com/ask/answers/021115/what-difference-between-capital-expenditure-and-revenue-expenditure.asp

https://www.playaccounting.com/explanation/cr-exp/capital-revenue-expenditures/

https://efinancemanagement.com/sources-of-finance/internal-source-of-finance

https://smallbusiness.chron.com/internal-sources-finance-47552.html

https://www.slideshare.net/anilatitus/internal-sources-of-finance

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zmj7tfr/revision/2

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/r/roce.asp

https://www.accountingtools.com/articles/2017/5/9/gross-margin

https://www.fool.com/knowledge-center/what-is-gross-margin.aspx

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/c/currentratio.asp

https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/knowledge/finance/net-profit-margin-formula/

https://www.accountingtools.com/articles/what-is-net-profit-margin.html

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/q/quickratio.asp

https://www.investopedia.com/ask/answers/070914/how-do-i-calculate-inventory-turnover-ratio.asp

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zt2xn39/revision/2

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zt2xn39/revision/2

https://www.tutor2u.net/business/reference/breakeven-point

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

https://www.digitalhrtech.com/human-resources-functions/

https://bizfluent.com/info-8244762-six-functions-human-resource-department.html

https://www.humanresourcesedu.org/hr-specialist/

https://tradingeconomics.com/malta/unemployment-rate

https://nso.gov.mt/en/News_Releases/View_by_Unit/Unit_C2/Labour_Market_Statistics/Pages/Unemployment-Rate.aspx

https://www.tutorialspoint.com/recruitment_and_selection/recruitment_process.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recruitment

https://www.iedunote.com/selection-process

https://businessjargons.com/selection-process.html

https://www.centralbankmalta.org/selection_process

https://www.job-hunt.org/job_interviews/interview-dos-donts.shtml

https://career.vt.edu/job-search/presenting_yourself/interviewing/do-dont.html

http://www.las.iastate.edu/wp-content/uploads/Dos-and-Donts-for-Interviews.pdf

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/job-interview-do-s-and-don-ts-2061313

https://www.robertwalters.com.au/career-advice/cv-and-interview-tips/top-five-interview-dos-and-donts.html

https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/basics/motivation

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow%27s_hierarchy_of_needs

https://www.toolshero.com/psychology/two-factor-theory-herzberg/

https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/herzberg-motivators-hygiene-factors.htm

https://www.businessballs.com/improving-workplace-performance/mcgregors-xy-theory-of-management/

https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_74.htm

https://www.managementstudyguide.com/theory-x-y-motivation.htm

http://www.economicsdiscussion.net/difference-between/difference-between-voluntary-and-involuntary-unemployment/709

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1467-6435.2010.00476.x

https://www.gvzh.com.mt/malta-law/employment-industrial-relations/dismissal/

https://www.totaljobs.com/advice/what-is-redundancy

http://www.justiceservices.gov.mt/DownloadDocument.aspx?app=lom&itemid=8918

https://meae.gov.mt/en/Pages/Entities/Department-of-Industrial-and-Employment-Relations.aspx

http://www.fhrd.org/employment-law--industrial-relations

 

COMMUNICATION

https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/types-of-communication

https://www.educba.com/different-methods-of-communication/

https://drexel.edu/goodwin/professional-studies-blog/overview/2018/July/Five-types-of-communication/

https://www.tutorialspoint.com/management_concepts/communication_methods.htm

 

AIDING, REGULATING AND CONTROLLING BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

https://www.borzamalta.com.mt/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malta_Stock_Exchange

https://www.financemalta.org/member/702/

https://jobsplus.gov.mt/

http://www.malta.com/en/local-information/public-service/government-institutions/employment-training-corporation

https://www.maltaenterprise.com/

https://businessfirst.com.mt/en/about/Pages/About-Malta-Enterprise.aspx

https://www.maltachamber.org.mt/

https://www.chamber-commerce.net/dir/2803/The-Malta-Chamber-of-Commerce--Enterprise-and-Industry-in-Valletta

https://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/british-politics/pressure-groups/what-are-pressure-groups/

 

 

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