DePaul University Department of Marketing
Interdisciplinary Commerce Studies 200 Introduction to Business
Spring 2010, T 10:20 11:40 DePaul Center Loop
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DATE W 1 Topic Taking Risks and Making Profits with the Dynamic Business Environm
Chapter 1- Managing Within the Dynamic Business Environments
What are two things businesses provide for entrepreneurs and for people in general?
Goodstangible products (appliances, stuff) and Servicesintangible products that cant
be held in your hand (edu
Chapter 2 How Economics affects Business: The Creation and Distribution of
What do the followers of Thomas Malthus (neo-Malthuasians)believe? How do their
views differ from other economists?
Dismal Sciencebirth control imperative because the poor i
Chapter 3 Competing in Global Markets
What are the tree reasons why countries trade with each other?
Allows countries to produce what they make best and buy what they need from
Boosted literacy and life expectancy
Provides many jobs in the
Chapter 4 Demonstrating Ethical Behavior and Social Responsibility
What are some things that could be done to restore trust in the free market system and in
Punish those who have broken the law.
Make accounting records more transpar
Chapter 7 Management, Leadership, and Employee Empowerment
Describe how todays managers have changed?
Younger and more progressive.
Growing numbers of women.
Fewer from elite universities.
Emphasis is on teams and team building.
Managers need to be sk
Chapter 10 Motivating Employees and Building Self-Managed Teams
Identify at least four traditional management theorists, and what are they known for:
Study how a job is performed.
Gather time & motion information.
Check different methods.
Chapter 11 Human Resource Management: Finding and Keeping the Best
What are the functions of human resource management?
Human Resource Management - The process of determining human resource
needs and then recruiting, selecting, developing, motiv
Chapter 20 Understanding Money and Financial Institutions, and The Federal
What are five characteristics of useful money?
What is e-cash and how can it be used?
money that is
Chapter 6 Entrepreneurship and the Challenges of Starting a Small Business
What are the criteria used to classify a business as small?
Small Business - Independently owned and operated, not dominant in its field of
operation and meets certain standards of
Chapter 5 Choosing a Form of Business Ownership
What are the general forms of business ownership?
Sole Proprietorship - A business owned, and usually managed, by one
Partnership - Two or more people legally agree to become co-owners of
TAKE HOME MESSAGE
EXAMPLE: To have a correct target market we will analyze the demography of people
in the Lincoln Park area. The general target market would be with the ages
BUSINESS PROPOSAL TECHNICALS OF MANAGEMENTS
TYPES OF EMPLOYEES?
TYPES OF RESPONSIBILITIES?
POWER OF MANAGEMENT
HOURS OF OPERATION
EXAMPLE: Management will consist of two m
MOCK COMPANY FLYERS EXAMPLE:
A new bar located in Lincoln Park
Everyday drink specials
Different party themes every Friday and Saturday
Rent out your own room for your individual party
Karaoke night- bring ou
Modern speakeasy Survey
Modern Speakeasy is considering opening a new bar in the area for the people to enjoy and regroup after stressful day of work or
just the plain and easy going enjoyment of relaxation. Would you help us
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Table of Contents
Executive summary .3
Required Assets 5
Specific labor issues .7
Marketing Plan .8
Chapter 12 Dealing With Employee-Management Issues and Relationships
Name several of the major pieces of labor-management legislation?
Negotiated Labor-Management Agreement (Labor Contract) - Sets the terms
under which labor and management will function o