Business Entities (Intro)
What are Business Entities
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Overview of Business Entities
Business entities are an integral part of business practice and economic productivity. An effective business practitioner must understand the characteristics of the major types of business entities, as these attributes can dramatically affect the nature of the business relationships. This chapter will introduce the concept of the business entity, legal authority for business entities, and the justification for their legal recognition. It will then introduce the most common types of business entities and their notable characteristics. Examination of these characteristics will make obvious the effect of these attributes on stakeholders of the business entity. The characteristics of a business entity affect many other areas of business practices, such as accounting, management, and finance.
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