What is an Organization?

Organization and Change

 

Next Topic

Organization and Change > Forum > What is an Organization?

What is an Organization?
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
Someone asked me the other day: what exactly is an organization? DEFINITION OF AN ORGANIZATION Well, in in simple terms, an organization is defined as: "an entity comprising one or more people that has at least one particular purpose". An organization is usually made up of various sub-organizations like and departments with specialized tasks. EXAMPLES OF ORGANIZATIONS Typical examples of organizations are:
  • A business firm / company / corporation (for profit organizations)
  • A government agency
  • An NGO
  • An association of volunteers
  • A charity
  • Various and partnerships
  • A
  • An educational institution
  • A
  • A
  • Etc.
CRITERIA FOR AN ORGANIZATION As you can see in the above examples, organizations can differ a lot among each other. But organizations do have six things in common:
  1. PURPOSE: They have at least one purpose / goal (that could (...) Read more? Sign up for free

Please register now to read all responses and to join this discussion yourself. It's easy and 100% free.

Sign up for free     Log in


  What is an Organization?
MICHAEL RAVAIN, HR Consultant, United States, Member
  (...)

   
Organization and Change
Forum
Change: the Only Constant for Leaders
Key Issues of Change Management (at the Executive Level)
What is an Organization?
Reframing Organizations (Bolman and Deal)
🔥The Change Curve After Kübler Ross
Best Practices
🥇Checklist of Organizational Problem Areas
🥈Levels of Organisation Diagnostic Models
🥉Change: A Challenge and a Necessity
Loops and Mutual Causality in Organizational Change
Organizational model for International Operations
Can Organizational Change Lead to Extinction?
Can Change be in the DNA of an Organization?
People Need Some Constancy (Besides Change)
Why do Organizations Change?
Relevance of Change Management Theories?
Change is a Natural Process
Total Management Framework
Governance Models for Community Sustainability
Change Management Perception
Change Management: Theory versus Practice
Agriculture - poor financial modelling
Are we Managing Change or the Perceptions about Change?
Evolution Theory in Organisations?
Organisational Ambidexterity
Management Theory: So Much To Discover
Books on Change Management Theories
Change Needs Dyadic Mapping
The Role of Conflicts in an Organisation
3 Factors for Successful Change
Change in a University
Change Management Factors in Technology Transformation
What is the McKinsey Approach?
Change Management in the Realty Industry
Searching for the General Theory of the Firm


Organization and Change

 

Next Topic



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
© 2020 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.5 - Last updated: 9-7-2020. All names ™ of their owners.