Social organization

In sociology, a social organization is a pattern of relationships between and among individuals and social groups.[1][2]

Characteristics of social organization can include qualities such as sexual composition, spatiotemporal cohesion, leadership, structure, division of labor, communication systems, and so on.[3][4]

And because of these characteristics of social organization, people can monitor their everyday work and involvement in other activities that are controlled forms of human interaction. These interactions include: affiliation, collective resources, substitutability of individuals and recorded control. These interactions come together to constitute common features in basic social units such as family, enterprises, clubs, states, etc. These are social organizations.[5]

Common examples of modern social organizations are government agencies,[6][7] NGO's and corporations.[8][9]


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