Buisness Studies O Levels Cambridge

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level *6812647732* BUSINESS STUDIES Paper 2 Candidates answer on the Question Paper. Additional Materials: Insert 7115/23 May/June 2010 1 hour 45 minutes READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST Write your Centre number, candidate number and name on all the work you hand in. Write in dark blue or black pen. Do not use staples, paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction fluid. DO NOT WRITE IN ANY BARCODES. Answer all questions. The Insert contains the case study.

The business described in this question paper is entirely fictitious. At the end of the examination, fasten all your work securely together. The number of marks is given in brackets [ ] at the end of each question or part question. For Examiner’s Use 1 2 3 4 5 Total This document consists of 11 printed pages, 1 blank page and 1 Insert. DC (SLM) 28429 © UCLES 2010 [Turn over www. XtremePapers. net 2 1 (a) Bashir wants to continue to expand the business. Identify and explain two other aims Bashir might have for the business.

Aim 1: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Explanation: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Aim 2: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Explanation: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 8] For Examiner’s Use © UCLES 2010 7115/23/M/J/10 www. XtremePapers. net 3 (b) To expand the business Bashir will need to raise finance. He is considering either selling assets owned by the business, taking on a business partner or selling shares by forming a private limited company. Consider these three options for raising finance and recommend which one he should choose. Justify your choice. Selling assets: …………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Take on a partner: ……………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Sell shares: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Recommendation: ……………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… [12] For Examiner’s Use © UCLES 2010 7115/23/M/J/10 [Turn over www. XtremePapers. net 4 2 (a) Explain four reasons why employees at Bashir Baskets might want to be members of a trade union.

Reason 1: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Reason 2: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

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