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A generic term for any type of group or association of individuals who are joined together either formally or legally.

The term organization includes a corporation, government, partnership, and any type of civil or political association of people.


(Association), noun affiliation, alliance, bloc, club, coalition, combination, community, company, corps, coterie, establishment, faction, federation, foundation, group, institute, institution, joint concern, league, reipublicae forma, school, sodality, syndicate, troupe
Associated concepts: charitable organization, de facto orranization, domestic organization, labor organization, nonnrofit organization, political organization


(Structure), noun arrangement, build, classification, composition, configuration, conformation, constitution, construction, descriptio, design, figuration, figure, form, formation, framework, grouping, interrelation of parts, makeup, manner of construction, order, plan, regularity, scheme, shape, style of arrangeeent, systematization, temperatio
See also: arrangement, array, association, attribution, body, building, bureaucracy, business, campaign, cartel, centralization, chamber, citation, classification, committee, company, complex, composition, concern, connection, content, corporation, denomination, development, disposition, distribution, enterprise, facility, firm, form, formation, institute, institution, league, management, method, order, practice, procedure, regulation, scheme, society, sodality, structure, syndicate, system, union
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Organizations can respond to the issue of an aging program management workforce in one of three ways: hire individuals from outside the organization, promote from within, or create a program manager development program.
In general, private foundations that make grants to (foreign or domestic) individuals or to organizations other than public charities or exempt operating foundations are required to exercise "expenditure responsibility "under Sec.
While the effectiveness of these approaches is still being fully judged, it's critical for organizations to also leverage technology to better enable the performance of their human capital, not just the human resource process transactions.
Another challenge organizations face is recognizing that DR planning must be part of a larger business recovery strategy.
7 billion in the same year, 43% of revenues of all organizations across Canada;
Despite the difficulties these organizations have faced, they continue to persevere.
According to Senge, mental models exist in the minds of members of organizations.
This group comprises a cross-section of organizations interested in environmental health, and unlike the NIEHS Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council, representatives are not required to undergo the scrutiny necessary in a federal advisory committee appointment.
To this end, a number of governmental and not-for-profit organizations have developed strategic plans to identify decisions and actions to guide them in fulfilling their mission.
The Parliament indirectly paved the way for the establishment of all interfaith organizations, starting in Boston in 1900, with the first proto-multi-religious organization, which is known today as the International Association for Religious Freedom.
I find it especially interesting that, while most respondents are confident that colleagues in their own organization are not involved in unethical business practices, many are concerned about unethical business practices of other health care organizations in their communities.
In many large, distributed organizations, for example, there is a general culture of decentralization and autonomy at the business unit or workgroup level, so trying to mandate new records management practices for electronic records may be an uphill battle.

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