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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 Presentation Transcript

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    • a dominant-firm oligopoly (IBM – although, mainframes have now mostly been replaced by smaller computers)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