Groups and Formal Organizations

Helena-Marie Tompkins
4 min readAug 25, 2018

Chapter #7 Groups and formal organizations

Specialization, formal, written communications and impersonality are three of six elements in the formal organization of bureaucracy. Specialization is when the organization assigns people highly specialized jobs. Unlike our ancestors who were otherwise busy looking for food and shelter, specialization is beneficial to people of the organization because people don’t have time to hunt for food or build shelters to live in and survive. Instead the system is organized and built so we can get food and shelter with ease unless one…

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Helena-Marie Tompkins

INTJ. Living in a matrix. I don't see through rose-tinted glasses, I see through rainbows.