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Formal and Informal Organization

This solution explains the difference between the formal and informal organizations. Details included on procedures structures.

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1. What is the difference between Formal and Informal organization?

Formal organization is a fixed set of rules of intra-organization procedures and structures. (1) It is a relatively stable set of a description of the organizational (typically in an organizational chart) and the rules (procedures, policies and rules) that make up an organization. As such, it is usually set out in writing, with a language of rules that ostensibly leave little discretion for interpretation. In some societies and in some organizations, such rules may be strictly followed, while in ...

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This solution explains the difference between the formal and informal organizations. Details included on procedures structures.

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