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  County Business Patterns Home
County Business Patterns is an annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry.
County Business Patterns covers most of the country's economic activity.
For information on businesses with no paid employees, see Nonemployer Statistics.
www.census.gov /epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html   (329 words)

  
  Business - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The etymology of "business" refers to the state of being busy, in the context of the individual as well as the community or society.
The singular "business" can be a legally-recognized entity within an economically free society, wherein individuals organize based on expertise and skills to bring about social and technological advancement.
Business that have gone "public" are subject to extremely detailed and complicated regulation about their internal governance (such as how executive officers' compensation is determined) and when and how information is disclosed to the public and their shareholders.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Business   (2352 words)

  
 Business Ethics
Business Ethics claims to be "the premier publication of the movement for greater social responsibility in business".
Business schools are responding to this demand by providing new ethics curriculum selections and by trying to find ways to integrate these values into current business courses.
The Prudential Business Ethics Center is housed at Rutgers University, and it is focused on the theory and practice of ethical behavior in business.
www.web-miner.com /busethics.htm   (7077 words)

  
 Business & Small Business
Student entrepreneurs hit the mark with businesses aimed at fellow students.
Business partners absolutely can be charged with embezzlement.
Tap into your customer base by piggybacking on established businesses with similar target markets.
www.entrepreneur.com   (325 words)

  
 Business News - Massachusetts Business News - Financial News - Boston.com
Business News - Massachusetts Business News - Financial News - Boston.com
Business News - Massachusetts Business News - Financial News
Business News- Read national business news as well as local, Massachusetts business news from The Boston Globe and other sources.
www.boston.com /business   (380 words)

  
 BSR | Business for Social Responsibility
BSR helps its member companies integrate sustainability into business strategy and operations through consulting, research, and convenings.
According to a survey of 330 global business leaders at the 2007 BSR Conference, 82% of respondents are optimistic that companies will make CSR a core business strategy in the next five years.
A global crisis in access to clean water is emerging as freshwater resources become scarcer or polluted, and businesses will increasingly find themselves grappling with water constraints in various sourcing, production and retail sites around the world.
www.bsr.org   (441 words)

  
 Apple - Small Business
You started your business with a goal in mind — success in turning an idea into reality, freedom to control your own career, time to engage in your chosen craft.
Apple is renowned for consistently providing award winning service and support to business customers with AppleCare and ProCare, and option available only to business owners.
However you are most comfortable buying — online at Apple’s online store for business, over the phone at 1(800) 854-3680, or in person at your Apple Retail Store — Apple has dedicated business consultants ready to assist you.
www.apple.com /business   (700 words)

  
 III - business insurance information
The success of a business, whether it's a tiny enterprise run out of a basement or a large corporation, is largely dependent on hard work and ingenuity.
However, no matter how industrious you are, one disaster can wipe out all your profits and even destroy your business.
The key to making sure that all the effort and money you have invested in a business doesn't disappear when a disaster strikes is to protect it with the appropriate insurance.
www.iii.org /individuals/business   (158 words)

  
 Start your own publishing business-Cuisine Encyclopedia restaurant guide.
The "Cuisine" Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive annual restaurant guide ever created for dining patrons to locate the appropriate eating establishments for their next function, intimate get-together, business lunch or dinner.
Assistance with territory analysis and rollout: where to start, how to manage and expand your business.
The prospective business buyer is responsible to thoroughly investigate any franchise or business opportunity listed on this web site, obtain all appropriate disclosure documents, and seek expert consultation prior to making any investment decision.
www.homebasedbusinessesforsale.com /Cuisineencyclopedia.htm   (431 words)

  
 Business Articles and Books, Business Management Resources - Harvard Business Online
The Internet has dramatically transformed the world of business, yet its impact on most companies'; management models is modest.
Description: This issue features what managing for the long term takes -- three things: a robust understanding of the forces affecting your company's competitive advantage; enough funds and imagination to avoid misfortune; and a reason for executives, employees, shareholders, and customers not to move their chips to another number.
This CD-ROM takes you into the Harvard Business School Executive Education classroom, where HBS professors John Quelch and Gail McGovern let you experience first-hand how other executives learned to master the marketing dashboard creation process, and close the gap between corporate strategy and marketing.
www.hbsp.harvard.edu   (2089 words)

  
 business ethics
Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, Business Ethics continues a rich tradition of leading the way with new ideas about business and the intersection of business and society.
The new Business Ethics is a marriage of old and new.
Business Ethics is happy and excited to be back.
www.business-ethics.com   (385 words)

  
 Business Plan Software and Free Sample Business Plans - Bplans.com
The Business Plan Guide provides expert advice on how to take a business idea and turn it into a polished business plan.
Our business planning experts explain what you need to do to protect yourself.
Business Plan Pro is the world's best-selling, most used business planning software.
www.bplans.com   (281 words)

  
 BUSINESS - business marketing, business idea, business management consultant - Shopping, Services and Information at ...
In economics, business is the social science of managing people to organize and maintain collective productivity toward accomplishing particular creative and productive goals, usually to generate revenue.
The etymology of "business" refers to the state of being busy, in the context of the individual as well as the community or society.
In other words, to be busy is to be doing commercially viable and profitable work.
www.businessiworld.com   (484 words)

