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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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Organic Farming in Belgium (2240 words)
The development of the number of organic farms in the different regions in Belgium and their increase as well as the land use in organic farming during the last years is shown in the table attached.
Organic dairy farming concentrates on the region of Herverland.
The state authority for organic farming is the Ministry of Agriculture.
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