Definition: [ˈfɔːrml ˌɔːrɡənəˈzeɪʃn] is a pre-planned scheme of powers and functions that is established on the basis of interaction between structural units. It is focused on achieving results and is characterized by a certain degree of standardization of labor duties. Their primary aim is to fulfill specific assignments and seek certain organizational objectives. Relations between people are regulated by various kinds of regulatory documents like laws and orders. All of them fix role prescriptions and formal status of posts regardless of who occupies them.
A formal organization in Sentences:
- A formal organization has a special administrative staff, whose task is to ensure its functioning.
- Any formal organization is characterized by a social distance between hierarchical levels, officials and their clients.
Synonyms and related words: official association, directed organization, legal group