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-An '''organization''' or '''organisation''' (see [[American and British English spelling differences|spelling differences]]) is an [[entity]], such as an [[institution]] or an [[association]], that has a collective goal and is linked to an external environment. The word is derived from the Greek word ''organon'', itself derived from the better-known word ''ergon'' which means "organ" .+An '''organization''' or '''organisation''' (see [[American and British English spelling differences|spelling differences]]) is an [[entity]], such as an [[institution]] or an [[association]], that has a collective [[goal]] and is linked to an external environment. The word is derived from the Greek word ''organon'', itself derived from the better-known word ''ergon'' which means "organ" .
In the social sciences, organisations are studied by researchers from several disciplines, the most common of which are [[sociology]], [[economics]], [[political science]], [[psychology]], [[management]], and organisational communication. The broad area is commonly referred to as [[organisational studies]], [[organisational behaviour]] or organisation analysis. Therefore, a number of different theories and perspectives exist, some of which are compatible, and others that are competing. In the social sciences, organisations are studied by researchers from several disciplines, the most common of which are [[sociology]], [[economics]], [[political science]], [[psychology]], [[management]], and organisational communication. The broad area is commonly referred to as [[organisational studies]], [[organisational behaviour]] or organisation analysis. Therefore, a number of different theories and perspectives exist, some of which are compatible, and others that are competing.

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The Canard Digérateur, or Digesting Duck, was an automaton in the form of duck, created by Jacques de Vaucanson in 1739.   Voltaire wrote that "without [...] the duck of Vaucanson, you have nothing to remind you of the glory of France." ("Sans...le canard de Vaucanson vous n'auriez rien qui fit ressouvenir de la gloire de la France.") This is often misquoted as "Without the shitting duck, we would have nothing to remind us of the glory of France."
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The Canard Digérateur, or Digesting Duck, was an automaton in the form of duck, created by Jacques de Vaucanson in 1739. Voltaire wrote that "without [...] the duck of Vaucanson, you have nothing to remind you of the glory of France." ("Sans...le canard de Vaucanson vous n'auriez rien qui fit ressouvenir de la gloire de la France.") This is often misquoted as "Without the shitting duck, we would have nothing to remind us of the glory of France."

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An organization or organisation (see spelling differences) is an entity, such as an institution or an association, that has a collective goal and is linked to an external environment. The word is derived from the Greek word organon, itself derived from the better-known word ergon which means "organ" .

In the social sciences, organisations are studied by researchers from several disciplines, the most common of which are sociology, economics, political science, psychology, management, and organisational communication. The broad area is commonly referred to as organisational studies, organisational behaviour or organisation analysis. Therefore, a number of different theories and perspectives exist, some of which are compatible, and others that are competing.

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