  
 Tiscali Business
Every business will have one asset that all too often ignored when it comes to finance options and depending on what industry your business operates in, you may also have some additional capital tied up in equipment that could be used elsewhere in the business.
Managing your business finances effectively is important to ensure that you're never paying higher rates than you need to.
If you have a problem you want to discuss or an idea that you want to share or are just in need of advice talk to others in our business forum.
www.tiscali.co.uk /business   (414 words)

  
 bizjournals: Local Business News
Bizjournals is the new media division of American City Business Journals, the nation's largest publisher of metropolitan business newspapers.
Millions of small business owners and local decision makers rely upon bizjournals' local publications for business news, sales leads and networking opportunities to grow their business.
A report in the Wall Street Journal on Friday suggests the succesion plan at Fidelity Investments calls for the next chairman to be Abigail Johnson, the daughter of current Chairman and Chief Executive Edward C. "Ned" Johnson III.
www.bizjournals.com   (525 words)

  
 Welcome to WorldBank Group
The Business Center provides a guide to the range of business and investment opportunities created by the work of the World Bank Group, which lends between US$15-20 billion to developing country governments to fund projects for economic development and poverty reduction each year.
Two resources for project-related procurement information are Procurement on the Projects and Operations website and Project Cycle (a business guide) on the Business Center website, where you will find guidelines, standard documents, policies and procedures, project information documents, and in-country bidding and consulting opportunities.
International assistance organizations, civil society organizations, businesses, government agencies and others have contributed to the success of world-wide development efforts by partnering with the Bank Group to shape strategies and carry out specific programs.
web.worldbank.org /WBSITE/EXTERNAL/OPPORTUNITIES/0,,pagePK:95647~theSitePK:95480,00.html   (721 words)

  
 MiamiHerald.com - Business
The business lobby and gun-rights advocates are set to clash in the Legislature over private property rights -- a fight many Florida Republicans likely want part of because it splits their core supporters.
In its place, the New Miami -- a dense, steel-and-glass forest of condo towers -- is rising from the rubble.
Business AP Brazil shuts down Cargill's Amazon port
www.miamiherald.com /business   (254 words)

  
 Business & Productivity Software - Free Software Downloads and Software Reviews - Download.com
Announcing Download.com's Small Business Tools area, where you'll find everything you need to get your small business off the ground and keep it humming along.
If you're running a small business, the Business Finance category has tools for invoicing and managing budgets, and the E-commerce category has software to help you set up and run your own online business.
Whether you're searching for business programs, other types of software, or helpful information about using business software, CNET Download.com has tens of thousands of downloads for improving your digital life.
www.download.com /2001-2010-0.html   (829 words)

  
 WCU - College of Business
College of Business among Princeton Review's "282 Best" - WCU's College of Business is ranked among the nation's best business schools, earning high marks for the small class size and caring attitudes of professors in the MBA program More...
Zanglein wins USDA grant - A new statewide program to train neutral mediators to help resolve disputes between agencies of the US Dept of Agriculture and their clients will be established at WCU through a federal grant of $95,000 More...
WCU students give hands-on help to Western North Carolina businesses - The hands-on experience Hendersonville native Sarah Desforge took from an increasingly popular business consulting class at Western Carolina University helped her land a summer internship More...
www.wcu.edu /cob   (237 words)

  
 Business Finance Vendors | Commercial Loans | Business.com
Business finance information and resources for non-bank lenders as well as leasing and factoring companies.
Whether you decide to self-finance or seek an outside loan, check that your personal credit history is in tip-top shape with a credit report from Equifax, Experian or Trans Union.
Be prepared with a convincing business plan, cash flow projections and personal financial statements and tax returns.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Business&bdcr=4&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/financial_services/commercial_finance/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdct=20071111055030&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-E2885FB9-F7E5-6657-A98C-D448812F67EB-ym   (1907 words)

  
 Business News
Business News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
A federal judge blocked sales of a generic version of blood thinner Plavix on Thursday, finding it unlikely that its maker, a Canadian company, could prove that the patent on the drug used by 48 million...
Don't upstage 'The Donald.' That might be lesson No. 1 in Carolyn Kepcher's next book on business.
www.topix.net /business   (1013 words)

  
 Get stock quotes, market news, rates, and more - Netscape Money & Business
NEW YORK (AP) - Newspaper publishers are starting to place more emphasis on their online operations and are shifting away from traditional print media, with both Dow Jones & Co. and Journal Register Co. this week contemplating selling some of their newspaper...
For the latest and most thorough business news and business resources, Netscape Money & Business has what you are looking for online.
From stock news and international business news to 401k information and finance calculators.
money.netscape.cnn.com /default.jsp   (206 words)

  
 IBM: Executive Interaction Channel - US
The first step in changing the way you do business is aligning IT capabilities and business goals.
This means examining legacy behaviors and organizational structures and being open to the idea of change.
It's the goal of every business, yet before you can do it, you need to pinpoint your competitive strengths.
www.ibm.com /e-business   (220 words)

  
 Small Business Start Up and Entrepreneurship | Business.com
Learning business management is not as daunting as it seems, and the consequences of ignoring the day-to-day running of your company can be severe.
FranklinCovey's PlanPlus business management software performs multiple functions, while TimeWhiz and Time Sheets let you clock activities to see how long various tasks actually take.
Embrace and capitalize on the changes that face your business, developing effective change management tools, such as a strategic plan for growth.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Business&bdcr=3&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/small_business/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdct=20071111055030&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-E2885FB9-F7E5-6657-A98C-D448812F67EB-ym   (1778 words)

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