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40 Topic Pages Found in Business, Finance & Economics and starting with the letter P
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Packard, David (1912 - 1996)

US engineer, entrepreneur-manager, government adviser, and philanthropist, who co-founded the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) with university friend,

Packer, Kerry

Australian media proprietor, chair of Consolidated Press Holdings (CPH) 1974-1998. CPH, a privately-held company founded by Packer's father and the

Pareto, Vilfredo (1848 - 1923)

Italian economist and political philosopher who began his career as a liberal but ended it as an early fascist. His two important books on economics

Paterson, William (1658 - 1719)

1658–1719, British financier. By the time of the Glorious Revolution (1688–89, which he supported), he had acquired considerable wealth and influence

Open Patronage
Patronage

Power to give a favoured appointment to an office or position in politics, business, or the church; or sponsorship of the arts. Patronage was for

Penrose, Edith Elura Tilton (1914 - 1996)

Edith Penrose was born on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on 15 November 1914. She died at Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire in October 1996. She attended

Open Pension
Pension

periodic payments to one who has retired from work because of age or disability. Pensions, originally thought of as charity, are now viewed as an

Open Perot, Ross (1930 - )
Perot, Ross (1930 - )

US industrialist and independent politician. In 1962 he founded Electronic Data Systems (EDS), a multi-billion dollar corporation which he sold to

Personnel management

In its broadest sense, human resource management is a widely used term coined to encapsulate management policies and practices concerned with the

Open Petroleum industry and trade
Petroleum industry and trade

the business of discovering oil ( petroleum ), extracting it from the ground, refining it into a variety of products, and distributing it to the