Although the US Postal Service is a public sector organization, how does it exhibit some the characteristics of a small business?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 1, 2020, 6:48 pm ad1c9bdddf
The United States Postal Service takes on some several very non-governmental attributes via the powers granted to it under Title 39, Section 401, which include:
power to sue (and be sued) under its own name
power to adopt, amend and repeal its own regulations
power to "enter into and perform contracts, execute instruments, and determine the character of, and necessity for, its expenditures"
power to buy, sell and lease private property
power to build, operate, lease and maintain buildings and facilities
All of which are typical functions ...
Although the US Postal Service is a public sector organization, how it exhibits some the characteristics of a small business is determined.