What is an Informal Organization? Give Example?
day by day and the same parallel existence of information relationship with their
colleague grows along with formal relationships and we know that this type of informal relationship becomes unavoidable and for the reason of being informal the organization has always existed with a formal organization.
And, it arises because it is required social and personal
needs of the individual which cannot be fulfilled by the formal organization.
As we know that its name represents
informal which other meaning we may define as non-planned, unofficial, social
interactions with people who are working in any formally structured organization
which means that it is working on the common interests of people.
Informal organization are not
governed by any type of set of principles or rule.
him, “When an individual and an organisation come together in such a way that
the individual is a participant in, and a member of, the organisation and the
two are mutually dependent on each other, both are reconstructed in the
process. The organisation to some degree remakes the individual and the
individual to some degree remakes the organisations.”
once said by Chester Barnard. His viewed informal organisation as “any joint
personal activity without conscious joint purpose, even though contributing to
Keith Davis defines informal organisation as “a network of personal and social
relations not established or required by formal organisation but arising
spontaneously as people associate with one another.”
Now, we can
say that while in the working in a formal organization, and people are working
in different departments at different level who may be CEO/Manager/Officer or
Peon with each other, but they discuss their common interest which may be
related to cultural, social, etc and they form groups to their goals and these
goals are known as groups goals.