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Understanding organizations in their context [electronic resource] / published for the Institute of Leadership & Management.

Author/Creator:
Institute of Leadership & Management.
Publication:
Oxford ; Burlington, Mass. : Elsevier : Pergamon Flexible Learning, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (231 p.)
Edition:
5th ed.
Series:
Superseries (Institute of Leadership & Management (Great Britain))
Superseries
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Subjects:
Management -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Industrial management -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Business enterprises -- Finance -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Super series are a set of workbooks to accompany the flexible learning programme specifically designed and developed by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) to support their Level 3 Certificate in First Line Management. The learning content is also closely aligned to the Level 3 S/NVQ in Management. The series consists of 35 workbooks. Each book will map on to a course unit (35 books/units).
Contents:
superseries Understanding Organizations in their Context; Copyright; Contents; Series preface; Unit specification; Workbook introduction; 1 ILM Super Series study links; 2 Links to ILM qualifications; 3 Workbook objectives; Session A Why organizations need to exist; 1 Introduction; 2 What organizations are for; 3 Is there 'an organization for all purposes'?; 4 Types of organization; 5 Organizational structures; 6 Organizational functions; 7 Summary; Session B The need for accounts; 1 Introduction; 2 How money is used; 3 The use of accounting records; 4 Accounting records and accounts
5 How a business works6 Cash flow; 7 Summary; Session C Financial information; 1 Introduction; 2 Cash accounting versus profit accounting; 3 The profit and loss account; 4 The balance sheet; 5 Financial indicators; 6 Summary; Session D Sources of finance; 1 Introduction; 2 Funds available; 3 Short-term finance; 4 Medium-term and long-term finance; 5 Flexible financing; 6 Summary; Session E The economic environment; 1 Introduction; 2 How economics affects everyone; 3 Factors of production; 4 Raw materials; 5 The price mechanism; 6 The economic levers which governments use
7 Key economic issues affecting all organizations8 Summary; Session F The global village; 1 Introduction; 2 The UK's international trade; 3 The UK's trading partners; 4 The European Union (EU); 5 International organizations which influence the UK; 6 The trade cycle, unemployment and economic growth; 7 Summary; Performance checks; 1 Quick quiz; 2 Workbook assessment; Reflect and review; 1 Reflect and review; 2 Action plan; 3 Extensions; 4 Answers to self-assessment questions; 5 Answers to activities; 6 Answers to the quick quiz; 7 Certificate
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
1-136-35145-0
0-08-091470-5
OCLC:
648993446