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Types of Corporations

Types of Corporations

Author: Jeff Carroll

This lesson is an introduction to corporate ownership and types of corporations.

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Terms to Know
  • Corporate Governance

    The structures of rules, rights, and processes which govern a corporation.

  • Corporations

    An organization that can legally operate as a separate entity.

  • Dividend

    A payment of earnings to shareholders from an organization.

  • Proxy

    Voting rights that are passed on to someone so he/she has the authority to act on behalf of the stockholder.

  • Stock

    A form of partial ownership of a corporation.

  • Stockholders

    People who own shares of stock for a corporation.