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
- An educational institution
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:
- PURPOSE: They have at least one purpose / goal (that could (...) Read more? Sign up for free