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 Organization - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The broad area is commonly referred to as organizational studies, organizational behaviour or organization analysis.
Organizations that are legal entities: government, international organization, non-governmental organization, armed forces, corporation, partnership, charity, not-for-profit corporation, cooperative, university.
Organizations whose goal is to generate specific services and/or to produce goods (factories, service enterprises, etc.) or to bring about specific effects in its surrounding world (e.g.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Organization   (1360 words)

  
 Organization XIII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
12 in the Organization: Larxene, the Savage Nymph.
The first six members of Organization XIII are Nobodies of assistants of Ansem the Wise in his experiments with darkness.
The members of Organization XIII, being the most powerful Nobodies because of their strong hearts, kept human form while weaker ones assumed malformed, inhuman forms that are able to alter their physical shapes via contortions and stretches.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Organization_XIII   (5634 words)

  
 WINNING ORGANIZATION: How To Develop Institutional Excellence
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.
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.
www.1000ventures.com /business_guide/mgmt_inex.html   (1059 words)

  
 ORGANIZATION
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).
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).
Accordingly, a whole system may be explained in terms of the properties of its components and its organization (see analysis).
pespmc1.vub.ac.be /ASC/ORGANIZATIO.html   (222 words)

  
 The Knowing Organization
Although organizational decision making is a complex, messy process, there is no doubt that it is a vital part of organizational life: all organizational actions are initiated by decisions, and all decisions are commitments to action.
The immediate goal of sensemaking is for an organization's members to share a common understanding of what the organization is and what it is doing; the longer term goal is to ensure that the organization adapts and therefore continues to thrive in a dynamic environment.
Whereas Western organizations tend to concentrate on explicit knowledge, Japanese firms differentiate between tacit and explicit knowledge, and recognize that tacit knowledge is a source of competitive advantage.
choo.fis.utoronto.ca /FIS/ResPub/KOart.html   (5074 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.
Organizations and organizational scholars need a deep understanding of the environmental impacts of economic activities.
"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.
www.coba.usf.edu /jermier/journal.htm   (1439 words)

  
 SAGE Publications - Organization Studies
Organization Studies, published in collaboration with the European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS), aims to promote the understanding of organizations, organizing, and the organized in and between societies, through the publication of double-blind peer-reviewed, top quality theoretical and empirical research.
"Organization Studies goes to the top of the stack because it is such a reliable source of thoughtful scholarship.
This journal is included in the Management & Organization Studies: SAGE Full-Text Collection.
www.sagepub.co.uk /journal.aspx?pid=105725   (390 words)

  
 SocioSite: ORGANIZATION SOCIOLOGY
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.
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.
Working relations in the networked organization are intrinsically embedded in a social context made of culture, social norms, practices, habits, and expectations.
www.sociosite.net /topics/organization.php   (3815 words)

  
 SAGE Publications - Organization
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.com /journal.aspx?pid=231   (418 words)

  
 community organization @ the informal education homepage
What also emerges is a broad notion of community organization as furnishing a working relationship between the democratic process and the specialist: 'the democratic process expresses itself or is personified in the total community membership.
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.
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)

  
 Organization
Organization is the internal structure of the writing.
The following is a simplifed rubric for the trait of Organization:
www.kent.k12.wa.us /staff/LindaJancola/6Trait/organization.htm   (28 words)

  
 Organization: Advice for Parents (Reference)
Developing good organizational skills is a key ingredient for success in school and in life.
Help your child develop organizational skills by photocopying checklists and schedules and taping them to the refrigerator.
Parents and the school Organization Teaching methods and strategies Life skills
www.teachervision.fen.com /parents-and-school/organization/3676.html   (631 words)

  
 WMSD Organization
The WMSD Organization is a 501 (c) (3), non-profit organization whose mission is to help people identify and prevent repetitive motion injuries, cumulative trauma disorders, or musculoskeletal disorders that may be exacerbated by work or lifestyle activities.
The WMSD Organization is exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code as an organization described in section 501 (c) (3).
The WMSD Organization’s objective is to promote awareness and provide education about musculoskeletal disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, trapezius myalgia, epicondylitis, tendonitis, bursitis, deQuervain's disease, rotator cuff tendonitis, thoracic outlet syndrome, intersection syndrome, ulna nerve entrapment, and trigger finger.
www.wmsd.org   (591 words)

  
 The United States Army Home Page
Institutional organizations provide the infrastructure necessary to raise, train, equip, deploy, and ensure the readiness of all Army forces.
Select an area to find the major Army organizations located within that area.
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.
www.army.mil /organization   (388 words)

  
 The Writing Center WC Organization
When writers talk about organization, they are talking about arranging thoughts systematically in an orderly, functional way in order to create a harmonious or united action.
Of course, different kinds of papers call for different organizations.
One of the most common problems of organization is including extraneous material.
www.csuohio.edu /writingcenter/organize.html   (479 words)

