# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marketing, Advanced Task 896546674

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify unfair business practices.

Definition

Identification should include unfair practices related to advertising, competition, and consumer and employee relations, along with regulatory agencies and consequences of violating unfair practice laws.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is “bait and switch”? Why is it an unfair practice? What are the consequences to a business that uses "bait and switch"?
  • How does price fixing impact the customer? How does it impact the economy?
  • What is the impact of “whistle blowers” on the business environment?
  • Is it necessary for the government to be involved in controlling business practices? Explain.
  • Why is ethics in sales important?
  • Why have laws been passed to regulate the advertising industry?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Marketing

Understand responsibilities in marketing to demonstrate ethical/legal behavior.