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Business Environment Analysis : Assignment

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BusinessEnvironmentAnalysis
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3P1 An Explanation of Different Types and Purposes of Three Types of Organisation.........3P2 Information About Different Organisations......................................................................5TASK 2............................................................................................................................................8P3 Relationship Between Different Organisational Functions...............................................8TASK 3............................................................................................................................................9P4 Impacts of Macro Environment on Business Operations of John Lewis..........................9TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................12P5 SWOT Analysis of John Lewis.......................................................................................12P6 Strengths and weaknesses interrelate with external macro factors for the chosenorganisation..........................................................................................................................14CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................15REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................16
INTRODUCTIONBusiness Environment can be defined as the influence that is created by the internal andexternal factors on the working of a company (What Is Business Environment? - Definition &Factors,2019). The assignment is based upon three different types of organisation which arePrivate, Public, and Non-Profit Organisation. In the private organisation, John Lewis Partnershipis taken, in public sector organisation, Cabinet Office is taken, and in the NPOs, RegendaLimited is taken(Al-Saleh and Mahroum, 2015). The main focus of this assignment will be onJohn Lewis Partnership which is headquartered in London and deals in clothing, watches,cosmetics, furnitures, beds, etc. Further it will also provide knowledge about the differentdepartmental functions within the organisation. It will further discuss the impact of externalenvironment on its workings and the strengths and weakness and opportunities and threats whichthe company have.TASK 1P1 An Explanation of Different Types and Purposes of Three Types of OrganisationPrivate Organisations:Private firmsare the organisations which are run by single or some individuals with themotive of earning profit. The mainpurposeof these organisations is to earn profit by providingservices to their customers. In the following assignment, John Lewis is a private organisationwhich deals in clothing, watches, jewellery etc. Further the Legal Structure of theseorganisations are classified as under:Sole Proprietorship:In this type of private organisation, the business is run by only asingle individual and is solely responsible for all the profit and losses earned by the company.Partnership:It can be defined as the organisation in which there are two or moreindividuals join together to do some lawful business with the motive of earning profit. In thistype of organisation, the minimum number of partners is 2 and the maximum limit is 25.Company:It can be defined an artificial legal person, having a separate legal entity thanits partners which is run with the motive of earning profit. It differentiates between the liabilityof the partners and the company. The minimum number of partners in company is 2 and amaximum of 200 partners can join the company.Public Organisations:
These are the organisations which are owned and controlled by the government whetherstate, local or central and the 51% shares of the company are in the hands of government to sayan organisation as a public organisation(Bar-Isaac and Shapiro, 2013). The mainpurposeofthese organisations is to provide services to the citizens of the country. In this assignment, thepublic sector organisation is the Cabinet Office which creates conditions for making thebusinesses carried over in UK as successful one. The types of Public Organisation are discussedas under:Central Government:This is the apex body that formulates policies for state and localgovernments of a country.State Government:State Government helps the central government in implementing thepolicies laid down by Central Government.Local Government:The local government of a country deals with the day to day activitiesof the local firms of the country.Voluntary Organisations:These are the organisations which are working for social service. These type oforganisations have paid as well as volunteer staff also. The mainpurposeof these organisationsis to serve the society and making public benefit through their services. In the followingassignment, the Non profit organisation taken is the Regenda Limited which renovates the placesfor further use such as for sale, for rent which then is used forproviding services to society(Campling, 2012). These are also further classifies which are discussed as under:Charitable Trust:A NPO which is established in order to promote health, education andsafety, relief of poverty, or any other purpose in the light of society can be treated as charitabletrust.Unincorporated Associations:It is another form of voluntary organisations which ismade by a group of persons in order to fulfil a common purpose for the benefit of the society as awhole.Growth of International Business Environment:Internation Business Environment includes the involvement of political risks, culturalrisks, exchange risks, legal and taxation risks for a company when it is operating in maycountries. Allthesetype of organisations such as private, public and non voluntary, makes theircontribution in the international business environment. Like Private Sector Organisations work
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