Article #1: Chapter 1: Business Now: Change is the Only Constant
Why Article was chosen: The article was chosen because of the changing face of the business world. Change is the most effective thing that is taking effect in the business world in the present time. Change is therefore a very important aspect in business both within and externally.
Analysis: change is an important aspect in every entity is it in business. There is a very important link between change and growth in every business entity. A change in style and operation brings about growth and gives the business a different outlook. When change is effected as a appropriate, the business is able to have a different vi9ew in terms of operation and outlook. Change therefore is the only option and remains constant (Kelly, 2011).
Article#2: Chapter 2:BUSINESS COMMUNICATION: Creating and Delivering Messages that Matter
Why Article was chosen: Communication is critical in business operation. The essence of communication is to pass information that is critical for the message to be passed. Therefore, how information is passed is very critical.
Analysis: The most critical aspect in any business entity is communication (Forsyth, 2008). How a message is passed depends on how the message is received (Means, 2010). If the message passed is not received well, it becomes difficult for the intended information to be passed (Argenti, 2007).
Article#3: BUSINESS ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Doing Well by Doing Good
Why Article was chosen: This article was chosen to bring out the aspect of ethics and responsibility in the business world. Relationship between actors in business is essential and therefore, should inform the basis of interactions. Without ethics and critical social responsibility, the operations and interpersonal relations become affected.
Concept: Ethics and social responsibility
Analysis: The definition of ethics in the business in perspective simply means the mode of operation in business. If there is no ethics in business, relations between the business owners and the consumers are strained. Social responsibility has all to do with the how consumers are treated or the relationship between the individuals in the business entity (Griseri, 2010).
Article#4: Chapter 4: ECONOMICS: The Framework for Business
Why Article was chosen: This article was chosen because there are critical aspects that need to be in place as a foundation for proper business environment. Some people ignore these important frameworks. There is therefore a need to have a framework that is precise for business operation.
Analysis: Framework is critical in any business. Having proper foundation for business is essential for the ensuring a success (Harrison, 2010). In the event that there is no valid foundation for business foundation, the resultant factor is failure. to this end, it is critical to have a good framework for any business to prosper (Needle, 2010).
Article#5: Chapter 17: THE WORLD MARKETPLACE: Business without Borders
Why Article was chosen: this article was chosen because of the expansion of business on different fronts. Business today has been globalized due to the essence of globalization. The world is today a global village where people can shop anywhere.
Concept: world market place
Analysis: The world today has become a global village. Doing business has become easy especially with the rise of technology (DePalma, 2002). It is important to note that businesses are first growing and people are able to do business anywhere and therefore there are no barriers in the way people do business (Andrews, 2011).
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