Ownership in developing the business
There are different forms of business ownership such as Sole proprietorship, Partnership, Cooperative and Corporation.
When a single person owns a business for profit it is known as a sole proprietorship. He can run the business alone or others can be employed to do this job. Businesses owned by 2 or more persons are called Partnership. General Partnership, Limited liability Partnership and Limited Partnership are the three classifications of partnership business for profit. Limited Liability Business in which members have a separate and different legal personality is termed as a Corporation. Both privately owned and Government owned organizations exist. A for-profit organization is actually owned by the shareholders. A board of directors is elected by them who hire the managerial unit of the corporation. It can be both publicly or privately owned. A Cooperative is also a limited liability business. There are members who run the business unlike corporation which has shareholders. A cooperative can be both non-profit and profit. It can be classified into worker cooperatives and consumer cooperatives.
Classification of Businesses
Businesses can be classified to many forms such as Mining and Agricultural business, Financial business, Real estate businesses, Manufacturers, Retailers and Distributors Service business, Information business, Transportation and Utilities.
Elaboration for business
Raw material production such as minerals and plants are the main concern of Mining and Agricultural businesses. Companies like banks which invest and manage capitals for earning profit are known as financial businesses. When profit is generated by renting, selling or developing properties such as residential homes and lands, then it is termed as Real estate businesses. The production of products from raw materials such as the making of goods like pipes or cars is made my Manufacturers. Retailers and distributors provide sales and distribution services. It helps the manufacturers in the sale or distribution of the products made by them. Service businesses provide goods and services to the consumers such as any business organization or government organization. It earns profit by putting labor and service charges. Resale of intellectual properties such as package software, movie studio for generating profit is carried out by Information businesses. The transportation business provides transportation of individuals or goods and they earn profit by applying transportation charges. Sewage treatment or electricity services fall under the Utility businesses.
Management in studies and business
Management is the study of effective and efficient business operation. The different branches of management include marketing management, strategic management, financial management, human resource management, operations management, production management, information technology management and service management. Owners are engaged in business administration indirectly or directly through manager employment. Three components namely human resources, capital or tangible resources and financial resources and are administered by hiring managers or owner managers. It constitutes worth or value of the businesses.
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