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Investigate three contrasting businesses and describe their aims and objectives and current forms of ownership

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  • Submitted: 25/01/2012
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AS and A Level Structures, Objectives & External Influences

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AO1 Investigate three contrasting businesses and describe their aims and objectives and current forms of ownership

Businesses are different from each other in what they want to achieve and in their ownership. I will investigate these areas.

Aims

Aims are goals of a business. Businesses usually have lots of aims to achieve, as they influence whole company and behave within company. Shared aims helps to build loyalty within a business and it helps employees understand what a whole business is about. Some of the businesses have a mission statements by which they shape long-term aims of a particular business. I will talk widely about couple types of aims, such as financial, ethical, market centred and customer centred.

Financial

The owners of a business sometimes risk their capitals and their profit is a reward for risk-taking if successful. If a business is grown, it needs to start making profits. Profits can be reinvested like be spent on buying new equipment or vehicles for a business; also, it can be spent on increasing staff or premises. However, profits have to be spent on running business and make sure it will survive. To better understand role

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