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Ch 8: Business-Government Relations: Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Business and Government Relations chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about government regulations, public policies and other topics. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Business and Government Relations chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Government regulation of business The importance of tax credits and tax deductions;
Regulations that promote safe work environments and attempt to prevent job-related injuries
Tuesday Government regulation of administrative agencies: pros, cons and examples The advantages and disadvantages of the legislative, judicial and executive branch agencies
Wednesday Government's non-regulatory influence on business Various steps the government can take to affect business
Thursday The public policy process An overview of this process and its phases
Friday Types of public policy in the United States The sub-categories of domestic policy

6 Lessons in Chapter 8: Business-Government Relations: Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How the Government Promotes Economic Interests

1. How the Government Promotes Economic Interests

The following lesson will cover how the government promotes its economic interests through businesses, labor, and agriculture. There will be a short quiz following the lesson to check your understanding.

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.

Government's Non-Regulatory Influence on Business

3. 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.

The Public Policy Process: Problem Recognition, Policy Formation & Policy Implementation

4. The Public Policy Process: Problem Recognition, Policy Formation & Policy Implementation

Good public policy is grounded in a sound policy making process. In this lesson, you'll learn about the rational-comprehensive model of policy formation and the steps involved in using it. A short quiz follows the lesson.

Types of Public Policy in the United States

5. Types of Public Policy in the United States

'What should the government do about it?' This is a fundamental public policy question, and the scope of 'it' continues to expand in our modern society. In this lesson, you'll learn about different types of public policy in the United States.

Governmental Regulation and Management

6. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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