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  • Submitted: 08/02/2010
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GCSE Business, Companies and Organisation, Activity

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Attaullah Mirlashari 10i

Applied Business GCSE

Unit 1 Investigating Business

Part 2

Task 1

Functional Areas

To be able to sell products, specific functions must be performed by staff regularly. In a small business, individual people complete the functions. In medium or large business, such as Tesco, the functions are performed by individuals working as members of functional areas, or departments.

Here is a diagram showing all functional areas.

Here is a short description of all the main functional areas within Morrisons.

* Finance and Accounts - They record and manage the revenue and costs of the business to calculate how much profit or loss it has made. If there are problems, action must be taken swiftly. Computers and IT mean that financial transactions can be recorded immediately and analysed.

* Human Resources - They are in charge of all activities carried out by staff. They take care of such things as health and safety and working conditions of all staff. You would contact the human resources department of a business if you were applying for a job there.

* Production / Operations - The operations function manages

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