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In this assignment I will describe the type of business, purpose and ownership of two contrasting organisations and I will also describe the different stakeholders who influence the purpose. My two chosen contrasting businesses are ASDA and Newham Local s

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BTEC National Diploma in Business Exploring Business Activity Introduction: In this assignment I will describe the type of business, purpose and ownership of two contrasting organisations and I will also describe the different stakeholders who influence the purpose of two contrasting organisations. And then I will outline the rationale of the strategic aims and objectives of two contrasting organisation. My two chosen contrasting businesses are ASDA and Newham Local service center. Task 1.1 ASDA is a British supermarket chain which retails food, clothing by george, toys , car wash and general merchandise such as electrical products and cooking appliances. ASDA also have a mobile network called ASDA mobile. ASDA is Wal-Mart's largest non-U.S. subsidiary, accounting for almost half of the company's international sales. They aer currently the 2nd largest chain in the UK. ASDA is a plc which means a public limited company, plc is owned by a group of people called share holder, this share holder are those who invest their money in the business, they also contribute or vote on issues affecting the business and those are also the one who will choose their board of director and this board of director is the one who makes decisions on behalf of the shareholders. Anybody can buy shares in a public limited company as long as there are shares available in the market. ...read more.


Employees: Employees influence the purpose of this organisation because without them customers will not be provided with the services they needed. Employees need to be provided with the right equipments in order to ensure their effectiveness. To work in different department of the local government you need different skills or qualifications. Government: Government influence the organisation because they are the main decision maker for this organisation. The central government needs to ensure they make the right decision on where to allocate resources. Inability to make the right decision will affect the local government because they might not be able to provide all the requirements of their customers. Task 1.3 Aims are the long term goals of an organisation. Objectives are the short term goal that an organisation uses to achieve its aims. To do this effectively, these objectives must be smart, objectives must be smart in order to be effective. Setting up objectives will help the organisation to know if they are on the right way to achieve their long-term aims. To be able to achieve your aims you must achieve your short-term objectives first before you can achieve your long-term aims for example if a company wants to maximise its profit in the future they need to make more sales to achieve that aim. ...read more.


of achievement for all children and young people by: * Offering a wide range of learning and teaching experiences * Developing and implementing Individual Education Plans * Valuing the contribution of all children and young people * Having high expectations of all children and young people * Training staff to equip them to teach all children and young people * We aim to include all children and young people in all the activities of the school by: * Fostering supportive friendships among children and young people * Having clear codes of behaviour that take account of the particular difficulties that certain children and young people face * Working to enable children and young people to become more independent * Finding ways to overcome any difficulties caused by the physical environment, school rules or routines * Promoting diversity, understanding difficulties, recognising and respecting individual differences * Taking positive steps to prevent exclusions, especially of children and young people with statements of special educational needs * We aim to work in partnership with parents and carers by: * Welcoming parents and carers into the school * Making written and spoken language accessible * Dealing with parents and carers with honesty, trust and discretion. * Taking time, sharing information, listening and valuing contributions in meetings. (Reference: Newham local website) ?? ?? ?? ?? Omobolanle Salami 19/01/2010 Assignment No.1 Unit 1 1 ...read more.

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