Functional Organizational Chart
Functional organizational chart is structured with few managers at the top and most people at the bottom, organized by the tasks they performed.
Job classifications were well defined and authority was
top-down. Control was maintained by setting rules and establishing standard
For example, an executive may report to the president. Companies
that use functional organizational chart split their departments into functional
areas, such as accounting, finance, develop, marketing and law.
Functional organizational structure includes vice presidents, executives,
directors and managers in a company.
As opposed to small organizational structures, functional
organizational charts are useful for a large degree bigger companies.
The functional structure groups employees together based
upon the functions of specific jobs within the organization. For example, a
software development company can use the following functional organizational chart:
- Sales Department
- Engineering Department
- Customer Relations Department
- Accounting Department
- Administration Department
The following example organizational chart shows a functional
organizational chart of a company.
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