Authority – the right to make decisions and carry out tasks
Span of control – the number of people a superior is responsible for
Chain of Command – the relationship between different levels of authority in the business
Hierarchy – shows the line management in the business and who has specific responsibilities
Delegation – authority to carry out actions passed from superior to subordinate
Empowerment – giving responsibilities to people at all levels of the business to make decisions
This is now the second part of P4! These terms must be referred to when describing how different Functions work together!
Organisation Charts Hierarchical Structure Managing Director Sales Director Marketing Director Finance Director A B C D Market Research Strategy Purchasing Manager Sales Manager Accounts Manager Explain why Departments work together with at least 5 examples!
Organisation Charts Centralised/Entrepreneurial Most Business Organisation Charts look like this… R&D Marketing Sales Production Finance MD
Organisation Charts Collaborative Although some work like this… Sales Marketing Production Accounts
Organisation Charts Project Marketing R&D Sales Finance HR Production Matrix Structure Or like this…
Conclusion Emphasise why Functions MUST work together and the benefits that it brings! Extra Info on.. http://www.ebitnow.com/oxford_school_business_ec/2009/11/thorpe-park-student-pack-2009.html#tp