Definition: is an organizational structure type that is distinguished by such features as a) straightforward and transparent communication channels, b) low job specialization, c) small amount of management levels, and d) decentralization, with most line employees taking part in the formal and informal decision making processes of the company. Companies that adopt this structure are more complex and can be harder to organize, but they are also more flexible and can easily adapt to any changes in the external environment.
In a Sentence:
To keep up with the times, Fluid Solutions adopted an organic organization, as the management wanted to account for each employee’s opinion before making an important company-wide decision.
When I was still a regular employee, I hated the hierarchal communication structure at Wilmore’s, so when I became the owner of my own company, I did my best to build it as an organic organization.
Synonyms and related words: mechanistic organization, adaptive organization, open organization, closed shop, open shop