When hiring large numbers of staff, organisation is important. Everyone within the company needs to understand their role in the business' structure.
Which of the following best describes organisation in business?
The way a business makes a profit
The way a business communicates with its stakeholders
The way a business is structured to meet its aims
What is hierarchy in business?
The number of management levels in a business
The number of staff reporting to a manager
The span of control of a manager
Who is a member of staff responsible for overseeing the work of others?
A line manager
What is the chain of command?
The route a message travels along
The path of authority along which instructions are passed
Management levels in a business
In what kind of businesses do junior managers have the authority to take decisions?
Which organisational structure has very few layers of hierarchy?
Emma is the line manager of Clarissa. What does this mean for Emma?
Emma is subordinate to Clarissa
Emma can delegate work to Clarissa
Emma is lower in the hierarchy than Clarissa
Jane is the line manager of John. What does this mean for John?
John is higher up the hierarchy than Jane
John is higher up the chain of command than Jane
John has less authority than Jane
The number of staff reporting to Emma decreases. What does this mean?
The business has a flatter structure
Emma's span of control is increasing
Emma's span of control is decreasing
What is removing a level of management in an organisation an example of?