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    Although the US Postal Service is a public sector organization, how does it exhibit some the characteristics of a small business?

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    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 ...

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    Although the US Postal Service is a public sector organization, how it exhibits some the characteristics of a small business is determined.

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