Management Function of Organizing: Overview of Methods
Assembled by Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD
Organizing can be viewed as the activities to collect and configure resources in order to implement plans in a highly effective and efficient fashion. Organizing is a broad set of activities, and often considered one of the major functions of management. Therefore, there are a wide variety of topics in organizing. The following are some of the major types of organizing required in a business organization.
Sections of This Topic Include
Organizing Yourself (your office, files, etc.)
Organizing / Designing Tasks, Jobs or Roles
Organizing Staff and Your Office
Organizing Various Types of Groups
Organizing Communities (typically a nonprofit goal)
Organizing a New Business (whether for-profit or nonprofit)
Guidelines to Reorganize a Current Organization
Learn More in the Library's Blogs Related to Organizing
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Organizing Yourself and Your Office
Up Office Facilities (this section is in "Facilities Management")
Organizing Yourself (this subtopic is in "Personal Productivity")
Self-Organizing -- Ways to Organize Yourself
How to Build Your Dream Office
Organizing a Task, Job or Role
Organizing Various Groups of People and Organizations
Organizer's Online Toolkit
Community Building and Organizing
Association for Community Organization
4 Ways to Instill The Power of One
Sue Hoechstetter on Resources for Evaluating Community Organizing
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