informal organization

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Network of personal and social relationships (alliances, cliques, friendships) that arise as people associate with other people in a work environment.

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The company executives enjoyed blowing off steam during the weekly softball game, and everyone agreed this kind of informal organization helped build friendships and alliances.
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Most large US companies have very formal organizational structures designed to ensure everyone has a boss. Most tech companies have an informal organization to allow for creativity.
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The ladies in the accounting department, by agreement among their informal organization, decided to plan a birthday party for their supervisor.
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