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organization : administrative and functional structure (as a business, profession or a political party) Webster

academy : (1) a society of learned persons organized to advance art, science, or literature (2) a body of established opinion widely accepted as authoritative in a particular field Webster

society : (1) companionship or association with one's fellows (2) a voluntary association of individuals for common ends; especially an organized group working together or periodically meeting because of common interests, beliefs, or profession (3) an enduring and cooperating social group whose members have developed organized patterns of relationships through interaction with one another (4) a part of the community that sets itself apart as a leisure class and that regards itself as the arbiter of fashion and manners Webster

association : an organization of persons having a common interest Webster

club : (1) an association of persons for some common object usually jointly supported and meeting periodically (2) an association of persons participating in a plan by which they agree to make regular payments or purchases in order to secure some advantage Webster


What is an organization?

Here Comes Everybody - Organizing Without Organizations (Clay Shirky)


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Organizations Innovation - Google News
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