TameFlow is based on organizational design patterns; but what is the meaning of “pattern?”

Here’s a possible explanation.

Patron, which derives from the Latin Pater, the French Patern and the English… Pattern […] Naturally, the meaning is something that is to be considered for imitation; an archetype to be copied; an example or model deserving imitation; or and example or model of particular excellence.

So an organizational design pattern, is a way of designing an organization that can be considered a model of excellence, to be copied and emulated.