During which period of the business cycle do most businesses make the greatest increases in spending levels is it peak or expansion?
The period of the business cycle that most businesses make the greatest increase in spending is the expansion period. This is usually called the expansionary fiscal policy.
Profit oriented business is a business whose main objective is to achieve the greatest possible profit for the owners of a business. This is achieved in various ways: reducing production costs, moving factories to "cheap labor" countries (China, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Viet Nam), lowering wages and lengthening working time of employees.
Neat question. Railroads played a HUGE role in the expansion and capacity of businesses. For the first time in history, goods could be quickly transported across the country. Businesses were able to sell products to customers outside their local area much more easily than before. This lead to higher revenues, increased productivity, increased competition, and more employment opportunities. I believe the building of the transcontinental railroad was THE driving force behind the industrial revolution. The…
Businesses rely heavily on statistics to determine consumer trends and calculate important economic data. The data that is collected and the information derived from that data is useful in planning an advertising strategy based on demographics and geographies, and internal statistical data guides the business on how they should allocate their resources to insure the greatest profit margin.
Federal bureaucracy had its greatest expansion during the 1930's under Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency. New Deal legislation was implemented and this greatly increased the role that the federal government because of services trying to combat the nation's economic hardships of the Great Depression.
At any given distance between two objects, the force of gravity increases as the product of their individual masses increases. In principle, there is no "greatest". As long as you can keep increasing the product of their masses, the gravitational force of attraction between them will keep increasing.