Macroeconomic environment in which the business operates, Operation Research

Provide a description of the macroeconomic environment in which the business operates noting:

a) The overall 'stability' of the political system/government of the country in which the business operates.

b) The general level of inflation, unemployment and 'average' interest rate of the country in which the business is physically located (and also the countries in which most customers live if different from the location of the firm).  Also discuss any recent changes in those variables.   Does the economy seem to be in a recession, boom or otherwise?.

c)  If 'your' business exports its products to other countries, provide some information about the (currency) exchange rate, discussing its current level, and recent changes in it.

Use the above information to comment on whether or not the overall macroeconomic conditions faced by the firm are likely to become more or less favourable over the coming years.  In this section you should consider such things as:

  • Whether your main products are likely to be 'normal' or 'inferior' and hence whether demand is likely to rise or fall during recessions and thus whether the economic climate of the countries in which most of your customers live is likely to reflect well or poorly on your sales
  • Whether you are likely to face problems getting access to key factors of production (e.g. are there skills shortages?), and whether this is likely to affect the businesses' future operating costs.
  • If your business exports its products OR if imports factors of production .... whether recent trends in exchange rates are likely to be good or bad for costs and/or revenues.
Posted Date: 3/29/2013 2:03:17 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Macroeconomic environment in which the business operates, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Macroeconomic environment in which the business operates, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Macroeconomic environment in which the business operates Discussions

Write discussion on Macroeconomic environment in which the business operates
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Maximize w = 5x -2y +3z subject to 2x +2y -z>=2 y + 3z

Title  Page Tthe title page  should  indicate  the topic  on which  the report has been  prepared the  person  or agency who has  prepared it the  person  a agency for whom it

Using   Software for Analysis Grouping and Displaying Data   to Convey Meaning Normal 0 false false false EN-IN X-NONE X-NONE

Maximize Z= 3x1 + 2X2 Subject to the constraints: X1+ X2 = 4 X1 - X2 = 2 X1, X2 = 0

A paper mill produces two grades of paper viz., X and Y. Because of raw material restrictions, it cannot produce more than 400 tons of grade X paper and 300 tons of grade Y paper i

Limitation  The  report should  also point  out the  main  limitation of the  research reported  therein. This  will be helpful  to the reader who can form  his own opinion

Merits a.It is simple  to understand  and easy  to calculate. b.It is very  useful  in the  case of data which  are of  qualitative nature  like  intelligence  honesty  be

six operators are to be assigned to the 5 jobs with the cost of assignments


Manner of Presentation  Decide  whether  you wish  to achieve  your  objective by a formal  presentation or a  non formal  type  of presentation. As  discussed  earlier the