Structure And Ownership Of Public Sector

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Structure and Ownership
Public Sector
The public sector is comprised with companies controlled and. A prime example of this is the British Broadcasting Corporation ( BBC). Although the BBC is run by the government the Public pays for its running by paying for a compulsory TV license this is their sole income as they don’t use adverts on the channel. This means that the government bodies don’t have full control over the content that they produce, it has to please the audience, the British people. The BBC is very successful, with international offices all over the world and the record for the being the largest broadcaster in the world. Despite being BBC a multi-national conglomerate with the governments backing it still has v 63‘strong competition in the form of other television channels such as the ITV and channel 4, However the BBC can offer something they can’t afford to: Ad free programming. Because the BBC is an extremely large company it has a vertical structure with lots of chains being involved in making decisions. By doing this the companies decision making will be more defined, and they will be able t¬o avoid any mistakes, this is especially important with the BBC because it is in the public’s eye and everybody contributes to its running by paying their TV license and therefore the BBC are obliged to take their opinions into consistency, although the decision is ultimately down to the high level managers. The BBC has access to almost all technology because of their…
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