Business Studies May/June 05 P3

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This document consists of 5 printed pages and 3 blank pages. SP (SJF3336) S76942/3 © UCLES 2005 [Turn over UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS General Certificate of Education Advanced Level BUSINESS STUDIES 9707/03 Paper 3 Case Study May/June 2005 3 hours Additional Materials: Answer Booklet/Paper READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST If you have been given an Answer Booklet, follow the instructions on the front cover of the Booklet. Write your Centre number, candidate number and name on all the work you hand in. Write in dark blue or black pen on both sides of the paper. You may use a soft pencil for any diagrams, graphs or rough working. Do not use staples, paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction fluid. Section A Answer all…show more content…
Apart from the cost of buying it, there could be problems with making the two groups of teachers work as one team. Human resource planning would be essential. There could be too many teachers in some subjects and not enough in others. Some teachers might lose their jobs. Paula thought she would need to create a new post of Deputy Head of the school whose main responsibility would be to train new teachers and introduce a job evaluation system. Option 3 – New building Paula has asked an architect to design a new building for Wotton College. This would give the school new science and computer rooms. The building could be paid for by selling a sports field for a new factory building. Local residents might object to this. The capacity of the school would increase to 400 students. Paula believes that profits would increase with more students. The construction would have to be finished in 6 months’ time for the start of the new school year. Parents and students might move to another school if the project was not finished on time. The architect has told Paula that the new building could be ready within 5 months if building started now. He has shown Paula a list of the activities for the project and the durations of each of them (Appendix B). Paula wants to draw a network diagram from this information. She has read that in recent weeks there has been a national strike by skilled building workers who are in
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