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LAP-EN-038, Explore the Possibilities (Conducting Feasibility Studies) (Download) EN:038, Entrepreneurship, Management, Research, Marketing Research
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When businesses consider new ventures, they need to find out whether or not they can succeed. Teach your students about feasibility studies—why businesses conduct them, what they include, and the benefits they provide. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about conducting feasibility studies, a (So What?)...

LAP-EC-916, Beyond US (Global Trade) (Download) LAP-EC-004, EC:016, Economics, International Business,
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Do your students know where their stuff comes from? Chances are their favorite products have traveled a great distance to get to them. In this LAP, students will discover the impact of globalization—both on their everyday lives and on the buying and selling of goods across the world. They will learn why countries engage in global trade, the economic benefits of global trade, and the many barriers to trade. In The Gray Zone, students will examine the ethicality of sweatshop labor, an important...

LAP-EC-915, Get United (Organized Labor) (Download) LAP-EC-005,EC:015, Economics, Free Enterprise
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Before the Industrial Revolution, many workers labored for low wages in poor working conditions. Organized labor began when workers joined together to demand better treatment. Teach your students what labor unions are, how they negotiate with employers, and what effects they have on employees and businesses. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with...

LAP-EC-901, Are You Satisfied? (Economics and Economic Activities) (Download) LAP-EC-006, EC:001
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Writing down everything that you want isn’t easy. That’s because we all have unlimited, competing wants, but our resources are limited. As a result, we must learn to make wise economic choices. Economics is all about decision-making—determining how to get the most satisfaction with the fewest resources. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT!...

LAP-EC-914, Divide and Conquer (Specialization and Division of Labor) (Download) LAP-EC-007, EC:014, Economics, Free Enterprise
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Teach your students about the advantages and disadvantages of specialization and division of labor, the impact of specialization on businesses and employees, and the relationship between job scope and depth. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about specialization and division of labor, a (So What?)...

LAP-EC-912, Ready, Set, Compete! (Competition) (Download) EC:012, LAP-EC-008, Economics, Free Enterprise, Entrepreneurship,
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Competition isn’t a bad thing—it turns the wheels of our private enterprise economy! This LAP explains the types of competition, the four main types of market structures, and how competition benefits businesses, customers, and society. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about competition, a (So What?)...

LAP-EC-918, Boom or Bust (Impact of Business Cycles) (Download) LAP-EC-009, EC:018, Economics
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Explore the unpredictable business cycle and its expansions, contractions, peaks, and troughs with your students. Examine the difference between a recession and a depression, and help your students learn about the up-and-down business cycle, its phases, and internal and external factors that cause booms and busts. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with...

LAP-EC-902, Get the Goods on Goods and Services (Economic Goods and Services) (Download) LAP-EC-010, EC:002, Business Basics, Business Functions, Economics
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What’s the difference between economic and noneconomic wants? What are goods and services? How can goods and services be classified? This LAP answers these questions and explains even more about economic goods and services. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about economic goods and services, a (So...

LAP-EC-011,  Its the Law (Supply and Demand) (Download) EC:005, Business Basics, Business Functions, Economics, Free Enterprise, Pricing
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Your students might think they understand supply and demand, but do they know about buyer’s and seller’s markets, achieving equilibrium, and elastic and inelastic demand? It’s the Law will teach them all these concepts and more! They’ll learn all about how supply and demand work together and affect every business. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. Each LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that...

LAP-EC-013, Use It (Economic Utility) (Download) EC:004, Economics, Free Enterprise, Business Basics, Business Functions
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Businesses have a lot to do with utility—they can create it, and they can enhance it. That’s why it’s so important for your students to learn what utility is and how businesses influence it. Teach them with Use It! This LAP explains the four types of utility, as well as what businesses can do to give their products more utility. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT!...

LAP-EC-906, When More Is Less (Functions of Prices) (Download) LAP-EC-012, EC:006, Economics, Business Basics, Business Functions, Pricing, Marketing
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Why do we pay what we do for the things we buy? Help your students understand the importance of price, the functions of relative prices (information, incentives, and rationing), and the impact of supply and demand on the prices we pay for products and services. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about...

LAP-EC-903, Be Resourceful (Economic Resources) (Download) LAP-EC-014, EC:003, Economics
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Economic resources (factors of production) enable businesses to produce the goods and services that consumers want. Regardless of a business’s product or size, a significant consideration affecting the business’s success is its ability to choose and use the best combination of natural resources, human resources, and capital goods. Use this LAP to help your students learn about the different types of resources and their limitations, how to respond to limited resources, and why economic...

LAP-EC-015, People Power (The Private Enterprise System) (Download) EC:009, Economic Systems, Economics, Free Enterprise, Enterpreneurship
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Do your students know the characteristics that make up the private enterprise system? Do they even know what private enterprise is? With People Power, you can help students learn the benefits and disadvantages of the private enterprise system, as well as the effects it has on the people who live in it. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes...

LAP-EC-016, Regulate and Protect (Government and Business) (Download) EC:008, Economic Systems, Economics, Free Enterprise
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Government plays an important role in our private enterprise system—but how? This LAP explains how government’s role in business has changed and expanded over the years, as well as how government regulates and protects businesses. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about government and business, a (So...

LAP-EC-907,  Whos the Boss? (Economic Systems) (Download) LAP-EC-017, EC:007, Economics, Economic Systems
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Each of the four basic economic systems—traditional, communist, socialist, and market—has its own problems and its own way of answering three important economic questions. Help students understand the challenges that economic systems face, the decisions that they must make, and ways in which these decisions impact everyday life. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student...

LAP-EC-018, Make the Most of It (Productivity) (Download) EC:013, Efficiency, Economics, Free Enterprise
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Productivity involves working hard and keeping busy, but there’s more to it than that. What can businesses and individuals do to improve productivity? And what will get in the way of productivity? Help your students learn the answers to these questions, as well as the ways that productivity affects businesses, workers, consumers, society, and the economy with Make the Most of It. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a...

LAP-EC-071, Strictly Business (Business Activities) (Download) EC:071, LAP-EC-019, Business Basics, Business Functions, Economics
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Just as the human body needs to accomplish certain activities to live and maintain health, companies need to engage in primary business activities to survive – and thrive. In this LAP, students will discover the core business activities of financial analysis, human resources management, information management, marketing, operations, and strategic management. Students will also learn about the interdependence of these activities as well as how they shift and adapt during changing circumstances....

LAP-EC-106, On the Up and Up (Business Ethics) (Download) EC:106, Economics, LAP-EC-021
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What to do in business situations is not always black or white, right or wrong. Help students understand the critical need for business ethics when the right course of action is not clear. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about business ethics, a (So What?) discussion of why it's important to learn,...

LAP-EC-104, Stretch Your Boundaries (The Global Business Environment) (Download) EC:104, LAP-EC-022, Economics, International Business
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The world is getting “smaller” all the time. Teach your students how globalization affects businesses and ways that businesses can venture into foreign markets. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about the global business environment, a (So What?) discussion of why it's important to learn, ideas (Make it...

LAP-EC-103, Designed to Work (Organizational Design of Businesses) (Download) EC:103, Economics, LAP-EC-023
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Well-planned organizational design is crucial to the success of any business. In this LAP, students will discover the importance of structure within an organization by studying the many types of organizational design used by successful companies today. In the Gray Zone, students will evaluate a situation in which a manager abuses his/her authority within an organization’s hierarchy. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan....

LAP-EC-045, On Top of the World (Impact of Culture on Global Trade) (Download) EC:045, Economics, International Business, LAP-EC-024
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To be successful in international trade, businesses must pay attention to all aspects of culture, both organizational and global. On Top of the World (Impact of Culture on Global Trade) will help you teach your students about the cultural differences and social issues that affect business, as well as practical ways that businesses can address these differences to keep things flowing smoothly. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented...

LAP-EC-107, Keep the Change (Adapting to Markets) (Download) EC:107, LAP-EC-025, Economics
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Change is inevitable! Teach your students more about the current business environment and the strategies that smart organizations use to survive and thrive in the midst of rapid change. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about adapting to markets, a (So What?) discussion of why it's important to learn,...

LAP-EC-105, What’s Shakin’? (Factors Affecting the Business Environment) (Download) EC:105, LAP-EC-026, Economics
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Do your students understand that businesses are impacted by factors beyond the businesses’ control? Teach your students about external factors in the business environment and what smart businesses do to respond to environmental changes appropriately. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about factors...

LAP-EC-072, Pay Your Share (Business Taxes) (Download) EC:072, LAP-EC-027, Economics, Entrepreneurship
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Individuals aren’t the only ones who are responsible for paying taxes—businesses pay them, too! Teach your students why businesses pay taxes, what types of taxes they pay, and where their tax dollars go. This LAP also covers different tax structures, business deductions, and the role of the IRS. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information...