What is a Decentralized Organizational Structure?

What is a Decentralized Organizational Structure?

Classic organizational structures such as the chain of command have helped business leaders to govern effectively for decades. Over time, however, they have increasingly become thought of as somewhat repressive and counterproductive, which has led to the rise of new...
5 Types of Org Structures [Plus Pros & Cons]

5 Types of Org Structures [Plus Pros & Cons]

5 Types of Org Structures [Plus Pros & Cons] An organizational structure defines the formal layout of a company’s workforce by illustrating the grouping of employees and the lines of managerial authority that flow throughout. While there’s no rule that says a...
The Disadvantages of a Corporate Hierarchy

The Disadvantages of a Corporate Hierarchy

Although the traditional corporate hierarchy may have had its place at the head of the table for several decades as the go-to organizational structure, it doesn’t work for every business. Business leaders are now more tuned in than ever before to the crucial role that...
The Chain of Command & Why It’s Important

The Chain of Command & Why It’s Important

What is the Chain of Command? All organizations—even those that don’t know it—have an overarching structure that dictates the reporting relationships between different employees. In many cases, individual reporting relationships depend on where employees...