Business Law Chapter 30 Agency and Employment Law Int roduction Unless workers had an explicit employment contract, they were employees at will. An employee at will could be fired for a good reason, a bad reason, or no reason at all. This rule was adopted
Chapter 3: Legal Influences Origin of Labor Relations Law Article 1 S8: grants congress right to pass laws regulating interstate and international commerce. o Labor relations activities can affect it and so has been focus of many laws that regulate aspect
Business Law Chapter 29 Agency The Outside Relationship Principal's Liability For Contracts As a general rule, a principal has no r ight to rescind a contract entered into by his agent The principal is bound by the acts of an agent if: o o The agent has a
Labor relations chapter 4 Goals and strategies: Management and Unions Unions and management develop goals that provide direction and serve as basis for organization strategies, plans, and organizational structure. o There are areas of conflict and areas o
Labor Relations Chapter 5 Why and How Unions are organized Work and Job conditions explanation
Alienation Theory based on belief that employees might seek collective action to relieve feelings of alienation which resulted from extensive use of machinery
Process Selection Notes Pg. 229-235 Process Selection Production processes can be classified into projects, batch production, mass production, and continuous production o Projects one at a time production of a product to customer order they take a long t
Staffing Notes 3/15/11 Training planned effort by company to facilitate the learning of job related competencies by its employees GOAL is not just to have them learn what your teach them, but also to TRANSFER that knowledge back to the job If they don't t
Staffing Chapter 10 Special Issues in Training and Employee Development Introduction Trainers and managers who purchase training must be aware of how legal issues relate to training practices, cross cultural preparation, diversity training, school to work
Staffing Chapter 7 Traditional Training Methods Introduction Most company training methods have to be developed or purchased within a budget o Usually a sense of urgency for training and training must be made available to those who need it.
Staffing Chapter 6 Training Evaluation Introduction Training Effectiveness refers to benefits that the company and trainees receive from training o o Benefits for trainees: new skills/behavior Benefits for company: increased sales, more satisfied customer
4 types of intellectual property Patents protection of idea Copyrights- protection of embodiment of ideas Trade secrets protect both idea or embodiment of idea Trademarks protect the consumer against profitable marketing, and brand names and logos Patents
Business Law 4/13/11 Notes Review chart pg. 791-792 Partnership agreement contract/paperwork that defines rights/obligations/duties in partnership relationship: it would include: names of partners, name of partnership, location of business, purpose, durat
Business Law 4/13/11 Notes Review chart pg. 791-792
Partnership agreement contract/paperwork that defines rights/obligations/duties in partnership relationship: it would include: names of partners, name of partnership, location of business, purpose, dur
Business Law Chapter 7 Negligence NEGLIGENCE Called "unintentional" tort because it concerns harm that arises by accident Some acts not intending to harm someone, but someone will get harmed A defendant can only be liable for negligence if had a duty to t
Business Law Chapter 6: intentional torts and business torts Tort means wrong in French a wrong, a violation of a duty imposed by the civil law. When person breaks one of these duties and injures another it is a tort o Injury could be to a person or their
Business Law Chapter 1 THREE I MPORANT IDEAS ABOUT LAW Power Importance Every society in historical record has some system of laws, naturally they vary enormously Detailed wri t ten law comes from the Visigoths, 5th and 6th century AD I roquois Native Ame
Business Law Chapter 40 Consumer Law Int roduction Congress and states that protect consumers from the unscrupulous. To aid consumers, Congress empowered federal agencies to enforce consumer laws. FTC is most important agency. Federal Trade Commission Cre
Business Law Chapter 32 Starting a Business: LLCs, and Other Options Sole Proprietorships Most common form of business Sole Proprietorship - it is an unincorporated business owned by a single person. Easy and inexpensive to create and operate, no need to
Business Law Chapter 28 Introduction Agency law presents trade off: if you do everything yourself, you have control over the result, but the size and scope of your business (and life) will be severely limited.
Creating an Agency Relationship Principals ha
Business Law Chapter 22 Performance and Remedies Good Faith
Conforming goods satisfy the contract terms, non conforming goods do not. The UCC requires good faith in the performance and enforcement of every contract. Good Faith means honesty in the fact.
Business Law Chapter 19 Introduction to Sales Development of Commercial Law
During 15th and 16th century England, the body of rules merchants relied on was called lex mercatoria or Law Merchant rules and customs developed by traders throughout Europe fr
Business Law Chapter 18 Remedies Breaching the Contract
Someone breaches a contract when he fails to perform a duty without a valid excuse. A remedy is a method a court uses to compensate an injured party An order forcing someone to do something, or ref
Business Law Chapter 17 Performance and Discharge Discharge
Discharge a party is discharged when they have no more duties under contract Most contracts are discharged by full performance Sometimes parties discharge a contract by agreement
Business Law Chapter 12 Consideration A Bargain and Exchange
Consideration is required element of any contract.
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Consideration means that there must be bargaining that leads to an exchange between parties. Bargaining indicates that each side is obl
Business Law Chapter 11 Agreement/Offer and Acceptance Meeting of the Minds
The parties can form a contract only if they have a meeting of the minds requires that parties understood each other and intended to reach an agreement.
Judges must make objec
Business Law Chapter 10 Introduction to Contracts Contracts: The Purpose of a Contract
Parties enter into contracts attempting to control future. They exist to make business matters more predictable.
Most contracts work out because parties fulfill the
Business Law Chapter 3: Dispute resolution Three Fundamental Areas of Law Litigator a lawyer who handles court cases
Litigation versus Alternative dispute resolution Litigation refers to lawsuits, the process of filing claims in court and ultimately going
The Nature of Conflict Conflict is function of 3 things Terrain context of conflict People involved Conflict relationship with one another
Conflict and Outcomes Conflict defined Conflict is the struggle between competing parties over issues of mutual inte
Organization Behavior Chapter 2 Chapter Overview New projects can cause anxiety, more likely with high visibility projects When client brings project to project leader, leader must develop initial overview plan of project to determine: what it is t rying