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Tall

Many layers of management
Long chain of command
Narrow span of control

2

Flat

Few levels of management
Short chain of command
Wide span of control

3

Delayering

Removing one or more ,evens if management from a tall structure to make it flatter.

4

Centralised

Control is kept with head office, every branch reports to them. *️⃣

5

Decentralised

Some control is delegated to branches. πŸ”…

6

Matrix

Temporary project teams will be formed of mixed departments.
People in these will have two managers, their functional area manager & their project manager.

7

Entrepreneurial

One main decision maker, others have some say, but not voiced regularly.☸️

8

Functional grouping

Employees are split into departments by their skill and expertise.

9

Location grouping

When employees are split up by the location of their customers.

10

Product/service grouping

When employees are split up by the product or service they deal with.πŸ’’

I.e virgin

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Technology grouping

Employees are split up by the technology or production processes used.

12

Customer grouping

When employees are split up by the type of customer they deal with.
E.g. online, trade or retail sales

13

Downsizing

This involves an organisation either closing an unprofitable division (like a location group)all together or merging two divisions together.