1. The growing demand for a broad range of complex, sophisticated, customized
goods and services would have which of the following implications for the
management of projects in modern organizations?
Introduction to Cyberlaw
Cyberlaw is not a new body of laws.
Cyberlaw is the application of existing laws and
legal precedent to new problems presented with the
technology of the Internet.
Cyberlaw issues include:
AND GENUINE ASSENT
An agreement that otherwise appears to be a
contract may not be binding because one of the
parties lacks contractual capacity.
In such a case, the contract is ordinarily
voidable at th
FORMATION OF CONTRACTS:
OFFER AND ACCEPTANCE
Requirements of an Offer
The offer must have contractual intent.
This intent is lacking if the statement is merely an
invitation to negotiate, a statement of intention, or
an agreement to agree at a
LEGALITY AND POLICY
Illegality embraces situations in which a
statute declares that certain conduct is
unlawful or a crime:
contracts requiring the commission of a tort.
contracts that are contrary to public policy.
Consideration is what each party gives up to the
other in the making of the agreement; it is the
price of the contract for each side.
That price may be doing an act, refraining from an act,
or merely promising
DISCHARGE OF CONTRACTS
Conditions Relating to Performance
Classification of Conditions: If the occurrence or nonoccurrence of an event affects the duty of a party to
perform, the event is called a condition.
Condition Precedent is a condition
WRITING, ELECTRONIC FORMS, &
INTERPRETATION OF CONTRACTS
Statute of Frauds
Oral agreements are generally enforceable.
However certain agreements must be in writing
and signed to be enforceable under the Statute
Contracts That Must
Third Party Beneficiary Contracts
When a contract shows a clear intent to benefit
a third person or class of persons, those persons
are called intended third party beneficiaries.
A third party beneficiary is subject
BREACH OF CONTRACT
Breach of Contract
Breach is a failure to act or perform in
the manner called for by the contract.
Anticipatory Breach: When a party
makes it clear that she does not intend
to fulfill the contract.
NATURE AND CLASSES OF
ON THE INTERNET
Definition of Contract
A contract is a binding agreement between two or
A contract arises when an offer is accepted with
contractual intent (the intent to make a bindi
RIGHTS AND THE INTERNET
Trademarks and Service Marks
Trademark is a distinctive motto, name or
symbol on a product. Service Mark applies
to a service.
Lanham Act grants producer the exclusive
right to register and use the
SOCIAL FORCES &
What is Business Ethics?
Business ethics is the application of values and
standards to business conduct and decisions.
When a business upholds basic ethical standards, it
will enjoy the competitive advant
Nature of the
Purpose and Uniqueness of Administrative
Open Operation of Administrative Agencies.
Open Records: FOIA.
Open Meetings: Sunshine Act.
Public Agency Guidelines.
THE NATURE AND
SOURCES OF LAW
Nature of Law and Legal Rights
Legal Rights: legal capacity to require
another person to do or not do an act.
Individual Rights: the right of privacy, which
protects us from unreasonable searches and
Power to Regulate Business
Regulation by government has occurred primarily to
protect one group from the improper conduct of
Until the middle third of this century, regulation of
Crime: When a person does not live up to the
standards set by law, that society will prosecute
the person for the misconduct.
Crimes are classified as felonies and
A felony is a crime that is punishable b
THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT
OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Legal Background: Parties may choose the
parameters of their agreement.
Which countrys laws will govern the transaction?
Where and how will disputes be resolved?
What currency or m
Tort is a non-criminal or civil injury to a person
or her property interests.
Types of Torts:
Intentional: substantial certainty.
Negligence: breach of standard of care.
Strict Liability: liability without fault.
1. The project plan must be designed in such a way that the project outcome meets
a) The criteria used to justify its selection
b) Unauthorized requests for change in the project outcome
c) The requirements associated with scope creep
d) Only the expre