Explain five reasons why firms chose to expand?
Give one benefit and one problem of internal expansion
What's the difference between the internal and external expansion
Explain three methods of external expansion a firm can use
Smells Bad Rhubarb Chutney Ltd , a well known rhubarb chutney manufacturer merges with the following firms. Which type of firm are they merging with in each case?
a)Quality Rhubarb Chutneys Manufacturees Ltd.
b)Exoctic Chutney Shops Ltd
c)Megalarge Knickers Producers Ltd.
d)Rhubarb Farms Ltd.
Explain why takeovers and mergers are not always successful
Explain the benefits to a business of growing through franchising
Describe how the following groups are likely to be affected by a firms growth-
a)The firms employees
b)The firms shareholders
c)The Firms customers
d)The firms suppliers
f)The local community
How do private and public limited companies differ in the way their shares can be sold
Describe two advantages to a private limited company of becoming a plc
Explain what is meant by the 'divorce of ownership and control'
Explain how a company's objectives will typically change as it grows
Describe two social costs and two social benefits of business activity
Give four examples of how some businesses are acting in a more socially responsible way
How can environmental pressure groups affect a business
Explain three advantages of operating as an MNE
Give two benefits and two problems for a country of hosting an MNE