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Business & Special Interest Groups - Chapter Summary
If you're looking for a quick way to study business and special interest group topics, you're in the right place. Containing short and informative video lessons, this chapter breaks down the differences between social, business and special interest groups. Our expert instructors also show you some strategies that businesses apply to deal with activists. This self-paced chapter comes with printable lesson transcripts as well as interactive self-assessment quizzes. You can study at any time of day or night, using any device that has an Internet connection. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Recognize examples of special interest groups and activists
- Differentiate between social and business interest groups in term of operations and financing
- Evaluate several business strategies that are used against activists
1. Special Interest Groups & Activists: Definition & Examples
Businesses and society are often tasked with finding a method to have their special interests heard. In this lesson, you will learn how special interest groups and activists impact how decisions and regulations are implemented.
2. Social vs. Business Interest Groups: Operations & Financing
Social and business interest groups each need to raise funds in order to achieve their special interest objectives. In this lesson, we will compare and contrast social interest groups' and business interest groups' operations and financing.
3. Business Strategies Against Activists
In this lesson, you will learn the strategies businesses use against activists including: grassroots efforts, gaining community public sentiment or being socially responsible, grand non-market strategies, news media relations and advocacy advertising, etc.
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