Title Cambridge IGCSEâ„¢ and O Level Business Studies, 3/e
Subtitle Study and Revision Guide
Author Karen Borrington, Peter Stimpson
ISBN 9781510421264
List price GBP 13.50
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 168
Book size 210 X 298 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Hodder Education
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About the book


Enter the exam with the confidence to achieve your maximum potential using step-by-step guidance, helping you to practise skills learned and improve exam technique.

  • Avoid common misconceptions with frequent mistakes highlighted throughout
  • Build skills constructing and writing answers with a range of practice and exam style questions
  • Easily identify areas for improvement with the answers in the back of the book
  • Target your revision and focus on important concepts and skills with key objectives at the beginning of every chapter
  • Maximise your time in the exam with tips and suggestions on how to approach questions
  • Contextualise knowledge with authentic case studies


This Study and Revision has been updated for the revised syllabus for examination from 2020.




Section 1: Understanding business activity

Chapter 1: Business activity

Chapter 2: Classification of businesses

Chapter 3: Enterprise, business growth and size

Chapter 4: Types of business organisation

Chapter 5: Business objectives and stakeholder objectives

Case study: Understanding business activity


Section 2: People in business

Chapter 6: Motivating employees

Chapter 7: Organisation and management

Chapter 8: Recruitment, selection and training of employees

Chapter 9: Internal and external communication

Case study: People in business


Section 3: Marketing

Chapter 10:  Marketing, competition and the customer

Chapter 11: Market research

Chapter 12: The marketing mix: product

Chapter 13: The marketing mix: price

Chapter 14: The marketing mix: place

Chapter 15: The marketing mix: promotion

Chapter 16: Technology and the marketing mix

Chapter 17: Marketing strategy

Case study: Marketing

Section 4: Operations management

Chapter 18: Production of goods and services

Chapter 19: Costs, scale of production and break-even analysis

Chapter 20: Achieving quality production

Chapter 21: Location decisions

Case study: Operations management


Section 5: Financial information and financial decisions

Chapter 22: Business finance: needs and sources

Chapter 23: Cash flow forecasting and working capital

Chapter 24: Income statements

Chapter 25: Statement of financial position

Chapter 26: Analysis of accounts

Case study: Financial information and financial decisions


Section 6: External influences on business issues

Chapter 27: Economic issues

Chapter 28: Environmental and ethical issues

Chapter 29: Business and the international economy

Case study: External influences on business activity




About the Authors:

Karen Borrington teachs at Ecclestone School, Derbyshire and is an experienced examiner.

Peter Stimpson teachs at Hurtwood House School, Surrey and is an experienced examiner.

Target Audience:

This textbook is written for the latest Cambridge IGCSE and O Level Business Studies syllabus.


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