The Business Environment: Themes and Issues in a Globalizing World by Paul WetherlyThe Business Environment: Themes and Issues in a Globalizing World by Paul Wetherly

The Business Environment: Themes and Issues in a Globalizing World

EditorPaul Wetherly, Dorron Otter

Paperback | February 23, 2014

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The third edition of this successful text builds on its unique and stimulating approach to the business environment, expanding its well-received structure to encompass a more international perspective. Part One outlines the classic "PESTLE" structure, while Part Two explores key issues such asglobalization, sustainability, equal opportunities, and entrepreneurship. Written in a highly engaging and accessible style, the book introduces students to critical thinking via the "stop and think" boxes. The coherent themes running throughout the book enable students to gain a holistic understanding of the business environment with an integrated global focus.The Business Environment 3e is supported by an extensive Online Resource Centre, featuring:Student resources:* Multiple-choice questions* Author podcastsLecturer resources:* Figures and tables from the text* Lecturer's guide to each chapter* PowerPoint slides* Answers to review questions* Test bank
Dr Paul Wetherly is Reader in Politics at Leeds Metropolitan University. He is module leader for Business Environment, which he has taught for several years. Paul's research interests include New Labour/Third Way and state theory, and he has many publications in these fields. Dorron Otter is Subject Group Leader, Economics and Internat...
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Title:The Business Environment: Themes and Issues in a Globalizing WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pagesPublished:February 23, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199661383

ISBN - 13:9780199661381

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Table of Contents

1. Paul Wetherly and Dorron Otter: Introduction: 'Business' and its 'environment' in a 'globalizing world'Part One: Environments2. Dorron Otter: The economic environment3. Dorron Otter: The technological environment4. Paul Wetherly: The political environment5. David Amos: The legal environment6. Paul Wetherly: The social and cultural environment7. Simon Robinson: The ethical environment8. Eamonn Judge: The natural environmentPart Two: Issues9. John Meehan and Chris Mulhearn: Growth versus austerity? The macroeconomy in a globalizing world10. Dorron Otter: Globalization of business: Good or bad?11. Paul Wetherly: Does business have too much power?12. Stephen Taylor and Paul Wetherly: Are opportunities in business equal?13. Stratis Koutsoukos and Dorron Otter: Creating effective trading blocs: What lessons does the European Union provide?14. Richard Rooke: The public sector: becoming more business-like in a globalizing world?Conclusion16. Dorron Otter and Paul Wetherly: Conclusion - Looking ahead: managing in a dynamic environment

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"I have yet to come across an alternative Business Environment textbook to rival Wetherly and Otter." --Dr Jan Green, Glyndwr University