Business Studies Teaching Resources

- Strategy

Below is a list of case studies taken from the Strategy section of Business Case Studies. Choose your sub topic from the list of arrowed links below the Strategy heading.

Strategy resources for teachers

Aims and objectives

  Driving forward environmental aims and objectives

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Flow chart demonstrating relationship between aims, SMART objectives, strategy and tactics for UNISON's environmental campaign. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

Business strategy

  Vision, values and business strategies

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This bright and engaging A3 ePoster looks at how Tesco takes its visions and values and creates strategies to help grow the business in a variety of ways. The poster uses an easy-to-digest diagram, highlighting key points from Tesco’s case study which support the curriculum and help you achieve. As soon as your order has been processed, you can download and print your poster, so there’s no waiting around for delivery. – £3.49

Decision making

  Improving strategic decision making

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Cycle diagram showing the process of decision making for management accountants including strategic, operational and tactical decisions. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Managing risk through effective team-based decision making

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Flow diagram illustrating relationships between key roles and levels of responsibility. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Financial information in decision making

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Column structure comparing responsibilities of Financial Accountants against Management Accountants. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

Enterprise

  Enterprise in the fast lane

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Entrepreneurship diagram looking at risk taking and innovation. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Intellectual property rights and entrepreneurship

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Growth

  Growing a company by international aquisition

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Column structure comparing features and benefits of organic versus inorganic growth. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

Mission

  Delivering the mission statement

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Flow chart showing how a mission statement links to aims, objectives, strategy and outcomes. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

Sectors of industry

  Sectors of industry

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Chart outlining the three sectors of industry (primary, secondary and tertiary) with examples of typical roles and skills required. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

Strategic planning

  Delivering a business strategy

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Demonstrates the relationship between TNT's strategy, mission, values and aims and objectives. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

Vision

  Values into vision

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This A3 ePoster is an open and engaging learning tool, one that can be used in the classroom, or pinned to your bedroom wall. The poster explores how Syngenta’s values determine direction and focus, presented in an easy-to-understand diagram, making sure you have all you need to know it the most digestible format. There’s no need to wait around for the poster, as soon as your order has been processed you can download and print it off. – £3.49

Stakeholders

  Stakeholders as partners

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Shows BT's key stakeholders and the role that each stakeholder plays in the context of BT. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Engaging with stakeholders

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Highlights Primark's key external stakeholders in a spider diagram. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Stakeholders in recycling and re-use

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Spider diagram highlighting key stakeholders and their impacts. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  The role of stakeholders

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Wheel showing key external influential stakeholders Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Meeting responsibilities to stakeholders

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Spider diagram highlighting key stakeholders and their impacts. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

What is ‘Strategy’?

Case studies focusing on this part of the curriculum illustrate what having a mission, vision, aims and objectives means to a business and how a company decides on the strategies and tactics that will deliver its aims and objectives.

Other core aspects of strategy include:

  • Managing change
  • Decision making
  • Growing the business
  • Managing stakeholder relationships