GCSE Business Organisational Structure
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The management levels within an organisation
A drawn hierachy of an organisation
The Managing Director or CEO is
the highest ranking person in an organisation and has ultimate authority within the business.
in charge of a department of functional area
will be responsible for a significant part of the business operation
will have some responsibilities in making sure that the team operates effectively.
Operatives or shop floor workers
carry out basic tasks that keep the business running smoothly.
role is to provide assistance to any area of the organisation.
Span of Control
the number of employees for whom a manager is directly responsibl
Chain of command
shows the lines of authority within the business upon which communication passes.
choose to give some of their workload to another less senior employee
Tall Organisational Structure
has many layers, long chains of command and narrow spans of control
Flat Organisational Structure
has few layers, short chains of command and wide spans of control