April 30, 2015

Types of Organizations


Kbase Thing

Cyc knows about many types of organizations. Facets provide one way of organizing these collections. Here are some of the facets, along with example types for each:

  • funding status – publicly funded, privately funded
  • customers – organizations with business customers, individual customers, or no customers
  • structural characteristic – department, branch, chain, independent organization
  • Membership
  • GeographicReach – local, national and international organizations
  • ProfitMotive – commercial, non-profit