Business

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Business is the activity of making one's living or making money by producing or buying and selling products (such as goods and services).wikipedia
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Inventory

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Inventory (American English) or stock (British English) is the goods and materials that a business holds for the ultimate goal of resale (or repair).

Asset

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It includes the dynamics of assets and liabilities over time under conditions of different degrees of uncertainty and risk.
It covers money and other valuables belonging to an individual or to a business.

State-owned enterprise

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In 2003, for example, the People's Republic of China modeled 80% of its state-owned enterprises on a company-type management system.
A state-owned enterprise (SOE) is a business enterprise where the government or state has significant control through full, majority, or significant minority ownership.

Board of directors

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A board of directors is a group of people who jointly supervise the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.

Consumers' co-operative

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A consumers' co-operative is an enterprise owned by consumers and managed democratically which aims at fulfilling the needs and aspirations of their members.

Limited liability company

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It is a business structure that can combine the pass-through taxation of a partnership or sole proprietorship with the limited liability of a corporation.

Nonprofit organization

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Both not-for-profit and for-profit corporate entities must have board members, steering-committee members, or trustees who owe the organization a fiduciary duty of loyalty and trust.

Financial services

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Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit-card companies, insurance companies, accountancy companies, consumer-finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds, individual managers and some government-sponsored enterprises.

Company

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The term is also often used colloquially (but not by lawyers or by public officials) to refer to a company.
It may be referred to as a firm.

List of asset management firms

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An asset management company (AMC) is an asset management / investment management company/firm that invests the pooled funds of retail investors in securities in line with the stated investment objectives.

Finance

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The major branches of management are financial management, marketing management, human resource management, strategic management, production management, operations management, service management, and information technology management.
Financial risk management, an element of corporate finance, is the practice of creating and protecting economic value in a firm by using financial instruments to manage exposure to risk, particularly credit risk and market risk.

Profit (accounting)

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Profit, in accounting, is an income distributed to the owner in a profitable market production process (business).

Fixture (property law)

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An important exception to the usual treatment of fixtures is the category of trade fixtures (often called "chattel" fixtures), chattels installed by a tenant on leased commercial property specifically for their use in a trade or business.

Management

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Accounting, which has been called the "language of business", measures the results of an organization's economic activities and conveys this information to a variety of users, including investors, creditors, management, and regulators.
Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it is a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government body.

Intellectual property

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Businesses often have important "intellectual property" that needs protection from competitors for the company to stay profitable.
A trade secret is a formula, practice, process, design, instrument, pattern, or compilation of information which is not generally known or reasonably ascertainable, by which a business can obtain an economic advantage over competitors and customers.

Wholesaling

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Wholesaling or distributing is the sale of goods or merchandise to retailers; to industrial, commercial, institutional, or other professional business users; or to other wholesalers (wholesale businesses) and related subordinated services.

Operations management

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The major branches of management are financial management, marketing management, human resource management, strategic management, production management, operations management, service management, and information technology management.
It involves the responsibility of ensuring that business operations are efficient in terms of using as few resources as needed and effective in terms of meeting customer requirements.

Theory of the firm

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For example, in a labor market, it might be very difficult or costly for firms or organizations to engage in production when they have to hire and fire their workers depending on demand/supply conditions.

Investor

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Accounting, which has been called the "language of business", measures the results of an organization's economic activities and conveys this information to a variety of users, including investors, creditors, management, and regulators.
A financier is a person whose primary occupation is either facilitating or directly providing investments to up-and-coming or established companies and businesses, typically involving large sums of money and usually involving private equity and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, corporate finance, investment banking, or large-scale asset management.

Private company limited by guarantee

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Mass media

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As a business, publishing includes the development, marketing, production, and distribution of newspapers, magazines, books, literary works, musical works, software, other works dealing with information.

Insurance

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Studies have shown how company acceptance and implementation of comprehensive safety and health management systems reduce incidents, insurance costs, and workers’ compensation claims.
Business insurance can take a number of different forms, such as the various kinds of professional liability insurance, also called professional indemnity (PI), which are discussed below under that name; and the business owner's policy (BOP), which packages into one policy many of the kinds of coverage that a business owner needs, in a way analogous to how homeowners' insurance packages the coverages that a homeowner needs.

Employment

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The most common purpose of these associations or unions is "maintaining or improving the conditions of their employment".
Employment is a relationship between two parties, usually based on a contract where work is paid for, where one party, which may be a corporation, for profit, not-for-profit organization, co-operative or other entity is the employer and the other is the employee.