Metaphors for Organizations m/

G. Morgan, in Images of  Organization, 1986, lists eight metaphors to help people understand and think about organizations:

  1. machine
  2. organism
  3. brain
  4. culture
  5. political system
  6. psychic prison
  7. flux & transformation
  8. instruments of domination

…I think he lost track of what he was doing and just started coming up with m/ NAMES FOR METAL BANDS. m/

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