Organisational behaviour Essay example

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BTEC Level 4 and Level 5 Higher National Diplomas in
Unit 1: Business Environment (Y/601/0546)
Sawyer M, (ed) – The UK Economy: A Manual of Applied Economics, 16th edition
(OUP Oxford; 2004) ISBN: 9780199266517
Begg D – Foundations of Economics, 4th edition (McGraw-Hill Higher Education,
2009) ISBN: 9780077121884
Morrison J – International Business Environment: Global and Local Marketplaces in a Changing World (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006) ISBN: 9781403936912
A & C Black Publishers Ltd – Whitaker's Almanack 2010, 142nd Revised edition (A
& C Black Publishers Ltd, 2009) ISBN: 9781408113646 Journals
Harvard Business Review (Harvard Business Publishing)
The Economist (The Economist Newspaper Ltd)
The broadsheet newspapers have daily business sections. Many business stories will appear in the news sections.

Websites the government’s portal

has sections on business support,
Europe, Business Law and regional development as well as other materials

Online journal for British Economy

Competition Commission’s web site regulates competition between companies in the UK by conducting in-depth inquiries

is a directory of materials that can be used for teaching and covers a broad spectrum of business and economics aspx is the web site of the Office of the
Gas and Electricity Markets. Each industry regulator has a similar site

Bized provides a selection of teaching and learning resources

the BBC web site’s business section

The website of the European Union

includes a number of business and economics oriented case studies

Television news, current affairs and business programmes will also provide useful additional and up to date material on business and the economy often with special features on particular business environment subjects. Many programmes are archived and can be viewed on demand.

Unit 2: Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
Dyson J R – Accounting for Non-Accounting Students (Financial Times/Prentice
Hall, 2007) ISBN: 9780273709220
Journals and newspapers
The financial and mainstream press can provide useful background reading, and can also be a useful source of case studies and financial information. Copies of published financial reports are available from companies themselves, or via The
Financial Times (a free online ordering service is available).
The professional accounting bodies all have websites with lots of useful information and links. The Association of Accounting

Bized provides a selection of teaching and learning resources

The Financial Times

Unit 3: Organisations and Behaviour (H/601/0551)
Brooks I – Organisational Behaviour, Individuals, Groups and Organisation 4th
Edition (Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2008) ISBN: 9780273715368
Mullins J L– Essentials of Organisational Behaviour (Financial Times/Prentice Hall,
2008) ISBN: 9780273716464

Bloisi W, Cook C aand Hunsaker P – Management and Organisational Behaviour
(McGraw-Hill Education 2006) ISBN: 9780077111076
Personnel Review (Emerald)
Personnel Today (Reed Business Information)

Chartered Institute of Personnel and
Development website with a range of learning resources and journals

up-to-date intelligence on employment issues (Incomes Data

Unit 4: Marketing Principles (F/601/0556)
Brassington F and Pettitt S — Principles of Marketing 4th Edition (Financial
Times/Prentice Hall, 2006) ISBN: