(Solution) BUSN115N Week 1 Discussion 2 : Role of Government in Business

Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 1
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source

Initial Post Instructions

The government regulates business in many ways. Businesses must get permission to operate in the form of licensing and state and federal agencies work to provide protections.

Search in the Chamberlain library for “role of government” and one of the following protections.

  • Consumer protection
  • Employee protection
  • Environmental protection
  • Investor protection

Choose an article that you find from your search. Summarize the article and discuss its implications.

Follow-Up Post Instructions

Respond to at least one peer. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references


Week 1 Discussion: Role of Government in Business

Both the state and federal governments regulate the business environment to protect employees. In my selected article, the authors discuss the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) as a government attempt to protect employees. In 2008, the 110th United States passed this legislation seeking to protect employees from discrimination based on their genetic information as it pertains to their employment and health insurance (Areheart & Roberts, 2019). Additionally, the legislation bars all entities covered by Title II, which include employment agencies and training and apprenticeship programs (Areheart & Roberts, 2019). In the article, the authors hold that more needs to be done to protect employee privacy. Like most other scholars, the authors find that GINA failed to abate anxieties relating to medical genetic testing. However, they argue that it has unappreciated value. They postulate that GINA provides an ideal blueprint,….Please click the icon below to purchase full answer at only $5