An Org. needs people working together, using its resources, towards its goals & mission, within its framework of methods, rules, and policies.
An Org. is more than the sum of its members and their work. It has a formal, legal existence; it can "die" thru bankruptcy and be "reborn". It can be taken over by a more powerful org - along with its assets and liabilities. A
Most Orgs. (all 4 types) have employees who (i) do the work and (ii) depend on this job for their income/ livelihood.
Unemployment on a large scale is a major societal problem when it happens.
Managing PEOPLE (workers) and managing WORK are both required.
The interests of workers and customers/ /beneficiaries are not always aligned but need to be. Link to Relational Coord.