How Do Organizations Interact with Each Other?

Introduction This week’s post addresses the question “How do organizations interact with each other?” I am grateful to have collaborated on this post with Dr. Franz Wohlgezogen, who is Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne. tl;dr: Organizational interactions – such as the exchange of goods, services, information, etc. – were classically considered as opportunistic … Continue reading How Do Organizations Interact with Each Other?

What Is an Organization?

Introduction This post has two parts: a series overview, and a discussion of what is an organization. tl;dr: Three definitions highlight complementary elements of organizations. The definitions all conceptualize organizations as social systems, that is, as collectivities of two or more interdependent people; in which participants are better off with the organization existing and functioning … Continue reading What Is an Organization?