Organisational Design

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Authority
the right to command an make decisions
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Centralisation
a type of business organisation where major decisions were made at the centre or core of the organisation and then passed down the chain of command
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Decentralisation
a type of business organisation where decision making is pushed down the chain of command and away form the centre of the organisation
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Delayering
removing layers of management from the hierarchy of an organisation
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Delegation
authority passed down form the superior to subordinate
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Formal Organisation
the internal structure of a business is shown by an organisational chart
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Hierarchy
the order or levels of responsibility in an organisation, form lowest to 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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Responsibility
the duty to complete a task
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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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a type of business organisation where major decisions were made at the centre or core of the organisation and then passed down the chain of command

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Centralisation

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a type of business organisation where decision making is pushed down the chain of command and away form the centre of the organisation

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removing layers of management from the hierarchy of an organisation

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authority passed down form the superior to subordinate

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