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I am writing a business report about one medium or large size business in my case Jaguar, in this I will consider the objectives, organisation, structure, culture, and communication channels, within the business and examine how these factors interrelate

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Investigating how businesses work unit 1 For my business at work project I am writing a business report about one medium or large size business in my case Jaguar, in this I will consider the objectives, organisation, structure, culture, and communication channels, within the business and examine how these factors interrelate to affect the success of the business. Jaguar was founded in 1922 Jaguar has evolved from the production of motorcycle sidecars to become one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of premium sedans and sports cars. 1932 - 2004 Today there are 5 manufacturing sites in the UK: - * Gaydon, Warwickshire - The corporate headquarters for Land Rover and Jaguar. ...read more.

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* Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, Manufactures the Jaguar S-type and deals With the high technology for Jaguar. Halewood, Liverpool * Built in 1963 * Jaguar plant since 2001 * Factory has press shop, body & white assembly and trim/final * 300 acres of manufacturing space. * 2500 employees Ford once owned this site but jaguar took over the site in 2001, the site is renowned for its production quality the site also manufactures the X-type. Halewood is jaguars newest plant the sight is used to manufacture the X-Type. Jaguar also uses Halewood to produce body panels for their other models using giant pressing machines. ...read more.

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Advantages of a (PLC) * Raise large amount of capital from share issue. * Benefit from economies of scale, e.g. bulk buying, cheaper borrowing. * Produce goods at lower unit cost. Disadvantages of a (PLC) * Become too large resulting in poor labour relations. * Conflict of interest between shareholders and the Board of Directors. * Possibility of takeover or merger because shares can be bought by anyone. Jaguar is part of Ford, which is listed on the American stock market, Fords shares are 70 dollars each 30 million shares in total. The company is valued at a couple of hundred billion dollars. Jaguar is part of the premier automotive group * The Premier Automotive Group - Ford Motor Company's premium vehicle business group made up of UK-based Aston Martin, Jaguar and Land Rover together with Sweden-based Volvo ...read more.

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