Ch 11: Business & the Political Environment: Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Business & the Political Environment chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach about the strategies for politically responsible organizational behavior in your classroom. 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 & the Political Environment 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 Tactics for participating in politics Expert witness testimony, lobbying, political action committees, direct communication, and economic leverage
Tuesday The pros and cons of political participation Pro: economically beneficial, aligns with competition goals, and organizations have a legal right to communicate with lawmakers;
Con: lack of political training amongst management, credibility issues, and matters of ethics
Wednesday The roles of public affairs workers Public relations, communicator, analyst, and strategic advisor
Thursday Business strategies: Part I Long-term plans, goals and objectives, socially responsible objectives, information strategies, research, data collection, and information disbursement
Friday Business strategies: Part II Media communications, societal strategies, legal and political strategies, contributing to campaigns, supporting business groups, and negotiating with grassroots organizations

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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