A term created by Tom Burns and G.M. Stalker in the late 1950, organic organisations, unlike mechanicistic organisations (also coined by Burns & Stalker), are flexible and value outside knowledge.
Also called Organismic Organisation, this form of organisational structure was widely sought and proposed, but never proved to really exist since it is, adversely to the Mechanistc organisation, it has the least hierarchy and specialisation of functions. For an organisation to be Organic, people in it should be equally levelled, with no job descriptions or classifications, and communication to have a hub-network-like form. It is said to be the most adaptable form of organisation. A hierarchy (in Greek hieros, sacred, and arkho, rule) is a system of ranking and organizing things or people. ... Alternative meaning: Organisation (band). ... Organic has several meanings and related topics. ...
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