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An organization is a social entity that is directed toward a goal, provides structure and coordination to activity, and is connected to the external environment. Organization as a verb is the process of structuring and coordinating toward the goal. Organizations can be (for example): Tall (many layers of managerial hierarchy) or flat (few layers) Large or small For-profit, nonprofit, or ... Read More »


Formally, productivity is the ratio of outputs to inputs. One company is more productive than another if it can output more with the same inputs (inputs can be both capital and labor) as a competitor, or if it can output the same with less input. Labor productivity is the ratio of output to labor hours.  Recently, Tony Schwartz, president and CEO ... Read More »