Posted: January 25th, 2017
European Union Microsoft competition case (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Union_Microsoft_competition_case) Task 3: (Task 3 meets learning outcome 2.3 Evaluate the impact of competition policy and other regulatory mechanisms on the activities of a selected organisation.) 1. Based on the anti-trust suit that was filed against Microsoft, evaluate the impact that competition policy and other regulatory mechanisms have had on them. Your answer must include a summary of what Microsoft did that failed to meet the European Union’s requirements as well as the changes that the organisation implemented to avoid the problem (or similar problems) in the future. Shell operates within both an internal and external business environment and it follows that different factors will affect the way in which they operate. You have been asked by your manager to prepare a report to present to a group of UK business leaders which covers the internal factors that apply to Shell operating in the UK as well as the global factors that would affect all businesses operating in the United Kingdom. Task 4: (Task 4 meets learning outcome 3.3 judge how the business and cultural environments shape the behaviour of a selected organisation and learning outcome 4.2 analyse the impact of global factors on UK business organisations.) 1. The business and cultural environments have a significant influence on the behaviour of organisations. For Shell operating in UK, judge how the following internal factors (operating within the country) shape the behaviour of the organisation:- a. Political factors b. Socio-cultural factors c. Educational factors 2. United Kingdom business organisations are affected by a range of global factors which are largely beyond their control. Analyse the impact of the following external factors (operating outside the country) on UK businesses:- a. Technological factors b. Legal factors c. Environmental factors “The European Commission represents the interests of the EU as a whole. It proposes new legislation to the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, and it ensures that EU law is correctly applied by member countries.” – European Commission EC.eurpa.eu, 2012 – http://ec.europa.eu/atwork/index_en.htm Task 5: (Task 5 meets learning outcome 4.3 Evaluate the impact of policies of the European Union on UK business organisations.) 1. Evaluate the impact of two policies of the European Union on UK business organisations..
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