BASIC CLASSIFICATION ON ORGANIZATIONS Profit oriented Vs. Not for Profit organizationsFor profit : A for-profit organization exists primarily to generate a profit Not for Profit : A nonprofit organization exists to provide a particular service to the communityGovernment Vs. Private Organizations
ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE An organizational structure is a system that outlines how certain activities are directed in order to achieve the goals of an organization. These activities can include rules, roles, and responsibilities.also determines how information flows between levels within the company. For example, in a centralized structure, decisions flow from the top down, while in a
MANAGERIAL LEVELS IN AN ORGANIZATION
TYPES OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES 1.Hierarchical Structure Employees are grouped with every employee having one clear supervisor.2. Matrix Structure A type of organizational management in which people with similar skills are pooled for work assignments, resulting in more than one manager to report to3. Horizontal Structure Many levels of middle management are eliminated. This enables employees to make decisions quickly and independently4. Network Structure visualize both internal and external relationships between managers and top-level management.
TYPES OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES 5. Divisional Structure Within a divisional structure, each organizational function has its own division which corresponds to either products or geographies.6. Line Organization Structure Authority flows from top to bottom. Unlike other structures, specialized and supportive services do not take place in these organizations.
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Management, University of Peradeniya, line organization structure, Introduction, Anuradha Chandrawansha