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BTEC Level 4 and Level 5 Higher National Diplomas in
Business
Unit 1: Business Environment (Y/601/0546)
Textbooks
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 www.direct.gov.uk/en/index.htm the government’s portal

www.berr.gov.uk

has sections on business support,
Europe, Business Law and regional development as well as other materials www.ac777.dial.pipex.com/bes/index.html

Online journal for British Economy
Survey

www.competition-commission.org.uk/

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

www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/journals

is a directory of materials that can be used for teaching and covers a broad spectrum of business and economics

www.ofgem.gov.uk/Pages/OfgemHome. aspx is the web site of the Office of the
Gas and Electricity Markets. Each industry regulator has a similar site

www.bized.co.uk/

Bized provides a selection of teaching and learning resources

www.bbc.co.uk/news/business/

the BBC web site’s business section

http://europa.eu/index_en.htm

The website of the European Union

www.thetimes100.co.uk

includes a number of business and economics oriented case studies

Videos
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
(H/601/0548)
Textbooks
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).
Websites
The professional accounting bodies all have websites with lots of useful information and links. www.aat.co.uk The Association of Accounting
Technicians

www.bized.co.uk

Bized provides a selection of teaching and learning resources

www.ft.com

The Financial Times

Unit 3: Organisations and Behaviour (H/601/0551)
Textbooks
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
Journals
Personnel Review (Emerald)
Personnel Today (Reed Business Information)
Websites
www.cipd.co.uk

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

www.incomesdata.co.uk

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

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