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  SAGE Publications - Organization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Organization is the major forum for dialogue and innovation in organization studies, addressing significant current and emergent theoretical, meta theoretical and substantive developments in the field.
This is a time of unprecedented debate and diversity in organization studies, when intellectual reassessments go alongside a plurality of organizational forms and practices in a globalizing world.
The central task for students of organization is to construct those analytical narratives and ethical discourses appropriate to the radically changing structural, theoretical and ideological realities we now face.
www.sagepub.co.uk /journal.aspx?pid=105723   (381 words)

  Muskingum College - Center for Advancement and Learning (CAL)
Being organized also entails keeping the information you learn in school in order so you can better understand it, process it, and remember it.
In a similar vein, being organized diminishes distractions.
Organizing one's room does not mean it has to be neat and orderly.
www.muskingum.edu /~cal/database/general/organization.html   (4166 words)

  Organization - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The broad area is commonly referred to as organizational studies, organizational behaviour or organization analysis.
Organizational studies also includes research efforts to inform the effective management of organizations, and addresses organizational culture, organizational learning and managing change as major factors affecting organizational effectiveness, beyond the basics of organizational structure.
Organizations that are legal entities: government, international organization, non-governmental organization, armed forces, corporation, partnership, charity, not-for-profit corporation, cooperative, university.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Organization   (1354 words)

 Self-organization - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Self-organization is a process in which the internal organization of a system, normally an open system, increases in complexity without being guided or managed by an outside source.
In many cases of biological self-assembly, for instance metabolism, the increasing organization of large molecules is more than compensated for by the increasing entropy of small molecules, especially water.
Donella Meadows, who codified twelve leverage points that a self-organizing system could exploit to organize itself, was one of a school of theorists who saw human creativity as part of a general process of adapting human lifeways to the planet and taking humans out of conflict with natural processes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Self-organization   (2483 words)

 WINNING ORGANIZATION: How To Develop Institutional Excellence
One of the major issues in all organizations is getting the right balance between the whole and the parts - the need of the organization as a whole, the needs of its internal groups, and individual needs of its members.
The extent to which organization operates as a network of relationships enables individuals to make sense of their work and their world, and will strongly influence the coherence of the organization and its sense of purpose.
Adaptive organization is a new third-stage organization based upon radically new logics of content, configuration, and change based on human capabilities rather than limitations.
www.1000ventures.com /business_guide/mgmt_inex.html   (1065 words)

An organization with well-defined tasks and a rigidly hierarchical system of decision-taking is argued to be appropriate for stable environmental conditions.
Rather than generating centralization or decentralization, the new organizational media show signs of a kind of "social disessembly" of organizations, of the breakdown of social organization as we know it, carrying with it a dissolution of the authority based upon it....
Survey looks at job-hopping execs Organizational change cited as big reason Seattle PI, November 4, 2002; By DIANE E. Of those polled, 81 percent said they left their previous position and were looking for new work because of an organizational change such as a merger, restructuring, layoff or acquisition.
faculty.washington.edu /~krumme/readings/organizations.html   (1550 words)

 The Power Of Personal Organization, Orderliness, Cleanliness, Get Organized
Organization is, in essence, that which turns unruly, unordered, disparate complexity into manageable, simple, utilitarian existence so that life can thrive.
In that way, organization is the quiet marvel that enables life to flourish in the present as well as the future.
Since organization is so vast, and permeates every field of existence -- as we saw in my opening salvo of a world gone mad because of its absence - it would be helpful to divide it into several recognizable categories.
www.gurusoftware.com /GuruNet/personal/Topics/Organization.htm   (3854 words)

 MARC Code List for Organizations
While organizations are free to employ these codes for their own purposes, the primary use of them by the libraries and other organizations is still for bibliographic applications.
In the absence of any other organized effort on such a large scale, it fell upon the Library of Congress to assign new codes to organizations even if they were to be involved only in regional projects of some kind.
The MARC organization codes are structured and employ mnemonics to assist in visual location and identification of the institutions represented.
www.loc.gov /marc/organizations/orgshome.html   (3938 words)

The proposed benefits are a clarification of what it means for an organization to be network structured, a few insights into its origins, and a suggestion of where the boundaries to some of its different forms might lie.
An overview of the new science of chaos (also sometimes termed the "study of complex adaptive systems" and the "science of complexity.") Emphasis is on the two terms nonlinear and systems: while the former connotes unpredictability and uncertainty, the latter underscores the interrelationships and interactions between the various entities.
Although the topic of organizational learning has gained a lot of attention, there's little agreement on what organizational learning means and even less on how to create a learning organization.
www.sociosite.net /topics/organization.php   (3815 words)

 community organization @ the informal education homepage
those phases of social organization which constitute a conscious effort on the part of a community to control its affairs democratically, and to secure the highest services from its specialists, organizations, agencies, and the institutions by means of recognized interrelations.
Social planning: is the method of community organization traditional to health and welfare councils although its scope and arena were enlarged in the 1960s to encompass city planners, urban renewal authorities and the large public bureaucracies.
Exploration of practice wisdom around organizing skills with a concern for practical advice both in terms of the work with community organizations and for the the development and well-being of the worker.
www.infed.org /community/b-comorg.htm   (3336 words)

The purpose of this organization is to bring into contact all those persons who are genealogically researching Ballews and allied families.
Membership in the organization is available to all individuals regardless of surname or ancestry, libraries, or societies, which is on a yearly basis, beginning 1 January to 31 December of each year.
The revenues of the organization shall be derived from annual membership dues, from donations, legacies, and bequests, and from such other sources as the Officers of the Ballew Association may on occasion provide.
www.ballewassn.org /organization.htm   (541 words)

