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Hello Class, My name is Brandon Wilhite and I am a United States soldier, this isn't my first online course but it is one of the most important one. I have taken online courses before with AIU and because of the length of the course and how great the staff and faculty are I plan to complete my degree here, with that said my future educational and career goals are to complete my MBA and get my JD(Judicial Doctorate) and become a corporate attorney and run my own business and a business degree is the first step in my quest to becoming an attorney and future success. While going through the virtual campus I found the interactive reading and activities to be the most useful to me. This was because it helped me understand the content and practice what I learned. There are three basic business environments(legal, social, and economic) that affect the success of a business. The legal environment of a business is the law as it affects a business and is governed by state, country, and international laws. This includes laws on what can and can't be produced or sold, consumer and employee protection laws, tax and other financial laws, as well as many rules and regulations with regards to business ethics, code of conduct, arbitration, and when and how to seek legal advice. The social environment of a business is the factors that affect a business socially. Every business works in a society and different factors such as family, educational institutions, and religion affect a business. Other social factors such as demographics, racial diversity, and social financial issues also affect a business. The economic environment of a business is the factors that affect a business economically or influence the buying behavior of consumers and institutions such as employment, income, inflation, productivity, economic conditions such as wealth and poverty, economic...

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