Another word for industry
Attention to work
diligence, activity, assiduity, persistence, application, patience, intentness, perseverance, enterprise, hard work, zeal, energy, dynamism, pains, inventiveness; see also attention 2, care 1, diligence.
Business as a division of society
big business, management, corporation officers, manufacturers, shareholders, high finance, entrepreneurs, capital, private enterprise, monied interests, stockholders. See syn. study at business.business.