What is organization?

Organization

An organisation (or organization – see spelling differences) is a social entity that has a collective goal and is linked to an external environment. The word is derived from the Greek word organon, itself derived from the better-known word ergon which means "organ" – a compartment for a particular task.

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Human Rights Watch - Recent Controversies
... of the London branch of Human Rights Watch, replied that the organization rejected Bernstein's "obvious double standard ... rights standards to all countries." Strong criticism against Human Rights Watch was caused by the Organization's declarations in favour of CIA illegal actions of ... Court, for his dual roles in both the terrorist organization PFLP, and the human rights organization, Al Haq ...
List Of Political Parties In The United States - Non-electoral Organizations
... These organizations do not nominate candidates for election but otherwise function similarly to political parties. 1991 Committees of Correspondence Communist Voice Organization 1995 Democratic Socialists of America 1982 Socialist International Freedom Road Socialist Organization (freedomroad.org group ... Seminar, International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations (International Newsletter), International Coordination of ...
Garry Kasparov - Break With and Ejection From FIDE
... the Grandmasters Association (GMA), an organization to represent professional chess players and give them more say in FIDE's activities ... FIDE's jurisdiction, under another organization created by Kasparov called the Professional Chess Association (PCA) ... Kasparov tried to organize another World Championship match, under another organization, the World Chess Association (WCA) with Linares organizer Luis Rentero ...
Foreign Relations Of Uruguay - Latin-America
... Union, of the Association of Spanish Language Academies, of the Organization of American States and of the Organization of Ibero-American States Paraguay See Paraguay–Uruguay ... Union, of the Association of Spanish Language Academies, of the Organization of American States, of the Organization of Ibero-American States and of the Union of South American Nations Peru See Peru–U ... of the Association of Spanish Language Academies, of the Organization of American States, of the Organization of Ibero-American States and of the Union of South ...
3rd Sustainment Brigade (United States) - Organization
... The 3rd Sustainment Brigade has a permanent organization of two attached battalions, however this number can be changed when the unit is deployed in a theater of ...

More definitions of "organization":

  • (noun): An ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized.
    Example: "His compulsive organization was not an endearing quality"
    Synonyms: organisation, system
  • (noun): A group of people who work together.
    Synonyms: organisation
  • (noun): The act of organizing a business or business-related activity.
    Example: "He was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
    Synonyms: organisation
  • (noun): An organized structure for arranging or classifying.
    Example: "The facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"
    Synonyms: arrangement, organisation, system
  • (noun): The activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically.
    Example: "His organization of the work force was very efficient"
    Synonyms: organisation

Famous quotes containing the word organization:

    It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.
    Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919)

    Your organization is not a praying institution. It’s a fighting institution. It’s an educational institution right along industrial lines. Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living!
    Mother Jones (1830–1930)

    The only thing that’s been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence.
    Joan Baez (b. 1941)