Economics for Business

John Sloman, Dean Garratt, Jon Guest, Elizabeth Jones

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Economics for Business, 8th edition by Sloman, Garratt, Guest & Jones is an essential introduction to the subject, aiming to help you get a solid grasp of the economic principles for successful decisions in the business environment.

Accessible and easy to read, the book demonstrates how you can use economic concepts to understand problems surrounding the business environment, broaching issues of production processes, location, employability, the nature of the market, and competition.

The latest edition elaborates on various circumstances and factors that could impact successful decisions and affect businesses, from changes in government policies and regulations to additional factors such as Brexit, the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The eighth edition combines a clear, engaging writing style with a wealth of pedagogical features to support learning and organise your studying. The chapters begin with a presentation of the issues covered and end with a summary, giving you an overview of the learning objectives and helping you in the exam revision process.

Further features include the 'Definition Analysis' boxes and the 'Pause for Thought' questions, encouraging reflection and understanding on the topics. A plethora of real-life case studies based on smaller, and larger-scale businesses give a practical understanding of the economic issues in different business environments.

With its focus on critical thinking development and employability, this edition is a must-read guide that will give you valuable tools for your future career in the field.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages768
ISBN (Electronic)9781292239323
ISBN (Print)9781292239279
Publication statusPublished - 4 Mar 2019


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