Make Stress Work for You

This is a guest post written by counsellor Phil Meehan.


First thing’s first – stress is not a bad thing. In fact, it is how we know we’re alive. Stress is anything that shifts your balance. It is the excitement of a crush and it helps get things done when a deadline is looming.

For over a hundred years, a simple way to see the relationship between stress and productivity has been the Yerkes Dodson curve (1). Think of an upside down U. 

On the left you have low stress and low productivity. On the right you have high stress and low productivity. In the middle, you have what some researchers call “flow”, or the peak productivity. Can you remember a time when you were so completely immersed in something that you lost track of time? Maybe it was working with a group on a interesting art project, playing your favourite video game or programming? That’s the top of the curve. Now, it might be hard to reach the top studying for your next test,...

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IB Business Management Magic Words - Section 5

Here is a list of all of the key words you should know for each of the Section 5 chapters. Learning all the key words is a really important part of the business course, so take time to make sure you can quickly, accurately define each of these.

 

 

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IB Business Management Magic Words - Section 4

Here is a list of all of the key words you should know for each of the Section 4 chapters. Learning all the key words is a really important part of the business course, so take time to make sure you can quickly, accurately define each of these.

 

 

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How to Structure a Business Management Extended Essay

 

Here is a step-by-step structure you can follow if you’re doing your Extended Essay in Business Management.

The layout has changed recently (May 2017), for example in terms of the cover sheet requirements and the reflections, but this post is up-to-date (and it includes a lot of helpful links).

Before we get started  

Here are a few key points and other helpful links you’ll want to use:

  • Be careful about choosing your research question. You’ve got a lot of options, but it shouldn’t be a practical/actionable business question, like you would use for your IA (i.e. should company X open a store in mall Y.) Here is a lot more advice about choosing a perfect EE RQ: Starting Your Business EE (IBM)
  • Cite all of your sources --preferably using MLA. I expect to see at least 5 cited sources on an average page. Make sure you are really sure about when and how to cite. Here’s a good guide from Purdue to help youEasybib works too.  
  • The E.E. should...
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IB Business Management Magic Words - Section 3

Here is a list of all of the key words you should know for each of the Section 3 chapters. Learning all the key words is a really important part of the business course, so take time to make sure you can quickly, accurately define each of these.

 

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IB Business Management Magic Words - Section 2

 

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IB Business Management Magic Words - Section 1

Here are a list of all of the key words you should know for each of the Section 1 chapters.

Learning all the key words is a really important part of the business course, so take time to make sure you can quickly, accurately define each of these. 

 

 

 

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Woods, Tim. “IB Business Management Magic Words - Section 1” IBMastery 1 Jan 2017. Web. TODAY’S DATE <https://www.ibmastery.com/blog/ib-business-management-magic-words-section-1>
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IB Business Management Magic Questions - Section 5

Here are a list of very hard questions for each of the Section 5 chapters.

I call these "Magic Questions" because, if you can answer these questions, you'll know you really understand the theory required to ace the exam. It's like magic! ;) 

(Here are the other sections: Section 1, Section 2, Section 3, and Section 4.)

 

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IB Business Management Magic Questions - Section 4

Here are a list of very hard questions for each of the Section 4 chapters.

I call these "Magic Questions" because, if you can answer these questions, you'll know you really understand the theory required to ace the exam. It's like magic! ;) 

(Here are the other sections: Section 1, Section 2, Section 3, and Section 5.)

 

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Woods, Tim. “IB Business Management Magic Questions - Section 4” IBMastery 1 Jan 2017. Web. TODAY’S DATE <https://www.ibmastery.com/blog/ib-business-management-magic-questions-section-4>
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IB Business Management Magic Questions - Section 3

Here are a list of VERY HARD questions for each of the Section 3 chapters.

I call these "Magic Questions" because, if you can answer these questions, you'll know you really understand the theory required to ace the exam. It's like magic! ;) 

(Here are the other sections: Section 1, Section 2, Section 4, and Section 5.)

 

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Woods, Tim. “IB Business Management Magic Questions - Section 3” IBMastery 1 Jan 2017. Web. TODAY’S DATE <https://www.ibmastery.com/blog/ib-business-management-magic-questions-section-3>
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