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board of directors
the group in a corporation that hires officers to run the business and hire other employees
A 1910 law that banned interlocking directorates and mergers that significantly lessened competition
the license to operate a corporation (granted by an individual state after the business has filed articles of incorporation)
Protects consumers from misleading and fraudulent advertising. Reviews advertising claims. Can order a company to change their ad
The agency that is responsible for determining if a food or drug is safe and effective enough to be sold to the public.
agency that made public responsible for public interest and required environmental impact statements of most public projects
when companies buy other companies that are similar to them (Wendy's and McDonald's)
when companies buy other companies from the same process to cut out the middle man (Sandwich Shoppe and Bakery)
the company that received bad press through social media last summer (especially through youtube)
the information gathered by computers that can track the choices and regularity of consumer purchases
the economist who theorized that economic change was usually driven by technological change
the process in which unions and employers negotiate the conditions of employment
association of workers organized to improve wages and working conditions for its members
when management reduces the hours that workers are scheduled but demands the same level of productivity/output
the condition arising from a limited supply of resources insufficient to meet unlimited wants
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