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Kolk, A. (2016). The social responsibility of international business: From ethics and the environment to CSR and sustainable development. Journal of World Business, 51, 23–34. Kolk examined addressed social responsibility issues in the past 50 years, highlighting key developments and implications from a historical perspective of the international business (IB) literature. This 50-year review shows three subthemes: the (green) environment; ethics, rights, and responsibilities; poverty and (sustainable) development.
Pty Limited. (2019) Series: Strategic tools for business [Video]. Films on Demand. This video explores the PESTLE analysis as a helpful tool for managers in understanding alternate competitive environments. Offering real case studies, students will understand how PESTLE can be applied in practice and its usefulness in strategic decision-making. (Runtime 7:53)
Walsh, J. (2019). PEST analysis. Salem Press Encyclopedia. Read Abstract. Political, economic, sociocultural, and technological (PEST) analysis is a widely used tool in management and related studies with a broad range of applications. The basic concept is to contextualize a firm, a product, a transaction, or another unit of analysis within the world around it. Everything external to the unit of analysis is part of the competitive environment.
Capsim. (n.d.). Capstone Team Members Guide. The Capstone Team Members Guide is a concise information manual about the structure of the simulation, how to participate, and knowing performance outcomes. As information, the manual explains the industry context, consumer demand, and the market structure. On how to participate, the manual mentions the three critical foci of successful performance. Performance outcomes are the reports the simulation provides each competitor about its decisions and competition as a whole.
Warner, A. G. (2010). Strategic analysis and choice: A structured approach. pp. 27-40. ProQuest Ebook Central Read Chapter 3, Analyzing the Central Environment: PEST or PESTLE Assessment. The PEST/PESTLE is a tool that provides a consistent format for data collection and analysis for managements considering embarking on a new venture, whether home or abroad.
Goel, S. (2016). Financial ratios (First edition.). Business Expert Press. Owners/investors, management, and lenders require information to measure, compare, and evaluate an organization’s strength, operations, and sustainability. Financial ratios are this information. Each group has its own set of ratios. Each group must be able to converse with the other two groups. This text provides identification, description, formula, and explanation of financial ratios. This text is the learner’s first source on ratios.
Meyer, P. (2017). PepsiCo PESTEL/PESTLE analysis & recommendations. Panmore Institute. An example of a professionally completed PEST Analysis. Learners are encouraged to review this document for illustrative purposes.