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Ch 10: Business, Government & Society

About This Chapter

Watch engaging videos about the relationship among business, government and society. There are self-assessment lesson quizzes to test your understanding and direct your efforts towards specific sections that may require further study or review.

Business, Government & Society - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Everyday human activity relies on the interactive relationship among business, government and society. From the products we buy to the roads we drive and the democratic protections we enjoy, each element of the relationship is an indispensable part of the foundation of human life.

The included chapter lessons detail the different aspects of these relationships. Take the post-lesson quizzes for self-assessment and feel free to contact an instructor with any questions. In this chapter, you will learn about such things as:

  • What are some basic business strategies?
  • How businesses participate in politics?
  • Why is global business significant?
  • How does the government influence business?
  • What is the purpose of public affairs departments?

Video Objective
Government-Business Relations in Global Business Learn about this interactive relationship on a global scale.
Businesses' Political Participation: Pros, Cons & Tactics Study the activities of business in politics.
Public Affairs Departments in Businesses: Role & Functions Learn about the purpose and role of a public affairs department.
Business' Influence on Advisory Panels & Committees Explore the influence of business on advisory panels.
Business' Strategies for Influencing Congress & Regulatory Agencies Learn how business strategies directly affect governmental action.
Businesses' Strategies: Information, Societal, Political & Legal Discover the basics on business strategies.
Business, Government & Society: Interactions and Influences Dig into the interactive relationship between business and government.
Government's Non-Regulatory Influence on Business Understand the non-regulatory effects of government.

8 Lessons in Chapter 10: Business, Government & Society
Government-Business Relations in Global Business

1. Government-Business Relations in Global Business

Government-business relations have an impact on international businesses. In this lesson, we will discuss how businesses can work collaboratively with governments and the civil sector to address global issues.

Businesses' Political Participation: Pros, Cons & Tactics

2. Businesses' Political Participation: Pros, Cons & Tactics

Businesses need to actively participate in the political process to protect their vested interests. In this lesson, we will cover the pros, cons and tactics of companies partaking in political participation.

Public Affairs Departments in Businesses: Role & Functions

3. Public Affairs Departments in Businesses: Role & Functions

Corporations need to be able to monitor legislation, participate in regulatory discourse and support their stakeholders. In this lesson, you will learn how public affairs departments in businesses are able to accomplish these tasks and more.

Business' Influence on Advisory Panels & Committees

4. Business' Influence on Advisory Panels & Committees

Business' influence on advisory panels and committees help determine whether proposed regulations are viable or need changes. In addition, there are additional benefits that businesses acquire when offering support to Congress on regulations.

Business Strategies for Influencing Congress & Regulatory Agencies

5. Business Strategies for Influencing Congress & Regulatory Agencies

In this lesson, you will learn business' strategies for influencing Congress and regulatory agencies are campaign contributions, lobbying and grassroots lobbying.

Businesses' Strategies: Information, Societal, Political & Legal

6. Businesses' Strategies: Information, Societal, Political & Legal

Businesses have to influence their stakeholders to support organization objectives. They can accomplish this by utilizing informative, societal, political and legal strategies through various tactics. Learn about these strategies and more in this lesson.

Business, Government & Society: Interactions and Influences

7. Business, Government & Society: Interactions and Influences

Business, government, and society interact and influence each others' specific objectives and goals. In this lesson, you will learn the three different models that can impact how they influence each other.

Government's Non-Regulatory Influence on Business

8. Government's Non-Regulatory Influence on Business

The government's non-regulatory influence on business can be just as effective as regulatory methods. In this lesson, you will learn numerous ways government can impact companies' productivity and profitability.

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