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BTEC First Diploma in Business Unit 1 Exploring Business Purposes Introduction: In this Assignment I want to describe the purpose of setting aims and objectives for business and also compare and contrast the ownership, aims and objectives of two selected business. Task 1 In this task I should describe the purpose of setting aims and objectives in the private, public and voluntary sectors and give some specific examples. All business organisations have to set aims and objectives. Aims are long term goals. Objectives are short term goals and they are more specific than aims, in order to archive aims you must have objectives in order word objectives are target which are set to help to achieve overall aims. ...read more.


For example you can set a time limit to review your progress after one month. A lot of business organisations have mission statement; it explains the main purpose of the business. It also explains the main aims of the business. The aims and objectives will be different depending on whether the business is in the private, public or in the voluntary sector. For example: Sector Business Aim Private sector Tesco To expand their profit and also retain to be the market leader. Public sector NHS To provide an excellent health services in the UK and to treat everyone the same way. Voluntary sector Oxfam To remove poverty throughout the world And in order to achieve all that aim they have objectives. ...read more.


which is in the public sector. Morrison NHS Is owned by shareholder Is owned by the government The finance comes from selling shares to general public The finance comes from Taxations The decision maker are the Border directors The minister of health is making the decisions Task 2 b The mission statement from NHS is to provide patient care, education and research of the highest quality. In pursuit of this mission they are guided by the following values. * They put patients first * They involve, develop and support staff * They promote innovation and improvement * They pursue excellence in everything * They respect others and treat everyone as equals * They work in partnership to improve the health and well-being of the community, within a sustainable environment * They are accountable for they use of public resources (Reference: http://www.uhbristol.nhs.uk/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/what-we-do/mission-and-values.html) ?? ?? ?? ?? Omobolanle Salami 23/04/2009 Assignment No. 03 1 ...read more.

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