Anybody recognizes that if things were better organised people would be better off. We have all had experiences with bureaucratic red tape, impersonal government agencies or careless commercial enterprises. The problem of poor organisation is serious and costs trillions in waste, inefficiency and lowered productivity.
On a more individual level, organisation is a key – and often missing – factor in personal success. It is also a necessity for a flourishing family. Attainment of one’s goals, no matter how small or how large, requires a knowledge of organisation. How do you most efficiently and productively manage your time, your activities and your resources? How do you minimise distractions? And how do you align your strengths in order to accomplish your purposes?
L. Ron Hubbard recognised that man was lacking in his understanding of how to organise, and a sizeable portion of his research was devoted to clarify the subject of organisation, a task he fully accomplished.
This booklet contains only some of the most basic principles of the organising technology he developed, but these fundamentals are, by themselves, enough to greatly enhance the activity of any endeavour, whether that of a group or an individual.
Chaos and confusion are not natural conditions of life. They only exist when natural laws are not understood and followed. Here are some of the natural laws of organisation and organising.