business enterprise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n business enterprise the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects "computers are now widely used in business"
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Quotations

  • General Robert E. Woods
    General Robert E. Woods
    “Business is like war in one respect. If its grand strategy is correct, any number of tactical errors can be made and yet the enterprise proves successful.”

Usage

In literature:

They weren't a business enterprise, but they weren't any sort of charity.
"The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman" by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Does it tax enterprise and paralyze the nerves of business?
"Essentials of Economic Theory" by John Bates Clark
They are a lively and enterprising people, but have not in general the intellectual or business ability of the Chinese.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
It is his business to get action from people who come into the enterprise as servants.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
And having dispatched the business which concerned the crowd, Peggy broached a little private enterprise of her own.
"Peggy Raymond's Vacation" by Harriet L. (Harriet Lummis) Smith
Besides the paper-making business, Crane is interested in various other big enterprises.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5" by Various
This enterprising business man made my short stay a very pleasant one.
"Voyage of the Paper Canoe" by Nathaniel H. Bishop
Had the information come to the mind of an active or enterprising man of business, it might have fared differently.
"Davenport Dunn, Volume 2 (of 2) A Man Of Our Day" by Charles James Lever
Soon after my return to Sweden in the fall of 1873 I became interested in an important business enterprise near my old home.
"Reminiscences" by Hans Mattson
I was not familiar with his business enterprises.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach
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In poetry:

You kin boast about yer cities, and their stiddy growth and size,
And brag about yer County-seats, and business enterprise,
And railroads, and factories, and all sich foolery--
But the little Town o' Tailholt is big enough fer me!
"The Little Town O' Tailholt" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

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HOW WE SELECTED OUR MOST POWERFUL WOMEN What does it take to be named one of Black Enterprise's 75 Most Powerful Women in Business.
President Obama sat down with Black Enterprise Magazine for an exclusive interview in which he talks about black businesses and unemployment.
Private enterprise businesses can hire illegal workers or outsource for cheap labor, so why can't Uncle Sam use their own "cheap" labor source.
Holland & Knight will partner with Fordham Graduate Business School to establish and sponsor the Fordham Institute for Family & Private Enterprise.
Loose and tight systems New approach required for factory floor to business enterprise integration.
Imagine having the ability to switch to a leading enterprise solutions software without disrupting your business processes.
Unless HP can turn enterprise software, cloud services, or some other line into a high-volume, high-margin business, it's in for a world of hurt.
During its quarterly earnings call Monday, Jerome Kern, Playboy Enterprises' interim chairman and CEO, said the company is considering " radical changes" to its print business model.
This week on the Black Enterprise Business Report our Power Player is Larry Barkley, senior.
The economic downturn presents a compelling case for engaging in enterprise risk management—so argues Janice Abraham, president and chief executive officer of United Educators, in this interview with Business Officer.
Her title is executive vice president, enterprise business services, which means she's in charge of technology, procurement, and strategic projects.
To further what one artist historian has called Rembrandt 's enterprise, his business.
No enterprise can afford downtime in today's business climate.
SAP is running a promotion called Step Up to the Cloud that gives you a discount equivalent to six or nine months of free service when you sign a contract for Business ByDesign, the company's on-demand enterprise resource planning software.
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In science:

Kirkham ,T; Varsamidis ,T, “A Business Service Network to Aid Collaboration between Small to Medium Enterprises”, 8th IEEE International Conference on ECommerce Technology and The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Enterprise Computing, E-Commerce, and E-Services (CEC/EEE'), 2006.
Web Services Supply Chains: A Literature Review
This paper presents the arguments and supporting business metrics for Enterprise Spreadsheet Management to be seen as a necessary good.
Enterprise Spreadsheet Management: A Necessary Good
The most common reason for businesses to reject the establishment of a formal enterprise spreadsheet management process is that operational spreadsheets are short-term tactical solutions.
Enterprise Spreadsheet Management: A Necessary Good
Enterprise Spreadsheet Management can take the analysis of change events to an additional level, offering richer insight into the business practices that are leading to problems.
Enterprise Spreadsheet Management: A Necessary Good
For them Enterprise Spreadsheet Management is not an optional extra, it has become a business necessity.
Enterprise Spreadsheet Management: A Necessary Good
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