Topic outline of business


Topic outline of business

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 following outline is provided as an overview of and introduction to business:

Essence of business

: "Main article: Business"

Branches of business

Academic disciplines or subject classifications

* Accounting scholarship
* Business ethics
* Finance
* Industrial and labour relations
** Human resources
*** Organizational Behavior
** Collective bargaining
** Labour economics
** Labour history
* Information systems
* Management
* Marketing
* Manufacturing

Business forms

* Company
* Corporation
* Partnership
* Limited partnership
* Limited liability partnership
* Cooperative
* Sole proprietorship
* Types of business entity (listed by country)

Business operations

Industries

History of business

: "Main article: History of business"

Basic business concepts

*Accounting
**List of accounting topics
*Advertising
*Banking
*Barter
*Big business
*Business
*Business broker
*Business ethics
**List of business ethics, political economy, and philosophy of business topics
*Business intelligence
*Business schools
*Capitalism
*Commerce
*Commercial law
**List of business law topics
*Companies
*Competition
*Economics
**Financial economics
**List of economics topics
*Electronic commerce
**Ebusiness
*Entrepreneurship
*Finance
**Debenture
**List of finance topics
*Government ownership
**Social security
*Human Resources
*Industry
*Intellectual property
*International trade
**List of international trade topics
*Insurance
*Investment
**Equity investment
**Investment management
*List of billionaires
*List of business theorists
*List of corporate leaders
*List of human resource management topics
*Management
**List of management topics
**Management philosophy
**Middle management
**Senior management
*Management information systems
**List of information technology management topics
*Manufacturing
**List of production topics
*Marketing
**List of marketing topics
*Mass media
*Organizational studies
*Process management
*Project management
**List of project management topics
*Real Estate
**List of real estate topics
*Small business
*Strategic management
*Tax
*Theory of Constraints
**List of Theory of Constraints topics

"(The following topics need placement in the above list):"
*List of business ethics topics
*List of business law topics
*List of philosophy of business topics
*List of business ethics, political economy, and philosophy of business topics
*List of political economy topics
*International Journal of Business
*List of information technology management topics
*Business model
*List of production topics
*Semper Fi (book)

Business scholars

* Peter Drucker
* Tom Peters

Leaders in business

: "See also: Lists of billionaires"

* Warren Buffett
* Andrew Carnegie
* Walt Disney
* Thomas Edison
* Michael Eisner
* Henry Ford
* Bill Gates
* J. Paul Getty
* Howard Hughes
* Ray Kroc
* J.P. Morgan
* Aristotle Onassis
* John D. Rockefeller
* J. R. Simplot
* Thomas J. Watson

Business lists

* List of accounting topics
* List of business ethics, political economy, and philosophy of business topics
* List of business law topics
* List of business theorists
* List of corporate leaders
* List of economics topics
* List of economists
* List of finance topics
* List of human resource management topics
* List of information technology management topics
* List of international trade topics
* List of management topics
* List of production topics

External links

* [http://www.bbb.org/ Better Business Bureau] US & Canada


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