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person or group of people that has its own functions with responsibilities, authorities and relationships to achieve its objectives


This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: organization; 
Plural: organizations; 


Note 1 to entry: The concept of organization includes, but is not limited to, sole-trader, company, corporation, firm, enterprise, authority, partnership, association, charity or institution, or part or combination thereof, whether incorporated or not, public or private


Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - organization

Required associations

Optional associations

a number of organizations has one or more exposures
a number of organizations has a number of roles
exactly one top management direct and control exactly one organization