Business Strategies Against Activists


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A company that practices social responsibility in its dealings with its stakeholders is using a specific business strategy to _____.

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1. An activist is using social media to defame a company, hurting the company's profits. How could the company react effectively to this situation?

2. If a given soda company decided to work in tandem with the American Heart Association to stop selling sugary drinks in schools, what type of strategy would this be an example of?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will test you on the types of business strategies used when activism becomes a problem for the company. You'll need to understand the purpose and appropriate use of different strategies to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the quiz questions to check what you know about the following:

  • The aims and focuses of various business strategies for countering activists
  • A last-resort strategy
  • A strategy that includes accommodating some requests

Skills Practiced

You may develop the following skills while working on these quiz questions:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on business strategies against activists
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding accommodating activists' requests and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when the different strategies should be used

Additional Learning

To learn more about the what can be done to help mitigate the effects of activists, review the corresponding lesson titled Business Strategies Against Activists. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know what an activist is
  • Review the various strategies that businesses employ to counter activists
  • Understand what each strategy involves and what its intended outcome is