  
 Religion-supporting Organization History @ HigherPower.org (Higher Power)
Religious organizations are not required to register, but may if they wish to apply for tax-exempt status or to gain official recognition.
Religions are thus necessarily supported by private organizations, generally funded by those who attend their services.
For this reason, there generally exist some form of organizations that organize:
higherpower.org /encyclopedia/Religion-supporting_organization   (540 words)

  
 0.4.1: Selecting The Form Of The Organization - Encyclopedia - Library - VC Experts
Selecting The Form Of The Organization: When a business plan is developed, consideration must be given to the form in which the business is to be conducted.
0.4.1: Selecting The Form Of The Organization - Encyclopedia - Library - VC Experts
The several possibilities start with a general business corporation, sometimes referred to as a "C Corporation" for that subchapter of the Internal Revenue Code (Subchapter C) that governs the tax attributes of corporations generally.
vcexperts.com /vce/library/encyclopedia/documents_view.asp?document_id=37   (294 words)

  
 International Cocoa Organization_ICCO_Home_Page
The main goal of the International Cocoa Organization is the fostering of co-operation between cocoa producers, consumers and the trade and industry in all sectors.
www.icco.org   (79 words)

  
 Usenet Addresses: Organizations
By "Organization", we mean the organization through which the person has the computer account that was used for posting to Usenet.
For an organization name to be useful in searching, it has to exactly match one of the organization names used by the server, which are all based on Internet domain names.
This may be a single distinguishing part of the organization's full name, or a set of initials.
usenet-addresses.mit.edu /org.html   (334 words)

  
 Organization
As this organization is expanded there is sometimes confusion regarding the structure and rolls of the different functions.
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.
www.chanimal.com /html/organization.html   (180 words)

  
 V-Day: the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq
The Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) was founded in 2003, and since its beginnings has proved itself as a truly pioneering organization.
The OWFI is the only national women’s organization advocating for a secular society based on democracy and respect for human rights in accordance with international standards.
OWFI took it upon itself to organize these women and defend them in negotiation sessions with U.S. officials.
www.vday.org /contents/vcampaigns/spotlight/iraq/owfi   (2511 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: Organization
I would like to touch on a few methods of organization that personally work for me.  All of my organization methods revolve around the amount of time...
Organizational Management Programs Find online schools for degree in organization and leadership.
The program was in its early stages but the power of organization was...
technorati.com /tag/Organization   (510 words)

  
 International Meteor Organization International Collaboration in Meteor Science
The International Meteor Organization (IMO) was founded in 1988 and has more than 250 members now.
An additional page informs you about how to join the International Meteor Organization.
© 1997-2005 The International Meteor Organization - Contact webmaster login
www.imo.net   (617 words)

  
 Organization
What might be giving you trouble with organization is that you've created some very broad categories to work with (slavery, morality, institutions).
If you're worried about "flow," chances are you're already sensing some problems with your organizational scheme.
If you look more closely, you can narrow your argument by finding more specific terms; narrowing your argument will, in turn, help you rethink your organization.
www.unc.edu /depts/wcweb/handouts/organization.html   (1666 words)

  
 The National Organization on Disability - Home Page
On March 7, 2006, the National Organization on Disability (N.O.D.) announced the winners of the fifth annual Accessible America Contest: Cambridge, MA, West Hollywood, CA and Austin, TX.
Nancy Starnes, Vice President and Chief of Staff at the National Organization on Disability, has been appointed by President George W. Bush to be a member of the Presidential Delegation that will attend the Opening Ceremonies of the Ninth Paralympic Winter Games in Torino (Turin) Italy.
In addition to keeping you up to date on the National Organization on Disability's most recent developments, the N.O.D. web site provides you with the latest in disability-related news, information and resources.
www.nod.org   (594 words)

  
 ProTeacher! Organization ideas for the elementary classroom teacher in grades K-6, including bulletin board ideas and managing transitions and homework policies resources.
These pages can heklp you organize yourself or help you plan ways to help your students learn organizational skills
Organization ideas for the elementary classroom teacher in grades K-6, including bulletin board ideas and managing transitions and homework policies resources.
Organization Page - Information on many aspects of organization.
www.proteacher.com /030003.shtml   (1513 words)

  
 Navy Organization
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.
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.
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.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/organization/org-top.html   (149 words)

  
 Definition of organization - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
b : an administrative and functional structure (as a business or a political party); also : the personnel of such a structure
For More Information on "organization" go to Britannica.com
Get the Top 10 Search Results for "organization"
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=organization   (88 words)

  
 Internet Society (ISOC)
ISOC is the organizational home of the Internet Engineering Task Force, the Internet Architecture Board, the Internet Engineering Steering Group, and the Internet Research Task Force.
Its more than 100 organization members and over 20,000 individual members in over 180 nations worldwide represent a veritable who's who of the Internet community.
Membership activities include provision of services for organizational and individual members, and support for ISOC chapters worldwide.
www.isoc.org   (452 words)

  
 PNNL Lab Organization
Download a more detailed organization chart in pdf (42kb) format.
www.pnl.gov /main/welcome/organization.html   (10 words)

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