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Pule Brickworks specialise in the manufacturing of bricks. One of their suppliers is Sand & Stone, which is sometimes out of stock. PBW's employees are regularly absent from work. The business recently obtained a loan from Cash Bank at a high interest rate. 

  1. Name the business sector in which PBW operate. Motivate your answer.
  2. Classify PBW's challenges according to the THREE business environments. State the extent of control PBW have over each environment. Draw the table below in the ANSWER BOOK to present your answer.
CHALLENGE  BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT  EXTENT OF CONTROL 

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  1. Secondary sector -> Motivation: PBW manufactures bricks/Sand & Stone is a supplier.
  2. CHALLENGE
    BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
    EXTENT OF CONTROL

    Sand & Stone/The supplier is sometimes out of stock.
    Market environment
    Limited/Little influence.

    Employees are regularly absent from work.
    Micro-environment
    Full control.

    A high interest rate. Macro-environment
    No control.


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