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  • Think of a company you know or do some quick research (a.k.a. ask your best friend Google).

Give ONE example of ONE of the following: 

a merger, buyout, takeover, vertical integration, horizontal integration, monopoly, oligopoly, perfect competition 

Your example should not be mentioned in the textbook.

Have fun!
  • Business2 week11

    1. 1. <ul><li>Unit 17 – 19 </li></ul><ul><li>Futures & Derivatives </li></ul><ul><li>Market Structure & Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Takeovers, Mergers & Buyouts </li></ul><ul><li>Business English 2 – week 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Professor Hayashi </li></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><li>Today’s Class </li></ul>S.No. Slide Name Slide No 1. Attendance & Homework Check 0 2. Review Presentation (Unit 14 – 16) 0 3. Unit 17 – Futures & Derivatives 3-4 4. Unit 18 – Market Structure & Competition 5-7 5. Unit 19 – Takeovers, Mergers & Buyouts 8 6. Homework 9
    3. 3. <ul><li>B </li></ul><ul><li>A </li></ul><ul><li>F </li></ul><ul><li>C </li></ul><ul><li>E </li></ul><ul><li>D </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 17 – Futures & Derivatives </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary – exercise 1A pg. 100 </li></ul><ul><li>helpful link: </li></ul><ul><li>http://hubpages.com/hub/options-futures-and-hedging-meaning-features-similarities-and-differences </li></ul><ul><li>Define the main features and teach your group. </li></ul><ul><li>Futures, Hedging & Speculating, Options and Swaps </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Futures, Hedging & Speculating, Options, Swaps </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Unit 18 – Market Structure and Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Warm up - Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Read through the discussion on page 106 and have a quick chat in your groups </li></ul><ul><li>-market leader (#1) </li></ul><ul><li>market challenger (#2) </li></ul><ul><li>market follower (#3,4,etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Market Leaders, </li></ul><ul><li>Challengers, Followers </li></ul><ul><li>Read through pg. 107 and write headings for each paragraph in your groups </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Market Leaders, Challengers, Followers – pg. 107 </li></ul><ul><li>Market Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Expanding Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Market Challengers </li></ul><ul><li>Market Followers </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing a Niche/ Dangers Faced By Market Followers </li></ul><ul><li>* read second summary on page 108 </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Unit 18 - Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>pg. 109 exercise 2A, 2B </li></ul><ul><li>Answers – 2A </li></ul><ul><li>perfect competition </li></ul><ul><li>monopoly </li></ul><ul><li>monopsony </li></ul><ul><li>natural monopoly </li></ul><ul><li>monopolistic competition </li></ul><ul><li>oligopoly </li></ul><ul><li>economies of scale </li></ul><ul><li>barriers to entry </li></ul><ul><li>dominant-firm oligopoly </li></ul><ul><li>cartel </li></ul><ul><li>Answers – 2B </li></ul><ul><li>monopsony (the government should be the only buyer) </li></ul><ul><li>an oligopoly (dominated by a few large suppliers) </li></ul><ul><li>perfect competition (no barriers to entry) </li></ul><ul><li>monopolistic competition (because of consumer preference for several marginally different brands, which creates fragmented markets too small to allow many competitors) </li></ul><ul><li>a dominant-firm oligopoly (IBM – although, mainframes have now mostly been replaced by smaller computers) </li></ul><ul><li>a monopoly (regarding ownership of the railway tracks) </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Unit 19 – Takeovers, Mergers and Buyouts </li></ul><ul><li>Do exercise 1A on pg. 112 </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWERS 1A </li></ul><ul><li>1. to innovate (innovation) </li></ul><ul><li>2. to diversify (diversification) </li></ul><ul><li>3. to merge (a merger) </li></ul><ul><li>4. a raid </li></ul><ul><li>5. a takeover bid </li></ul><ul><li>6. horizontal integration </li></ul><ul><li>7. vertical integration </li></ul><ul><li>8. backward integration </li></ul><ul><li>9. forward integration </li></ul><ul><li>10. synergy </li></ul><ul><li>DO WRITING EXERCISE ON PG. 118 </li></ul><ul><li>for example </li></ul><ul><li>Furthermore </li></ul><ul><li>Yet </li></ul><ul><li>in other words </li></ul><ul><li>on the contrary </li></ul><ul><li>Moreover </li></ul><ul><li>for instance </li></ul><ul><li>Even though </li></ul><ul><li>i.e. </li></ul><ul><li>however </li></ul><ul><li>Nevertheless </li></ul><ul><li>Although </li></ul><ul><li>because </li></ul><ul><li>Consequently </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Homework </li></ul>Visit the Facebook Group page to answer the question!

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