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  • People: approaches to staffing

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P&O Ferries sacks 800 sailors and halts crossings for days

  • Explain the role of a trade union such as Nautilus

  • Assess the implication to a business such as P&O of treating staff as a cost

  • Assess two effects of P&O’s actions to a retailer of fresh foods operating JIT stock control

  • Evaluate the usefulness of contingency/scenario planning to a business reliant on P&O 

Peter McGinn, Harton Academy

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