Business and Society Stakeholders Study Set 2

Business

Quiz 9 :
Influencing the Political Environment

Quiz 9 :
Influencing the Political Environment

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The solar power industry has yet to become an active participant in the U.S.political environment.
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The emergence of public issues often encourages companies to monitor public concerns,respond to government proposals,and participate in the political process.
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In many countries,the political environment has a select few participants.
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Various stakeholder groups often use far different tactics than businesses to influence government officials,elections,and regulation.
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Labor unions have been an active participant in United States politics for decades.
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Most scholars agree that business must participate in politics.
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Businesses must wait for a public issue to arise before forming a political strategy.
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Loaning office personnel is a financial-incentive political strategy tool.
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The most effective type of lobbying involves targeting only federal officials.
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Under U.S.law,lobbying activities must be disclosed publicly.
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Sometimes businesspeople leave the private sector to take employment in government before returning to the corporate world.
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Expert witnesses provide information to legislators for businesses or business groups.
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According to the textbook,until 2010,corporations were permitted by law to make direct contributions to political candidates for national and most state offices.
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When a manager directly employs a lobbyist to represent the company's political strategy in Washington this is called aggressive organizational involvement in politics.
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According to the textbook,the heads of most public affairs departments are senior vice president or vice president positions.
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Public backlash in the Treyvon Martin case in which a black teenager was shot to death and his assailant defended his actions by claiming protection under Florida's "stand your ground" law prompted:
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Public policies and government regulations are shaped by:
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Proponents of business as a political participant argue:
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In a 2011 Harris poll,how many people believed that political action committees were seen as too powerful?
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Two or more participants joining together to act in concert in the political process is called:
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