Organisation chart


  • A person working at a junior level to someone else.


  • A highly structured pattern of offices and posts involving a number of layers of command.

Organisational level

  • posts involving similar levels of power and authority.

Span of control

  • The number of people that a person manages or supervises directly.


  • A system having an established structure in which people work and deal with one another in a coordinated and cooperative way to meet certain objectives.

Flat organisation

  • An organisation with relatively few layers between the top and bottom.

  • Tall organisation
    • An organisation with many different levels in a hierarchy.
    Organisation chart
    • A diagram Illustrating the roles and relationships within an organisation.