Businessperson vs. Businessman

By Jaxson

  • Businessperson

    A businessman or businesswoman is a person involved in the business sector – in particular someone undertaking activities (commercial or industrial) for the purpose of generating cash flow, sales, and revenue by utilizing a combination of human, financial, intellectual and physical capital with a view to fueling economic development and growth.

    An entrepreneur is a person who sets up a business or businesses.

    The term “businessperson” may refer to a founder, owner, or majority shareholder of a commercial enterprise; or it can characterize a high-level executive who does the everyday running and management of a company even if that executive is not the owner.

    The term may sometimes refer to someone who is involved in an upper-level management role in a corporation, company, enterprise, firm, organization, or agency.

  • Businessperson (noun)

    A person in business, or one who works at a commercial institution.

  • Businessman (noun)

    a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution

  • Businessman (noun)

    a man who works in commerce, especially at executive level.

Oxford Dictionary

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