Ch 15 Key Terms

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Authority
The right to command and make decisions.
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Chain of command
The route through which orders are passed down in the hierarchy.
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Delegation
Authority to pass down from superior to subordinate.
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Formal Organisation
The internal structure of a business as shown by an organisation chart.
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Hierarchy
The order or levels of responsibility in an organisation from the lowest to the highest.
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Organisational chart
A diagram that shows the different job roles in a business and how they relate to each other.
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Span of control
The number of people a person is directly responsible for in a business.
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Subordinates
People in the hierarchy who work under the control of a senior worker.
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Card 2

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The route through which orders are passed down in the hierarchy.

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Chain of command

Card 3

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Authority to pass down from superior to subordinate.

Back

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Card 4

Front

The internal structure of a business as shown by an organisation chart.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

The order or levels of responsibility in an organisation from the lowest to the highest.

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