4420 Business & Government

Course Description

This course examines the relationship between government and business with focuses on contemporary issues. Topics include: international paradigms in business/government relations; regulations; competition policy; globalization; trade; protection; and competitiveness

Learning Objective

  • LEARNING OBJECTIVES this course
  • 1. Explain the main forces determining the relationships between business, government, and society.
  • 2. Identify the main forces determining the relationships between businesses, governments.
  • 3. Illustrate and evaluate major trade-offs between the shareholder view and the stakeholder view of the firm.
  • 4. Articulate principles governing corporate social responsibility.
  • 5. Analyze a number of topical fields surrounding today’s businesses, including the environment, and technological change.

Credits

    3

Books for this Course

  • Business, Government, and Society: A Managerial Perspective, Text and Cases, 13th Edition, 2011 By John Steiner and George Steiner.

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

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