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 +[[Image:Pyramid of Capitalist System.jpg|thumb|right|200px|''[[Pyramid of Capitalist System]]'', anonymous American cartoon (1911)]]
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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]]" .
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 +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.
 +== See also ==
 +*[[Organism]]
 +*[[Organized crime]]
 +*[[Pecking order]]
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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.

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