Business

From Open Risk Manual

Definition

Business. An organization or economic system where goods and services are exchanged for one another or for money.

Every business requires some form of investment and enough customers to whom its output can be sold on a consistent basis in order to make a profit. Businesses can be privately owned, not-for-profit or state-owned. An example of a corporate business is PepsiCo, while a mom-and-pop catering business is a private enterprise.

All businesses operate under one or more operating business models, the blueprints of how resources, providers, clients, partners etc of the business are organized.


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