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VCE Business Management


Jacaranda’s market-leading Key Concepts in Business Management series has been fully revised and updated to reflect the new VCE Business Management Study Design for 2017-2021.

Jacaranda have made some important updates to the Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3 & 4 4e title for new and existing users.

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Discover Jacaranda’s Key Concepts in VCE Business Management series

VCE Units 1 – 4
Chapman | Richardson | Smithies | Phelan | Dumovic


The latest editions of Jacaranda’s Key Concepts in Business Management series provide an innovative way of structuring learning. The new series brings current, real-world examples to the classroom to engage and motivate all students.

Product suite includes:

eBookPLUS The electronic version of the student textbook that also includes a range of additional digital resources such as videos, interactivities, links to relevant support material on the internet and downloadable documents, spreadsheets, presentation files and worksheets for easy customisation and editing.
eBookPLUS + Print The familiar textbook, which also includes an activation code for eBookPLUS.
studyON Jacaranda’s unique exam preparation tool, now included for free and fully integrated across the entire series.
eGuidePLUS The teacher’s guide, which includes an electronic version of the entire student textbook (eBookPLUS) plus complementary and customisable digital resources designed for teachers such as printables, fully worked solutions, answers to all questions and practical activities, curriculum planners and teacher advice.

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Features


School-assessed course work tasks, review questions and a summary at the end of every chapter allow students to evaluate their knowledge

Jacaranda’s unique exam preparation tool, studyON, is now included and fully integrated across the series for greater value for money

Contains select up-to-date business statistics and current legislation to provide relevancy to the real-life practice of business management

A careful selection of contemporary case studies incorporate the latest business views and trends, demonstrating the application of theory in business

Interactivities, videos, weblinks and worksheets are integrated with robust content to engage and enhance students’ ability to learn independently

Background

studyON now comes with the Key Concepts in Business Development series—free.


studyON now comes with all new Jacaranda VCE texts across seven core subjects (Biology, Business Management, Chemistry, Health and Human Development, Physical Education, Physics and Psychology) for even greater value for money.

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Titles in Jacaranda’s Key Concepts in Business Management series


Choose from two formats: digital only, or digital and print.

  • PRINT + EBOOKPLUS + STUDYON

    Title: Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 1 & 2 4e Textbook + eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730331322
    Author(s): O’Keefe, Lofts, Pentland, Phillips
    Publish date: November 2016
    RRP: $94.95
    Year: 11
    Delivery: Student eBookPLUS with printed text and studyON

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  • EBOOKPLUS + STUDYON

    Title: Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 1 & 2 4e eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730334132
    Author(s): Chapman, Phelan, Richardson, Smithies
    Publish date: January 2017
    RRP: $64.95
    Year: 11
    Delivery: Activation code

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  • EGUIDEPLUS

    Title: Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 1 & 2 4e eGuidePLUS
    ISBN: 9780730331346
    Author(s): Chapman, Phelan, Richardson, Smithies
    Publish date: January 2017
    RRP: $114.95
    Year: 11
    Delivery: Teacher activation code

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Choose from two formats: digital only, or digital and print.

  • PRINT + EBOOKPLUS + STUDYON

    Title: Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3 & 4 4e Textbook + eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730331445
    Author(s): Chapman, Phelan, Richardson, Smithies
    Publish date: November 2016
    RRP: $94.95
    Year: 12
    Delivery: Student eBookPLUS with printed text and studyON

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  • EBOOKPLUS + STUDYON

    Title: Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3 & 4 4e eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730334200
    Author(s): Chapman, Phelan, Richardson, Smithies
    Publish date: January 2017
    RRP: $64.95
    Year: 12
    Delivery: Activation code

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  • EGUIDEPLUS

    Title: Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3 & 4 4e eGuidePLUS
    ISBN: 9780730331469
    Author(s): Chapman, Phelan, Richardson, Smithies
    Publish date: January 2017
    RRP: $117.95
    Year: 12
    Delivery: Teacher activation code

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2018 update

Key Concepts in VCE Business Management  Units 3 & 4 4e


Jacaranda have made some important updates to the Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3 & 4 4e title. These updates follow the completion of the first full year’s implementation of the VCE Business Management (2017–2021) study design, completion of the first VCE Business Management Exam for this study design and with consideration to the VCAA Business Management Advice for Teachers.

They aim to assist teachers and students focus on key knowledge and skills from the VCE Business Management (2017-2021) study design, and include:

  • Clearly identified subtopics for critical background knowledge (included by the authors) and key knowledge (from the study design)
  • Improved definitions for key terms
  • New and updated diagrams to clearly highlight key content
  • Improved coverage of the key knowledge points, including:
    – Effects of motivation strategies on short and long-term employee motivation
    – Training options
    – Entitlement and transition issues
    – Roles of participants in the workplace, including the Fair Work Commission
    – Differentiation between the inputs of manufacturing and service businesses
    – Materials strategies
    – Corporate social responsibility considerations in an operations system
    – Key principles of the Force Field Analysis theory (Lewin)
    – Porter’s Generic Strategies
    – Management strategies to respond to key performance indicators
    – Management strategies to seek new business (domestic and global)

The updated content is available now to all current and new users who have access to the full eBookPLUS. To access the content, open your eBookPLUS, select any chapter, click the “resources” tab, then click “eBook” and download the “2018 update” PDF.

How to buy


The Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management series can be purchased direct from Jacaranda or through a bookseller. Prices and options are outlined below:

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Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 1 & 2 4e

Print + eBookPLUS + studyON – $89.95

eBookPLUS + studyON – $59.95

eGuidePLUS – $114.95

Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3 & 4 4e

Print + eBookPLUS + studyON – $89.95

eBookPLUS + studyON – $59.95

eGuidePLUS – $114.95

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