Fundamentals of Effective Communication in the Workplace
Bus 100: Introduction to Business
Effective communication is more than just the exchanging of information from customer
to business or vise versa. To have effective commu
(Capacity, Fraud/Misrep, Mistake, Duress & Undue Influence)
CAPACITYo legal ability to enter into a contract
o An adult of sound mind.
Who does not possess legal Capacity?
o Minor-Under Age 18o Mental Impairment
Contracts and the UCC
I. History of the UCC
o Business tools (phone and wire) sped up communication in
o Transactions were expanding beyond state borders.
o Wanted uniformity and flexibility vs. rigid contract principles.
o UCC de
Validity Of Oral Contracts
Statute Of Frauds
Y= More than 1 year
G= Sale of Goods >$500
S=Surety (Paying Debt of Another)
Generally, a contract is valid whether it is
written or oral.
Major problem with oral contr
Introduction to Law Chapter
Sources of Law
Classifications of Law
Criminal vs. Civil
Substantive vs. Procedural
Law vs. Equity
Origins of Laws
Tenth Century- rustic, rural, little law or or
l h d
Most part there has been a physical injury
Elements- Duty- Breach of that duty- Legal Causation - Damages
Prove all 4- cant prove any one- loser
DUTY (To whom do you owe a duty)
Foreseeable injury to that person from those actions.
Violation of Duty Imposed by Civil Law vs. Criminal Law
Intent to do the act, not necessarily to cause harm.
1. Libel (Written)
2. Slander (Spoken)
Facts of Case
What Law Applies- UCC or Common Law (Is it the sale of goods)
If mixed contract (main purpose?-sale of goods (UCC) or other (Common Law)
Sale of Goods
Not Sale of Goods
Does it look like parties wanted a contract
Common Law Rules