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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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For the purposes of this series of articles, program management should be thought of as having the responsibility for the conceptualization, efficient management, and delivery of a large-scale, high-budget, key product or strategic initiative for the organization.
If the foreign recipient organization has a determination letter from the Service, a grant will be treated as if made to a U.
Before examining some of the ways organizations can employ new technologies and methodologies to implement successful business continuity and DR plans, let's first look at the common stumbling blocks.
Instead, there are proven, strategic steps that will help any nonprofit organization become more financially sound, increase marketing, woo qualified board members, pay down debt, and put a succession plan in place so the organization's legacy survives its founder.
Managers must communicate with members and reinforce the fact that they are an integral part of a commendable mission and a worthy organization.
Members of organizations of varying size often jockey for position, hoping to have the rare opportunity to bend the ear of such officials and discuss their thoughts on the direction that research should take on an important issue.
The visionary WCRP founders struggled to encompass their radically different visions of how an interreligious movement for peace could be best fostered worldwide, starting with the place of the grassroots membership among the top religious leadership which gave birth to the organization.
From the perspective of other health care organizations in a community, one's own organization, of course, is among those "other" health care organizations.
But if an organization is not currently enforcing ERM practices across the enterprise, it is fairly ambitious to try to roll out a comprehensive electronic records program along with a new technology implementation that represents even more change to the way people do their jobs.
Due to questioning, the senior official of the organization was delayed--and the vigilant guard was relieved from his post.
Interest: Once informed, prospects should be helped to decide that the organization is important to them.
These organizations provide a network of individuals whose knowledge and experiences can significantly supplement the efforts of a VR agency in meeting its mission and in empowering persons with disabilities to achieve their employment and independent living goals.

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