Restructuring state enterprises
In recent decades, states modeled some of their assets and enterprises after
business enterprises. In 2003, for example, the People's Republic of China
modeled 80% of its state-owned enterprises on a company-type mana
See also: Theory of the firm
Most legal jurisdictions specify the forms of ownership that a business can
take, creating a body of commercial law for each type.
The major factors affecting how a business is organized are usually:
The size and scope of the
Partnership: A partnership is a business owned by two or more people. In most
forms of partnerships, each partner has unlimited liability for the debts
incurred by the business. The three most prevalent types of for-profit
partnerships are: general partne
Agriculture such as the domestication of fish, animals and livestock, as well as
lumber, oil and mining businesses that extract natural resources and raw
materials, such as wood, petroleum, natural gas, ores, plants or minerals.
Financial services busines
Main article: Management
The efficient and effective operation of a business, and study of this subject, is
called management. The major branches of management are financial
management, marketing management, human resource management,
Cooperative: Often referred to as a "co-op", a cooperative is a limited-liability
business that can organize as for-profit or not-for-profit. A cooperative differs
from a corporation in that it has members, not shareholders, and they share
Real estate businesses sell, invest, construct and develop properties
including land, residential homes, and other buildings.
Retailers, wholesalers, and distributors act as middlemen and get goods
produced by manufacturers to the intended consumers; the
A business (also known as an enterprise, a company or a firm) is an
organizational entity involved in the provision of goods and services to
consumers. Businesses serve as a form of economic activity, and are
prevalent in capitalist economies, where
Unit 12 A2
Sam Morton: Hello, erFritz. This is Sam Morton. IIts about our meeting on
Friday. My flight gets in at 8:45 now, not 10:30. Soerplease dont bother to come
and pick me up. I can easily get a taxi to the office erI should be there by 10
ENGLISH EXAM TIPS
1. You can phone me any time but I wont be here after noon tomorrow.
Phone before 12 tomorrow.
2. Id like you to send me a price list. If you can e-mail this, that would be fine.
Please send price list by e-mail is fine.
Product Promotion Conference
Thanks for your coming. Today I will introduce a household electric
appliance that changes your daily life thoroughly. It sets yourself free
from hard housework, gives you a clean and tidy home, and let you enjoy
the life. The
Unit 8 A1
Joe: 579814. Can I help you?
Emily: Hello, this is Emily Harris.
Joe: Hello, Emily. ErJoe White here.
Emily: Oh, hello, Joe. Umis Susan there?
Joe: Ah, no, no, shesershes not in today, Im afraid. Is there anything I can do?
Emily: Noumthats OK.
I am afraid I have some bad news to tell you.My
warehouse caught fire on Friday,13th February by
accident,and the shipment for you was damaged.
I really apologize.We are going to manufacture
another batch as soon as possible,however it has to ta
Unit 10 A1
Jack Connolly: Hello, Jack Connolly, speaking
Sandra Perry: Oh, hello, this is Sandra Perry. You promised to e-mail me with that
Jack: Oh, yes, I know. I tried to, but my e-mails kept coming back marked
The Case of Due Diligence
Ethical principles and values are, of course, key to ethical decision making, but how
should they be applied to actual business situations? Thomas Shanks, S.J., executive
director of the Center for Applied Ethics, was asked to wa
The Case of the Million-Dollar Decision
By Michael L. Hackworth and Thomas Shanks, S.J.
In "The Buck Stops Here," a presentation for the Center for
Applied Ethics Roundtable for Executives, Michael Hackworth
talked about how he models ethical leadership i
The Case of the Performance Appraisal
Frank became chief financial officer and a member of the Executive
Committee of a medium-sized and moderately successful family-owned
contracting business six months ago. The first nonfamily member to hold
such a posi
The Case of the Sole Remaining
The heart pacemaker is a modern wonder. The device has a timer that resets
itself every time the patient's heart beats. If the heart does not beat on
schedule (say, within 1.2 seconds), the pacemaker gives a stimulu
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Anti-mullerian hormone as a predictor of ovarian
reserve and ovarian response in IVF women from
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Gynecol Obstet Invest 2015;79:112
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Accepted after revision: March 14, 2014
Published online: May 16, 2014
The Role of Acupuncture in in vitro
Fertilization: A Systematic Review and
How to do a systematic review?
Data Extraction, Quality Assessment
and Narrative Synthesis
1. Define a question
2. Search the literature: Sheila
3. Extract the data
4. Assess study quality
5. Combine the results
a) Narrative synthesis
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Meta-analysis in medical research
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Medicine, Thessaloniki,
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Meta-analysis and the meta-epidemiology of
Meta-analysis is an important contribution to research and practice but its not
his weeks BMJ contains a pot-pourri of materials that deal with the res
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