What is Business?

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  1. HubPages profile imageSTAFF
    HubPagesposted 8 years ago

    What is Business?

  2. infoperc profile image55
    infopercposted 8 years ago

    The etymology of "business" relates to the state of being busy either as an individual or society as a whole, doing commercially viable and profitable work. The term "business" has at least three usages, depending on the scope — the singular usage (above) to mean a particular company or corporation, the generalized usage to refer to a particular market sector, such as "the music business" and compound forms such as agribusiness, or the broadest meaning to include all activity by the community of suppliers of goods and services. However, the exact definition of business, like much else in the philosophy of business, is a matter of debate.
                ---- www.wikipedia.org

  3. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image61
    JYOTI KOTHARIposted 8 years ago

    Business is a system. Business persons employ people to work for them and engage investors to invest. They get lion's share of profit.
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  4. lindagoffigan profile image60
    lindagoffiganposted 8 years ago

    Dictionary.com defines business as the purchase and sale of goods in the attempt to make a profit.

  5. jycmba profile image78
    jycmbaposted 8 years ago

    At the risk of sounding trite, there are many layers of business but here's my summary. On a skin-deep level business IS technically the exchange of goods and services for currency. On a flesh and blood level business is built on relationships of trust and understanding. Underneath it all - the bare bones skeletal framework - business is energy in the form of money moving at the speed of value. The more valuable (partly based on timeliness, partly based on perception) the exchange, the faster / greater the amount that changes hands.

  6. chinweike profile image65
    chinweikeposted 8 years ago

    Business simply means “the productive busyness of people (at different level) while trying to satisfy identified human need(s) and at the same time making profit from their busyness”.

  7. profile image56
    Dollaraireposted 8 years ago

    Business is a related series of activities carried on in a structured ('business-like') manner for economic reward.

    Contrary to some definitions, I don't consider profit to be an essential element - can't non-profit organisations also carry on a business? Equally, the type of activity (be it the sale of goods, provision of services, or combination of both) is not really an indicator of a business.

    Whether or not something is a business turns on the manner in which it's carried out.

  8. haryanto152 profile image61
    haryanto152posted 8 years ago

    business is how people got money from their activity,example people blogging for earning money than known as online business

  9. harrist profile image60
    harristposted 8 years ago

    business is play smart and know how to stop when you on the top, and the essence of business is Risk I.e 50:50  so all you have to do e.g analyze, action, evaluation of your actions, the last one is modifications
    and if you hoping someone answering about Business definitions just Goggling, or maybe you can find  the answer from yahoo and wiki, but soon or later you'll realize that my answer is the most reasonable not the best but at least Make sense without BS answer and try to help you with some kind of business Idealism, I am really sorry its not Me :-)

  10. Kavitamartin12 profile image52
    Kavitamartin12posted 7 years ago

    A business is a legally recognized organization designed to provide goods or services to consumers.

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  11. Paul Raisbeck profile image61
    Paul Raisbeckposted 7 years ago

    If it costs you money it's a hobby; if it makes you money it's a business.

  12. jonywoker profile image56
    jonywokerposted 7 years ago

    Business,More types of business available,you can choose how type business you want to start...

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