[awr-guh-nuh-zey-shuh n] /ˌɔr gə nəˈzeɪ ʃən/
the act or process of .
the state or manner of being .
something that is organized.
The organization of this painting is quite remarkable.
a group of persons organized for some end or work; association:
a nonprofit organization.
the administrative personnel or apparatus of a business.
the functionaries of a political party along with the offices, committees, etc., that they fill.
of or relating to an organization.
Informal. conforming entirely to the standards, rules, or demands of an organization, especially that of one’s employer:
an organization mentality.
the act of organizing or the state of being organized
an organized structure or whole
a business or administrative concern united and constructed for a particular end
a body of administrative officials, as of a political party, a government department, etc
order or system; method
mid-15c., “act of organizing,” from Middle French organisation and directly from Medieval Latin organizationem (nominative organizatio), noun of action from past participle stem of organizare, from Latin organum “instrument, organ” (see organ). Meaning “system, establishment” is from 1873. Organization man is from title of 1956 book by American sociologist William H. Whyte (1917-1999). Related: Organizational.
organization or·gan·i·za·tion (ôr’gə-nĭ-zā’shən)
- Organizational psychology
noun 1. the study of the structure of an organization and of the ways in which the people in it interact, usually undertaken in order to improve the organization
- Organization man
noun 1. a person who subordinates his personal life to the demands of the organization he works for 2. a person who specializes in or is good at organization Someone who represses individual desires and molds behavior to conform to the demands of the organization he or she works for. (See also bureaucracy, bureaucrat, and […]
noun 1. an organization of African nations formed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (1963), for the purpose of coordinating policy and promoting unity among African peoples. Abbreviation: OAU, O.A.U. noun 1. the former name of the African Union
noun 1. an organization formed in 1948 for the purpose of coordinated action in economic, political, and military matters: members are Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. […]