Organization and Methods (management)

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Organization and Methods is a historical term in management science. Divisions of Organization and Methods were charged with devising and managing large scale administrative procedures. The term is notable in that it was the large O & M organizations in areas such as insurance and government which pioneered the commercial use of electronic computers in what became Data Processing, later Information Systems and Information Technology.[1]


  1. ^ Akera, Atsushi (2007). Edmund Berkeley and the Origins of the ACM. Communications of the ACM. 50 (5), 31.