The business manager career is available to characters with the right qualifications and can be fulfilled as Director or Director-General of a Joint Stock Company. The job market for this career type is entirely created by gamers themselves and is open to both commoners and nobility, giving everyone the opportunity to run a big company.
The management simulation makes crew, workers and soldiers real. In Rulers of the Sea gamers will care about the fate of those they command, but if management is not their passion, they can leave the details to their officers.
The family business can be a real purpose for a family, or just a side-line next to other careers, but either way they are an interesting method to earn a good family income, if managed well.