Oct 15 The Organizing Environment

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The Organizing Environment Why Analyze? Organizations do not operate in a vacuum; they operate in an open system o Meanings environment and business have consequences on one another Organizations operate in a pluralistic environment o Many organizations and groups of people that have an impact on our existence These are largely uncontrollable factors ; external factors The General Environment Interest rates (high: good for investors, bad for debt; low: bad for investors, good for debt) Unemployment rates (right now lowest they’ve been in 19 years) Trade balances Dollar Strengths Market demands (economic and behavioural) gross income - taxes disposable income - essentials discrectionary income The Political/ Legal Environment Social Environment o Philosophies, attitudes and values o Changing demographics o Increasing urbanization o Education The Technological Environment The Ethical Environment o Pressure groups o Values; morals The International Environment
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