Private Enterprise

  • (noun): An economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate goods and resources and to determine prices.

Some articles on private enterprise, private enterprises, enterprises, enterprise, private:

Bureaucracy (book) - Private Enterprise Vs. Publicly Owned Enterprises
... In contrast to private enterprises, government-owned corporation or municipality owned enterprises are not always or even usually managed on the basis of the profit ... A deficit in this latter case does not spell the end of the enterprise or even the beginning of reforms, because it is generally assumed that the ... For this reason enterprises that are in the red are allowed to operate for years or decades, with the result being that the its losses are eventually passed on to every citizen ...
Fascism And Ideology - Fascism's Relations With Other Political and Economic Ideologies - Capitalism
... over the economy, although they support the existence of private property ... Along with support of private property and the profit motive, fascists also support the market economy ... capitalism that were deemed beneficial, such as private enterprise provided that it would be supervised by the state in fascist economics ...

Famous quotes containing the words enterprise and/or private:

    Enjoy the land, but own it not. Through want of enterprise and faith men are where they are, buying and selling, and spending their lives like serfs.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)