Business Environment Assignment - John Lewis Partnership

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Business Environment
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1 Different types and purposes of organisations..................................................................1P2 Size and scope of different type of organisations.............................................................3TASK 2............................................................................................................................................5P3 Relationship between different organisational function....................................................5P4 Positive and negative impact of macro environment upon business operations...............8TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................10P5 Internal and external analysis of John Lewis Partnership...............................................10P6 Strengths and weaknesses interrelate with external macro factors.................................11CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................12REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONBusiness environment includes organisation and factors which affect on their operationsand achievement of objectives. Shareholders, employees, suppliers, public are internalcomponents which directlyinfluenced by the organisation. Government, economic conditions,technology, people and competitors are external elements which affect on firm and its policies(Apăvăloaie, 2014). Present report is based on John Lewis Partnership which is retail firmheadquartered in United Kingdom. Company provides variety of products which are clothes,food, furniture and financial services. This report includes different types of organisations likepublic, private and voluntary which have vary size and scope is specified in this assignment.Besides this, organisational functions and their connection in respect to structure and objective isstated. Furthermore, macro environment factors impact on business operations and internalstrengths and weakness interrelation is explained in the report.TASK 1P1 Different types and purposes of organisationsPublic, private and voluntary are three forms of sector which comprises firms thatconduct business for development of society.Public Organisation- It is owned, managed, run and controlled by government or otherrelated agencies, enterprise and other entities that deliver services and benefits to the public. Themain aim of public organisation is to focus on delivering goods and services mainly to thepublic. The concept of public sector is broadly different from core government, not for profitand private organisation. There are four types of public sector organisation: international,national, regional and local.Public sector provides variety of services like infrastructure,education, transportation, military and security services(Botha, Kourie and Snyman, 2014).Legal structure of Public sector -Central organisation- It is an organisation level of decision-making structure where allprocesses and decision are handled by top level officers.State organisation- A state government is a compulsory organisation which keeps andmaintains strong relation with central government to use legitimate force within a certaingeographical territory.1
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