According to WordNet 2.1, the word "organization has the following senses:

In the field of Knowledge Organization (KO) is the word "organization" understood in the second sense: "arrangement: an organized structure for arranging or classifying". The concept is comprehensively introduced by Bliss (1929).






Bliss, H. E. (1929). The organization of knowledge and the system of the sciences. New York: Henry Holt and Company.


WordNet 2.1. (2006). Organization.




See also: Order (Core concepts in LIS); Self-organization





Birger Hjørland

Last edited: 18-07-2006