Organizational studies. Enterprise. Management. Business. The etymology of "business" stems from the idea of being busy, and implies socially valuable and rewarding work.
A business can mean a particular organization or a more generalized usage refers to an entire market sector, i.e. "the music business". Company. A company is an association or collection of individuals, whether natural persons, legal persons, or a mixture of both.
Company members share a common purpose and unite in order to focus their various talents and organize their collectively available skills or resources to achieve specific, declared goals. Companies take various forms such as: Category:Business.
Business Models. InvestorWords.com - Investing Glossary.