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Business Governance Plan and Functional Departments

Identify the functional departments that must participate in a business governance plan. Use City of Bell, California as the example. Explain the departmental roles and the significance of those roles to the plan, as well as the political ramifications of including each department. Evaluate both internal interaction and external interfaces for each department.
Address at least the following departments in your plan:

1) Human resources
2) Legal
3) Finance
4) Marketing and advertising
5) Board of directors

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Hello Student,

In order to tackle this question, the first thing that you need to do as a part of your introduction is give a definition of what is business governance and look at why it became so important for organizations to formulate business governance plans.

According to Hong et al, their paper stated that business governance is a multi-faceted set of principles on how an organization is directed, administered, and controlled with a responsibility to generate wealth as ...

Solution Summary

This solution begins with a brief overview of what is business governance and why it is so important for businesses to formulate business governance plans. This is then followed by an explanation as to the various functional departments that must participate in business governance plans and their roles. The political ramifications of including each department in the plan is also looked at. References and links for websites that you may visit are also provided to help you with this solution.

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