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Enterprise Management [electronic resource] : 2010 Edition

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781856177351Series: CIMA exam practice kitPublication details: Burlington : Elsevier, 2009.Edition: 5th edISBN:
  • 9780080961460
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Enterprise Management : 2010 EditionDDC classification:
  • 658.15 658.1511076
LOC classification:
  • HD30.23
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Contents:
Front Cover; E2 - Enterprise Management; Copyright Page; Contents; Syllabus Guidance, Learning Objectives and Verbs; Learning Outcomes, Syllabus Content and Examintaion Format; Examination Techniques; Chapter 1 Business Strategy; Business strategy; Levels of strategy; Corporate strategy; Business strategy; Functional/operational strategies; Rational planning approach to strategy formulation; Advantages of the rational approach; Disadvantages of planned strategies; Typical usage; The resource-based view of strategy
Factor conditionsDemand conditions; Related and supporting industries; Firm strategy, structure and rivalry; Interactions between the determinants; Knowledge test - Quick questions; Knowledge test - Answers; Chapter 3 Strategic Models and Tools; Mission; Objectives; Hierarchy of objectives; SMART objectives; Stakeholders; Mendelow's power/interest matrix; Corporate appraisal - SWOT analysis; The level of decision-making; Centralisation; Advantages; Decentralisation; Advantages; The value chain; Primary activities; Support activities; The finance function's role in adding value
Knowledge test - Quick questions
Porter's generic strategiesCost leadership; Differentiation; Focus; Being ""stuck in the middle""; Knowledge test - Quick questions; Knowledge test - Answers; Chapter 4 Organisational Culture, Ethics and Governance; Culture; Influences on culture; Importance of culture; Cultural control; Cultural models; Handy; Ethics and social responsibility; Why are they important?; Ethical control; CIMA code of ethics; Corporate governance; Encouraging innovation and creativity; Benefits; Drawbacks; Knowledge test - Quick questions; Knowledge test - Answers; Chapter 5 Introduction to Project Management
Projects and project managementProjects; Project management; Objectives of project management; Contrast with line management; Programme management; Stakeholders; Project stakeholders; Project managers; The project team; Project team structure; Organisational structure and the link to project success; Knowledge test - Quick questions; Knowledge test - Answers; Chapter 6 The Project Management Process; The project life cycle - the 4-D model; Define the project; Design the project; Deliver the project; Develop the process; PRINCE 2; Implications for project staff of PRINCE 2; Maylor's 7-S model
The ecological perspective on the firm - The adaptive or evolutionary approach to strategyThe emergent strategy approach to strategy formulation (Mintzberg); Logical incrementalism; System-based views on strategy (Mintzberg); Knowledge test - Quick questions; Knowledge test - Answers; Chapter 2 Assessing the External Environment; Political/legal; Economic; Social; Technical; Examining industry profitability - Porter's five forces; Competitors; Threat of new entrants; Buyer power; Supplier power; Substitute products; Porter's Diamond - The competitive of a nation's industries
Summary: HELPING YOU PREPARE WITH CONFIDENCE, AVOID PITFALLS AND PASS FIRST TIME CIMA's Exam Practice Kits contain a wealth of practice exam questions and answers, focusing purely on applying what has been learned to pass the exam. Fully updated to meet the demands of the new 2010 syllabus, the range of questions covers every aspect of the course to prepare you for any exam scenario. Each solution provides an in-depth analysis of the correct answer to give a full understanding of the assessments and valuable insight on how to score top marks. - The only exam practice kits to
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Front Cover; E2 - Enterprise Management; Copyright Page; Contents; Syllabus Guidance, Learning Objectives and Verbs; Learning Outcomes, Syllabus Content and Examintaion Format; Examination Techniques; Chapter 1 Business Strategy; Business strategy; Levels of strategy; Corporate strategy; Business strategy; Functional/operational strategies; Rational planning approach to strategy formulation; Advantages of the rational approach; Disadvantages of planned strategies; Typical usage; The resource-based view of strategy

Factor conditionsDemand conditions; Related and supporting industries; Firm strategy, structure and rivalry; Interactions between the determinants; Knowledge test - Quick questions; Knowledge test - Answers; Chapter 3 Strategic Models and Tools; Mission; Objectives; Hierarchy of objectives; SMART objectives; Stakeholders; Mendelow's power/interest matrix; Corporate appraisal - SWOT analysis; The level of decision-making; Centralisation; Advantages; Decentralisation; Advantages; The value chain; Primary activities; Support activities; The finance function's role in adding value

Knowledge test - Quick questions

Porter's generic strategiesCost leadership; Differentiation; Focus; Being ""stuck in the middle""; Knowledge test - Quick questions; Knowledge test - Answers; Chapter 4 Organisational Culture, Ethics and Governance; Culture; Influences on culture; Importance of culture; Cultural control; Cultural models; Handy; Ethics and social responsibility; Why are they important?; Ethical control; CIMA code of ethics; Corporate governance; Encouraging innovation and creativity; Benefits; Drawbacks; Knowledge test - Quick questions; Knowledge test - Answers; Chapter 5 Introduction to Project Management

Projects and project managementProjects; Project management; Objectives of project management; Contrast with line management; Programme management; Stakeholders; Project stakeholders; Project managers; The project team; Project team structure; Organisational structure and the link to project success; Knowledge test - Quick questions; Knowledge test - Answers; Chapter 6 The Project Management Process; The project life cycle - the 4-D model; Define the project; Design the project; Deliver the project; Develop the process; PRINCE 2; Implications for project staff of PRINCE 2; Maylor's 7-S model

The ecological perspective on the firm - The adaptive or evolutionary approach to strategyThe emergent strategy approach to strategy formulation (Mintzberg); Logical incrementalism; System-based views on strategy (Mintzberg); Knowledge test - Quick questions; Knowledge test - Answers; Chapter 2 Assessing the External Environment; Political/legal; Economic; Social; Technical; Examining industry profitability - Porter's five forces; Competitors; Threat of new entrants; Buyer power; Supplier power; Substitute products; Porter's Diamond - The competitive of a nation's industries

HELPING YOU PREPARE WITH CONFIDENCE, AVOID PITFALLS AND PASS FIRST TIME CIMA's Exam Practice Kits contain a wealth of practice exam questions and answers, focusing purely on applying what has been learned to pass the exam. Fully updated to meet the demands of the new 2010 syllabus, the range of questions covers every aspect of the course to prepare you for any exam scenario. Each solution provides an in-depth analysis of the correct answer to give a full understanding of the assessments and valuable insight on how to score top marks. - The only exam practice kits to