o the organization as a living unit, it enables for a comprehensive analysis of the environment’s organization and enables one to understand the steps that an organization undertakes as a living unit-from its inception, growth, development, decline and its inevitable demise. By doing so, a person begins to figure out the interconnectivity between varying types of organizations, their consequent evolution patterns and as a result, an ecological pattern can be established (Strüver, 2007).
Symbolically, the allusion of organizations as brains allows people to conceptualize organizations in terms of its design. The concept of the organization as a brain can therefore be used to imply to, learning, intelligence, wit, the processing of information and systems of information. The symbolism enables one to develop a conceptual framework, which is reliant on evaluating and understanding the current organizations in terms of the features described above.
Additionally, the allusion provides principles that can be used in forming better quality designs for the organization. It should be noted that, the design places emphasizes on the importance of an organization that is self-sufficient coupled with high levels of innovation and flexibility.
Strüver implies that, the allusion of organizations as a brain, has been more animated in recent times due to the emergence of the internet and other forms of IT that enhance a perpetual environment and instant networking on a global front (Strüver, 2007).
By viewing organizations as political systems, it enables people to conceptualize a mental image of organizations in terms of a group of varying acts of power, interests and conflicts that are molded into more different kinds of activities and events with regards to the organization.
Morgan suggests that, the resultant mental picture formed, assists people in exploring the organization and imagining it as an administrative system which is founded on the principles of varying