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Ch 14: Regulations & Public Policy for Business

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Boost your knowledge of regulations and public policy for business using this chapter's helpful study resources. Short video lessons, mini quizzes and a practice exam can ensure you comprehend this subject as you prepare for an upcoming test or work to earn course credit.

Regulations & Public Policy for Business - Chapter Summary

This chapter simplifies the process of understanding governmental regulation and management, the role of the Federal Register, the advantages of regulation in business, and much more. Watch engaging videos to improve your comprehension of regulations and public policy for business, and take short quizzes to assess your knowledge. Get answers to any questions you have about these topics by submitting them to our experts using the Dashboard. Utilizing these and other study resources will enable you to do the following:

  • Share pros and cons of the government regulation of administrative agencies
  • Define and list types of public policy
  • Explain the non-regulatory influence government has on business
  • Describe the functions and authority of major U.S. federal regulatory agencies in business
  • Detail the purpose of Regulatory Impact Analysis
  • List the stages of rule making
  • Identify and discuss types of privatization, regulation and deregulation
  • Discuss businesses' strategies and political participation
  • Explain how businesses influence advisory panels and committees
  • Detail strategies businesses use to influence Congress and regulatory agencies

14 Lessons in Chapter 14: Regulations & Public Policy for Business
Governmental Regulation and Management

1. Governmental Regulation and Management

In the U.S., we have several different government agencies that help protect the rights and safety of our workers. This lesson explores and explains these agencies and how they relate to management.

Government Regulation of Administrative Agencies: Pros & Cons, and Examples

2. Government Regulation of Administrative Agencies: Pros & Cons, and Examples

Part of the executive branch of the government, administrative agencies serve to put into action legislative acts through rules and regulations that individuals and businesses must adhere to.

What is Public Policy? - Definition, Types, Process & Examples

3. What is Public Policy? - Definition, Types, Process & Examples

Through this lesson, you will learn how to define public policy, how it works in societies, and what it takes to shape and change policy through the political process.

Government's Non-Regulatory Influence on Business

4. 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.

Major U.S. Federal Regulatory Agencies in Business: Types, Functions & Authority

5. Major U.S. Federal Regulatory Agencies in Business: Types, Functions & Authority

In order to ensure that U.S. corporations are maintaining ethical business practices, the federal government has established regulatory agencies to protect employees, customers and the general public. This lesson explores major regulatory agencies and their functions.

The Cost and Benefits of Regulation in Business

6. The Cost and Benefits of Regulation in Business

Regulation is often seen as a negative by most American businesses. In this lesson, you will learn both the costs and benefits of regulation in the corporate world.

The Role and Function of the Federal Register

7. The Role and Function of the Federal Register

The role and function of the Federal Register is important to businesses so they may understand how federal regulations are proposed, reviewed, and approved as a final regulation process. In this lesson, learn what the Federal Register is and how it is used.

Regulatory Impact Analysis: Purpose & Relationship to the Federal Register & Regulations.gov

8. Regulatory Impact Analysis: Purpose & Relationship to the Federal Register & Regulations.gov

In this lesson, you will learn about a regulatory impact analysis and how it is essential for all proposed regulations. Each analysis is accessible through the federal register and regulations.gov.

Stages of Rule Making: Congressional Oversight & Enforcement

9. Stages of Rule Making: Congressional Oversight & Enforcement

Federal regulatory agencies are the creators behind the regulations of a congressional law. In this lesson, you will learn the stages of rule making and how Congress oversees the final dispersal of the regulation.

Types of Regulation, Privatization, & Deregulation

10. Types of Regulation, Privatization, & Deregulation

Government can monitor, control and manage business through different types of regulation. In this lesson, you will learn about the two specific categories of regulation and how privatization and deregulation impacts business.

Businesses' Political Participation: Pros, Cons & Tactics

11. 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.

Businesses' Strategies: Information, Societal, Political & Legal

12. 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' Influence on Advisory Panels & Committees

13. 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

14. 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.

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