ECONOMICS & BUSINESS

The study of economics provides valuable knowledge for making decisions in everyday life. By studying economics, students can develop an analytical approach that helps them to understand a wide range of issues such as why some people earn more than others, why some economies grow faster than others, and how people set up and run a successful business. Economics challenge students for their knowledge of economic principles and their ability to apply problem-solving and critical-thinking skills to real-world events.

Subcategories: Management, Leadership, Entrepreneurship.

You are expected to do research on the theme of the year, “Creativity: Beyond the Borders”, in the context of Economics & Business. You may find the recommended resources below.

The study resources contain several movies and videos to watch, books and articles to read, topics to research, and questions to sharpen your knowledge.

BOOKS

  • REWORK by Jason Fried & David H Hansson
  • The ONE Thing:
    The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller & Jay Papasan

FILMS

  • A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  • The Social Network (2010)
  • Moneyball (2011)

RESEARCH TOPICS

Explore the following below:

  • Jack Ma
  • Jeff Bezos
  • Oprah Winfrey

Thought-Provoking Questions

  • If you were designing a new university for the creative economy, what would be its main features?
  • What makes a great creative city?
  • How do I get a job and/or make a living in the creative economy?
  • What are the characteristics of a creative citizen?
  • Why is creativity so crucial for entrepreneurs?
  • What jobs require creativity?
  • Why do organisations need creativity?
  • Can creativity be trained?

OTHER SUBJECT RESOURCES

Creativity: Beyond the Borders” is the theme of the year 2018-2019! Owlypia has five main subjects and Common Ground.

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