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Investigating how Businesses Work - Alton Towers

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Portfolio A: Investigating how Businesses Work Introduction As part of the GNVQ Part One each pupil has to complete a collection of portfolio's. This Investigation is aimed at achieving all the criteria set out in Portfolio A. To complete this investigation I will split the portfolio up into the following sections: Section One - Business Activities, Aims and Objectives. Section Two - Four Functional Areas Section Three - Equal Opportunities Legislation Section Four - Internal & External communication Section Five - Comparison of Two Different Organisational Structures In order to complete the sections to a level that will pass all of the criteria's set out I must use a wide range of resources and sources of information, ranging from text books to the World WideWeb and company visits. Write here a History and Introduction to Alton Towers Section One: Business Activities, Aims and Objectives There are many different types of organisations in this world and these organisations operate in different industrial sectors and markets within these sectors. ...read more.

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smaller targets, if the business then achieves these targets they by-product will be that the business should in theory reach their overall aim. These smaller targets are the business objectives. In order for these objectives to be of use they must follow the S.M.A.R.T rule. Explain the SMART rule here. (Diagram of the Aims and Objectives would look good here) The business must constantly be monitoring and reviewing the business objectives in order to determine if the business is on track to reach the aim. If the business is not on course to meet the overall aim then the objectives can be altered accordingly for the business to get back on track. Once the overall aim has been established, many organisations like to produce a mission statement. The mission statement is a published statement to the general public which aims to inform the readers of the mission statement what the business stands for and what they wish to achieve in the long term. Write Alton Towers Mission statement here. ...read more.

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Human resources Write here a brief outline of the theory b) Finance Write here a brief outline of the theory c) Administration Write here a brief outline of the theory d) Production Write here a brief outline of the theory e) Marketing and sales Write here a brief outline of the theory f) Customer services Write here a brief outline of the theory What does the Marketing function do at Alton Towers? Write your answer here!!!! include a couple of job roles within the function What does the Human Resource function do at Alton Towers? Write your answer here!!!! include a couple of job roles within the function What does the Production function do at Alton Towers? Write your answer here!!!! include a couple of job roles within the function What does the Finance function do at Alton Towers? Write your answer here!!!! include a couple of job roles within the function For Alton Towers to reach its overall aim the functional areas can not work independently, they must work interdependently (together). Here you must write how the different functions interact, for example, the training provided by the Human resources department is important so the staff can operate the rides correctly and safely. ...read more.

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