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Business Associations In A Nutshell

Author : Joseph Shade
ISBN : 0314208518
Genre : Law
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This book gives students taking the introductory course in business associations a succinct but reliable overview of the principal legal issues that arise in business relationships over the life cycle of the business. The book explains the basic concepts that govern these relationships and provides specific examples of how they apply. It also explains similarities and dissimilarities in the business associations covered. Finally, the book considers the background and interests in the course of the students. The book is intended to help students understand the course whether their background is in accounting or music.

The Influence Of Business Associations In The European Decision Making Process

Author : Uli Bethke
ISBN : 9783832492564
Genre : Business & Economics
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Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: Since the adoption of the Single European Act (SEA) in 1986 more and more competencies have been transferred by EU Member States to decision makers in Brussels. Beside the objective of the completion of the Single Market the scope of Community policies has widened to political co-operation, technological development, and social policy. In addition, the powers of the European Parliament were strengthened and qualified majority voting was introduced for decisions related to the completion of the internal market. Since the summits of Maastricht and Amsterdam European integration has further gained in momentum. National governments again handed over sovereignty to the European level. Jacques Delors famous quote that 80% of regulations impacting on the economic sphere were decided in Brussels today demonstrates the shift of competency. Within the last 15 years Brussels has become an important centre of power. This transference of power to the European level also has affected the behaviour of interest groups. Before 1986 it usually was sufficient to lobby the own national administration in order to influence regulations. The main function of European peak organisations at the time was on the one hand to monitor events in Brussels and report them back to their member federations on the other hand they formed a transnational network for the exchange of information. The growing power of European institutions and the strengthening of the supranational element within the European Union required interest groups to broaden their participation in the European decision making process. In addition, the technical problems regarding the realisation of the internal market, e.g. harmonisation of services, standardisation of products etc. has triggered off an enormous demand for technical input on the side of the European institutions. Since the adoption of the SEA, thus, interest groups have proliferated. New groups with new interests have emerged. Long established organisations have increased their financial and personnel resources. After Washington D.C., Brussels has become the second biggest boomtown for lobbying activities. In 1992 the Commission has estimated that approximately 3000 special interest groups with a total of 10,000 lobbyists try to influence the institutions of the European Union. The directory of interest groups lists 891 European peak organisations. Beside these Eurogroups a myriad form of actors all trying to get [...]

The Executive S Handbook Of Trade And Business Associations

Author : Charles S. Mack
ISBN : 9780899305318
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book is written for both association executives who want to help their members better understand the world of associations, and for senior corporate executives and public affairs officers who want to gain maximum benefits from the trade and business organizations in which they are involved. The author focuses particular attention on techniques designed to help the reader evaluate and strengthen the effectiveness of particular associations and to bolster the influence of his or her company within those business organizations. He also provides complete coverage of the environment in which associations operate, association resources and regulation, the inner workings of association management, and future trends.

Inside The Eu Business Associations

Author : J. Greenwood
ISBN : 9780230502628
Genre : Business & Economics
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Whilst actions by business interests are widely acknowledged to be a central mechanism of European integration, the capacity of formal groups which represent them to contribute meaningfully to the integration process is little understood. Based on original research with 50 EU business associations and 150 of their members, this unique book assesses the effectiveness of EU business associations and their potential to bring value to the EU policy making process and to their members, and lends a methodology by which they can be evaluated.

Business Associations And The New Political Economy Of Thailand

Author : Anek Laothamatas
ISBN : 9780429722707
Genre : Political Science
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The Challenge Of Change In Eu Business Associations

Author : J. Greenwood
ISBN : 9780230523234
Genre : Business & Economics
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Key practitioners who work in and with EU business associations come together with leading policy makers from the EU institutions and research academics to analyze change factors for the associations and their role in EU policy making and implementation. Contributors include the Head of the team responsible for the EU White Paper on Governance, the Chair of the UK CBI Trade Association Forum, the Chair of the UK Political Studies Association, and the longest serving Secretary General of UNICE.

Business Associations And The Financing Of Political Parties

Author : Arnold J. Heidenheimer
ISBN : 9789401188944
Genre : Political Science
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Students of government and social power recognize that wherever governmental systems embrace popular elections, the functions and mechanisms of political finance constitute inevitable links of influence between economic structures and political processes. The transmu tation of economic power into political power has been of historic concern from ancient philosophers to modern political scientists. Efforts to discern and interpret the political roles of those engaged in funding candidates and political parties have intensified in recent years. Attention given the subject has deepened substantially in the United States since World War II and, while there have been differ ences in range and quality, serious analytical interests have also developed in numerous other nations around the world. These trends have been accompanied by increasingly more energetic and sophisti cated attempts at comparative analysis. Problems in transnational studies of political processes have always been formidable. The comparative study of political finance has been retarded by difficulties in defining units of analysis that make it possible to identify in some measurable way the effects of political fmance in precise phases of the governing process, e. g. , in the per suasion of voters, in party nominating processes, in executive decision making. Cash transactions, even when known with confidence, consti tute only a partial aspect of political finance. Other shades of economic power may be equally relevant, involving services or goods directly provided, credits and other economic benefits extended or withheld, and the exercise of less tangible but equally potent influence.

Business Associations Second Edition

Author : Clement Shum
ISBN : 9622093086
Genre : Law
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This book deals mainly with the law of agency and partnership and also touches on the basic principles of company law with special reference to the law of Hong Kong.

Business And Politics

Author : William Donald Coleman
ISBN : 0773506640
Genre : Business & Economics
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This is the first comprehensive study of the origins, structure, membership, and resources of interest groups representing business firms in Canada. William Coleman shows how Canadian businesses have used such associations to acquire special privileges within the policy process and to avoid assuming wider political responsibilities.

Support For Growth Oriented Women Entrepreneurs In Kenya

Author : Lois Stevenson
ISBN : 9789221168201
Genre : Businesswomen
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The African Development Bank's (AfDB) Addis Ababa Forum in June 2003 focused on the role of women entrepreneurs in private sector development, poverty reduction, and sustainable growth and development. It provided an opportunity for the AfDB and the International Labour Office (ILO) to join forces using their complementary expertise in support of women-owned businesses in Tanzania, Ethiopia and Zambia. This report is based on the country assessment for Kenya, where the ILO has been researching and supporting women's entrepreneurship. Examining such issues as the economic context, micro-finance.

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