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Organizations and their goals

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Organization  Two or more people
who work together in a
structured way to
achieve a specific goal
or set of goals
 Group of people
sharing a common
purpose (e.g.
corporation, university,
church, basketball
team, army, local
government, musical
group, civic group,
etc.)
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Goal
 The purpose that an
organization strives
to achieve
 Reason for an
organization’s
existence

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Organizations and their goals
Organization Purpose / Goal
Business organizations  To earn a profit

Government agencies  To provide public service

Religious groups / To propagate the faith; to


organizations spread the word of God

Professional organizations  To upgrade the practice of


the profession

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Organizations and their goals
Organization Purpose / Goal
Non-government  Various goals depending on
organizations group’s advocacy

International organizations To foster international


cooperation in various fields

Crime syndicates  To earn ‘big bucks’ through


illegal means

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Business organization

An entity that
aims to satisfy
people’s needs
for goods,
services, ideas
and facilities for
optimum profit.

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Components of an organization

 Goal
 Structure
 Human
 Technology
 Physical resources
 Process
 Finance

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Components of an organization

Mission

Systems
Management
Process

Resources Structure

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Six M’s of an organization

Man Mission

Money Methods

Materials Machines

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