 Organization: Advice for Parents (Reference)
Developing good organizational skills is a key ingredient for success in school and in life.
Although some people by nature are more organized than others, anyone can put routines and systems in place to help a child "get it together." Here's a list of strategies that you can use to help your child get -- and keep -- his life under control.
Separate "to do" and "done" folders help organize worksheets, notices, and items to be signed by parents, as well as provide a central place to store completed assignments.
www.teachervision.fen.com /parents-and-school/organization/3676.html   (623 words)

 ORGANIZATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Accordingly, a whole system may be explained in terms of the properties of its components and its organization (see analysis).
A theory of organizations concerns (2) and attempts to provide generalizations about how cells, or organisms interact or how and why people work together and form larger unities (see general systems theory).
Like cybernetics generally, an organization theory is not disturbed by the possibility that some organizations may not be realized by man or by nature but it will be informed by the finding that they cannot exist (Ashby).
pespmc1.vub.ac.be /ASC/ORGANIZATIO.html   (222 words)

 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
It has come to the notice of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) that a number of organizations or programmes claim to be acting on its behalf and are misusing its name and logo in that connection.
FAO wishes to advise the public in unconditional terms that it does not sponsor any organizations or programmes which, through website postings or otherwise, claim to be acting on its behalf in recruiting or facilitating the recruitment of personnel.
For information on possibilities of employment in FAO the public is invited to consult the relevant section of this Website.
www.fao.org   (202 words)

 Definition of organization - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
1 a : the act or process of organizing or of being organized b : the condition or manner of being organized
organizations> b : an administrative and functional structure (as a business or a political party); also : the personnel of such a structure
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www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=organization   (63 words)

 Organization and Environment
Sundered from the natural environment, the term is attached to organizations (as 'organizational environment') and is abstracted to deal with general and ungrounded properties.
"Organization and Environment is a truly groundbreaking journal that spans the environmental social sciences and humanities, traversing discussions of geopolitics and political economy, culture (including art and film) and technology, religion and philosophy, social movements and political ideologies.
Organizations and organizational scholars need a deep understanding of the environmental impacts of economic activities.
www.coba.usf.edu /jermier/journal.htm   (1450 words)

 The United States Army Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Army, as one of the three military departments (Army, Navy and Air Force) reporting to the Department of Defense, is composed of two distinct and equally important components: the active component and the reserve components.
Institutional organizations provide the infrastructure necessary to raise, train, equip, deploy, and ensure the readiness of all Army forces.
The Army’s mission is to fight and win our Nation’s wars by providing prompt, sustained land dominance across the full range of military operations and spectrum of conflict in support of combatant commanders.
www.army.mil /organization   (368 words)

Novartis is committed to building on this success through an extensive research effort focused on enhancing therapeutic options, quality of life and the long-term success of therapy for transplant recipients.
Professionals in these areas are fully engaged in the business and use their customer focus, financial and analytical skills to help manage a the payroll budget and employee benefits package.
Using rich data analysis, including individual and group assessments, 360ยบ feedback and organizational surveys, they monitor the performance and pulse of the organization and develop innovative and value added solutions using the most progressive methods and tools.
www.global-hr.orientation.novartis.com /pharma/en/about_novartis/Organization.shtml   (3267 words)

 organization - Wiktionary
This painting shows little organization at first glance, but little by little the structure becomes clear.
In response to the crisis, the nations in the region formed an organization.
If you want to be part of this organization, you have to follow its rules.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/organization   (101 words)

 Leadership Development - Results focused Leadership thinking and practice from around the Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Organizational leadership, at the best of times, is a crown of thorns.
It means the ability of an organization to deliver on its promises, the ability to perform efficiently and profitably, the ability to get results.
High turnover organizations spend disproportionate amounts of resources on recruiting and replacing their workforce, while smart organizations invest in employee retention.
www.leader-values.com /Content/default2.asp?ContentCatID=16   (1625 words)

 Open Directory - Sports: Martial Arts: Organizations
American Teachers Association of the Martial Arts - A democratic organization of students and instructors of all ranks, from all styles, seeking to improve the level of competency within the martial arts through a mutual exchange of knowledge.
United States Martial Arts Association - Non-profit organization dedicated to the unification of the martial arts community in an atmosphere of mutual respect for all styles and systems.
Universal Martial Arts Institute - U.M.I. is an organization dedicated to the promotion and teaching of Hapkido and Taekwondo martial arts and is founded and run by Grandmaster Ik-Hwan Kim.
dmoz.org /Sports/Martial_Arts/Organizations   (1600 words)

 Organization of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Organization of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
OD is the focal point of relationships with the Director of the NIH as well as with other components of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), other Federal agencies, Congress, professional societies, voluntary health organizations, and other public groups.
The activities of OD also include advising and guiding NIAID's key leaders on the principles, practices, laws, regulations, and policies of the Federal equal employment, affirmative action, civil rights, and minority programs.
www3.niaid.nih.gov /about/organization   (624 words)

You must have the appropriate organization to effectively execute the four Ps of the marketing mix.
At this point the organization must either train existing staff or hire externally.
As this organization is expanded there is sometimes confusion regarding the structure and rolls of the different functions.
www.chanimal.com /html/organization.html   (180 words)

 Navy Organization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The mission of the Navy is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas.
What you will find here is a series of organizational charts designed to show the chain of command and the relationship of the three principal components of the Navy Department.
Or, from the Overview, you can select the organizational chart for the Office of the Secretary of the Navy, the organizational chart for the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, the organizational chart of the Shore Establishment, or the organizational chart for the Operating Forces.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/organization/org-top.html   (149 words)

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