March 1927

Principles of Organization

Volume 12, Issue 1

AS DEFINED by Webster, principle is source or origin, that from which anything proceeds and in that light principles of organization will involve definition and distribution of authority and responsibility, including the necessary distinctions between planning and execution, and between general matters and details. It will aim at the adjustment of capacity to function and the establishment of control through standards, sequences and schedules with individualized orders and records, of tasks and rewards.

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